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Album Review : Troy Redfern – The Wings of Salvation

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

TROY REDFERN
Wings of Salvation
Released – September 23rd

Blues-rock guitarist, singer- songwriter and dubbed Britain’s “King of Slide Guitar” Troy Redfern has followed up the excellent 2021 release The Fire Cosmic with a new record in The Wings of Salvation.  This record was crowd-funded through a Kickstarter campaign, and I am happy to say I added my name to the supporting cast for this.

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KINGS OF LEON with special guests THE TEMPER TRAP – Australian 2022 Tour

Kings of Leon announced today that Australian band The Temper Trap will join them as very special guests on their national tour of Australia this year. The tour commences in Mildura on Saturday 29 October and then travels to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth. 
 

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Bluesfest 2023 – First Artist Announcement

BLUESFEST 2023 – FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT
 – OVER 40 ARTISTS WITH MORE TO COME

The 34th Annual Bluesfest’s gates will open for what promises to be the most exciting Bluesfest ever.

Some of the finest contemporary and legendary Blues, Roots, Soul, Rock, Hip Hop, R&B, World and Americana music artists (and more) are confirmed to appear for the first original style Bluesfest since the world’s borders re-opened. 

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ALESTORM – Seventh Rum Of A Seventh Rum – Australian Tour November 2022

Carving their way through the Australian metal scene like a viking longship through tempestuous seas, Brisbane’s Epic Folk Metal powerhouse, VALHALORE have been announced as the main support for ALESTORM’s upcoming Australian tour. Drawing upon elements of Melodic Death, Power, and Symphonic Metal, as well as folk music and cinematic scores, VALHALORE weaves a musical tapestry that is both breathtaking and awe-inspiring. With haunting melodic passages, crushing riffs, and heartfelt lyrical journeys, VALHALORE awakens a sense of majesty within all who hear them.

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Festival News: HEAPS GOOD – Adelaide Showground – 6 January 2023

Secret Sounds presents…
 HEAPS GOOD
 A brand new festival in the heart of Adelaide
 Featuring Arctic Monkeys, Peggy Gou, CHVRCHES, Jamie xx + loads more
 Friday 6 January 2023 | Adelaide Showground
 Tickets on sale from 9am local Thursday 2 June

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Tour News: Colin Hay Solo Tour 2022

Few performers can hold an audience hostage with a relatable yarn like Colin Hay can. These intermissions between songs are the comic relief that offsets the brilliance of his musicality. There’s a sense of reckoning and realisation in each track that cuts deeply but leaves audiences feeling strangely optimistic.  

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THE IRON MAIDENS Announce Rescheduled 2023 Australian Tour

Silverback Touring is stoked to finally announce the rescheduled dates for the long-awaited tour by THE IRON MAIDENS in May 2023. The Iron Maidens will be back to satisfy the craving for all things Maiden on their second Aussie visit following their debut sell out tour in 2018.

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