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A QUICK ‘DIRTY’ DOZEN with RON YOUNG of LITTLE CAESAR

A QUICK ‘DIRTY’ DOZEN with RON YOUNG of LITTLE CAESAR

| 20 March 2018 | Reply

A QUICK DOZEN with RON YOUNG of LITTLE CAESAR By Shane Pinnegar With their eighth release (six studio albums, an EP and a live album) fittingly titled EIGHT just released, Little Caesar are firing on all cylinders and rocking as hard as ever. Frontman Ron Young took time out to answer A Quick Dozen – […]

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A QUICK DOZEN with ANA VIERA, HURST

A QUICK DOZEN with ANA VIERA, HURST

| 16 March 2018 | Reply

A QUICK DOZEN with ANA VIERA, HURST By Shane Pinnegar According to a recent press release, Hurst have been jumping on stages across Australia since 2014, winning over strangers with their brand of butt shaking, foot stomping rock. In their few years, the bands energetic and engaging live act has seen them showcase at Australian […]

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Tropical F*ck Storm – A Laughing Death In Meatspace Australian Tour

Tropical F*ck Storm – A Laughing Death In Meatspace Australian Tour

| 16 March 2018 | Reply

Tropical F*ck Storm – A Laughing Death In Meatspace Australian Tour It is our pleasure to notify the public of an impending Australian tour being undertaken with the desire of advancing national recognition of the existence and resplendence of Tropical F*ck Storm’s forthcoming compendium of mellifluous compositions dubbed ‘A Laughing Death in Meatspace’ available on […]

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Michael Bolton Symphony Tour of Australia & New Zealand – June 2018

Michael Bolton Symphony Tour of Australia & New Zealand – June 2018

| 16 March 2018 | Reply

Michael Bolton Symphony Tour of Australia & New Zealand – June 2018 Multiple Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter and social activist, Michael Bolton has announced he will be touring Australia in June 2018. MICHAEL BOLTON SYMPHONY TOUR will feature Michael performing with a full orchestra as he takes fans on a musical journey of the Greatest […]

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DAVE HOLE ANNOUNCES 10TH ALBUM – GOIN’ BACK DOWN – AND AUSTRALIAN TOUR

DAVE HOLE ANNOUNCES 10TH ALBUM – GOIN’ BACK DOWN – AND AUSTRALIAN TOUR

| 16 March 2018 | Reply

DAVE HOLE ANNOUNCES 10TH ALBUM – GOIN’ BACK DOWN – AND AUSTRALIAN TOUR “Nothing interferes with Hole’s searing guitar when he is in full flight” – ROLLING STONE “Dave Hole is not only a superb guitarist with a distinctive sound, he performs heart-felt vocals with the depth and credibility of any blues headliner touring today […]

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INTERVIEW: ASH GRUNWALD – March 2018

INTERVIEW: ASH GRUNWALD – March 2018

| 16 March 2018 | Reply

INTERVIEW: ASH GRUNWALD – March 2018 By Shane Pinnegar After a massive six months which saw Aussie blues n’ roots favourite Ash Grunwald play the Australian Open, tour Spain, support Midnight Oil, Jimmy Barnes and play the Blues At Bridgetown 25th anniversary, he is back with a stomping new blues single in You Ain’t My […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Shadow Warrior by Tanya Lloyd Kyi

BOOK REVIEW: Shadow Warrior by Tanya Lloyd Kyi

| 15 March 2018 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: Shadow Warrior by Tanya Lloyd Kyi Annick Press/New South Books Softcover, picture book Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Chiyome is a determined woman whose dream of becoming a ninja is initially thwarted when she is forced to marry a warlord’s nephew in 16th century Japan. As events unfold Chiyome realises her dream, eventually […]

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INTERVIEW: Callum Kramer, The Southern River Band

INTERVIEW: Callum Kramer, The Southern River Band

| 14 March 2018 | Reply

INTERVIEW: Callum Kramer, The Southern River Band By Shane Pinnegar Southern River Band have a new line up and a new single, the boogie-fried Cigarettes (Ain’t Helping Me None) and are gearing up for a trek over to the other side of our big sunburnt country. But first, they’re bringing their southern suburbs rock and […]

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Rock & Roll ain’t dead… YET

Rock & Roll ain’t dead… YET

| 14 March 2018 | Reply

Rock & Roll ain’t dead… YET By Shane Pinnegar I’m concerned, brothers and sisters. I’m concerned for the future of ROCK & ROLL. Rock & Roll ain’t dead – YET (take note, Gene Simmons), but it IS at a crossroads. The music industry must decide now, before it is too late, whether they will invest […]

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INTERVIEW: Tony ‘Abaddon’ Bray, VENOM INC. – February 2018

INTERVIEW: Tony ‘Abaddon’ Bray, VENOM INC. – February 2018

| 14 March 2018 | Reply

INTERVIEW: Tony ‘Abaddon’ Bray, VENOM INC. – February 2018 By Shane Pinnegar In 1981, a trio of likely lads from Newcastle Upon Tyne in England’s far north in a band called Venom released an album called Welcome To Hell, which immediately influenced thousands. Spinoff, Venom Inc, are currently touring Australia, and this is the origin […]

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LIVE: Pop Will Eat Itself with Jim Bob Carter – Perth, 11 Mar, 2018

