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Turn up for Fauves

Turn up for Fauves


Publication Date: Wednesday September 9, 1998
Artist: The Fauves, Violetine, Pollen, Glad
Venue: The Cambridge Hotel
Event Date: Sunday 13/9/1998

THOSE noted SELF ABUSERS, THE FAUVES, named after their fondness for large, colourful brush strokes of rock and melody, will rock into the Cambridge Hotel this Sunday for the TRIPLE J TURN UP YOUR RADIO tour.Joining The Fauves on the bill will be VIOLETINE, POLLEN and SJ'S EXPOZAY band ...

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Fourplay in Hot Demand

Fourplay in Hot Demand


Publication Date: Wednesday September 9, 1998
Artist: FourPlay
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 26/9/1998

BOOK yourself out for Saturday, September 26, when classical rockers FOURPLAY return to Newcastle, for a show at the Northern Star Hotel.Fourplay, a string quartet with a twist, released a CD a few months back called CATGUT YA TONGUE, featuring cover versions of METALLICA'S ENTER SANDMAN, ...

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Laid-Back café

Laid-Back café


Publication Date: Wednesday September 9, 1998
Artist: The Fables
Venue: The Star Hotel
Event Date: Thursday 10/9/1998

ONE of the most enjoyable aspects of the ACOUSTIC CAFE concept at The Star Hotel is its laid-back atmosphere and preference for groups which are able to play quietly.That's not to say that THE FABLES, playing there every Thursday night, plays its own brand of acoustic rock without ...

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Bopping to Music of the Seventies

Bopping to Music of the Seventies


Publication Date: Wednesday September 9, 1998

TWENTY-one years ago funk and soul music was repackaged into a slicker entity for dance floor consumption . . . and the discotheque was born.The album which defined the pinnacle of the commercial disco sound was SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER and songs by THE BEE GEES such as STAYIN' ALIVE, HOW DEEP ...

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Join Mentals Party

Join Mentals Party


Publication Date: Wednesday September 9, 1998
Artist: Mental As Anything
Venue: Newcastle Panthers
Event Date: Friday 18/9/1998

FAR from being a garage band, Australian rock stalwarts MENTAL AS ANYTHING has decided to celebrate its 21st anniversary together with a new CD called GARAGE. The release coincides with a tour on the BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN TOUR, which revives the greats of Aussie rock from the 1970s and ...

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Troppo in Time Warp

Troppo in Time Warp


Publication Date: Wednesday September 9, 1998
Event: The Rocky Horror Show

WHEN it opened at the Royal Court Theatre London on June 19, 1973, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW was a sexual-liberationist spoof on '50s sci-fi films and teen musicals.Its author, a young New Zealand-born actor, RICHARD O'BRIEN, could hardly have expected the musical would become a cult hit in ...

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Bands Unearthed for Triple J Gig

Bands Unearthed for Triple J Gig


Publication Date: Wednesday September 9, 1998
Artist: Cactapii

BIG, energetic guitar riffs, bass-heavy rhythms, machine-gun vocals and funky chops were only a few of the initial impressions of the UNEARTHED contribution from New Lambton band CACTAPII. Entries to the TRIPLE J demo tape competition closed last Friday, but drummer MATT HARVEY's HSC music ...

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Starkey to go GaGa

Starkey to go GaGa


Publication Date: Wednesday September 9, 1998
Artist: Kane
Venue: Delany Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 12/9/1998

BEFORE joining one of Newcastle's hardest-working cover bands KANE STARKEY was thundering away as a singer and guitarist in one the city's most intense heavy metal groups, THE BLACK. Two months ago the RADIO GA GA lead vocalist put his original songwriting on the back burner to return to ...

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Footy Fabios Kicks Off

Footy Fabios Kicks Off


Publication Date: Wednesday September 9, 1998
Event: Footy Fabios

LISTENERS of the NX-FM BREAKFAST CREW had a long lunch on RUSSELL GILBERT last month after winning a 'BATTLE OF THE SEXES' trivia quiz over several weeks.The entertaining ALISON MAC and HUNGRY DAVE have begun a new competition called FOOTY FABIOS on weekdays.Listeners ring through and ...

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Closer Look at Peepshow

Closer Look at Peepshow


Publication Date: Wednesday September 9, 1998
Artist: Peepshow
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Friday 11/9/1998
Author: Anthony Scully

SYDNEY band PEEPSHOW is being touted as 'the next big thing' almost by virtue of having its debut CD produced by TIM FREEDMAN of THE WHITLAMS and now Australia's hottest musical property.The band's debut CD ELECTRO FERTILITY STOMP certainly has the hallmarks of Freedman - ...

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