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LIVE: GUNS n' ROSES - Perth, 21 Feb, 2017

LIVE: GUNS n’ ROSES – Perth, 21 Feb, 2017

LIVE: GUNS n’ ROSES – Perth, 21 Feb, 2017 Domain Stadium, Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Kevin Curran Photography by Stuart McKay Time has obviously healed old wounds, and in 2017 Guns n’ Roses are back playing with the main players from their heyday in Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan for the aptly titled […]

LIVE: Baby Animals with Legs Electric & Palace Of The King – Perth, 17 Feb, 2017

LIVE: Baby Animals with Legs Electric & Palace Of The King – Perth, 17 Feb, 2017

LIVE: Baby Animals with Legs Electric & Palace Of The King – Perth, 17 Feb, 2017 The Charles Hotel, Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Metal Billy Baby Animals hit P Town on their One Word national tour at a sold out Charles Pub and 100% Rock were there to report. WA’s own hard rockin’ ladies […]

MIDNIGHT OIL announce massive world tour

MIDNIGHT OIL announce massive world tour

MIDNIGHT OIL announce massive world tour Legendary Australian rock band and agitators Midnight Oil today announced their first World Tour in over two decades. They also unveiled plans to release three archival box sets including a collection called “The Overflow Tank” which will contain more than 14 hours of previously unreleased and rare material. “The […]

MOVIEW REVIEW: HIDDEN FIGURES

MOVIEW REVIEW: HIDDEN FIGURES

MOVIEW REVIEW: HIDDEN FIGURES Directed by Theodore Melfi Starring Taraji Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Here in 2017 a film about racial and sexual discrimination in 1961 SHOULD be an illuminating glimpse into a less enlightened time. Sadly, instead, it is ringing […]

MOVIE REVIEW: TRAINSPOTTING 2

MOVIE REVIEW: TRAINSPOTTING 2

MOVIE REVIEW: TRAINSPOTTING 2 Directed by Danny Boyle Starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Johnny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 More than twenty years after Danny Boyle’s iconic blend of junkie squalor, drug allure and cutting edge tunes, based on Irvine Welsh’s novel, comes another look into the lives of […]

CD REVIEW: THE JERRY CANS – Inuusiq

CD REVIEW: THE JERRY CANS – Inuusiq

CD REVIEW: THE JERRY CANS – Inuusiq Aakuluk Music October 2016 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 The Jerry Cans hail from the Nunavut territory of northern Canada, and have made an absolutely winning album that throws everything from rock and country and folk and traditional song forms and reggae and even acoustic punky charm into […]

CD REVIEW: MICK HARVEY – Delirium Tremens

CD REVIEW: MICK HARVEY – Delirium Tremens

CD REVIEW: MICK HARVEY – Delirium Tremens Mushroom June 2016 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 This, the third of former Bad Seeds multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey’s collections of the translated works of Serge Gainsbourg, brings an arty pomp to the famed French pop genius’s songs. Gainsbourg’s arch-pop tunes – always more sophisticated than his drunken public […]

CD REVIEW: BLACK RHENO – Let’s Start A Cult EP

CD REVIEW: BLACK RHENO – Let’s Start A Cult EP

CD REVIEW: BLACK RHENO – Let’s Start A Cult EP Independent October 2016 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 Possessing – or perhaps possessed by – a grinding acid-gargle scream and battering ram drums, guitars of doom and an unexpected sense of humour, Black Rheno have delivered an EP which is part bar-room brawl in Hades, […]

MOVIE REVIEW: A STREETCAT NAMED BOB

MOVIE REVIEW: A STREETCAT NAMED BOB

MOVIE REVIEW: A STREETCAT NAMED BOB Directed by Roger Spottiswoode Starring Luke Treadaway, Bob the Cat, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Those familiar with James Bowen’s best-selling memoir already know that this tale of a homeless, recovering junkie, is a lot more ‘feel good’ than such a thing has […]

INTERVIEW: DAN “WOODY” WOODGATE, MADNESS – February 2017

INTERVIEW: DAN “WOODY” WOODGATE, MADNESS – February 2017

INTERVIEW: DAN “WOODY” WOODGATE, MADNESS – February 2017 By Shane Pinnegar Returning to Australia for their first tour in eight years, Madness bring their zany antics and dozens of pop hits to Fremantle Arts Centre on Monday, 10th April as part of their Australian ‘Can’t Touch Us Now’ tour. SHANE PINNEGAR pinned down drummer Dan […]

