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LIVE – EVENING ON THE GREEN feat Elvis Costello & The Sunnyboys – 6 February 2013

LIVE – EVENING ON THE GREEN feat Elvis Costello & The Sunnyboys – 6 February 2013

| 6 February 2013 | Reply

With Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons and Stephen Cummings Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia Wednesday 6 February 2013 By Shane Pinnegar / Photography by Maree King Evenings don’t get much more glorious than this, sipping champagne on the lush green grass as the sun shone brightly late afternoon as Stephen Cummings took to his […]

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Live – Epica with Alestorm & Insomnium, San Francisco, November 2012

Live – Epica with Alestorm & Insomnium, San Francisco, November 2012

| 2 February 2013 | Reply

Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, California November 14, 2012 Reviewed by Robert Kitay I was a little late arriving, so I missed most of Insomnium’s set. I wasn’t alone as there was only a very small, albeit a very enthusiastic, crowd watching them. It really wouldn’t be fair to write a review of their set since […]

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LIVE – SOUTHBOUND, Jan 2013, Busselton, Western Australia

LIVE – SOUTHBOUND, Jan 2013, Busselton, Western Australia

| 29 January 2013 | Reply

4-5 January 2013, Busselton, Western Australia Reviewed by Dani Deville I thought I understood music festivals: Festivals are events music lovers go to, braving the elements, be it scorching heat if you live in Australia, rain or snow if you live in the motherland, to see the bands they love play some amazing music. You […]

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LIVE – HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD, Detroit, MI, January 16, 2013

LIVE – HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD, Detroit, MI, January 16, 2013

| 18 January 2013 | Reply

Venue: St. Andrews Hall City: Detroit, MI, USA Date: January 16, 2013   Photos of Hollywood Undead from the show Hollywood Undead loves Detroit and Detroit loves Hollywood Undead.  This show, one of a handful on the Underground Tour, sold out and was a capacity crowd.  There was no opener and the band hit the […]

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LIVE – Rocket To Memphis, Perth, 11 Jan 2013

LIVE – Rocket To Memphis, Perth, 11 Jan 2013

| 15 January 2013 | Reply

By Shane Pinnegar Published in Xpress Magazine, 16 January, 2013 – HERE

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LIVE – RANDY HOUSER, Royal Oak, MI, January 11, 2013

LIVE – RANDY HOUSER, Royal Oak, MI, January 11, 2013

| 15 January 2013 | Reply

Venue: Royal Oak Music Theatre City: Royal Oak, MI, USA Date: January 11, 2013 Photos of Randy Houser from the show Randy Houser took the stage at the Royal Oak Music Theatre with a mission.  He wanted to entertain, play some hits, and introduce the crowd to some new tracks from his latest disc.  The […]

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LIVE – BUCKCHERRY wsg Vince Neil, Mount Pleasant, MI, December 28, 2012

LIVE – BUCKCHERRY wsg Vince Neil, Mount Pleasant, MI, December 28, 2012

| 4 January 2013 | Reply

Venue: Soaring Eagle Casino City: Mount Pleasant, MI, USA Date: December 28, 2012   Photos of Buckcherry from the show   Buckcherry brought their tour to Soaring Eagle Casino in Mount Pleasant on a cold and blustery Friday night.  With a tour looming opening for Michigan favorite Kid Rock and a new disc ready to […]

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LIVE – PRIMAL SCREAM, Perth, 11th December 2012

LIVE – PRIMAL SCREAM, Perth, 11th December 2012

| 3 January 2013 | Reply

With Sugar Army The Astor Theatre, Perth, Western Australia Tuesday 11th December 2012 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by J F Foto Primal Scream are an English institution who have largely reinvented themselves with each successive album since their breakthrough, 1991’s Screamadelica, which echoed the ecstasy craze of the time.  Future albums had their creative […]

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Guns n’ Roses LIVE in Las Vegas – 14 November 2012

Guns n’ Roses LIVE in Las Vegas – 14 November 2012

| 3 January 2013 | Reply

The Joint, Las Vegas – 14th November 2012 Reviewed by Jay R – Lead singer of Eightball Voodoo When Guns n’ Roses announced that they would be doing a residency at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas in November 2012, money was raised and tickets booked. The chance to see the band who […]

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Bob Evans – Live in Fremantle, 6 December 2012

Bob Evans – Live in Fremantle, 6 December 2012

| 3 January 2013 | Reply

Live at The Norfolk Basement, Fremantle Words & photography by Maree King For the privileged few who got to enjoy the intimacy of the Norfolk Basement, the perfect setting for the introspective tunes of Kevin Mitchell (of Jebediah  fame) who was in town to promote his latest instalment under his solo pseudonym Bob Evans titled […]

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MORGAN BAIN – EP Launch, Perth, 1 December 2012

