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MAVERICK RELEASE LEAD SINGLE FROM DEBUT ALBUM FIREBIRD

MAVERICK RELEASE LEAD SINGLE FROM DEBUT ALBUM FIREBIRD Maverick is a custom built hot-rod of a boogie blues band, all chrome and denim and whiskey breath hailing from the space between the ocean and the desert in Perth, Western Australia. Featuring the dual guitars of Craig Jovanovich and Mark DeVattimo, Simon Hallett’s driving bass and […]

2016’s GREATEST HITS – Shane’s Annual Roundup

2016’s GREATEST HITS By Shane Pinnegar It’s impossible to listen to every new album, EP and single that we’d like to each year, much less write carefully considered reviews about them. The same goes for every movie, book, theatre event and live gig that catches our eye – there’s only so much time and money […]

Steph’s 2016 in books: The Good, the Bad, and the DNF!

Steph’s 2016 in books: The Good, the Bad, and the DNF! Often this year, it felt as though I was going through a rather bad book slump. There were a lot of books it was just too hard to get into, and so it seemed there were a lot more in titles in the middle “meh” area […]

Natalie’s Top 5 Reads for 2016

At the start of 2016 I resolved to read more. I stopped listening to music and zoning out on public transport and decided I would always carry a book around in my handbag. Suffice it to say I achieved this resolution and this was largely thanks to receiving a number of free books from competitions and […]

Julian Angel’s new video Reach from forthcoming solo new album

Julian Angel’s new video Reach from forthcoming solo new album Hair Metal flag-waver Julian Angel, of Beautiful Beast fame, is back: After his stint in Hollywood where he created music for a few action movies Julian Angel is back with a new solo album titled The Death Of Cool, to hit the shelves in February […]

INTERVIEW: MYLES KENNEDY of Alter Bridge, October 2016

When you are offered a chance to speak with one of your favorite vocalists and lead singer for for two of your favorite bands, how do you say no?  Quite simply, you don’t!  I was offered a little time with the dynamic Myles Kennedy and I jumped at the chance, as it is always fun […]


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