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LIVE: Primal Scream - Fremantle, 15 Feb 2018

LIVE: Primal Scream – Fremantle, 15 Feb 2018

LIVE: Primal Scream – Fremantle, 15 Feb 2018 Metropolis Fremantle; Thursday, 15 February, 2018 Reviewed by Brian Dunne Photography by Stuart McKay Primal Scream strode onto the stage at Metro’s in Freo like the megastars they are to a megacheer from the packed crowd, like they deserved. The virtual full house was packed by a […]

LIVE: ROSE TATTOO – Fremantle, 16 Feb 2018

LIVE: ROSE TATTOO – Fremantle, 16 Feb 2018

LIVE: ROSE TATTOO – Fremantle, 16 Feb 2018 Metropolis Fremantle; Friday, 16 February, 2018 Supported by Ragdoll & Legs Electric Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Peter Gardner On paper, Angry Anderson has assembled the best damn line-up of Rose Tattoo there’s been, at least since the great Pete Wells passed in 2006. But not […]

INTERVIEW: ROSE CARLEO & MICK ADKINS, THE ROSE CARLEO BAND – February 2018

INTERVIEW: ROSE CARLEO & MICK ADKINS, THE ROSE CARLEO BAND – February 2018

INTERVIEW: ROSE CARLEO & MICK ADKINS, THE ROSE CARLEO BAND – February 2018 By Shane Pinnegar   Expat local Rose Carleo cut her teeth singing and playing guitar in Perth and Fremantle’s pubs and clubs as a teen, and she’s returning home this weekend with new husband Mick Adkins in tow for a series of […]

MOVIE REVIEW: MEAL TICKETS

MOVIE REVIEW: MEAL TICKETS

MOVIE REVIEW: MEAL TICKETS Directed by Mat de Koning Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 10/10 MEAL TICKETS SCREENS: FEB 18 Dendy Cinemas – Newtown – NSW FEB 16 Dendy Cinemas – Canberra – ACT FEB 17 Dendy Cinemas – Coorparoo – QLD FEB 23 Cinema Nova – Carlton – VIC Mat de Koning fell in with […]

THEATRE REVIEW: YASGUR’S FARM as part of FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL, PERTH

THEATRE REVIEW: YASGUR’S FARM as part of FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL, PERTH

THEATRE REVIEW: YASGUR’S FARM as part of FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL, PERTH By Shane Pinnegar Josie Marchant takes the stage for Fringe World’s YASGUR’S FARM looking the part to a tee – flowing, garishly floral dress, acoustic guitar, long, slightly unkempt locks – and proceeds to tell us the story of the little festival that changed […]

THEATRE REVIEW: MOVIN’ MELVIN BROWN as part of FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL, PERTH

THEATRE REVIEW: MOVIN’ MELVIN BROWN as part of FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL, PERTH

THEATRE REVIEW: MOVIN’ MELVIN BROWN as part of FRINGE WORLD FESTIVAL, PERTH By Shane Pinnegar Movin’ Melvin Brown tells his fascinating life story – A Man, A Magic, A Music – with warm humour, generous humility and a whole lotta singing and tap dancing in his autobiographical show. From his 1940’s Ohio upbringing, this all-singing […]

CULT FAVOURITES: IT’S GONNA WORK ITSELF OUT by ROSE TATTOO

CULT FAVOURITES: IT’S GONNA WORK ITSELF OUT by ROSE TATTOO

CULT FAVOURITES: IT’S GONNA WORK ITSELF OUT by ROSE TATTOO By Shane Pinnegar After two albums of searing, raw rock n’ roll cooked up in the Alberts studio with Vanda & Young at the helm – the best production/songwriting team this country has known – Rose Tattoo had something to prove as they knuckled down […]

REVIEW/INTERVIEW: PRICE OF TWO PINTS with LOGY ON FIRE at Opticum, as part of Fringe World

REVIEW/INTERVIEW: PRICE OF TWO PINTS with LOGY ON FIRE at Opticum, as part of Fringe World

REVIEW/INTERVIEW: PRICE OF TWO PINTS with LOGY ON FIRE at Opticum, as part of Fringe World By Brian Dunne The Opticum is a fabulous prefabricated theatre-in-the-round which is spectacularly well suited for a performance of the type performed by Logy on Fire; a solo circus show, sans elephants and lions, naturally. Logy On Fire is […]

INTERVIEW: ABBE MAY - February 2018

INTERVIEW: ABBE MAY – February 2018

INTERVIEW: ABBE MAY – February 2018 By Shane Pinnegar Abbe May’s new album Fruit launches at the latest instalment of her custom-curated festival celebrating women in music, Clam Jam, at Chevron Gardens tonight, Valentine’s Day, February 14, also featuring Sex Panther, Thelma Plum and more. SHANE PINNEGAR reports. A bold and catchy album full of […]

LIVE: THE STRANGLERS – Perth, 12 Feb, 2018

LIVE: THE STRANGLERS – Perth, 12 Feb, 2018

LIVE: THE STRANGLERS – Perth, 12 Feb, 2018 The Astor Theatre, Perth – Monday, 12 February, 2018 Review & photos by Shane Pinnegar It takes a lot more than a handful of good songs to reach the status of an “iconic” band. Commitment, hard graft, attitude, individuality are all essential, and The Stranglers – unlike […]