Dragonforce Announce 'Reaching Into Infinity' Australian Tour 2017

Dragonforce Announce ‘Reaching Into Infinity’ Australian Tour 2017

Dragonforce Announce ‘Reaching Into Infinity’ Australian Tour 2017 International metal superstars and power metal speed legends DRAGONFORCE have revealed that they will be touring Australia as part of their Reaching Into Infinity World Tour. DRAGONFORCE’s reputation is such that anything new from them is regarded as a landmark moment in the ongoing story of metal. […]

LIVE: SKYE & ROSS – PIAF2017, Chevron Festival Gardens, Perth, 12 Feb 2017

LIVE: SKYE & ROSS – PIAF2017, Chevron Festival Gardens, Perth, 12 Feb 2017

LIVE: SKYE & ROSS – PIAF2017, Chevron Festival Gardens, Perth, 12 Feb 2017 With Lilt, Elli Schoen and Benjamin Witt Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photos by Matsu Photography Despite a shaky start due to unseasonably stormy weather washing Friday night’s line-up out, the Perth International Arts Festival was well under way by Sunday, with a […]

ADAM ANT RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA THIS OCTOBER

ADAM ANT RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA THIS OCTOBER

ADAM ANT RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA THIS OCTOBER Following sold out North American and UK tours, pop icon Adam Ant celebrates the 35th anniversary of his landmark ‘Kings of the Wild Frontier’ album with a newly remastered album reissue and Australian and New Zealand tour. Adam will play the classic album in its entirety and in […]

Q+A – CAPTAIN SENSIBLE, THE DAMNED

Q+A – CAPTAIN SENSIBLE, THE DAMNED

Q+A – CAPTAIN SENSIBLE, THE DAMNED By Shane Pinnegar British punk legends The Damned bring their uniquely colourful psych punk mayhem to Australia this March, as they continue their 40th Anniversary Tour. SHANE PINNEGAR had the opportunity to email guitarist Captain Sensible (not a big fan of phone interviews) some questions, and The Captain had […]

BOOK REVIEW: BEING ELVIS – A LONELY LIFE by Ray Connolly

BOOK REVIEW: BEING ELVIS – A LONELY LIFE by Ray Connolly

BOOK REVIEW: BEING ELVIS – A LONELY LIFE by Ray Connolly Hachette Australia – rrp$35.00 November 2016 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 Ray Connolly’s superbly researched book documents the sensational highs and terribly sad lows of Elvis Presley’s career: a career which was, Connolly says, contrary to what he actually wanted to do. […]

COOKBOOK REVIEW: BREAD STREET KITCHEN by Gordon Ramsey & the Bread Street Kitchen Team

COOKBOOK REVIEW: BREAD STREET KITCHEN by Gordon Ramsey & the Bread Street Kitchen Team

COOKBOOK REVIEW: BREAD STREET KITCHEN by Gordon Ramsey & the Bread Street Kitchen Team Hachette Australia – rrp$49.99 December 2016 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 Gordon Ramsey’s £3 million Bread Street Kitchen – which opened in London 2011 and now has outlets in Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore – gets its own cookbook, featuring 100 […]

COOKBOOK REVIEW: THE BACON JAM COOKBOOK

COOKBOOK REVIEW: THE BACON JAM COOKBOOK

COOKBOOK REVIEW: THE BACON JAM COOKBOOK Hachette Australia – rrp$39.99 November 2016 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9 ½ /10 As a self-confessed bacon addict, these guys had me at ‘bacon jam.’ Produced by the Eat 17 stores out of London, and named after their world-wide success, Bacon Jam, it’s not just a collection recipe, it’s […]

LIVE: OPETH - SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE, 6 Feb, 2017

LIVE: OPETH – SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE, 6 Feb, 2017

LIVE: OPETH – SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE, 6 Feb, 2017 Monday, 6 February, 2017 Review & Photography by Stuart McKay Something very peculiar happened tonight at Sydney Opera House. The venue was packed to capacity with an army of metalheads, clad in black shirts, here to see a progressive melodic death metal band from Sweden. When […]

MADNESS announce 'Can't Touch Us Now' Tour of Australia

MADNESS announce ‘Can’t Touch Us Now’ Tour of Australia

MADNESS announce ‘Can’t Touch Us Now’ Tour of Australia Eight years on since these six lively lads and lifelong friends last toured Oz, London legends MADNESS are set to make a very welcome return touring in celebration of their 12th and latest album, Can’t Touch Us Now. Lauded for their 2016 UK tour including performances […]

The Darkness Announce Australian Headline Shows

The Darkness Announce Australian Headline Shows

The Darkness Announce Australian Headline Shows “Rejoice, Australians fair, in your home which you so rightly claim to be girt by sea – THE DARKNESS are quite simply thrilled to be returning to your shores! “Those lovely people at Groovin The Moo festival have realised that there is simply NOT ENOUGH ROCK on your otherwise […]

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