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THE HEARTACHE STATE featuring Nick Barker release video For Airstrike

THE HEARTACHE STATE featuring Nick Barker release video For Airstrike

| 19 December 2018 | Reply

THE HEARTACHE STATE featuring Nick Barker release video For Airstrike Melbourne band, The Heartache State, fronted by Nick Barker, have released a new track and video from their 2017 album, Last of the Buffalo.   The second album from the band, which is made up of band members Nick Barker and Justin Garner who’ve been […]

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PERTH’S SLAYFEST 2019 ANNOUNCED FOR MARCH

PERTH’S SLAYFEST 2019 ANNOUNCED FOR MARCH

| 18 December 2018 | Reply

PERTH’S SLAYFEST 2019 ANNOUNCED FOR MARCH SATURDAY 23 MARCH – CAPITOL & AMPLIFIER – PERTH – 1 NIGHT – 3 STAGES – 15 BANDS – NO REGRETS Following on from a massively successful return in 2018, SLAYFEST is proud to announce its saddling up again in 2019 with a massive 15 band line-up to deliver […]

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LIVE: Twenty One Pilots – Perth, 7 Dec, 2018

LIVE: Twenty One Pilots – Perth, 7 Dec, 2018

| 18 December 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Twenty One Pilots – Perth, 7 Dec, 2018 RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia – 7th December 2018 Review & photography by Damien Crocker A band known for their relentless touring, it’s only just over 18 months since the nonconforming duo of Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun, better known as Twenty One pilots, were last […]

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LIVE: Dead Letter Circus – Perth, 1 Dec 2018

LIVE: Dead Letter Circus – Perth, 1 Dec 2018

| 18 December 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Dead Letter Circus – Perth, 1 Dec 2018 Reviewed by Melanie Scrafton Photography by Karen Lowe Saturday December 1st sees the band conclude the WA part of this tour. Their national tour is the first since the release of self-titled album Dead Letter Circus in September 2018. Supported at Capitol by locals St James […]

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STEVE KILBEY RELEASES NEW VIDEO

STEVE KILBEY RELEASES NEW VIDEO

| 14 December 2018 | Reply

STEVE KILBEY RELEASES NEW VIDEO “Kilbey’s solo recordings are challenging & evocative…joyous and dreamy to saturnine and sardonic”. Ian McFarlane. Steve Kilbey, one of Australia’s most loved artists, released his new solo album, Sydney Rococo, on November 23 via Golden Robot Records. Kilbey has just wrapped up a massive tour with The Church celebrating the […]

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Roady4Roadies Australia

Roady4Roadies Australia

| 14 December 2018 | Reply

Roady4Roadies Live production crew are the unseen but essential backbone of the music events that we all enjoy, but these roles can often take their toll on those involved. An Entertainment Assist study, conducted by Victoria University in 2015, revealed shocking rates of mental health problems within the entertainment industry. Figures showed the rate of […]

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Canberra’s GLITORIS Release New Video For ‘The Policy’

Canberra’s GLITORIS Release New Video For ‘The Policy’

| 14 December 2018 | Reply

Canberra’s GLITORIS Release New Video For ‘The Policy’   Glitoris. Four fearless female musicians who’ve gained a national reputation for their unforgettable punk rock shows released their long-awaited debut album: THE POLICY last month and today, release the video for title track; “‘The video captures everything ‘The Policy’ is about: women and minorities having to […]

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THE MONKEES FEATURING MIKE NESMITH & MICKEY DOLENZ TO TOUR AUSTRALIA

THE MONKEES FEATURING MIKE NESMITH & MICKEY DOLENZ TO TOUR AUSTRALIA

| 14 December 2018 | Reply

THE MONKEES FEATURING MIKE NESMITH & MICKEY DOLENZ TO TOUR AUSTRALIA Mike Nesmith And Micky Dolenz Will Tour As A Duo For The First Time Playing The Monkees Music Spanning More Than 50 Years – Over 2 hours of Monkees Magic! BRISBANE QPAC Wednesday June 12 MELBOURNE PALAIS THEATRE Saturday June 15 PERTH ASTOR THEATRE […]

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Divinyls Announce February & March 2019 Australian Tour

Divinyls Announce February & March 2019 Australian Tour

| 14 December 2018 | Reply

Divinyls Announce February & March 2019 Australian Tour Long is the time since billboards across the country have lit up with the name Divinyls. A brand synonymous with raw, exciting, and above all uncompromising rock ‘n’ roll. A band that won the heart of a nation and then eventually the world. That time has come […]

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Tropical F*ck Storm 2019 Announce Australian Tour

Tropical F*ck Storm 2019 Announce Australian Tour

| 14 December 2018 | Reply

Tropical F*ck Storm 2019 Announce Australian Tour “Fans of Shit-boring, macho, square music beware. These Aussies are here to freak up your Saturday Night.” Q Magazine “Tropical Fuck Storm is a torrid, messy, thoroughly irreverent and acidly funny project. There’s an unhinged and feral energy that pulses through these nine songs and goes beyond the […]

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EP REVIEW: LEGS ELECTRIC – TWO SIDES

