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WAMFest ► 125+ ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR West Australia’s music celebration – WAMFEST LIVE SATURDAY

WAMFest ► 125+ ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR West Australia’s music celebration – WAMFEST LIVE SATURDAY

| 28 September 2017 | Reply

WAMFest ► 125+ ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR West Australia’s music celebration – WAMFEST LIVE SATURDAY Whilst record-breaking attendances saw over 14,500 music lovers filling WA venues last year, the 2017 edition of WAMFest presented by Drug Aware promises to be an even bigger and bolder celebration of why WA is producing some of the hottest musical […]

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CD REVIEW: BLACK STONE CHERRY – Black to Blues EP

CD REVIEW: BLACK STONE CHERRY – Black to Blues EP

| 27 September 2017 | Reply

CD REVIEW: BLACK STONE CHERRY – Black to Blues EP Mascot Label Group 29 September, 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 Black Stone Cherry have long inserted Cherry-flavoured versions of some unlikely material into their live shows – Adele’s Rollin’ In The Deep and Amy Winehouse’s Rehab are both YouTube favourites. While those songs will […]

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BOOK REVIEW: The Angels by Bob Yates, with Rick & John Brewster

BOOK REVIEW: The Angels by Bob Yates, with Rick & John Brewster

| 27 September 2017 | 1 Reply

BOOK REVIEW: The Angels by Bob Yates, with Rick & John Brewster Penguin Random House August 2017 Paperback, $34.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Non-Fiction/Music/Entertainment 8.5/10 “It’s a hell of a story” screams the blurb accompanying this rather excellent trawl through The Angels’ career as Aussie rock legends – and there’s no arguments from me about that assertion. […]

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EP REVIEW: CHARLIE BONNET III – Sinner With A Song

EP REVIEW: CHARLIE BONNET III – Sinner With A Song

| 27 September 2017 | Reply

EP REVIEW: CHARLIE BONNET III – Sinner With A Song Independent July 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 The coolest thing about music today is the vibrant cross-pollination between different styles and genres. Here’s Charlie Bonnet III, ostensibly a country cat since the late 2000’s, all long hair, acoustic guitar and southern drawl, with this […]

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CD REVIEW: THE ANGELS – Brothers, Angels & Demons

CD REVIEW: THE ANGELS – Brothers, Angels & Demons

| 27 September 2017 | Reply

CD REVIEW: THE ANGELS – Brothers, Angels & Demons Liberation Records August 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Disc 1 – 7/10 Disc 2 – 8 ½ /10 This double disc compilation from The Angels’ Brewster Brothers, John & Rick, is – understandably – very Brewster-centric, being a companion piece to the new book The Angels, […]

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CD REVIEW: FOLSOM – Bad Ways

CD REVIEW: FOLSOM – Bad Ways

| 27 September 2017 | 1 Reply

CD REVIEW: FOLSOM – Bad Ways Independent June 2016 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 ½ /10 I hope I can be forgiven for expecting something punk or metal from the boozey pirate image on the cover of Folsom’s debut album, Bad Ways – but like everything Folsom, genres and stereotypes mean very little to this […]

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LIVE: THE PREATURES – Perth, 23 Sep 2017

LIVE: THE PREATURES – Perth, 23 Sep 2017

| 27 September 2017 | Reply

LIVE: THE PREATURES – Perth, 23 Sep 2017 With support from Boat Show and Polish Club Capitol Theatre, Perth, Western Australia – Saturday, 23 September, 2017 Review & Photography by Pete Gardner Murray Street’s Capitol Theatre is not your typical touring band venue, besides having probably has the stickiest floor of any club I have […]

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RTRFM UNVEILS THE BIG 40: A FOUR-STAGE 40TH BIRTHDAY PARTY AT PERTH CONCERT HALL CELEBRATING WA MUSIC OLD AND NEW

RTRFM UNVEILS THE BIG 40: A FOUR-STAGE 40TH BIRTHDAY PARTY AT PERTH CONCERT HALL CELEBRATING WA MUSIC OLD AND NEW

| 27 September 2017 | Reply

RTRFM UNVEILS THE BIG 40: A FOUR-STAGE 40TH BIRTHDAY PARTY AT PERTH CONCERT HALL CELEBRATING WA MUSIC OLD AND NEW RTRFM is not in the least bit embarrassed to announce its 40th birthday thanks to the era-spanning roll call of WA artists who have banded together to pop a cork and toast our wrinkles on […]

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LIVE: GLENN HUGHES – Classic Deep Purple Live – Perth, 24 Sep 2017

LIVE: GLENN HUGHES – Classic Deep Purple Live – Perth, 24 Sep 2017

| 27 September 2017 | Reply

LIVE: GLENN HUGHES – Classic Deep Purple Live – Perth, 24 Sep 2017 Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Western Australia – Sunday, 24 September, 2017 Reviewed by Kevin Curran Glenn Hughes is known as The Voice Of Rock, and seeing him live tonight made clear that even that impressive moniker isn’t enough to explain how amazing […]

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ROSS KEMP EXTREME TALES LIVE ON STAGE in Australia

ROSS KEMP EXTREME TALES LIVE ON STAGE in Australia

| 27 September 2017 | Reply

ROSS KEMP EXTREME TALES LIVE ON STAGE in Australia In a global first, award winning documentary maker, author and actor Ross Kemp brings his Extreme Tales live to the stage in Australia this February. Hear Ross share his personal experiences, both humorous and heart breaking, from some of the world’s most dangerous people and places. […]

