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GRACE BARBE NEW ALBUM LAUNCH THIS JULY

GRACE BARBE NEW ALBUM LAUNCH THIS JULY

| 12 June 2019 | Reply

GRACE BARBE NEW ALBUM LAUNCH THIS JULY Grace Barbé will release her much awaited 3rd album FANM:WOMAN on Friday, July 5th at Freo.Social with support from afro party starters Soukouss Internationale and guest DJs. The show will mark Grace’s first album release since 2013’s highly acclaimed Welele!, in which time she has won another 5 […]

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MICHAEL BUBLÉ SET TO ELECTRIFY AUDIENCES WITH A FEBRUARY 2020 AUSTRALIAN TOUR

MICHAEL BUBLÉ SET TO ELECTRIFY AUDIENCES WITH A FEBRUARY 2020 AUSTRALIAN TOUR

| 12 June 2019 | Reply

MICHAEL BUBLÉ SET TO ELECTRIFY AUDIENCES WITH A FEBRUARY 2020 AUSTRALIAN TOUR Global superstar Michael Bublé will return in February 2020 with a 36-piece orchestra to thrill Australian audiences on his five-city tour taking in Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne and Perth. An Evening with Michael Bublé 2020 National Tour Dates: Tuesday 4 & Wednesday 5 […]

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New intervew with our founder and editor Shane Pinnegar

New intervew with our founder and editor Shane Pinnegar

| 11 June 2019 | Reply

New intervew with our founder and editor Shane Pinnegar Old mate Shayne runs the excellent blog and podcast Noise Pollution, and he recently rang 100% ROCK MAGAZINE founder and editor Shane for a meeting of the Shane/Shaynes. We talk about the origins of 100% ROCK MAGAZINE, interviewing rockstars (funny story in there about how Shane […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ROCKETMAN

MOVIE REVIEW: ROCKETMAN

| 6 June 2019 | Reply

MOVIE REVIEW: ROCKETMAN Written by Lee Hall, Directed by Dexter Fletcher Starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 80% The world of this ultra-musical-theatre biopic of Elton John is a fantastical magical reality version of reality where young Reggie Dwight conducts an orchestra from his bed and breaks into a full […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ALADDIN

MOVIE REVIEW: ALADDIN

| 6 June 2019 | Reply

MOVIE REVIEW: ALADDIN Written by John August & Guy Ritchie Directed by Guy Ritchie Starring Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 70% The poster for this ultramegabudget live action do-over of Aladdin tells us a lot about this movie: an earnest lad, a charming girl, and a cheeky blue dude – […]

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OPETH Announce December 2019 Australian Tour

OPETH Announce December 2019 Australian Tour

| 21 May 2019 | Reply

OPETH Announce December 2019 Australian Tour There are few bands that can or will match Sweden’s Opeth. Since forming in the tiny Stockholm suburb of Bandhagen in 1990, the Swedes have eclipsed convention, defiantly crushed the odds, and, most importantly, crafted 12 stunningly beautiful, intrinsically intense albums, to become one of the best bands on […]

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STIFF LITTLE FINGERS Announce 41 Years Of Inflammable Material Australian and NZ Tour

STIFF LITTLE FINGERS Announce 41 Years Of Inflammable Material Australian and NZ Tour

| 21 May 2019 | Reply

STIFF LITTLE FINGERS Announce 41 Years Of Inflammable Material Australian and NZ Tour With Sold Out shows on their last Australian & New Zealand Tour, SLF return in February to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of their seminal debut album – Inflammable Materia thanks to DRW Entertainment and Metropolis Touring. “They still dish out those timeless […]

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GOMEZ SELL OUT BRISBANE, MELBOURNE AND PERTH – NEW SHOWS ANNOUNCED!

GOMEZ SELL OUT BRISBANE, MELBOURNE AND PERTH – NEW SHOWS ANNOUNCED!

| 21 May 2019 | Reply

GOMEZ SELL OUT BRISBANE, MELBOURNE AND PERTH – NEW SHOWS ANNOUNCED! PLAYING ‘LIQUID SKIN’ ALBUM ON NATIONAL AUSTRALIAN TOUR Beloved British band Gomez have smashed through ticket sales for their upcoming ‘Liquid Skin’ Australian tour, prompting Love Police to announce additional shows in Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth. Adelaide and Sydney tickets are also moving terrifically […]

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BUCKCHERRY announce Australian tour with Hardcore Superstar AND Bad Moon Born

BUCKCHERRY announce Australian tour with Hardcore Superstar AND Bad Moon Born

| 21 May 2019 | Reply

BUCKCHERRY announce Australian tour with Hardcore Superstar AND Bad Moon Born Stand by for a double shot of dirty, gritty, sleazy, street wise Rock ‘n’ Roll as Los Angeles’ notorious, multi-platinum-selling rock band BUCKCHERRY team up with special guests Sweden’s Kings of thrashy sleaze rock HARDCORE SUPERSTAR thanks to Silverback Touring. “I wanna have fun […]

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DAME EDNA EMERGES FROM RETIREMENT TO GRANT AN AUDIENCE TO HER AUSTRALIAN FANS WITH HER NEW SHOW… DAME EDNA MY GORGEOUS LIFE

DAME EDNA EMERGES FROM RETIREMENT TO GRANT AN AUDIENCE TO HER AUSTRALIAN FANS WITH HER NEW SHOW… DAME EDNA MY GORGEOUS LIFE

| 21 May 2019 | Reply

DAME EDNA EMERGES FROM RETIREMENT TO GRANT AN AUDIENCE TO HER AUSTRALIAN FANS WITH HER NEW SHOW… DAME EDNA MY GORGEOUS LIFE The grand dame of world theatre, Dame Edna Everage, has been forced out of retirement by the demands of her adoring “Precious Possums”, announcing a surprise tour of Australia in September and October. […]

