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ROLAND TD-9KX V-TOUR DRUM SET

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

ROLAND TD-9KX V-TOUR DRUM SET June 12, 2008 | Reviewer: Allan Leibowitz Distributor: www.rolandcorp.com.au The new TD-9 electronic drums are designed to slot into the middle of the Roland range – above the entry-level TD-3 and below the fully loaded TD-12 and 20 flagships, replacing the TD-6. The TD-9KX V-Tour kit…

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COG-SHARING SPACE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

COG – SHARING SPACE June 12, 2008 | Author: Reza Nasseri It’s been six years since the emergence of Bondi trio COG’s acclaimed debut EP ‘Just Visiting’ and with ensuing releases, the band has continued to push the envelope with their exploratory heavy rock sound. Try as they may to…

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EDDY CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

EDDY CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING June 12, 2008 | Author: Australian Musician That Eddy Current Suppression Ring managed to record their debut album in one four-hour sitting for a meagre $250 says much about the Melbourne rockers’ no frills approach. Whipped up during a lunchtime session in 2006 the self-titled record…

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JEFF LANG

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

JEFF LANG June 12, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips The phrase Half Seas Over has origins in the 1500s. Its definition is ambiguous, sometimes a description of being ‘halfway across the sea’ or ‘halfway through a matter’, but in general its connotations are of a state of drunkeness. Internationally acclaimed…

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KASEY CHAMBERS & SHANE NICHOLSON

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

KASEY CHAMBERS & SHANE NICHOLSON June 12, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips “It wasn’t until early  2007 that country music queen Kasey Chambers and  singer-songwriter husband Shane Nicholson first sat down to write music as one. They’d been married since 2005 and knew each other well before then, but a…

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE June 12, 2008 | Author: Reza Nasseri Killswitch Engage were back in Australia to pulverize this year’s Soundwave festival with another series of fun yet brutal performances. Reza Nasseri got to hang with 50% of the guitar line-up and pick Joel Stroezel’s metal psyche. (Warning: The following interview contains…

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PORCUPINE TREE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

PORCUPINE TREEJune 12, 2008 | Author: Jason McNamara Despite a twenty year recording and performing career, it wasn’t until a couple of years ago that UK progressive rock band Porcupine Tree finally broke the shackles of their the cult following status. Perhaps it was the synchronous acceptance of other experimental rock…

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THE AUDREYS TOUR DIARY

Posted in Artists, Special Features    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

THE AUDREYS TOUR DIARY June 12, 2008 | Author: Tristan, guitarist and banjo picker – The Audreys The First Week…. Hey folks it’s Tristan here, guitarist and banjo picker with The Audreys, and I’m pleased as punch to invite you to share the triumphant highs and the truckstop food lows as you…

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THE LIVING END-CHRIS CHENEY ON HIS NEW SIGNATURE GRETSCH GUITAR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

THE LIVING END – CHRIS CHENEY ON HIS NEW SIGNATURE GRETSCH GUITAR and a chat with Gretsch’s Mike Lewis June 12, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips In Gretsch’s 125th anniversary year, the company chose to honour The Living End’s amazing guitarist Chris Cheney by creating his own production line signature model…

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THE OFFSPRING

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

THE OFFSPRING June 12, 2008 | Author: Reza Nasseri It had been a while, but Southern Californian punk rock giants The Offspring returned to our shores to headline Soundwave 2008. Reza Nasseri had the pleasure of chatting with front-man Dexter Holland and bassist Greg Kriesel. You were inspired to start a…

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