Category Archives: Newcastle

Live Review : EYEHATEGOD + Black Rheno + Post Truth at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 13 November 2019

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EYEHATEGOD at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 13 November 2019 Photographer: Ben Hosking

Mid-week gigs are always a mixed back for international acts. They really need to be pretty big names to ensure a full house. Some, even after some 30 years, can end up with a small room only half full and that is what New Orleans sludge veterans Eyehategod were faced with at the Cambridge Hotel’s smaller Warehouse room.

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Photo Gallery : EYEHATEGOD + Black Rheno + Post Truth at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 13 November 2019

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EYEHATEGOD at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 13 November 2019
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EYEHATEGOD at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 13 November 2019 Photographer: Ben Hosking
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Bootleg Rascal – ‘Booty Camp: Summer Vacay Tour’ – Jan-Feb 2020

Following on from their sold-out ‘Yin & Yang’ Australian and New Zealand tour, Sydney-based party starters Bootleg Rascal have just announced a 15-date national tour across metro and regional areas.

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Northlane Announce The 4D Regional Tour 2020

Off the back of a huge sold-out national headline tour, Australia’s elite metallers Northlane announce the 4D regional tour. The tour sees the band hitting up the east coast of Australia throughout January 2020 with special guests Gravemind and local triple j unearthed winners.

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Photo Gallery : Grinspoon + The Hard Aches + The Gooch Palms at Newcastle Entertainment Centre – 1st November 2019

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Grinspoon at Newcastle Entertainment Centre – 1st November 2019 Photographer: Meghan Player

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Live Review : Grinspoon + The Hard Aches + The Gooch Palms at Newcastle Entertainment Centre – 1st November 2019

Review and photos by Meghan Player

Grinspoon at Newcastle Entertainment Centre – 1st November 2019 Photographer: Meghan Player

Hot on the heels of a sell-out show in Wollongong the night before, it was bound to be all guns blazing for the Newcastle leg of the ‘Chemical Hearts’ tour.

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Live Review : Cancer Bats at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 11th October 2019

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Cancer Bats at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 11th October 2019 Photographer: Ben Hosking

I was lucky enough to witness Canada’s Cancer Bats in action back sometime around 2013 and was struck by the band’s intensity and obvious enjoyment with what they were doing. That was a Sidewave at Sydney’s Hi-Fi Bar supporting Bullet for My Valentine – which in this reviewer’s mind was a bit of an odd pairing, but whatever…

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Photo Gallery : Cancer Bats + Totally Unicorn + Trashed Again at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 11th October 2019

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Cancer Bats at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 11th October 2019 Photographer: Ben Hosking
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Postmodern Jukebox announce touring cast to tour Australia and NZ – 2019

Scott Bradlee announced today the spectacular cast that will be touring Australia and New Zealand in September 2019 as they bring back the roaring twenties on the Postmodern Jukebox ‘Welcome To The Twenties 2.0’ tour.
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THE MARK OF CAIN “Battlesick” 30th Anniversary National Tour – October 2019

The Mark Of Cain return to the stage this October performing their debut album Battlesick in its entirety.

Originally released in 1989 via indie Adelaide label Dominator Battlesick sounded like no Australian album before it or since. Tracks like Wake Up, Dead Man’s Mail, The Setback, Call in Anger and the title track addressed the fear of dreams, the threat of death, anger over disappointment and personal setbacks; not exactly the subject matter of an era when Kylie Minogue was queen and Ratcat were primed to become the pinnacle of the underground. It did not chart and in Australia it was barely heard out of Adelaide however, it’s resonance did find an audience even if that audience had to come from places farer rather than near.
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Photo Gallery : Take My Soul supported by Father Deer Hands + Some Heard Trouble + PSTCRDS at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 11 July 2019

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Take My Soul at The Cambridge, Newcastle – 11 July 2019
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Take My Soul at The Cambridge, Newcastle – 11 July 2019
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Kirk Fletcher (USA) 2020 Australian Tour announced

Considered one of the finest modern blues guitarists in the world and a bonafide can’t-miss live performer, Gerard Allman Events are proud to announce that Kirk Fletcher will make a welcome return to Australia in February 2020 – and this time he’s bringing his European band – Jonny Henderson on Keys and Bass and Matt Brown on drums – with him. Tickets to all shows are on sale now, with full tour details below.
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Cancer Bats Announce 2019 Australian Tour With Totally Unicorn

Beloved Canadian rock & roll hardcore outfit Cancer Bats have lived and breathed punk rock since their earliest days. Now in support of their new studio album The Spark That Moves, released DIY on their very own Bat Skull Records, Cancer Bats are set to bring that attitude to Australia this October for a run of in your face, no holds barred, punk rock shows alongside home grown talent Totally Unicorn.

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Live Review & Photo Gallery : The Tea Party + Linear at NEX, Newcastle – June 26, 2019

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The Tea Party at NEX, Newcastle – June 26, 2019
Photographer : Ben Hosking – www.hoskingindustries.com.au

I'm ashamed to admit it, but this was actually the first time I'd seen The Tea Party live. I'd been into their music since the 1990s and had seen one of Jeff Martin's incredible solo shows way back in 2010 at Sydney's The Basement. But I'd never been able to see The Tea Party.

Tonight, I was in for a real treat.
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Tour Announce: The Beatles’ Abbey Road Live – Celebrating 50 Years Of The Iconic Album Live In Concert

THE BEATLES’ ABBEY ROAD LIVE
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Iconic Album Live in Concert

Featuring: Kram (Spiderbait), Mark Wilson (Jet), Davey Lane (You Am I),
Darren Middleton (Powderfinger) and Special Guests

ANNOUNCING FINAL SHOWS AS ABBEY ROAD LIVE EXTENDS
TO HIT MAJOR REGIONAL CENTRES

Kram (SPIDERBAIT), Mark Wilson (JET), Davey Lane (YOU AM I) and Darren Middleton (POWDERFINGER) — collectively known as ARC — have announced an extension to their hotly anticipated Abbey Road Live tour this August, to play three new shows in Newcastle, Wollongong and on the Gold Coast, in celebration of The Beatles’ Abbey Road’s 50th anniversary.
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