MORGAN BAIN – EP Launch, Perth, 1 December 2012

| 28 December 2012 | Reply

with Stillwater Giants/ Spoonful Of Sugar/Bedouin Sea Saturday, December 1, 2012 The Rosemount Hotel By Shane Pinnegar Originally published in Xpress Magazine With a new self-titled EP to launch hot on the back of consecutive WAM Category wins for Song Of The Year, Morgan Bain’s collaboration with drummer Callum Kramer is bearing real fruit, and […]

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LIVE – MONSTER ENERGY OUTBREAK TOUR – Royal Oak, MI – December 3, 2012

LIVE – MONSTER ENERGY OUTBREAK TOUR – Royal Oak, MI – December 3, 2012

| 10 December 2012 | Reply

Featuring Asking Alexandria Special Guests: As I Lay Dying, Memphis May Fire, I See Stars, and Attila Venue: Royal Oak Music Theatre City: Royal Oak, Michigan, US Date: December 3, 2012 When my buddy Steve asked if I was interested in the Monster Energy Outbreak tour and its stop in Detroit, the real question was […]

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LIVE – STATIC X – NOISE REVOLUTION TOUR – Flint, MI – October 6, 2012

LIVE – STATIC X – NOISE REVOLUTION TOUR – Flint, MI – October 6, 2012

| 6 December 2012 | Reply

Special Guests: Emmure, Ill Nino, 9 Electric Venue: The Machine Shop (http://www.themachineshop.info/) City: Flint, Michigan, United States Date: October 6, 2012 Reviewed by: ToddStar There are some concerts you want to see and others you need to see.  Static-X promised a show of classics and he had two great known bands in tow along with […]

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Live – The Saints – Fremantle, 30 November 2012

Live – The Saints – Fremantle, 30 November 2012

| 3 December 2012 | Reply

with The Volcanics Fly By Night Club, Fremantle, Western Australia By Shane Pinnegar It’s been many a moon since Chris Bailey has brought The Saints out West for a show – close to 25 years, in fact – so it’s no surprise that the Fly By Night was bulging at the seams with a sellout […]

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At The Gates – Live in Perth – 3rd November 2012

At The Gates – Live in Perth – 3rd November 2012

| 30 November 2012 | Reply

The Amplifier Bar, Perth, Western Australia By Dani Deville It’s 6.00pm on a Saturday and I’m standing at the Amplifier Bar in Perth with a handful of others. I’m wondering if I have ever seen Amps in the daylight before. It’s decidedly weird. It’s the afternoon, if I have any buzz at all it’s from […]

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HOODOO GURUS Live at The Beach To Bush Festival, Perth – 17th November 2012

HOODOO GURUS Live at The Beach To Bush Festival, Perth – 17th November 2012

| 24 November 2012 | Reply

With Something With Numbers, Big Old Bears & Dead Owls Wanneroo Showgrounds, Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar | Photography by Michael Moran Photography The City of Wanneroo threw a big ole party to celebrate their BEACH TO BUSH FESTIVAL, drawing around 15 thousand people to the Wanneroo Showgrounds on our hottest day in […]

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Nickelback Live in Perth, Australia – 17 November 2012

Nickelback Live in Perth, Australia – 17 November 2012

| 21 November 2012 | Reply

Perth Arena, Western Australia By Rob Walker | Photography by Jess June Having seen Nickelback on their last tour for their album Dark Horse I was somewhat anxious to see if they could improve on perfection or adhere to the same level that had impressed me last time. The lights dimmed, the crowd roared as […]

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LIVE – HINDER – BARE BONES TOUR – Detroit, MI – November 9, 2012

LIVE – HINDER – BARE BONES TOUR – Detroit, MI – November 9, 2012

| 16 November 2012 | Reply

Special Guests: Aranda Venue: Hard Rock Cafe City: Detroit, MI, USA Date: November 9, 2012 Review by: ToddStar I haven’t been as excited about an acoustic show since Kiss did MTV Unplugged in 1995.  Hinder announced they were hitting the road for a few dates to preview their new disc, ‘Welcome To The Freakshow.’  To […]

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LIVE – Elton John, Perth WA – 12 November 2012

LIVE – Elton John, Perth WA – 12 November 2012

| 15 November 2012 | Reply

Perth Arena Reviewed by Kevin Curran | Photgraphy by J-F Foto Seas of people packed in to Western Australia’s new home of big name acts – Perth Arena, to witness Sir Elton John play the 40 year anniversary of Rocket Man tour. The show kicked off with Elton’s two young Cello players warming the crowd […]

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Pierce The Veil wsg Tonight Alive – Royal Oak, MI – November 8, 2012

Pierce The Veil wsg Tonight Alive – Royal Oak, MI – November 8, 2012

| 13 November 2012 | Reply

Reviewed by Alex Morey The first time I saw Pierce the Veil, they were great, they were amazing the second time, and this time, they were absolutely phenomenal.  Their performance in Royal Oak for the Collide With the Sky tour was nothing short of amazing.  From the first notes of “May These Noises Startle You […]

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