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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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JAMES BLACK-ROCKWIZ

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

JAMES BLACK-ROCKWIZ November 24, 2006 | Author: Steve Tauschke Guitarist James Black, house band leader of Melbourne’s RocKwiz Orkestra, from SBS’s popular musical quiz show, speaks to Australian Musician about riff cues, ‘hotcakes’ and playing to a quarter of a million fans!    How did you become involved in the RocKwiz…

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THE DRESDEN DOLLS

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

THE DRESDEN DOLLS-BRIAN VIGLIONE November 24, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips. Pic by www.pixievision.com It’s true that Boston duo The Dresden Dolls’ stage show contains elements of cabaret, theatrical review, perhaps even vaudeville and burlesque. The image they present is of another time, of smokey Berlin clubs, silent movie theatres and…

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TRAVIS BARKER’S +44

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

TRAVIS BARKER’S +44 November 24, 2006 | Author: Steven Rosen Travis Barker’s new project, +44, bears no resemblance to blink-182, the band he worked with previously for over seven years.  The new band – containing ex-blink bassist/singer Mark Hoppus and guitarists Shane Gallagher and Craig Fairbaugh – has a dark and edgy…

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MATISYAHU

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

MATISYAHU August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips In the often fickle and superficial world of rock n roll, US reggae/hip hop/beatbox artist Matisyahu is unique. It’s his freshness in a copycat world that resulted in his first album “Live at Stubbs’ selling more than 500,000 copies in the US and…

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GEORGE LYNCH

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

GEORGE LYNCH August 29, 2006 | Author: Joe Matera Emerging out of LA’s then exploding ‘80s Sunset Strip scene, George Lynch etched himself into the rock guitar playing annals via the hugely successful hard rock combo Dokken. His intensely rapid fire style and unique approach earned him the title of ‘Mr….

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TOMMY EMMANUEL

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - August 29, 2006

TOMMY EMMANUEL August 29, 2006 | Author: Greg Phillips A new album (The Mystery) , a DVD (Live at Her Majestys) and an ever-growing international fan base has Tommy Emmanuel grinning from ear to ear. Tom was in the midst of a US tour when he found time to call up Greg…

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