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Tour News: Robben Ford 2022 Australian Tour

Legendary US artist Robben Ford to tour Australia in May, 2022.

Headline performances at Blues on Broadbeach, with Newcastle, Melbourne, Sydney & Adelaide side shows added.

Presented by Gerard Allman Events.


Renowned American artist Robben Ford returns to Australia in May 2022 for headline appearances at Blues on Broadbeach, and a run of not-to-be-missed exclusive dates in Melbourne (Memo Music Hall), Sydney (Factory Theatre), Newcastle (Lizotte’s) and Adelaide (The Gov).  As an added treat, Ford will be bringing his band with him – Doug Belote on Drums, Andy Hess on Bass and Jovan Quallo on Keys and Sax.

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Album Review : Devil Electric – Godless

Review by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography

DEVIL ELECTRICGodless
Released – 12/11/21

Melbourne fuzz-rock band Devil Electric have just released their highly anticipated new album, Godless. The record is a collection of ideas and experiences that can simply be described as “the next evolution” of their sound.  While keeping true to the band’s DNA, you’ll still find the heavy grooves and tones of 70’s inspired hard rock as Godless takes it one step further by peeling back to a rather more LoFi sound, a credit to producer Julian Schweitzer who worked with the band on the album.

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Album Review : L.A. GUNS – Checkered Past

Review by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography

L.A. GUNSCheckered Past
Released – 12/11/21
Frontiers Music

Long running hard rockers L.A. Guns have announced the release of their new studio album, Checkered Past.  Written and recorded while the world was still in the grips of the coronavirus pandemic, the new studio album sees Tracii Guns, Phil Lewis, and company continuing with the darker lyrical tone of the preceding studio albums, The Devil You Know and The Missing Peace, while incorporating their classic rock influences into the mix.

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Lucie Tiger – Do Me Right (Official Music Video) + Tour Dates

Internationally recognised Americana singer / songwriter Lucie Tiger returns today with her good time party song ‘Do Me Right’. It follows her recent singles ‘Midnight Goodbye’ and ‘Found My Home’, which both charted on TMN CountryTown Hot 50 airplay chart, with the latter peaking at #20.

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Album Review : Groundbreaker – Soul To Soul

Review by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography

GROUNDBREAKERSoul To Soul
Released – 12/11/21
Frontiers Music

I will never apologise for any inherent bias in a review, but I am happy to admit that Steve Overland has been able to do no wrong in my eyes, from the early days of Wildlife in 1980, through to FM who have been one my all-time favourite bands to the present day, and are still recording and playing live.

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Album Review : Smoking Martha – Universe

Review by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography

SMOKING MARTHAUNIVERSE
Xelon Entertainment
Released – 3rd December 2021

The rising diverse Brisbane alt-rock group Smoking Martha is set to release its new full-length studio album, Universe, this December via Xelon Entertainment. The official music video for the album’s second powerful single, Liquid Sunshine, is out now following the release of lead track, the fun and fiery Good Girls.

The Brisbanites have built up a strong cult following across the UK, Europe and Australia with their high energy performances. 

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Album Review : The Screaming Jets – All For One (30th Anniversary)

Review by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography

SCREAMING JETS – ALL FOR ONE
(30th Anniversary)

In 1990 five blokes from Newcastle called The Screaming Jets took the Aussie music scene by the scruff of the neck and gave a red-hot shake.

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Tour News : The Red Hot Summer Tour – ICEHOUSE Shows

THE RED HOT SUMMER TOUR PROUDLY PRESENTS
ICEHOUSE
GREAT SOUTHERN LAND 2022 – THE CONCERT SERIES

JAMES REYNE, THE ANGELS, BABY ANIMALS, VANESSA AMOROSI,  CHRISTINE ANU & EMILY WURRAMARA

The RED HOT SUMMER TOUR is back in 2022 with two special Queensland shows celebrating the 40th anniversary of ICEHOUSE’s classic hit Great Southern Land. The highly anticipated shows, at long time RED HOT SUMMER TOUR venues Queens Park in Toowoomba and Harrigans in Jacobs Well, will bring together a coveted line-up not only headlined by the iconic ICEHOUSE, but also featuring James Reyne, The Angels, Baby Animals, Vanessa Amorosi and Christine Anu.

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Festival News : Airlie Beach Festival of Music | 5 – 7 November 2021

With just over two weeks until the 2021 Airlie Beach Festival of Music starts, the main stage line-up has been set, day tickets are on sale from today, and music lovers from far and wide are being offered an extra incentive to buy a three-day pass.

To kick things off at the official showcase, Friday’s line-up features Hussy Hicks, Busby Marou, Sarah McLeod, Russell Morris, and Butterfingers.

Saturday’s headline acts are Alex Lloyd, The Jingo Brothers, Toni Childs, The Wayward Suns, Viper Syndicate, and The Angels.

On the Main Stage on Sunday are Rick Price, Lucy Gallant, Kieran McCarthy, Troy Cassar-Daley, and Australian icons John Schumann (Redgum), and Shane Howard (Goanna).

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Album Review : PLUSH – Self-titled album

Review by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography

PLUSHSelf-titled album
Released – Oct 29th 2021
Pavement Entertainment

The Press Release and the photo give a pretty immediate impression of what to expect from this upcoming release, and while one might think that the band is a modern-day creation of some A&R Svengali thinking we need another Runaways or Donnas – one listen to the opening track from Plush smashes those preconceptions pretty comprehensively.

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