LIVE: Pop Will Eat Itself with Jim Bob Carter – Perth, 11 Mar, 2018

| 14 March 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Pop Will Eat Itself with Jim Bob Carter – Perth, 11 Mar, 2018 The Rosemount Hotel, North Perth; Sunday, 11 March, 2018 Reviewed by Brian Dunne Two iconic names from British music of the 1990s came together at the Rosemount Hotel recently. Indeed, these names were not simply iconic bands in the British scene, […]

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LIVE: THE ROSE CARLEO BAND, Perth – 18 Feb, 2018

LIVE: THE ROSE CARLEO BAND, Perth – 18 Feb, 2018

| 14 March 2018 | Reply

LIVE: THE ROSE CARLEO BAND, Perth – 18 Feb, 2018 Bonfest Jailbreak Concert, Fremantle Prison; Saturday, 18 February, 2018 Review & photos by Shane Pinnegar They may not be household names like many of the special guests at Bonfest 2018’s keynote event, The Jailbreak Concert, but The Rose Carleo Band proved to an enthusiastic crowd […]

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JET – 15th Anniversary National Tour! Plus free show, 1pm AEST today, AC/DC Lane, Melbourne

JET – 15th Anniversary National Tour! Plus free show, 1pm AEST today, AC/DC Lane, Melbourne

| 13 March 2018 | Reply

JET – 15th Anniversary National Tour! Plus free show, 1pm AEST today, AC/DC Lane, Melbourne TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2018 – It’s been fifteen years since the now famous hooks and riffs of JET’s debut album Get Born were unleashed on the world, and in celebration the band will tour Australia in May and June on […]

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‘ROCK RADIO RIOT’ – THE SCREAMING JETS & BOOM CRASH OPERA National Tour

‘ROCK RADIO RIOT’ – THE SCREAMING JETS & BOOM CRASH OPERA National Tour

| 9 March 2018 | Reply

‘ROCK RADIO RIOT’ – THE SCREAMING JETS & BOOM CRASH OPERA National Tour The Screaming Jets proudly announce a national tour, ROCK RADIO RIOT, with rock contemporaries and special guests, Boom Crash Opera. These two Australian radio favourites team up to deliver a powerhouse of high rotation hits in what is sure to be one […]

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SEETHER Announce ‘Poison The Parish’ Australian Tour Dates

SEETHER Announce ‘Poison The Parish’ Australian Tour Dates

| 9 March 2018 | Reply

SEETHER Announce ‘Poison The Parish’ Australian Tour Dates Psyche-shattering Australian shows announced. On the back of their heaviest album to date, SEETHER are intent on blasting the roof off with equal measures of ferocity and purpose. This is a band that knows how to connect with an audience, whilst delivering all the blood, sweat and […]

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LIVE: Fall Out Boy, Perth – 5 March, 2018

LIVE: Fall Out Boy, Perth – 5 March, 2018

| 9 March 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Fall Out Boy, Perth – 5 March, 2018 Red Hill Auditorium, Perth; Monday, 5 March, 2018 Reviewed by Melanie Scrafton Red Hill hosted the last show from Fall Out Boy’s Australia’s MANIA tour, supported by Brisbane’s WAAX. One of my favorite venues, because of its location and wonderful views, there isn’t a bad seat […]

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LIVE: LIVE & THE TEA PARTY, Perth – 6 Mar, 2018

LIVE: LIVE & THE TEA PARTY, Perth – 6 Mar, 2018

| 9 March 2018 | Reply

LIVE: LIVE & THE TEA PARTY, Perth – 6 Mar, 2018 HBF Stadium, Perth; Tuesday, 6 March, 2018 Reviewed by Kevin Curran HBF Stadium was the venue of choice for tonight’s mammoth double header, with Live and The Tea Party joining forces for one hell of a rock show. Live over the last couple of […]

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LIVE: Mogwai, Perth Festival Chevron Gardens – 2 Mar, 2018

LIVE: Mogwai, Perth Festival Chevron Gardens – 2 Mar, 2018

| 9 March 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Mogwai, Perth Festival Chevron Gardens – 2 Mar, 2018 With Tobacco Rat Review & photography by Peter Gardner Mogwai, the Glaswegian instrumental post-rockers, started their Australian tour at Perth Festival’s Chevron Gardens on Friday night to a capacity crowd. Kicking off the evening proceedings was Perth’s own Tobacco Rat, delivering a spirited, if not […]

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LIVE: ROBBIE WILLIAMS, Perth – 7 Mar, 2018

LIVE: ROBBIE WILLIAMS, Perth – 7 Mar, 2018

| 9 March 2018 | Reply

LIVE: ROBBIE WILLIAMS, Perth – 7 Mar, 2018 With The Bamboos Perth Arena; Wednesday, 7 March, 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Stuart McKay The previous night at the same venue Queen with Adam Lambert brought the rock and roll spectacle. Tonight, Robbie Williams adopted a very different tack, taking the name of his […]

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LIVE: QUEEN with Adam Lambert, Perth – 6 Mar, 2018

LIVE: QUEEN with Adam Lambert, Perth – 6 Mar, 2018

| 7 March 2018 | 3 Replies

LIVE: QUEEN with Adam Lambert, Perth – 6 Mar, 2018 Perth Arena, Tuesday, 6 March, 2018 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Stuart McKay A couple of oppressively stinking hot and sweaty days did nothing to dampen Perth’s enthusiasm for the return of the mighty Queen – now, effectively, Brian May and Roger Taylor – […]

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