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SNOW PATROL ARE BRINGING THEIR HITS DOWN UNDER – LIVE AND ACOUSTIC

SNOW PATROL ARE BRINGING THEIR HITS DOWN UNDER – LIVE AND ACOUSTIC

| 21 May 2019 | Reply

SNOW PATROL ARE BRINGING THEIR HITS DOWN UNDER – LIVE AND ACOUSTIC Irish rockers SNOW PATROL return to Australia this coming August 2019 on the ‘Live and Acoustic’ tour which visits Perth, Brisbane and Melbourne, and sees the band performing for the first time at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall. My Live Nation members […]

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HAIR – the revolutionary rock musical that breaks all the rules – returns to Australian stages

HAIR – the revolutionary rock musical that breaks all the rules – returns to Australian stages

| 21 May 2019 | Reply

HAIR – the revolutionary rock musical that breaks all the rules – returns to Australian stages Starring HUGH SHERIDAN and PAULINI “The musical that changed theatre forever” BBC “A social and cultural phenomenon, a jubilant assertion of life and freedom” The Guardian HIS MAJESTY’S THEATRE PERTH – 22 August to 1 September, 2019 A brand […]

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DYLAN MORAN BRINGS HIS BRAND NEW SHOW TO AUSTRALIA

DYLAN MORAN BRINGS HIS BRAND NEW SHOW TO AUSTRALIA

| 21 May 2019 | Reply

DYLAN MORAN BRINGS HIS BRAND NEW SHOW TO AUSTRALIA “High-octane riffs from Irish master of grumpiness…spellbinding” Evening Standard WOLLONGONG TOWN HALL WEDNESDAY 23 OCTOBER CANBERRA ROYAL THEATRE FRIDAY 25 OCTOBER SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE – JUST FOR LAUGHS TUESDAY 29 OCTOBER MELBOURNE HAMER HALL SATURDAY 2 NOVEMBER LAUNCESTON PRINCESS THEATRE SATURDAY 9 NOVEMBER HOBART WREST POINT […]

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ABBE MAY ALBUM FUNDRAISERS AT CLANCY’S FREMANTLE // JUNE 14 + 15

ABBE MAY ALBUM FUNDRAISERS AT CLANCY’S FREMANTLE // JUNE 14 + 15

| 21 May 2019 | Reply

ABBE MAY ALBUM FUNDRAISERS AT CLANCY’S FREMANTLE // JUNE 14 + 15 In the glow of the immense critical success of her 2018 album “Fruit”, Abbe May prepares to record her sixth studio album “Red Flag”. A lifelong independent artist, Abbe invites her hometown to enjoy a two-night fundraiser for the new recording. On Friday, […]

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The legendary Peter Asher & Albert Lee to tour Australia

The legendary Peter Asher & Albert Lee to tour Australia

| 21 May 2019 | Reply

The legendary Peter Asher & Albert Lee to tour Australia Songs & Stories: featuring the hits of Peter & Gordon, Buddy Holly, the Everly Brothers and others. The songs which influenced them along with songs they influenced – “A World Without Love”, “I Go To Pieces”, “Bye Bye Love”, “Crying In The Rain”, “Lady Godiva” […]

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SISTERS DOLL ‘BLACK MIRROR’ EXPOSING A GENERATION – NEW SINGLE AND TOUR

SISTERS DOLL ‘BLACK MIRROR’ EXPOSING A GENERATION – NEW SINGLE AND TOUR

| 21 May 2019 | Reply

SISTERS DOLL ‘BLACK MIRROR’ EXPOSING A GENERATION – NEW SINGLE AND TOUR Melbourne glam-rockers, Sisters Doll, will release their new single, “Black Mirror”, on Friday March 15 (2019) – the single’s title aptly a synonym for the reliance we have on technology, our phones, our computers, social media or the like, and its manipulation and […]

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5 Modern Tributes To Hendrix

5 Modern Tributes To Hendrix

| 21 May 2019 | Reply

5 Modern Tributes To Hendrix Jimi Hendrix is one of the most prominent guitarists and rock musicians of all time. His talent was outrageous, and his impact on the music world was and remains unbelievable. Accordingly, there are numerous modern tributes to Hendrix’s greatness, including tours, albums, games using Hendrix’s songs and image, and the […]

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MOVIE: JOHN WICK 3 – PARABELLUM

MOVIE: JOHN WICK 3 – PARABELLUM

| 21 May 2019 | Reply

MOVIE: JOHN WICK 3 – PARABELLUM Directed by Chad Stahelski Starring Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane, Lawrence Fishburne, Asia Kate Dillon, Anjelica Huston Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 91% If the second instalment of the ultra-violent fan favourite John Wick franchise expanded on the mythology of the murky underworld of assassins living by a strict […]

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MOVIE: 25kmh

MOVIE: 25kmh

| 21 May 2019 | Reply

MOVIE: 25kmh Directed by Markus Goller Starring Lars Eidinger, Bjarne Mädel, Franka Potente Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 78% Workaholic lawyer Christian and sullen carpenter Georg are an odd couple with thirty years of bitterness between them in this family reunion film with loads of heart. They’ve been estranged for three decades but are reunited awkwardly […]

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LIVE: SCREAMING JETS with The Poor, Perth – 18 May, 2019

LIVE: SCREAMING JETS with The Poor, Perth – 18 May, 2019

| 21 May 2019 | Reply

LIVE: SCREAMING JETS with The Poor, Perth – 18 May, 2019 The Astor Theatre, Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Damien Crocker If ever there was a band which personified the ethos of a band of brothers on a hellraising larrikin rock n’ roll rampage, it was The Screaming Jets. For thirty […]

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