EP REVIEW: LEGS ELECTRIC – TWO SIDES

| 13 December 2018 | Reply

EP REVIEW: LEGS ELECTRIC – TWO SIDES Independent July 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 /10 The riff for Dark Paradise opens this second EP for Perth rockers Legs Electric, rolling in like a tidal wave to spell out their mission statement: to rock, which they do with retro style and modern power. Drummer Kylie […]

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MUSIC: THE JANGLE BAND – The Guy Who Used To Care/Now That’s Over [single]

MUSIC: THE JANGLE BAND – The Guy Who Used To Care/Now That’s Over [single]

| 13 December 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: THE JANGLE BAND – The Guy Who Used To Care/Now That’s Over [single] Egomaniac Records August 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 You can’t go wrong with a band who so succinctly describe their very ouvre in their name: The Jangle Band. Purely distilled, gorgeously harmonic, jangly power pop with a nod to The […]

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MUSIC: PALACE OF THE KING – Get Right With Your Maker

MUSIC: PALACE OF THE KING – Get Right With Your Maker

| 13 December 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: PALACE OF THE KING – Get Right With Your Maker Golden Robot Records March 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Palace Of The King open album #3 with a track worthy of Guns n’ Roses – the mighty I Am The Storm. Laden with epic aspirations, LA Woman keys and a searing lead guitar, […]

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MUSIC: VARIOUS ARTISTS – 80s H’ITS HUGE – RARE & RECYCLED

MUSIC: VARIOUS ARTISTS – 80s H’ITS HUGE – RARE & RECYCLED

| 13 December 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: VARIOUS ARTISTS – 80s H’ITS HUGE – RARE & RECYCLED Sony September 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Shitty compilation albums featuring the same blinkered track listings as FM Radio playlists are a dime a dozen, so it’s a real treat to find something assembled with heart and soul and more than a cursory […]

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MUSIC: VARIOUS ARTISTS – SEASONS OF CHANGE II

MUSIC: VARIOUS ARTISTS – SEASONS OF CHANGE II

| 13 December 2018 | Reply

MUSIC: VARIOUS ARTISTS – SEASONS OF CHANGE II Sony September 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10   Following on from the first volume of these “happening hits of the hippy era,” this latest compilation from Sony has been affectionately assembled by Brent James with his usual attention to detail. That means comprehensive packaging including a […]

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BOOK REVIEW: BON: The Last Highway by Jesse Fink

BOOK REVIEW: BON: The Last Highway by Jesse Fink

| 9 December 2018 | 5 Replies

BOOK REVIEW: BON: The Last Highway by Jesse Fink Ebury Australia $34.99 Paperback, biography November 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 4/10 Jesse Fink has written about AC/DC before, with his book The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC being published in twenty countries across ten languages, and it seems to have been successful enough for […]

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Save the date! Saturday 13 April is Record Store Day Australia for 2019!

Save the date! Saturday 13 April is Record Store Day Australia for 2019!

| 6 December 2018 | Reply

Save the date! Saturday 13 April is Record Store Day Australia for 2019! Put Saturday 13 April into your diary! That’s the Saturday before Easter. We’re already planning. Have been talking with record companies about ideas and music. Have been brainstorming more ideas for competitions and draws and other merry fun. See you then! MERRY […]

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HUGH CORNWELL (THE STRANGLERS) ANNOUNCES HUGE AUSTRALIAN & NZ TOUR

HUGH CORNWELL (THE STRANGLERS) ANNOUNCES HUGE AUSTRALIAN & NZ TOUR

| 6 December 2018 | Reply

HUGH CORNWELL (THE STRANGLERS) ANNOUNCES HUGE AUSTRALIAN & NZ TOUR English musician and singer-songwriter, Hugh Cornwell best known for being the vocalist and guitarist for the punk rock/new wave band The Stranglers from 1974 to 1990 has just released a brand spankin new album titled Monster. To celebrate, the hitman from The Stranglers is back! […]

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Hat Fitz and Cara ‘Hand It Over’ Album Launch Tour 2019

Hat Fitz and Cara ‘Hand It Over’ Album Launch Tour 2019

| 5 December 2018 | Reply

Hat Fitz and Cara ‘Hand It Over’ Album Launch Tour 2019 High-energy duo Hat Fitz and Cara are one of Australia’s most enduring, popular and talented roots artists. The husband and wife team have clocked up 10 years of touring, festivals and album releases from their base of operations in hinterland Sunshine Coast, QLD and […]

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LEO SAYER CELEBRATES HIS 70TH BIRTHDAY YEAR – JUST A BOY AT 70, TOURING AUSTRALIA FEBRUARY-APRIL

LEO SAYER CELEBRATES HIS 70TH BIRTHDAY YEAR – JUST A BOY AT 70, TOURING AUSTRALIA FEBRUARY-APRIL

| 5 December 2018 | Reply

LEO SAYER CELEBRATES HIS 70TH BIRTHDAY YEAR – JUST A BOY AT 70, TOURING AUSTRALIA FEBRUARY-APRIL Hot off the heels of his sold-out 2016, 2017 and 2018 UK tours, Grammy-award winning, international chart topping, British music legend Leo Sayer is touring Australia and New Zealand with his all-star band for a series of special shows […]

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