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10 Quick Ones with THERESA JEANE of THE NEARLY DEADS - September 2017

10 Quick Ones with THERESA JEANE of THE NEARLY DEADS – September 2017

According to a recent press release: “Rising Nashville rock band The Nearly Deads has released their hotly-anticipated new EP, Revenge of the Nearly Deads, on vinyl, CD and digitally for purchase and stream via Kobalt Music. Led by the inimitable vocalist Theresa Jeane along with Steven Tobi (guitar), Kevin Koelsch (bass), Javier Garza Jr. (guitar) and […]

INTERVIEW: GLENN HUGHES - August 2017

INTERVIEW: GLENN HUGHES – August 2017

INTERVIEW: GLENN HUGHES – August 2017 By Shane Pinnegar Glenn Hughes returns to Perth this Sunday, 24th September, for an evening of Deep Purple classics at The Perth Concert Hall. I grabbed ten minutes with the man to talk about his vast back catalogue, and how he feels about being called the Voice Of Rock. […]

LIVE: SPONGE – September 15, 2017

LIVE: SPONGE – September 15, 2017

Venue: The Vogue Theatre City: Indianapolis, IN Date: September 15, 2017 Review and Photographs by: Jeffrey Everett Detroit’s Sponge has been rocking since 1991.  They exploded onto the scene with their debut album Rotting Piñata that included both “Plowed” and “Molly.”  They now have 8 studio albums to their credit, the most recent 2016’s The […]

10 Quick Ones with LOU DIBELLO - September 2017

10 Quick Ones with LOU DIBELLO – September 2017

According to a recent press release: “The art of six-stringer shredding has unquestionably come back to forefront in modern day hard rock and heavy metal music. And talented guitarist Lou DiBello will soon be leaving his own mark on the genre, with the release of his album, ‘Heat Wave.’ The album features input from current […]

LIVE: DORO – September 12, 2017

LIVE: DORO – September 12, 2017

Venue: The Token Lounge City: Westland, MI Date: September 12, 2017 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Some legends don’t tour like they used to – or never get the opportunity to tour properly in the U.S.  One such performer is the Metal Queen herself, Doro Pesch.  The last time she was scheduled […]

BOOK REVIEW: When Planet Earth Was New by James Gladstone

BOOK REVIEW: When Planet Earth Was New by James Gladstone

BOOK REVIEW: When Planet Earth Was New by James Gladstone OwlKids Books September 2017 Hardcover, $18.95 (USD) Reviewed by Steph O’Connell Children’s Non-Fiction / Science 7/10   It has taken billions of years for Earth to become the planet it is today. When Planet Earth Was New looks back to the very beginning, using a poetic approach […]

10 Quick Ones with JESSICA HANNAN - September 2017

10 Quick Ones with JESSICA HANNAN – September 2017

According to a recent press release: “Ohio based Country Rock Artist Jessica Hannan has released the Official Music Video for “Girls Night Out” off of her 2016 EP, Drive. “Girls Night Out” was filmed at Yankee Bootleggers Saloon in Brookfield, OH. Other songs that Jessica has recorded that have received airplay country wide when she was just 15 years old […]

INTERVIEW: LAWRENCE GOWAN of STYX - September 2017

INTERVIEW: LAWRENCE GOWAN of STYX – September 2017

Some musicians are fun to speak with because they have great insight and banter.  Others are fun because I am a big fan of their music or we have become friends over the years.  Then there are those that fall into multiple buckets.  I recently spoke with Lawrence Gowan of Styx and this gentleman is […]

10 Quick Ones with LARISSA VIENNA of LARISSA VIENNA AND THE STRANGE - September 2017

10 Quick Ones with LARISSA VIENNA of LARISSA VIENNA AND THE STRANGE – September 2017

According to a recent press release: “Denver, CO based Alternative Rock Band LaRissa Vienna and the Strange has revealed the Official Music Video for their single, “Haunted,” off of their upcoming, debut LP Neptune VII, out September 1. Influenced by David Bowie, Marilyn Manson and Shirley Temple (with a tattoo on her shoulder to match), LaRissa Vienna is a force to be reckoned with. […]

LIVE: SZA– August 30, 2017

LIVE: SZA– August 30, 2017

Venue: The Fillmore City: Detroit, MI Date: August 30, 2017 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) I love to hear of an up-n-coming artist being announced at a small venue and the show selling out.  When that show gets moved to a bigger venue and immediately sells out the remaining tickets at the […]

CD REVIEW: BLOODY HAMMERS - The Horrific Case Of Bloody Hammers EP

CD REVIEW: BLOODY HAMMERS – The Horrific Case Of Bloody Hammers EP

Label: Napalm Records Release Date: July 14, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur According to the album press release: Open the gates of hell and let loose the fascinating Horror Rock of the infernal duo, BLOODY HAMMERS. Their new six-song strong EP “The Horrific Case Of Bloody Hammers” descends from the dark mountain […]

