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Ugly Kid Joe – Australian Tour (Performing ‘Americas Least Wanted’ In Its Entirety)


It was September 1992. Millions of snot faced skate – surfers worldwide were cracking a few brews in their bedrooms, on beaches and in their garages listening to one album…’Americas Least Wanted’ by UGLY KID JOE. ‘Americas Least Wanted’ was a double platinum phenomenon selling over 2 Million albums catapulting UGLY KID JOE to headlining Arenas and touring with the likes of Van Halen, Bon Jovi and Ozzy Osbourne.
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Minor Birds – ‘The Alchemist’ (SoundCloud)


Wonderfully intense, haunting, and hypnotic in its intentional simplicity. Singer-songwriter/Pianist Chelsea Wilde’s (aka Minor Birds) moving new single features downwardly marching piano arpeggios streaked with creeping melancholic cello. Then, Wilde breaks the instrumental trance, as the first lines of her intimate, stark mezzo-soprano vocals enter the soundscape before slowly building into a wailing.
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Tour News : WAAX – We’re Totally F##ked Tour – Nov/Dec 2017


No sleep for the wild and no time for the weak, WAAX are giving the middle finger to complacency and capping off an incredibly formative year with the We’re Totally F##ked Tour – a final run of headline live assaults from the five-piece for 2017.
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Photo Gallery : You Me At Six at The Forum, Melbourne (with Hellions + Columbus) – 24 September 2017

Photographer: Matt Holliday

You Me At Six at The Forum, Melbourne – 24 September 2017
Photographer: Matt Holliday

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Photo Gallery : Dream Theater “Images, Words & Beyond Tour” at Palais Theatre, Melbourne – 20 September 2017

Photographer: Peter Coates

Dream Theater “Images, Words & Beyond Tour” at Palais Theatre, Melbourne – 20 September 2017
Photographer: Peter Coates

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Live Review : Tina Arena at Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo – 13 September 2017

Written by Natasha Wyborn

Quiet please there’s a lady on stage and boy what a lady she is. In todays music industry marked with tantrums and constant drama Tina Arena is a stand out, a survivor. In fact Tina has been a star since she first hit Australian television as part of the Young Talent Team all those years ago. Unlike a lot of artists Arena’s history is promoted proudly throughout the show. There is reference to it and photographs on the multiple screens provide the audience to transform back to a time when life was so much simpler.
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Photo Gallery : Tina Arena at Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo – 13 September 2017

Photographer: David Jackson

Tina Arena at Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo – 13 September 2017
Photographer: David Jackson

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EP Review : BLACK STONE CHERRY – Black to Blues

Review by Pete Coates

Fresh on the heels of Black Stone Cherry’s recent trips to Australia, first as support to Steel Panther, and then on their first headlining tour of some smaller club venues, the band took some time out to spend two days recording a set of their favourite blues tracks, from the artists who influenced them as they grew up, and whose tracks they jammed to in the various garages they used to rehearse in. Now these are the songs they listen to on the tour bus sharing a bourbon or two!
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