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Archive for May, 2015
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CLASSIC BANDS # 11 – KISS

Iconic hard rock band Kiss was formed in New York in late 1972 by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley from the ashes of their former band Wicked Lester, firstly recruiting Peter Criss on drums, then lead guitarist Ace Frehley in Janu...



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WILFUL DAMAGE IS NOW LOWHEART

Victorian rock duo Lowheart, formerly known as Wilful Damage, are currently close to completing work on two albums simultaneously, scheduled for release in the middle of the year, that will showcase their diverse styles within ...



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STONES SIDEMEN

The Rolling Stones official line-up of Mick Jagger (lead vocals), Keith Richards (guitar), and Charlie Watts (drums), with guitarists Brian Jones (1962-68), Mick Taylor (1969-74), and Ronnie Wood (1975 – present day), and bas...



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BOOM CRASH OPERA ROCKS HARVEST FESTIVAL

After an impressive afternoon of music, immediately preceded by former Taxiride frontman Jason Singh, Aussie rock band Boom Crash Opera took the stage at Carrum’s Roy Dore Reserve to headline the City of Kingston’s annual H...



 
 
 
 
 
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THE HEARTACHE STATE

THE HEARTACHE STATE Legendary Melbourne singer/songwriter Nick Barker decided against releasing his new album (his first since 2009’s “Black Water Blues”) under his own name, claiming to be “sick of Nick Barker”. It i...



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DEL BARBER PRAIRIEOGRAPHY

Del Barber – Prairieography Canadian country singer/songwriter/guitarist Del Barber is an artist very much in the vein of Gram Parsons, or Ryan Adams in his Whiskeytown or Cardinals incarnations. His very impressive and e...



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INDEPENDENT RELEASES

Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson Do Tell (Manhaton Records) “Do Tell” by country/blues duo Hat Fitz and Cara Robinson is an impressive and enjoyable rootsy set, co-produced by Jeff Lang, who also plays bass on the album. The s...