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JOHN BUTLER- GRAND NATIONAL

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 16, 2007

JOHN BUTLER- GRAND NATIONAL March 16, 2007 | Author: Greg Phillips The man greeting us at the door of a swish modern suite in a flash Melbourne apartment block is John Butler. There’s something odd about the sight of Butler in this environment, in the same sense you’d ponder a…

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JESSICA PAIGE-JB SEED GRANT RECIPIENT

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 16, 2007

JESSICA PAIGE-JB SEED GRANT RECIPIENT March 16, 2007 | Author: Greg Phillips. pic by Marty Williams The JB Seed Arts Grant Fund was created to help develop genuine artistic expression in Australia. It was the brainchild of John Butler and his partner Danielle Caruana and since it’s inception in 2005,…

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CHIMAIRA

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 13, 2007

CHIMAIRA March 13, 2007 | Author: Reza Nasseri Cleveland metalcore outift Chimaira describe their sound as a “twelve testicle bulldozer” and this is probably an understatement when describing the bands’ forthcoming release, “Resurrection”. Reza Nasseri  spoke to lead guitarist, Rob Arnold about the new album, touring and other quirks associated with…

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KEV CARMODY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 13, 2007

KEV CARMODYMarch 13, 2007 | Author: Eva Roberts When Kev Carmody was penning lyrics to some of his most spellbinding songs, the artists who have performed them on the new Carmody tribute album were little more than a glimmer in their parents’ eyes. Yet they have managed to take the prolific…

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DIESEL

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 13, 2007

DIESEL March 13, 2007 | Author: Joe Matera Diesel is one of those rare talents who has immense popular appeal and is also a musician’s musician. His guitar playing is nothing short of extraordinary. His music is uniquely original and inventive; an immaculate fusion of rock and soul. As a performer…

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TOMMY EMMANUEL-MOST RESPECTED IN 2006 READERS’ POLL

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 4, 2006

TOMMY EMMANUEL-MOST RESPECTED IN 2006 READERS’ POLL December 4, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips Australian Musician readers voted Tommy Emmanuel as our Most Respected Musician in the 2066 Readers Poll. Greg Phillips caught up with the man and delivered the news. GP: Last year you won the category for Best Ever…

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PETER GARRETT-FLAT CHAT POLITICIAN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - December 4, 2006

PETER GARRETT-FLAT CHAT POLITICIAN December 4, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips As lead singer of Midnight Oil, one of Australia’s most political yet successful bands, Peter Garret had always managed to keep his integrity intact. When he joined the Australian Labor Party via the safe seat of Kingsford Smith, a…

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DALLAS CRANE-SONGS FROM THE FACTORY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 24, 2006

DALLAS CRANE-SONGS FROM THE FACTORY November 24, 2006 | Author: Jenny Valentish Dallas Crane strip things right back with their new, no-frills album Factory Girls. Jenny Valentish is definitely curious. Right now Dallas Crane are at their musical peak: tighter than Tim Rogers’ trousers, rawer than a freshly pulled tooth and packed…

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ZAKK WYLDE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 24, 2006

ZAKK WYLDE November 24, 2006 | Author: Joe Matera When he’s not being Ozzy’s right hand man, Zakk Wylde is laying to waste the masses with Black Label Society. As one of the truly genuine guitar heroes left in the world, Zakk’s take-no-prisoners approach permeates his whole being, from his fiery guitar…

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - November 24, 2006

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN November 24, 2006 | Author: Joe Matera Yngwie Malmsteen is one of rock’s most respected and admired virtuoso guitarists. His jaw-dropping technique of lightning fast harmonic minor-scale riffing and soloing first came to the attention of the music world when Malmsteen was just 21 years of age. Via his…

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