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EP Review: Wayward Sons – Score Settled

by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography

WAYWARD SONS
SCORE SETTLED EP
Released – 17th June 2022
Frontiers Music

UK rockers Wayward Sons have announced the release of a special new EP, Score Settled. The EP follows the release of their latest studio album, Even Up The Score which came out in October 2021. The EP features three new, unreleased songs that were recorded during the sessions for Even Up The Score as well as three tracks that were previously only released on a physical format, and a live studio version of a track previously released as a studio bonus track in Japan. 

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Album Review : Simon McBride – The Fighter

by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography

SIMON McBRIDE – THE FIGHTER
Released – 27th May 2022
EarMusic

Northern Ireland native, Simon McBride is currently on the road with Deep Purple filling in for Steve Morse and has released what he is calling his debut solo album The Fighter, via EarMusic. There were three prior albums released, the last of them 10 years ago, so this is a fresh start in recording terms at least.

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News : Thirsty Merc – Celebration Album + Tour

THIRSTY MERC ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM AND TOUR 

‘CELEBRATION’ – NEW ALBUM RELEASED 17 JUNE 
NATIONAL CELEBRATION TOUR – FROM JULY 2022. 

Australian rock band Thirsty Merc have been patiently waiting these last two years for the chance to  get back on the road and play live again…and now the time has come! Thirsty Merc announce a new album and tour that will see the guys get back on the tour bus and back on stage, performing their  much-loved hits alongside songs from their new album CELEBRATION – to be released on 17 June.  

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Album Review : Fozzy – Boombox

by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography

FOZZY – Boombox
Released – 6th May 2022
Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group

This is the first studio album in 5 years for Fozzy, the powerhouse rock band fronted by the larger than life Chris Jericho, one-time professional wrestler and vocalist for the band for over 20 years now.

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Live Review + Photos : Casey Barnes at The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle – 6th May 2022

by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography

CASEY BARNES / JOSH SETTERFIELD
The Cambridge Hotel – Newcastle, NSW
6th May 2022

Casey Barnes

The Cambridge Hotel is a legendary rock’n’roll pub on the outskirts of Newcastle, black painted walls, sticky carpet, signed drum-heads on the walls from some of Australia’s best-known bands, and was once a regular touring stop for international bands when they used to play shows in more than just Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

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Photo Gallery : Big Country Festival – 7th May 2022

Photos by David Jackson – shotz by jackson

Big Country Festival  – 7th May 2022
Berry Showground, NSW
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Festival Line Up
Mel Dyer, Amber Lawrence, Adam Harvey Kaylee Bell, Casey Barnes, The McClymonts, Shannon Noll, Wolfe Brothers, Travis Collins, Steve Forde, Adam Brand, Lee Kernaghan, Lanco.

Big Country Festival 2022
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Album Review : Casey Barnes – Light It Up

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

CASEY BARNES
Light It Up
Released – Feb 25th 2022

Casey Barnes has been around for more than 15 years now since appearing on Australian Idol in 2009, after releasing his debut album in 2007.  Spending the next 10 years as a hard-working journeyman, recording EPs 3 more studio albums, he released Live As One in 2017 which spawned a couple of solid singles in Just Like Magic and The Way We Ride, as well as the video for the title track.

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Photo Gallery : Groovin The Moo 2022 – Canberra

Photographer : Krista Melsom – kristabellaphotography

Groovin The Moo

Featuring In Alphabetical Order

Alice Ivy – Broods – Chaii – Hilltop Hoods – Hockey Dad – Lime Cordiale – Mashd N Kutcher – Middle Kids – Montaigne – Peking Duk – Polaris – Redhook – Riton – Shouse – Snakehips – Spiderbait – Sycco – Thomas Headon – Wolf Alice

Groovin The Moo

Alice Ivy
Photographer : Krista Melsom
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Live Review : Bluesfest Byron Bay 2022 – Day 5

By Wanda Hill

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Take three and the 33rd annual Bluesfest actually happened, much to the relief and joy of the entire Bluesfest community. Five days of celebrating some of the world’s finest musicians amongst old and new friends came to an end on Monday night. The festival grounds will be glad to see us gone, the trodden grass can regrow and the wildlife can get some much needed sleep.   

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Live Review : Bluesfest Byron Bay 2022 – Day 2

By Wanda Hill

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Bluesfest has been reborn in full glory after years of pandemic restrictions preventing the festival from going ahead. Friday’s epic line up saw the venue packed with music lover’s eager to feast on the gods of Australian rock music as well as welcoming international artists who have waited a long time to grace our shores. 

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Where the Devil – Beaten Down Broken Crown (Official Video)

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Newcastle’s Where the Devil is back with a vengeance on single number six, ‘Beaten Down Broken Crown’. The chameleonic Aussie five-piece has enjoyed widespread praise for its efforts straddling numerous metal sub-genres and its newest single and frenetic new music video is set to turn things up to 11. 

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