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DAVID HILLIARD- DAVID BYRNE BAND

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 7, 2002

Those fortunate enough to have witnessed any of David Byrne’s shows on his recent Australian tour would have been blown away by the percussive onslaught provided by percussionist Mauro Refosco and drummer David Hilliard. Byrne, the ex-Talking Heads lead vocalist has lost none of  his enthusiasm for contagious rhythms since…

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BEN FOLDS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 5, 2002

June 2002. By Greg Phillips There aren’t too many performers who can do what US born, Adelaide resident Ben Folds does so incredibly well. On his recent Australian tour it was just Ben, a piano and a few spotlights yet he managed not only to entertain with his ridiculously melodic…

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STEVE VAI – Elusive Light and Sound

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 5, 2002

June 2002. By Joe Matera For sheer breathtaking facility on a guitar, Steve Vai is unmatched in the music world. But the things that fascinate and move Vai as an artist soar a million miles beyond the concerns of most archetypal guitar gods. Through all his solo releases and contributions…

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SILVERCHAIR – Diorama

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 5, 2002

JUNE 2002. By Joe Matera. When SILVERCHAIR unveiled their latest studio effort, entitled “Diorama” in April, it sold more than 50,000 copies in its first week of release. It was officially certified gold, after entering the Australian top 40 charts at position #1, matching the chart-topping feats of all three…

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GENE SIMMONS – KISS

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 5, 2002

June 2002. By Joe Matera Gene Simmons – Kiss’ fire-breathing bass player and founding member –  recently released “Kiss And Make-Up”, his first autobiography. The book is a no holds barred account of his life and times with one of the world’s biggest rock bands. The biggest shock to long…

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ANDY FAIRWEATHER LOW – ROGER WATERS BAND

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 5, 2002

ANDY FAIRWEATHER LOW – ROGER WATERS BAND SOUNDCHECK JUNE 2002 By Greg Phillips Roger Waters seems oblivious to the fact that he’s only an hour away from playing to thousands of fans at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena. He’s wearing an old grey T shirt  and  still soundchecking after almost an…

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