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PANIC! AT THE DISCO ANNOUNCE JANUARY TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 30, 2016

Award-winning, internationally acclaimed colossal rockers PANIC! AT THE DISCO are set to return to Australian shores January 2017 to support their chart topping fifth studio album, Death Of A Bachelor. It has been over a decade since the then suburban teens released their first album, A Fever You Can’t Sweat…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW TIP: PLAYING GUITAR IN A DUO

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 30, 2016

Session and stage guitarist Troy Male discusses the intricacies of playing guitar in a duo. Triple M and Australian Musician presents the Melbourne Guitar Show Aug 6 & 7, 2016 Caulfield Racecourse. www.australianmusician.com.au

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MELBOURNE PRIZE: Q&A WITH FOUNDER SIMON WARRENDER

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 29, 2016

Valued at more than $130,000 in total, the Melbourne Prize for Music 2016 and Awards is one of the most valuable music prizes in Australia, providing significant opportunities for Victorian musicians across all music genres and career stages. As we head towards the entry closing date  of July 11 at…

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SCOTTY MOORE INTERVIEW TRIBUTE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 29, 2016

It was with great sadness, that we received news today of the death of the great Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley’s loyal guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. Moore had not been well for some time and today, at 84 years of age, passed away. It triggered my memory…

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PERFORMANCE: NAT ALLISON BAND

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 29, 2016

The Nat Allison Band performed a stunning set at the 2015 Melbourne Guitar Show. Here’s a clip of Nat and band playing a ballad ‘Time to Fall’ at last year’s show. Audio and video by Peter Rickman (www.advancedaudio.com.au). For more info on Nat, visit: www.natallison.com

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW: YOUR PICKING HAND & TONE

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 28, 2016

I Built The Sky’s Rohan Stevenson discusses how the way you pick can effect the sound of your guitar. See I Built The Sky on the main stage at the guitar show. Triple M and Australian Musician present the Melbourne Guitar Show Aug 6 & 7, 2016 Caulfield Racecourse. www.australianmusician.com.au

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW TIP: THAT CLASSIC OZ ROCK TONE

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 28, 2016

Jimi Hocking is well qualified to discuss getting a classic oz rock tone. He plays guitar for heavy rockers The Screaming Jets and also played with The Angels for one tour. See Jimi at the Melbourne Guitar Show August 6 & 7, 2016 Caulfield Racecourse, presented by Triple M and…

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NORTHLANE’S JOSH SMITH TALKS GEAR

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 28, 2016

When Australian Musician’s Greg Phillips caught up with Josh Smith, guitarist from celebrated local metalcore band Northlane, they’d just got back from a triumphant European tour, where they played some impressive music festivals. However, there was hardly time to recover before Northlane headed back out on the road again along…

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WATCH: VINNIE COLAIUTA 90’S KIT UNBOXING

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - June 28, 2016

The people at Gretsch lovingly restored Vinnie’s Signature Kit from the 90’s. Some of you might recognize it. What better way to welcome him back to Gretsch than for all of the fans to experience unboxing his kit with him. Gretsch drums distributed in Australia by www.promusicaustralia.com

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SHIHAD’S PHIL KNIGHT Q&A

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 27, 2016

Legendary Kiwi rockers Shihad are half way through an Australian tour in which they are celebrating 20 years since the release of their 1996 break through album; the Self Titled opus that became affectionately known as The Fish Album (in reference to the album cover image). In April this year, they re-mastered and re-issued the album,…

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