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[ALBUM REVIEW] SOLO ELEKTRO BY GWYN ASHTON

[ALBUM REVIEW] SOLO ELEKTRO BY GWYN ASHTON

The first thing you’ll think of, or see, when listening to Gwyn Ashton’s solo record Solo Elektro, is the world through a grainy 8mm technicolour film. This record is very visual—think New York in the ’70s, bright colours and dirty streets; or New Orleans’ neon-drenched Bourbon Street. Hell, even the warm hue that sits in...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] PARANOID ALICE HAS BEEN COOPED UP TOO LONG; THE NIGHTMARE RETURNED TO ADELAIDE’S THEBBY THEATRE

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] PARANOID ALICE HAS BEEN COOPED UP TOO LONG; THE NIGHTMARE RETURNED TO ADELAIDE’S THEBBY THEATRE

Thebarton theatre is an institution. Built on a foundation of blues, bricks of rock ‘n’ roll, and mortar made from foot-stompin’ riffs, there’s no better place for two institutions of rock music to bring the house down. Alice Cooper, supported by Ace Frehley, took the stage on a Thursday night and welcomed us to his...
[ALBUM REVIEW] PARANORMAL BY ALICE COOPER

[ALBUM REVIEW] PARANORMAL BY ALICE COOPER

The godfather of shock rock wants you to move. Not tap your foot. Move. With his twentieth dip into the solo album kool-aid, Alice Cooper wants you to remember his blues rock ‘n’ roll roots with Paranormal. The songs have their classic Alice feel, but no one can deny the boogie flowing through this L.P....
[ALBUM REVIEW] IN SEARCH OF SANITY BY ONSLAUGHT: REMASTERED

[ALBUM REVIEW] IN SEARCH OF SANITY BY ONSLAUGHT: REMASTERED

In Search of Sanity by English thrashers Onslaught is back! The almost-30 year old album had a reissue in 2006; the now remastered album tightens the screws on what was an already epic album, and gives maximum thrashinity/nostalgia for the past-metal days. Thanks to John Mitchell’s mastering skills (err remastering), the behemoth that is this...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SUPERHEIST RAISE HELL AT FOWLERS

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] SUPERHEIST RAISE HELL AT FOWLERS

Ever since their re-emergence from the band’s hiatus, Superheist has been hitting the Australian metal scene with a vengeance. Releasing their drought breaking album Ghosts of the Social Dead in 2016, the band seems to have disengaged the off button. With founding member DW Norton and new singer Ezekiel Ox cranking out the tunes, the...