10 Quick Ones with 'SAVAGE' CAZARES JR. & JEFF LEE of COLOR TIL MONDAY - September 2017

10 Quick Ones with ‘SAVAGE’ CAZARES JR. & JEFF LEE of COLOR TIL MONDAY – September 2017

According to a recent press release: “Color Til Monday originated in San Diego California with an Alternative blend of different influences. The band formed in December 2015, looking to be a part of something greater than the mundane everyday life. Color til Monday stands for staying up late before their work shifts and making time […]

CD REVIEW: TEN - Gothica

CD REVIEW: TEN – Gothica

Label: Frontiers Music srl Release Date: July 7, 2017 Rating: 8/10 Reviewed by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur According to the album press release: This highly anticipated new TEN album promises to be one of their strongest collections of songs to date. Full of all the trademark textures and flavours we have come to expect from TEN, arguably […]

INTERVIEW: KELLER WILLIAMS - August 2017

INTERVIEW: KELLER WILLIAMS – August 2017

Funny how we all evolve… from that fun-loving kid who loved to follow their favorite band, to one who feels the need to make their mark on the world.  In the time I was transitioning into my short-lived stint as a kid following the Dead (Summer of 1995), Keller Williams was coming into his own.  […]

ROGER WATERS - Us + Them To Tour Australia In February 2018

ROGER WATERS – Us + Them To Tour Australia In February 2018

ROGER WATERS – Us + Them To Tour Australia In February 2018 Pink Floyd’s Creative Visionary, rock icon Roger Waters, brings his critically acclaimed US + THEM tour to Australia in February 2018, touring here for the first time since his phenomenal The Wall Live broke sales records in 2012. Currently underway in North America, […]

ROBBIE WILLIAMS TO DESCEND ON AUSTRALIA IN FEBRUARY & MARCH - THE HEAVY ENTERTAINMENT SHOW WORLD TOUR

ROBBIE WILLIAMS TO DESCEND ON AUSTRALIA IN FEBRUARY & MARCH – THE HEAVY ENTERTAINMENT SHOW WORLD TOUR

ROBBIE WILLIAMS TO DESCEND ON AUSTRALIA IN FEBRUARY & MARCH – THE HEAVY ENTERTAINMENT SHOW WORLD TOUR Global pop phenomenon, ROBBIE WILLIAMS, will bring his mammoth Heavy Entertainment Show World Tour to Australia in February and March 2018. The arena spectacular will begin at Brisbane’s Entertainment Centre on Tuesday 20th February, before heading through Melbourne’s […]

JACK JOHNSON to play under the stars - 2017 Summer Tour of Australia

JACK JOHNSON to play under the stars – 2017 Summer Tour of Australia

JACK JOHNSON to play under the stars – 2017 Summer Tour of Australia JACK JOHNSON and his band return this summer playing all your favourite songs outdoors, under the stars, touring in support of his forthcoming studio album, All The Light Above It Too. Last here in 2013, Jack Johnson 2017 Summer Tour will see […]

TIM ROGERS - "DETOUR-ING” in November & December

TIM ROGERS – “DETOUR-ING” in November & December

TIM ROGERS – “DETOUR-ING” in November & December Following the LP release of ‘An Actor Repairs’, a pile of You Am I touring, and the release of his first book ‘Detours’ to critical acclaim; Tim Rogers will wrap it all up, drop it in this bundle and play a series of solo shows in November […]

PAUL KELLY TOUR ANNOUNCES FURTHER SHOWS

PAUL KELLY TOUR ANNOUNCES FURTHER SHOWS

PAUL KELLY TOUR ANNOUNCES FURTHER SHOWS DARWIN, SYDNEY, ADELAIDE & PERTH SHOWS SOLD OUT! ADDITIONAL SHOWS ADDED TO MEET DEMAND MELBOURNE AND HOBART SHOWS OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT WITH NO FURTHER DATES TO BE ADDED Due to overwhelming demand Frontier Touring are thrilled to confirm second shows have been added to Paul Kelly’s now 20-date colossal […]

Canadian metal veterans ANVIL announce November tour of Australia

Canadian metal veterans ANVIL announce November tour of Australia

Canadian metal veterans ANVIL announce November tour of Australia The demigods of Canadian Metal ANVIL return to Australia this November to celebrate their 40th Anniversary! It’s time for a heavy metal celebration! “the honesty and passion that this trio conveys through its music is absolutely priceless” – Get Ready To Rock With 16 albums under […]

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