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Brand new music video from VITNE - Masquerade

Brand new music video from VITNE – Masquerade

Brand new music video from VITNE – Masquerade American/Norwegian artist Vitne release his new album Jupiter on 20 June, 2017, and it will include this newly remixed version of Masquerade, originally released on last year’s digital only EP “Jupiter is heavier than my previous albums, both literally and figuratively,” says Vitne. “It’s a very personal […]

CD REVIEW MAVERICK – Firebird

CD REVIEW MAVERICK – Firebird

CD REVIEW MAVERICK – Firebird Independent April 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 ½ /10 There’s something irrepressible about 1970’s U.S. raunch n’ roll, a la Ted Nugent, ZZ Top, Aerosmith, George Thorogood & the Destroyers et al. All unkempt hair, tight muscle-bound riffs and unshakeable swagger, these are the acts who have drip fed […]

INTERVIEW: DAVE WARNER'S FROM THE SUBURBS – March 2017

INTERVIEW: DAVE WARNER’S FROM THE SUBURBS – March 2017

INTERVIEW: DAVE WARNER’S FROM THE SUBURBS – March 2017 By Shane Pinnegar Western Australian legend Dave Warner – The Boy From Bicton – releases When, his first album in 25 years this week – and the first in 35 years as Dave Warner’s From The Suburbs – with two special home-coming shows alongside Mental As […]

NEWS: ANDY SUMMERS TRIBOLUMINESCENCE SET TO DROP MARCH 24

NEWS: ANDY SUMMERS TRIBOLUMINESCENCE SET TO DROP MARCH 24

March 6, 2017 — Multi GRAMMY® Award-winning artist ANDY SUMMERS rose to fame in the late 1970s and early 1980s as the guitarist of the legendary award-winning, multi-million-selling rock band The Police, recognized as the most successful and critically acclaimed group of the era. SUMMERS’ innovative guitar sound was a key element of the band’s popularity, creating a […]

MAVERICK RELEASE LEAD SINGLE FROM DEBUT ALBUM FIREBIRD

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 – 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!

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

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

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

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 […]

INTERVIEW: BETH HART – October 2016

INTERVIEW: BETH HART – October 2016

INTERVIEW: BETH HART – October 2016 By Shane Pinnegar Beth Hart is on a roll right now. After the success of last year’s Better Than Home comes her thirteenth album: Fire On The Floor, an eclectic stew of blues, jazz, rock and soul that is out now on Mascot’s Provogue label. SHANE PINNEGAR called Beth […]

Datura4’s second album Hairy Mountain drops 28 October

Datura4’s second album Hairy Mountain drops 28 October

Datura4’s second album Hairy Mountain drops 28 October Fremantle psych-rock outfit Datura4 are set to launch eagerly awaited second album ‘Hairy Mountain’ in a massive night at Fremantle’s Mojos, on Saturday 3 December. The follow-up to acclaimed 2015 debut Demon Blues, Hairy Mountain is released worldwide on Alive NaturalSound Records on 28 October. Datura4 is […]

Black Dog Howl release Swamp Glow single

Black Dog Howl release Swamp Glow single

Black Dog Howl release Swamp Glow single The unholy fusion of Mazdak Khosravi – a sinister middle eastern-descended dark blues guru, and Signe Møller Rosendal – a red haired Jutlander, Black Dog Howl reference the songwriting genius of the likes of Nick Cave, Tom Waits, Johnny Cash and PJ Harvey. After two sterling Eps, Black […]

INTERVIEW: MEAT LOAF – September 2016

INTERVIEW: MEAT LOAF – September 2016

INTERVIEW: MEAT LOAF – September 2016 By Shane Pinnegar Here at 100% ROCK we’re constantly reaching out to source great content for our readers to enjoy, but in all honesty, when we request time with international rock legends with hallways full of gold and platinum records and an estimated 50-70 million album sales under their […]

DAVID BRENT: LIFE ON THE ROAD - Giveaway passes

DAVID BRENT: LIFE ON THE ROAD – Giveaway passes

The hilarious new comedy from Ricky Gervais, DAVID BRENT: LIFE ON THE ROAD sees Gervais taking his character from The Office on the road as the rock star he always dreamt of being. Brent now works as a sales rep, but has never really given up on his dream of becoming a rock star. In […]

DVD REVIEW: GREEN ROOM ++ GIVEAWAYS!!

DVD REVIEW: GREEN ROOM ++ GIVEAWAYS!!

DVD REVIEW: GREEN ROOM ++ GIVEAWAYS We have two copies of this great indie DVD – already a popular cult underground hit – to give away to Australian readers. Email press@magazine.100percentrock.com and tell us which punk band you’d like to be side-by-side with in a fight for your life!! Most creative or funny answers win […]

SHADOWQUEEN launch new video Waiting On You

SHADOWQUEEN launch new video Waiting On You

SHADOWQUEEN launch new video Waiting On You Melbournian hard rockers Shadowqueen return with their new single ‘Waiting On You’, the first offering from their sophomore album which is slated for a 2017 release. The uncompromising three piece consisting of Robbi Zana(vocals/bass), Si Hopman (guitar) and Alex Deegan (drums) have been garnering the support of punters […]

BOOK REVIEW: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

BOOK REVIEW: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

BOOK REVIEW: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne Little, Brown July 2016 Hardback, $45.00 Reviewed by Steph O’Connell Script 8/10 The eighth story. Nineteen years later… It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the […]

INTERVIEW: RIKKI ROCKETT of Poison, July 2016

INTERVIEW: RIKKI ROCKETT of Poison, July 2016

Drummer Rikki Rockett received the greatest gift recently with an all clear from his oncologist.  Never one to take the easy road, whether it is with his band Poison, his drum company Rockett Drum Works, his various solo and side projects, or life in general, Rikki chose to take the less traveled path of immunotherapy and […]

GIVEAWAY - STEVE VAI's 25th ANNIVERSARY RELEASE OF PASSION & WARFARE

GIVEAWAY – STEVE VAI’s 25th ANNIVERSARY RELEASE OF PASSION & WARFARE

GIVEAWAY – STEVE VAI’s 25th ANNIVERSARY RELEASE OF PASSION & WARFARE Steve Vai has release a fully remastered version of his classic PASSION & WARFARE album, complete with bonus tracks AND a special extra disc comprising an entire album of unreleased material, called MODERN PRIMITIVE. Australian readers can win a copy by emailing press@100percentrock.com before […]

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