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Category: Live Reviews

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LIVE REVIEW: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Perth, 7 February 2014

LIVE REVIEW: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Perth, 7 February 2014

| 8 February 2014 | Reply

LIVE REVIEW: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Perth, 7 February 2014 Perth Arena, Friday 7 February 2014 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar, with help from Trulie Pinnegar * Note that photos are from Springsteen’s Perth show Wednesday 5 Feb 2014, courtesy of Frontier Touring, and copyright Duncan Barnes * So it’s a show ya […]

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LIVE REVIEW – PARAMORE, Perth – 16 Jan 2014

LIVE REVIEW – PARAMORE, Perth – 16 Jan 2014

| 30 January 2014 | Reply

PARAMORE, Perth – 16 Jan 2014 PARAMORE with You Me At Six and 21 Pilots Perth Arena, Perth, Western Australia – Thursday, 16th January 2014 Reviewed by Star Wiggam After probably one of the biggest crowds I have seen outside waiting at Perth Arena took us no less than an hour to get through the […]

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LIVE : TEAR OUT THE HEART – January 28, 2014, Pontiac, MI @ The Crofoot

LIVE : TEAR OUT THE HEART – January 28, 2014, Pontiac, MI @ The Crofoot

| 29 January 2014 | Reply

Venue: The Crofoot City: Pontiac, MI Date: January 28, 2014 Review by: Mike Hubbard As a music fan, I get excited when I find new bands I like.  It is particularly cool when I can see a band live before their big breakout.  I was first introduced the Tear Out The Heart last year when I was […]

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LIVE: COLT FORD – January 18, 2014, Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop

LIVE: COLT FORD – January 18, 2014, Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop

| 24 January 2014 | Reply

Venue: The Machine Shop (http://www.themachinesop.info) City: Flint, MI Date: January 18, 2014 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (http://www.toddstarphotography.com/) A great friend of mine has been telling me for a couple years about Colt Ford and that I needed to get out and see him.  After checking out the music, I was given an […]

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LIVE: HELL POP II – January 14, 2014, Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theater

LIVE: HELL POP II – January 14, 2014, Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theater

| 22 January 2014 | Reply

Venue: Royal Oak Music Theater City: Royal Oak, MI Date: January 14, 2014 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (http://www.toddstarphotography.com/) In This Moment brought their latest tour through Detroit as part of Hell Pop II.  The setlist was full of great tracks from the catalog, along with a few tracks off their latest release, […]

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LIVE REVIEW: Reapers Riddle GAME OVER EP launch, 3 Dec 2013, Perth

LIVE REVIEW: Reapers Riddle GAME OVER EP launch, 3 Dec 2013, Perth

| 12 January 2014

Reapers Riddle Game Over EP launch With Chainsaw Hookers, Nevsky Prospekt & To Hell with Honour Amplifier Bar, Perth, Western Australia Friday, 3 December 2013 Reviewed by Star Wiggam Loaded on cheap wine and ready to rock one of the filthiest pigshit rock fuckfesters everrrr, I had my ‘Game On’ (Yeah I didn’t just fucking […]

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LIVE: NIGHT RANGER – December 28, 2013, Mt Pleasant, MI @ Soaring Eagle Casino

LIVE: NIGHT RANGER – December 28, 2013, Mt Pleasant, MI @ Soaring Eagle Casino

| 10 January 2014

Venue: Soaring Eagle Casino City: Mt. Pleasant, MI Date: December 28, 2013 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (http://www.toddstarphotography.com/) Night Ranger had their work cut out for them after show openers Cheap Trick brought the house down.  As the band came out to the waiting crowd, anticipation filled the air.  The band launched into […]

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LIVE: CHEAP TRICK – December 28, 2013, Mt Pleasant, MI @ Soaring Eagle Casino

LIVE: CHEAP TRICK – December 28, 2013, Mt Pleasant, MI @ Soaring Eagle Casino

| 8 January 2014

Venue: Soaring Eagle Casino City: Mt. Pleasant, MI Date: December 28, 2013 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (http://www.toddstarphotography.com/) I get excited about few bands.  Kiss was on my must have list for years.  Next up was the much under appreciated band Cheap Trick; having seen these guys open for Kiss in 1979 and […]

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LIVE: STEEL PANTHER / Buckcherry / Fozzy – Perth, WA, 12 December 2013

LIVE: STEEL PANTHER / Buckcherry / Fozzy – Perth, WA, 12 December 2013

| 3 January 2014

LIVE: STEEL PANTHER / Buckcherry / Fozzy Metro City, Perth, Western Australia Thursday, December 12, 2013 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Originally published in edited form in X-Press Magazine’s 18 December 2013 issue Steel Panther made a triumphant return to Metros after little more than a year, bringing some new tunes, a big video screen, and […]

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Shane’s 100% ROCK MAGAZINE 2013 Roundup

Shane’s 100% ROCK MAGAZINE 2013 Roundup

| 1 January 2014

2013 ROUND-UP By Shane Pinnegar ALBUMS 1. Hey!Hello! – Hey!Hello! When Ginger Wildheart came off the back of 2012’s roaringly successful 555% triple album, and teamed up with New Yorker Victoria Liedtke, no-one could have expected such a near-perfect collection of power pop hard rockers, capped off by the irresistible state-of-the-music-industry rant How I Survived […]

