Review by Peter Coates
ERIC GALES – MIDDLE OF THE ROAD (Mascot Label Group / Provogue)
“Now that’s how you start a riff” is spoken with feeling after the opening bar of Good Time which is a sparkling piece of gospel boogie that would not be out of place in a white clapboard church scene out in the US Midwest, featuring Eric Gales as the guitar-wielding preacher, and a the wailing back-up singing of his wife LaDonna Gales giving her all. There are some almost ridiculous testimonials being made about this guy, from the likes of Joe Bonamassa – “One of the best, if not the best guitar player in the world”; Carlos Santana – “He is absolutely incredible” and Mark Tremonti of Alter Bridge – “This guy could be the best player on Earth”. He was hailed as being the next Hendrix when he burst onto the scene in 1991 playing an upside down guitar left-handed.
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Review by Natasha Wyborn
The A Day On The Green showcase moved to Mt Duneed, Victoria, located in close proximity to the city of Geelong, less than an hours drive from Melbourne on Saturday. The location was one of the easiest to get to I have visited. Sunlight filled the skies and the weather was near perfect. Headlining the night was one of the founding members of The Eagles, and solo artist, Don Henley.
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Review by Peter Coates
Quinn Sullivan is another young blues guitarist, already classed as a “prodigy” at 17 years old by some fairly credible media (Rolling Stone and The Washington Post), and when Billy Gibbons reckons you have mastered the blues, and Buddy Guy says “Players like Quinn come along once in a lifetime” you get the idea that there could be something special about this guy.
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Gareth Liddiard has emerged from a month-long sabbatical in Latin America just in time to hit the road for a run of solo shows.
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The Living End’s 2017 run of Australian shows has received a high-octane injection today, with the announcement that a huge line-up of incredible local talent is set to guest alongside the Aussie punk rock legends for their upcoming Staring Down The Highway regional tour.
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Iconic metal giants, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have just announced that they will be playing their landmark album Alive or Just Breathing in full on their Australian / NZ Tour in celebration of its 15 year anniversary, along with fan favourites from their extensive discography.
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Already announced as one of the performers joining the Twilight at Taronga and Melbourne Zoo Concert Series, beguiling performer and esteemed singer-songwriter, MARTHA WAINWRIGHT, today announces that she will return to Australia for an extensive ten-date run in March 2017. The Goodnight City Tour begins at Perth’s Astor Theatre on Wednesday 8th March, before traversing the country to take in Sydney, Thirroul, Canberra, Newcastle, Lismore and Brisbane. The tour will wrap up with Hobart, Devonport and Bendigo performances. Tickets are on sale at 10am local time, Friday 11th November.
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