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Category: Live Reviews

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Dave Warner’s From The Suburbs, Live in Perth – 24 August 2013

Dave Warner’s From The Suburbs, Live in Perth – 24 August 2013

| 30 August 2013 | Reply

The Charles Hotel, Perth, Western Australia Saturday 24 August 2013 Reviewed & photographed by Shane Pinnegar He may now reside in Sydney and write screenplays and novels rather than songs, but to many in WA he will always be The Boy From Bicton, leader of The Suburban Army and the genius behind hilarious tales of […]

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Andrew Strong – Live in Fremantle, 22 August 2013

Andrew Strong – Live in Fremantle, 22 August 2013

| 30 August 2013 | Reply

Metropolis Fremantle, Western Australia Thursday 22 August 2013 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Maree King Dux & Downtown opened the show with a blazing set inspired by Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – it may not have been a perfect fit with the headliner, but it sure did rock – Hell yeah!! Andrew Strong and […]

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Stereophonics, Live in Perth – 25 July 2013

Stereophonics, Live in Perth – 25 July 2013

| 30 August 2013 | Reply

Metropolis, Perth, Western Australia Thursday 25 July 2013 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Maree King There’s no fuss as Kelly Jones and the Stereophonics lads stroll onstage at Perth’s Metropolis and start kicking arses and taking numbers with a set that leans heavily on their strongest two albums – 1999’s Performance And Cocktails and […]

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LIVE: Rockstar Uproar Festival – Detroit, MI  August 24, 2013

LIVE: Rockstar Uproar Festival – Detroit, MI August 24, 2013

| 27 August 2013 | Reply

Venue: DTE Energy Music Theater City: Clarkston, MI Date: August 24, 2013 Reviewer & Photographer: Todd Jolicoeur – www.toddstarphotography.com Rockstar Uproar made its third trip through Detroit this weekend and brought a ton of music for the masses.  The real winners were the fans, as favorites new and old were traveling together for this years trek. […]

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LIVE: KID ROCK – August 20, 2013, Detroit,MI @ DTE Energy Music Theater

LIVE: KID ROCK – August 20, 2013, Detroit,MI @ DTE Energy Music Theater

| 27 August 2013 | Reply

Kid Rock brought his $20 Best Night Ever Tour to Detroit for 8 sold out shows and we were there for the finale… With a set list that encompassed his hits and new tracks, along with a special guest during the encore, Kid tore Detroit up one side and down the other, leaving everyone satisfied […]

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STOMP – Live Perth, 13 August 2013

STOMP – Live Perth, 13 August 2013

| 14 August 2013 | Reply

Regal Theatre, Perth, Western Australia – Tuesday 13 August 2013 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Created in Brighton in 1991 by street performers Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas, STOMP features intricately physically and musically choreographed set pieces that are played out amid a dystopian set of graffiti-strewn corrugated iron and urban detritus. Part percussive concerto, junkyard […]

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LIVE – Rockstar Mayhem Festival, July 28, 2013

LIVE – Rockstar Mayhem Festival, July 28, 2013

| 6 August 2013 | Reply

Venue: DTE Energy Music Theater City: Clarkston, MI Date: July 28, 2013 Reviewer & Photographer: Todd Jolicoeur – www.toddstarphotography.com The annual pilgrimage of metal made its way through Detroit once again.  The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival brought along three stages full of killer metal sure to please fans of all genres.  The main stage presented […]

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HOODOO GURUS – DIG IT UP INVITATIONAL, Sydney, 21 April 2013

HOODOO GURUS – DIG IT UP INVITATIONAL, Sydney, 21 April 2013

| 25 July 2013 | Reply

Featuring The Hoodoo Gurus, Blue Oyster Cult, The Flamin’ Groovies, The Buzzcocks, and many more The Enmore Theatre and surrounds, Sydney Sunday 21 April 2013 By Shane Pinnegar TUMBLEWEED take opening honours on the Enmore Theatre stage for this, the second annual instalment of Hoodoo Gurus/Feel Presents Dig It Up Invitational mini festival, which will […]

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Something For Kate – Live in Perth, 7th June 2013

Something For Kate – Live in Perth, 7th June 2013

| 24 July 2013 | Reply

The Astor Theatre, Perth, Western Australia Friday 7th June, 2013 Review & Photography by Maree King Something for Kate return from a 6 year hiatus, but their loyal and fervent fans packed out the Astor Theatre in Mount Lawley to watch one of the country’s most influential rock indie bands from the 90’s belt out […]

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THE DEVIL RIDES OUT – Ugly Creatures EP launch with Chainsaw Hookers/ Forstora/ Troll

THE DEVIL RIDES OUT – Ugly Creatures EP launch with Chainsaw Hookers/ Forstora/ Troll

| 23 July 2013 | Reply

Amplifier Bar Friday, June 28th, 2013 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Originally published in X-press Magazine’s 3rd July 2013 issue The Devil Rides Out had new EP Ugly Creatures to launch and long time drummer Royce Uyens to farewell, keeping any sadness at bay by sheer ear-bleeding musical tonnage that left ears ringing well into the […]