INTERVIEW: ANGRY ANDERSON, ROSE TATTOO – February 2018

INTERVIEW: ANGRY ANDERSON, ROSE TATTOO – February 2018

INTERVIEW: ANGRY ANDERSON, ROSE TATTOO – February 2018 By Shane Pinnegar Now officially in his 70’s, Angry Anderson has a new lease of life, with a renewed Rose Tattoo line-up featuring the indefatigable Mark Evans of AC/DC, Heaven and Tice & Evans fame and Bob Spencer, formerly of Finch, Skyhooks and The Angels, alongside long-time […]

INTERVIEW: ANDREW INNES, PRIMAL SCREAM - February 2018

INTERVIEW: ANDREW INNES, PRIMAL SCREAM – February 2018

INTERVIEW: ANDREW INNES, PRIMAL SCREAM – February 2018 By Shane Pinnegar Genre-fluid Scottish band, Primal Scream, have contorted easily from psych-pop to Stonesy rock to electronica throughout their 35-year career, with guitarist Andrew Innes there alongside frontman Bobby Gillespie for almost all of that time. The band’s forthcoming Australian tour is their first visit to […]

INTERVIEW: J J BURNEL, The Stranglers - February 2018

INTERVIEW: J J BURNEL, The Stranglers – February 2018

INTERVIEW: J J BURNEL, The Stranglers – February 2018 By Shane Pinnegar The Stranglers need no introduction: bristling with punk attitude they sounded like no-one else but themselves, yet were swept up in the first wave of UK punk, spawning cult favourites Peaches, No More Heroes and Nuclear Device before scoring big chart hits with […]

SHANIA TWAIN - set to bring her 'NOW' Tour to Australia in 2018

SHANIA TWAIN – set to bring her ‘NOW’ Tour to Australia in 2018

SHANIA TWAIN – set to bring her ‘NOW’ Tour to Australia in 2018 Performing her first Australian shows in almost two decades, the world’s top-selling female country artist of all time, SHANIA TWAIN, has announced her NOW Tour will hit our shores in 2018. In celebration of Shania’s third consecutive #1 album – she brings […]

PRIMUS TOURING AUSTRALIA WITH THE DEEN WEEN GROUP

PRIMUS TOURING AUSTRALIA WITH THE DEEN WEEN GROUP

PRIMUS TOURING AUSTRALIA WITH THE DEEN WEEN GROUP Every now and then, you come across a band that genuinely stand alone as a real musical one-off and Primus fit that exact bill. Their live performances have earned them a devoted following over the decades, and to this day, their shows still attract large crowds. They […]

STORY OF THE YEAR Announce Australian Tour

STORY OF THE YEAR Announce Australian Tour

STORY OF THE YEAR Announce Australian Tour Known for their spectacular live shows and rapacious anthemic songs, STORY OF THE YEAR have emerged from their self-imposed hiatus and the bands devoted Australian fans couldn’t be happier! It’s been 7 years since the last STORY OF THE YEAR record. They’re stepping out of the shadows with […]

TAYLOR SWIFT’S REPUTATION STADIUM TOUR TO ARRIVE IN AUSTRALIA OCTOBER 2018

TAYLOR SWIFT’S REPUTATION STADIUM TOUR TO ARRIVE IN AUSTRALIA OCTOBER 2018

TAYLOR SWIFT’S REPUTATION STADIUM TOUR TO ARRIVE IN AUSTRALIA OCTOBER 2018 Ten-time Grammy winner TAYLOR SWIFT’s reputation Stadium Tour will land in Australia in late 2018 kicking off in Perth on Friday, October 19 then onto Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane before heading across to Auckland. Taylor Swift’s reputation Stadium Tour – in celebration of her […]

IAN MOSS Theatre tour of Australia and Europe

IAN MOSS Theatre tour of Australia and Europe

IAN MOSS Theatre tour of Australia and Europe Australian guitar icon Ian Moss first studio album in eight years is set for release on 2 March 2018. The self titled album is Mossy’s first solo outing in nine years and his first of all original material in 22 years. “It’s a little overdue,” Ian Moss […]

Vance Joy Announces Nation of Two World Tour

Vance Joy Announces Nation of Two World Tour

Vance Joy Announces Nation of Two World Tour Less than two weeks until the release of his hotly-anticipated sophomore album, Nation of Two (released on Friday 23 February via Liberation Records), and alongside the announcement of a colossal run of international tour dates, Frontier Touring is pleased to reveal that Vance Joy will be heading […]

BULLETBOYS announce first ever Australian Tour May 2018 with special guests Dellacoma

BULLETBOYS announce first ever Australian Tour May 2018 with special guests Dellacoma

BULLETBOYS announce first ever Australian Tour May 2018 with special guests Dellacoma Los Angeles rock and rollers the Bulletboys will tour Australia for the very first time this May! Emerging from the LA glam rock scene at its zenith with more blues licks than lipstick, Bulletboys have been a mainstay of the rock scene for […]

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