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A WORD ABOUT CONCERT ETIQUETTE

A WORD ABOUT CONCERT ETIQUETTE By Shane Pinnegar We realise you don’t get out to gigs as much as we do, and it’s a special occasion when you do – right? But don’t you think you should try to have the dignity and class to not talk loudly through someone’s delicate acoustic performance! If you’re […]

Featured video – SONIC CIRCUS, Love This Feeling

SONIC CIRCUS, comprising three ex-members of Melbourne band Dead Star Renegade – one of whom now resides in Texas – are taking the novel approach of releasing a new original song every month for a year. Love This Feeling is the second instalment and it’s a ball tearing track that wouldn’t go astray on a […]

CHIODOS RELEASES ‘DEVIL’ – WIN YOUR COPY HERE…

Chiodos has completed and are launching their latest release, ‘Devil’ on the unsuspecting public and we have a copy for one lucky crazy Chiodos fan!!!  All you need to do is send an email telling us why you deserve a copy of this killer disc…  Let Toddstar know why he should drop this in the […]

Hailmary release their Yellow Light Of Death video clip TODAY!

Hailmary release their Yellow Light Of Death video clip TODAY! The track, which features on their highly successful debut Album – “Choice Path Consequence Solution” is the finishing touch on their debut release, which was backed by a gruelling tour schedule in support of the Album. Directed by Steven Mihaljevic of Perth’s M. Productions, the […]

Sugar Louise release Hollywood Dreams video from Friends In Love Places

Norwegian pop punk rockers have released a video clip for their first single from sophomore album Friends In Love Places, which is set for release on 3 March on Naked Hollywood Records. The band, known for spicing their rock n’ roll glory up with a healthy dose of humour, obviously had a lot of fun […]

Featured video: VELUDO – Stay Young

Featured video: VELUDO – Stay Young Melbourne band VELUDO release the lead track from their debut EP, Stay Young, this week, and it’s a soaring beast in a Noiseworks-meets-U2 style, a tale of rememberence of our childhoods, and holding on to all that made that time special. Watch it here – https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/veludo-ep/id811289698 https://www.facebook.com/veludomusic www.veludomusic.com

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  • NEWS: KIX Signs With Loud & Proud Records; First New Album In 19 Years Currently In The Works And Set For July 22 Release

    NEWS: KIX Signs With Loud & Proud Records; First New Album In 19 Years Currently In The Works And Set For July 22 Release

              KIX SIGNS WITH LOUD & PROUD RECORDS; FIRST NEW ALBUM IN 19 YEARS CURRENTLY IN THE WORKS AND SET FOR JULY 22 RELEASE April 16, 2014 — Look for KIX– Steve Whiteman (lead vocals), Jimmy Chalfant (drums, vocals), Ronnie Younkins (guitars), Brian Forsythe (guitars) and Mark Schenker (bass)—to release their […]

  • Shane’s Music Challenge: THE ROLLING STONES - 1981 - Tattoo You

    Shane’s Music Challenge: THE ROLLING STONES – 1981 – Tattoo You

    Shane’s Music Challenge: THE ROLLING STONES – 1981 – Tattoo You 9/10 The last unarguably great Stones album, Tattoo You marked the band’s territory as survivors, of both the 60′s and the 70′s, and one look at the music video for Start Me Up or Waiting On A Friend show the band wear the lines […]

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  • Shane’s Music Challenge: EXCITER – Unveiling The Wicked

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    Shane’s Music Challenge: LITTLE BIRDY – Beautiful To Me [CD Single] 5.5/10 A lovely little pop single from Perth brats Little Birdy, this is a great one to play your wife/ girlfriend /special friend/ latest object of your inappropriate desires. The refrain “you’re beautiful to me” says it all, really. This CD single also features […]

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    Shane’s Music Challenge: DANGEROUS TOYS – 1989 – Dangerous Toys

    Shane’s Music Challenge: DANGEROUS TOYS – 1989 – Dangerous Toys 6/10 They may have set their camp up resolutely on the b-slope of the hair metal mountain, but Dangerous Toys had a lot going for them, not least one hell of a scream on singer Jason McMaster and a quirky take on the hair metal […]

  • DVD REVIEW: Super Duper Alice Cooper

    DVD REVIEW: Super Duper Alice Cooper

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