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INTERVIEW: Dan Baird & Warner E Hodges, Homemade Sin – April 2017

INTERVIEW: Dan Baird & Warner E Hodges, Homemade Sin – April 2017

INTERVIEW: Dan Baird & Warner E Hodges, Homemade Sin – April 2017 By Shane Pinnegar Dan Baird & Homemade Sin are traversing Australia on their first visit (as a band) Down Under, and explode into Perth’s Charles Hotel this Friday, 5 April, for Western Australia’s introduction to their special brand of hard edged Southern boogie […]

INTERVIEW: PAULIE STEWART, PAINTERS & DOCKERS – April 2017

INTERVIEW: PAULIE STEWART, PAINTERS & DOCKERS – April 2017

INTERVIEW: PAULIE STEWART, PAINTERS & DOCKERS – April 2017 By Shane Pinnegar Legendary punk power pop protest pub rockers Painters & Dockers return to Western Australia for the first time in twenty years this week, playing at Gate One at Claremont Showgrounds on Friday, 5th May, The Dunsborough Tavern on Saturday the 6th and The […]

10 Quick Ones with ADAM DE MICCO of LORNA SHORE - May 2017

10 Quick Ones with ADAM DE MICCO of LORNA SHORE – May 2017

According to a recent press release: “New Jersey metal band Lorna Shore has been making waves since the release of their highly-praised, pulverizing sophomore album, Flesh Coffin, which dropped on February 17th with Outerloop Records. Coming off the release, the band recently announced a national headlining tour, The Beg for Death Tour, presented by All In Merch.” […]

INTERVIEW: ERIK TURNER of WARRANT - May 2017

INTERVIEW: ERIK TURNER of WARRANT – May 2017

According to a recent press release: “Under their belt, Warrant has eight million records sold worldwide, two Top Ten Billboard albums, five Top 40 Billboard hits, five #1 MTV videos…the list goes on and on. Now, six years after the release of “Rockaholic,” the album that relaunched the band as a force to be reckoned with in […]

INTERVIEW: JEFFREY HOAD, THE RICH & FAMOUS – April 2017

INTERVIEW: JEFFREY HOAD, THE RICH & FAMOUS – April 2017

INTERVIEW: JEFFREY HOAD, THE RICH & FAMOUS – April 2017 By Shane Pinnegar It’s been a few years since former Kings Of The Sun frontman and guitarist Jeffrey Hoad released any new music, but with three new singles and a swag of other new songs up his sleeve, he tells us that it feels great […]

INTERVIEW: JOSH KISKA of GRETA VAN FLEET - May 2017

INTERVIEW: JOSH KISKA of GRETA VAN FLEET – May 2017

According to a recent press release: “”Highway Tune,” the debut track from Michigan’s Greta Van Fleet, is a tasty slab of rock’n’roll the way it was always meant to be – loaded with bravado and flair, a righteous attitude of defiance, of love, and a simultaneous kinship with alienation and belonging.  “Greta Van Fleet is […]

10 Quick Ones with HYDE of VAMPS - May 2017

10 Quick Ones with HYDE of VAMPS – May 2017

According to a recent press release: “Japanese rock band VAMPS—featuring HYDE (L’Arc-en-Ciel) and K.A.Z (Oblivion Dust)—have today unveiled the next single “CALLING” off their highly anticipated, forthcoming album UNDERWORLD, out April 28 on Eleven Seven Music. Newly signed to Eleven Seven Music for the world (excluding South America, Southeast Asia, and Japan), this is the band’s first release through the label. “Calling” is available for streaming […]

INTERVIEW: DEN from REMARK - May 2017

INTERVIEW: DEN from REMARK – May 2017

According to a recent press release: “Moscow, Russia based Alternative Rock band REMARK has released their debut, self-titled LP featuring the lead single “Falling”. Released in January 2016, REMARK was produced by Andrew Konoplev. “Our first album was about finding our sound, style, manner of execution, and ultimately how REMARK should sound and look on stage” – REMARK” We get the Den from […]

A QUICK DOZEN with QUINN SULLIVAN

A QUICK DOZEN with QUINN SULLIVAN

A QUICK DOZEN with QUINN SULLIVAN By Shane Pinnegar He’s only just turned eighteen, and released his first album, Cyclone, at the incomprehensible age of ELEVEN! He is Quinn Sullivan, and hails from Massachusetts, U.S.A – and his new album (his third), Midnight Highway, is killer. We threw him a dozen questions, and we’re pleased […]

INTERVIEW: DAN HAWKINS, THE DARKNESS – April 2017

INTERVIEW: DAN HAWKINS, THE DARKNESS – April 2017

INTERVIEW: DAN HAWKINS, THE DARKNESS – April 2017 By Shane Pinnegar Lowestoft’s finest, the Darkness, return to Australia in all their spandexed glory for the Groovin’ the Moo Festival and a series of national sideshows. SHANE PINNEGAR caught up with guitarist Dan Hawkins in the studio where they are recording album number five. THE DARKNESS […]

