Author: Paul McBride

Bruce Foxton of From The Jam on their Australian tour, new album & working with Paul Weller again

September 12, 2016

The Jam was a band of immense talent which did something most others never manage: splitting at the height of its power and fame and leaving fans wanting more. Quintessentially English, yet able to find audiences far beyond its native shores, the band’s singles list reads like a best-of of English rock from the last […]

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Ziggy Marley on his new album, his father’s legacy, and writing a cookbook

June 1, 2016

He’s perhaps most well-known as the son of legendary reggae artist Bob Marley, but seven-time Grammy Award-winner Ziggy Marley is a major musical force in his own right, as well as being one of the nicest guys in the business. Marley has just released his sixth solo studio album, Ziggy Marley, and explains how the […]

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Randy Hansen (Seattle) on his Hendrix Revolution tour and new album Funtown!

April 15, 2016

Randy Hansen, guitar virtuoso and one of the few guitarists in the world to be recognised by Jimi Hendrix’s family, is bringing his acclaimed Hendrix Revolution tour to Australia for the first time. Dedicated to maintaining the memory of the virtuoso guitarist and his ground-breaking music, Hansen has created a show celebrating everything great about […]

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Cherie Currie (California) on her upcoming Australian tour and new material!

March 10, 2016

In welcome news for fans of classic rock, legendary Runaways lead singer Cherie Currie recently announced a debut five-stop Australian tour in May. Having waited nearly forty years for the opportunity to see the iconic “Cherry Bomb” singer in the flesh, Australian audiences should go wild for the rocker who, as a 15 year-old in 1975, […]

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Live Review: Sufjan Stevens + NGAIIRE – QPAC Concert Hall, Brisbane (04.03.16)

March 6, 2016

QPAC Concert Hall – seemingly as tall as it is long and with 1800 seats – is a bloody big venue and needs some big noises to make it feel full. It’s clear within seconds that Sydney’s Ngaiire, supporting Sufjan Stevens on this tour, is a singer who is more than up to the task. Diminutive […]

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