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You Am I – LIVE in Perth – 13th July 2013

You Am I – LIVE in Perth – 13th July 2013

| 23 July 2013 | Reply

You Am I The Astor Theatre, Perth, Western Australia – Saturday 13th July 2013 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Maree King “I tell ya, Perth. You always fucken’ got us. I could always tell by the way you dance!!” says Tim Rogers as the band run through their much adored third album Hourly Daily […]

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RAISE THE FLAG with Destroy She Said and Hailmary, Live in Perth, 6 July 2013

RAISE THE FLAG with Destroy She Said and Hailmary, Live in Perth, 6 July 2013

| 18 July 2013 | Reply

Bon Scott’s 67th Birthday Celebrations The Charles Hotel, Perth, Western Australia – Saturday 6 July 2013 By Shane Pinnegar HAILMARY bring all the experience of their high rotation touring schedule to The Charles tonight, delivering a blistering set of inspired hard rock as seen through grunge-tinted glasses. If there’s a band doing it harder and […]

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BILL ODDIE – Live in Perth, 27 June 2013

BILL ODDIE – Live in Perth, 27 June 2013

| 17 July 2013 | Reply

“An Oldie But A Goodie” Tour – The Astor Theatre, Perth, Western Australia Thursday 27 June 2013 By Shane Pinnegar Getting to experience first hand the comedy of someone whose work left a mighty deep footprint on your own sense of humour is a rare thrill, but thirty years after his heyday in this country, […]

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LIVE – Gigantour featuring Megadeth and Black Label Society, July 8, 2013

LIVE – Gigantour featuring Megadeth and Black Label Society, July 8, 2013

| 10 July 2013 | Reply

Venue: DTE Energy Music Theater City: Clarkston, MI Date: July 8, 2013 Reviewer & Photographer: Todd Jolicoeur – www.toddstarphotography.com On an overcast Monday night, the crowd isn’t letting the wet and humid air keep them down.  They are there for one reason and one reason only – to rock out with the music they love played […]

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The Superjesus – Live in Perth, 23 June 2013

The Superjesus – Live in Perth, 23 June 2013

| 27 June 2013 | Reply

With The Love Junkies & Broken Royale Amplifier Bar, Perth By Kevin Curran I arrived just in time to catch the last couple of songs by Broken Royale (featuring members of various Perth bands such as Loose Unit and Dirtwater Bloom) whose sound combined a blend of 80’s New Wave and Garage Rock, with a […]

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Dragon Live in Perth, 31 May 2013

Dragon Live in Perth, 31 May 2013

| 7 June 2013 | Reply

The Astor Theatre, Mount Lawley, Perth Review & photos by Maree King Dragon have reformed for their 40th Anniversary tour, which is not only a celebration of 40 years since their inception but also a homage to the near 40 members that have come and gone over the years, and they’re also here to promote […]

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Bob Evans LIVE Perth, 3 May 2013

Bob Evans LIVE Perth, 3 May 2013

| 7 June 2013 | Reply

3 May 2013, The Bakery Review & photos by Maree King Bob Evans aka Kevin Mitchell returns to Perth on this leg of his Familiar Stranger tour to promote his fourth solo album and it’s a long time on from the 2003 release of Suburban Kid. Playing amongst the industrial/retro design of The Bakery in […]

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Hoodoo Gurus/Flamin Groovies Live at The Astor, 28 April 2013

Hoodoo Gurus/Flamin Groovies Live at The Astor, 28 April 2013

| 7 June 2013 | Reply

Sunday, 28 April 2013 Review & Photos by Maree King The Hoodoo Gurus launched the multi-band, Dig It Up invitational mini festival last year with such a successful response they have returned this year with a new line up and ready to rock their Mars Needs Guitars album in its entirety and they did not […]

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ROSE TATTOO – Live, Perth, 31st May 2013

ROSE TATTOO – Live, Perth, 31st May 2013

| 7 June 2013 | Reply

With The John Meyer Band, Wayne Green & The Phantoms The Charles Hotel, North Perth, Western Australia By Shane Pinnegar Photography by Mandy Av | Awakening Vixen The church of Rose Tattoo is in session, brothers n’ sisters, the Reverend Angry Anderson presiding. Today’s sermon is all about looking after each other, loving each other, […]

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BLACK SABBATH Live in Perth – 4th May 2013

BLACK SABBATH Live in Perth – 4th May 2013

| 7 May 2013 | Reply

BLACK SABBATH with Shihad Perth Arena, Western Australia Saturday 4th May 2013 By Shane Pinnegar | Photography by Maree King Originally published in Xpress Magazine’s 8th May 2013 issue – read it HERE   Set List – Shihad: Factory Screwtop You Again My Mind’s Sedate The General Electric Comfort Me Set List – Black Sabbath: War […]

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