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THE CLOUDS touring in November 2017

THE CLOUDS touring in November 2017

| 27 September 2017 | Reply

THE CLOUDS touring in November 2017 EXCITED TO HAVE BESTIES FALLING JOYS AS SPECIAL GUESTS FOR ENTIRE TOUR! RELEASING NEW SINGLE ‘BEAUTIFUL NOTHINGNESS’ MONDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2017! The Clouds are hitting the road on a national tour in November to support the release of a brand new single ‘Beautiful Nothingness’ and to answer the call […]

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The Bible Bashers ‘Rise Hard’ Tour

The Bible Bashers ‘Rise Hard’ Tour

| 27 September 2017 | Reply

The Bible Bashers ‘Rise Hard’ Tour The Bible Bashers have been peddling their filthy brand of blues-infused rock’n’roll, on and off for almost 10 years. The band reunited this year to support The Damned, but one thing lead to another; next minute they were touring Melbourne and in the studio with some new tunes. It’s […]

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FOO FIGHTERS RETURN TO AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND STADIUMS ON CONCRETE & GOLD WORLD TOUR

FOO FIGHTERS RETURN TO AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND STADIUMS ON CONCRETE & GOLD WORLD TOUR

| 26 September 2017 | Reply

FOO FIGHTERS RETURN TO AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND STADIUMS ON CONCRETE & GOLD WORLD TOUR Hearts, minds and attendance records are set to be blown in January and February 2018 as Foo Fighters return to rock stadiums across Australia and New Zealand in support of their ninth studio album Concrete and Gold (out 15 September […]

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SARAH MCLEOD – NATIONAL TOUR DATES

SARAH MCLEOD – NATIONAL TOUR DATES

| 26 September 2017 | Reply

SARAH MCLEOD – NATIONAL TOUR DATES Aussie rock royalty Sarah McLeod has today announced her new single Wild Hearts, a laid-back, content ode to finding fulfillment through creative endeavours. Lifted from her self-produced new album, Rocky’s Diner – her first solo album in 12 years – released on August 18, the talented vocalist, guitarist and […]

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Me First & the Gimme Gimmes Announce Australian Tour

Me First & the Gimme Gimmes Announce Australian Tour

| 26 September 2017 | Reply

Me First & the Gimme Gimmes Announce Australian Tour Featuring Spike Slawson (Uke-Hunt), Joey Cape (Lagwagon), Dave Raun (Lagwagon), Jay Bentley (Bad Religion), Chris Cheney (The Living End) Get your party shirts ready, boys and girls! Punk rock super-group and cover band extraordinaire, Me First And The Gimme Gimmes are set to return to our […]

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FREMANTLE FOLK FESTIVAL – OCTOBER 14TH, 2017

FREMANTLE FOLK FESTIVAL – OCTOBER 14TH, 2017

| 26 September 2017 | Reply

FREMANTLE FOLK FESTIVAL – OCTOBER 14TH, 2017 After last year’s hugely successful debut, we are thrilled to announce that the Fremantle Folk Festival will return to Princess May Park on the 14th October, 2017. Freo Folk Fest is a family-oriented celebration of music, food, culture and everything we love about Fremantle. This year will be […]

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MARKY RAMONE TO BLITZKRIEG OVER AUSTRALIA

MARKY RAMONE TO BLITZKRIEG OVER AUSTRALIA

| 26 September 2017 | Reply

MARKY RAMONE TO BLITZKRIEG OVER AUSTRALIA This November will herald the return of true punk rock royalty Marky Ramone to our shores. Marky is one of the last remaining members of The Ramones, and the one with the longest lineage, having handled skins duties for the formative punk outfit between 1978 to 1983 and again […]

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INTERVIEW: GLENN HUGHES – August 2017

INTERVIEW: GLENN HUGHES – August 2017

| 19 September 2017 | Reply

INTERVIEW: GLENN HUGHES – August 2017 By Shane Pinnegar Glenn Hughes returns to Perth this Sunday, 24th September, for an evening of Deep Purple classics at The Perth Concert Hall. I grabbed ten minutes with the man to talk about his vast back catalogue, and how he feels about being called the Voice Of Rock. […]

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ROGER WATERS – Us + Them To Tour Australia In February 2018

ROGER WATERS – Us + Them To Tour Australia In February 2018

| 5 September 2017 | Reply

ROGER WATERS – Us + Them To Tour Australia In February 2018 Pink Floyd’s Creative Visionary, rock icon Roger Waters, brings his critically acclaimed US + THEM tour to Australia in February 2018, touring here for the first time since his phenomenal The Wall Live broke sales records in 2012. Currently underway in North America, […]

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ROBBIE WILLIAMS TO DESCEND ON AUSTRALIA IN FEBRUARY & MARCH – THE HEAVY ENTERTAINMENT SHOW WORLD TOUR

ROBBIE WILLIAMS TO DESCEND ON AUSTRALIA IN FEBRUARY & MARCH – THE HEAVY ENTERTAINMENT SHOW WORLD TOUR

| 5 September 2017 | Reply

ROBBIE WILLIAMS TO DESCEND ON AUSTRALIA IN FEBRUARY & MARCH – THE HEAVY ENTERTAINMENT SHOW WORLD TOUR Global pop phenomenon, ROBBIE WILLIAMS, will bring his mammoth Heavy Entertainment Show World Tour to Australia in February and March 2018. The arena spectacular will begin at Brisbane’s Entertainment Centre on Tuesday 20th February, before heading through Melbourne’s […]

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