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GENE HOGLAN DRUM CLINICS FOR MELBOURNE & SYDNEY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 17, 2019

Hardline Media is excited to announce two exclusive drum clinics with the Godfather of Metal Drumming himself, GENE HOGLAN in Melbourne and Sydney! This is a great opportunity to see and hear the iconic drummer of DARK ANGEL (who is touring at this time). STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DEATH, DETHKLOK, FEAR…

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UNIFY GATHERING 2020 LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 17, 2019

Tarwin Lower (located 175 kilometres south-east of Melbourne) is set to dial it up once again with the sixth instalment of Australia’s only heavy music camping festival, UNIFY Gathering 2020 and the stacked lineup is finally here! Ready to get the ground shaking from January 9 to 12: ARCHITECTS · THE GHOST…

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ASHLEY NAYLOR: EVEN 25TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 16, 2019

The 90s was indeed a vibrant time for Australian alt-rock with a sea of quality bands regularly filling venues and a host of great indie labels willing to take a chance on them. Off the tip of my tongue, there was You Am I, Regurgitator, Powderfinger, Clouds, Custard, Falling Joys,…

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JOHN 5 & JARED JAMES NICHOLS FOR APRIL AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 16, 2019

JOHN 5 is one of the most influential guitarists of our generation. Best known for his time in Marilyn Manson and as the current guitarist for Rob Zombie, JOHN 5 has been a guitar player for some of the biggest headlining rock bands in the world as well as playing session with Paul…

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RICKY PETERSON INTERVIEW: KEYBOARDS FOR FLEETWOOD MAC, PRINCE & MANY MORE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 13, 2019

A life long Minnesotan whose sound has always focused on a characteristically “Minneapolis” sound, Ricky Peterson is best known for his now 20 year association with saxophone legend David Sanborn and for having, produced, written and played keyboards for Prince on and off since his early days on the Twin…

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BEN WATERS AUSTRALIAN TOUR OCT/NOV 2019

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - September 13, 2019

Piano genius Ben Waters has been paid the accolade by Jools Holland of being one of his 10 all-time favourite pianists. Named Europe’s #1 Boogie Woogie pianist in the 2017 Boisedale Awards, Ben has performed in over 25 countries around the world & in some of the most iconic of…

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RABEA MASSAAD PRESENTS BOSS 200 SERIES VIDEOS

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - September 12, 2019

The ever-innovative folks at Boss announced four new guitar effects pedals for their 200 series back in  June, including: DD-200 Digital Delay, EQ-200 Graphic Equalizer, MD-200 Modulation and OD-200 Hybrid Drive. They have just released these fabulous demo videos for the 200 series featuring UK artist Rabea Massaad .

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FENDER RELEASES ELECTRIC XII FROM ALTERNATE REALITY SERIES

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 12, 2019

In 2018, the Parallel Universe Collection spliced the DNA of Fender’s notable guitar and bass models to create new instruments that were truly out of this world. There was the Strat-Tele Hybrid, the Whiteguard Strat and the ’51 Telecaster PJ Bass, just to name a few of these mind-bending creations….

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ANDREW FARRIS: THE ‘COME MIDNIGHT’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - September 12, 2019

As the main songwriter and a founding member of iconic Australian pop rock band INXS, Andrew Farriss and his band mates shared the success of more than 50 million record sales, Grammy nominations and an induction into the ARIA Hall Of Fame. Outside of INXS, Andrew is revered in industry…

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GIBSON ANNOUNCES SLASH 1966 EDS-1275 DOUBLENECK GUITAR

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 12, 2019

Gibson proudly presents the Slash 1966 EDS-1275 Doubleneck. A pre-sale is officially underway now for the Slash 1966 EDS-1275 Doubleneck guitars, sold through select Authorized Gibson dealers and available in-store October 1, visit www.gibson.com for further details. Over the years, SLASH’s rise to rock royalty has featured a variety of…

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