12 Quick Ones with ANDREW WETZEL of NINE SHRINES - April 2017

12 Quick Ones with ANDREW WETZEL of NINE SHRINES – April 2017

According to a recent press release: “Mascot Label Group has announed the signing of Nine Shrines, alongside plans to release the EP Misery on April 21. The quintet will begin touring next month, bringing the band’s repetoire to stages across the U.S. on a tour with Hinder and Nonpoint (itinerary follows below).  Founder and ex-Attack Attack! drummer […]

INTERVIEW: CHRIS ROBERTSON, BLACK STONE CHERRY – April 2017

INTERVIEW: CHRIS ROBERTSON, BLACK STONE CHERRY – April 2017

INTERVIEW: CHRIS ROBERTSON, BLACK STONE CHERRY – April 2017 By Shane Pinnegar Kentucky rockers Black Stone Cherry were last in Western Australia as special guests to Steel Panther in 2016 – a double act that never sat completely right for us. In truth, for 100% ROCK, the down-home honesty of Black Stone Cherry’s rock n’ […]

INTERVIEW: ALEX COTTON, OHM RUNE – April 2017

INTERVIEW: ALEX COTTON, OHM RUNE – April 2017

INTERVIEW: ALEX COTTON, OHM RUNE – April 2017 By Shane Pinnegar Photo by permission, copyright Kim Anderson For years now we’ve gotten used to seeing guitar-and-drum duos, usually playing bluesy rootsy tunes to hip crowds. Former Chainsaw Hookers guitarist Alex Cotton had a different vision for Ohm Rune, teaming up with drummer Justin Kukulka, strapping […]

10 Quick Ones with ALEXANDRE CASTELLAN of SIRIUN - April 2017

10 Quick Ones with ALEXANDRE CASTELLAN of SIRIUN – April 2017

According to a recent press release: “Unleashing a furious and blistering sound bred from the union of varied creative metal borne winds, Brazilian metallers Siriun have persistently drawn eager ears since emerging in 2014 and are poised to do so again with the release of their debut album.” We get founding member Alexandre to answer our 10 […]

10 Quick Ones with AUSTIN DICKINSON of AS LIONS - April 2017

10 Quick Ones with AUSTIN DICKINSON of AS LIONS – April 2017

According to a recent press release: “Ahead of their upcoming US spring tour, UK five-piece AS LIONS have unveiled the video for “One By One,” off their debut album, SELFISH AGE, out now on Better Noise Records. Watch the video HERE. Filmed underground in Manchester, and with the metal 5-piece’s rip-roaring performance at its heart, the video’s narrative conveys the themes of […]

10 Quick Ones with BUBBLES EROTICA - April 2017

10 Quick Ones with BUBBLES EROTICA – April 2017

According to a recent press release: “Chicago based, alternative rock band Bubbles Erotica has released the Official Music Video for “Cicada Arcade,” the lead single off of their debut, eponymous album, due out 5/9/2017. Originally premiered on Tattoo.com, “Cicada Arcade” was directed by Ali Manesh at 3E Visuals.” We get the band to answer our 10 Quick Ones about the bands […]

INTERVIEW: ANTHONY ALBANESE MP – Record Store Day Australia Ambassador – April 2017

INTERVIEW: ANTHONY ALBANESE MP – Record Store Day Australia Ambassador – April 2017

INTERVIEW: ANTHONY ALBANESE MP – Record Store Day Australia Ambassador – April 2017 By Shane Pinnegar It wasn’t too many years ago that you could barely give a record away, yet 2017 marks the tenth anniversary of Record Store Day Australia, the local edition of the global annual event launched in the U.S. in 2007. […]

INTERVIEW: Eric Gales - March 2017

INTERVIEW: Eric Gales – March 2017

INTERVIEW: Eric Gales – March 2017 By Shane Pinnegar Eric Gales is a lucky man. Considered a guitar prodigy in his teens, he quickly fell into a devastating spiral of drug abuse, and ended up spending time in the Big House. His just-released new album Middle Of The Road finds him clean and sober, and […]

INTERVIEW: CHRIS GIBBS, The Transmission & Graphic Fiction Heroes – April 2017

INTERVIEW: CHRIS GIBBS, The Transmission & Graphic Fiction Heroes – April 2017

INTERVIEW: CHRIS GIBBS, The Transmission & Graphic Fiction Heroes – April 2017 By Shane Pinnegar Chris Gibbs has been a staple on the local music scene for some twenty years, and is now releasing two EPs in quick succession: one as Chris Gibbs & The Transmission, on 15th April, at The Henhouse; and one with […]

10 Quick Ones with LEE-LA BAUM of THE DAMN TRUTH - April 2017

10 Quick Ones with LEE-LA BAUM of THE DAMN TRUTH – April 2017

According to a recent press release: “Montreal based, blues-infused rock band The Damn Truth are re-writing the rules of the rock music industry with their sophomore LP, Devilish Folk. With the combination of front woman Lee-La Baum’s scorching vocals, paired with brilliantly orchestrated instrumentals, it’s no wonder that their first radio single, “Heart Is Cold,” dominated national radio and […]

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