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LIVE: STYX – December 27, 2013, Windsor, ON @ The Colosseum – Caesar’s

LIVE: STYX – December 27, 2013, Windsor, ON @ The Colosseum – Caesar’s

| 31 December 2013

Venue: The Colosseum @ Caesar’s City: Windsor, Ontario, Canada Date: December 27, 2013 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (http://www.toddstarphotography.com/) There are bands that are spot on every time you see them perform.  Styx is one of those bands.  The excitement and electricity in the air was thick and fully charged as a sold […]

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LIVE: TEGAN AND SARA – December 11, 2013, Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore

LIVE: TEGAN AND SARA – December 11, 2013, Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore

| 18 December 2013

Venue: The Fillmore City: Detroit, MI Date: December 11, 2013 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (http://www.toddstarphotography.com/) As the year comes to a close and the holidays swing into full motion, it is that time of year when all of the local radio stations host their annual festivals or station sponsored holiday shows.  Tonight […]

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Live Review – Taylor Swift, Red Tour – Perth, WA, 11 December 2013

Live Review – Taylor Swift, Red Tour – Perth, WA, 11 December 2013

| 12 December 2013

Live Review – Taylor Swift, Red Tour nib Stadium, Perth, Western Australia Wednesday, 11 December 2013 By Shane Pinnegar With Tia & Trulie Pinnegar Regular readers will be well aware that Taylor Swift’s brand of teenage-girl-friendly pop is WAYYYYY lighter than this reviewer’s regular fare, but we’re there for the best reason of all – […]

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LIVE: HALESTORM – December 5, 2013, Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theater

LIVE: HALESTORM – December 5, 2013, Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theater

| 7 December 2013

Venue: Royal Oak Music Theater City: Royal Oak, MI Date: December 5, 2013 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (http://www.toddstarphotography.com/) Halestorm took one last trip through Detroit before the holidays and staged their performance at the Royal Oak Music Theater.  The crowd was ready for the impending ‘Storm (sorry- couldn’t resist).  The band ran […]

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HITS AND PITS with Black Flag – Perth, 24 Nov 2013

HITS AND PITS with Black Flag – Perth, 24 Nov 2013

| 27 November 2013

HITS AND PITS with Black Flag – Perth, 24 Nov 2013 Sunday 24th November Capitol & Amplifier, Perth By Star Wiggam “I wonder how often they paint over these doors” We arrived late, through no fault of my own or my punk musical accompaniment chick friend – poor management of the event page = contradictions […]

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Live – Evening On The Green with Bernard Fanning, 17 Nov 2013, Perth

Live – Evening On The Green with Bernard Fanning, 17 Nov 2013, Perth

| 27 November 2013

Bernard Fanning with The Cruel Sea, Sarah Blasko & Bob Evans Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia Sunday 17 November 2013 Review & photographs by Maree King As the sun sets on the second instalment of the summer series of the Evening on the Green, our cooler summers evening kicks off with the Queensland psychedelic surf […]

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LIVE: Fitz & The Tantrums – November 17, 2013 (Detroit, MI)

LIVE: Fitz & The Tantrums – November 17, 2013 (Detroit, MI)

| 21 November 2013 | Reply

Venue: The Fillmore City: Detroit, MI Date: November 17, 2013 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (http://www.toddstarphotography.com/) Fitz & The Tantrums brought their latest tour, The Bright Futures Tour through Detroit in support of their latest disc, More Than Just A Dream.  The show was energetic and lively – the crowd was as excited […]

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Live – Hoodoo Gurus, You Am I and more – Perth, 16 November 2013

Live – Hoodoo Gurus, You Am I and more – Perth, 16 November 2013

| 21 November 2013 | Reply

Hoodoo Gurus with You Am I, The Whitlams, Dave Graney and Rainy Day Women Evening On the Green – Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia Saturday 16 November Review by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Maree King If you had suggested to the top league of 80’s and 90’s rockers that by the 2010’s they could swap […]

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Live – Tony Hadley, Perth, 30 October 2013

Live – Tony Hadley, Perth, 30 October 2013

| 7 November 2013 | Reply

Tony Hadley & The Perth Symphony Orchestra The Astor Theatre, Perth, Western Australia Wednesday, 30 October 2013 By Trulie Pinnegar Photography by Maree King A very civilised Astor Theatre was packed out on this balmy Wednesday Spring evening. Seating only though, as the Perth Symphony Orchestra are in the house! Mr. H strolls on stage […]

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Live – Baby Animals with Steve Balbi, Perth, 2 November 2013

Live – Baby Animals with Steve Balbi, Perth, 2 November 2013

| 6 November 2013 | Reply

Baby Animals with Steve Balbi Live at The Astor Theatre, Perth, Western Australia Saturday 2 November, 2013 Review by Trulie & Shane Pinnegar Photography by Shane Pinnegar Steve Balbi, wild hair intact, brings his A game for a classy set that breathes a lot of life into his brand spankin’ solo record Black Rainbow. Really, […]

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