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Young vets in a hardcore world

Young vets in a hardcore world


Publication Date: Wednesday May 26, 1999
Artist: Nihilist, Chainsaw Lobotomy, Ha, Volatile, Miscreation
Venue: Hunter on Hunter
Event Date: Friday 28/5/1999

ALTHOUGH their average age is only about 21, members of NIHILIST might be considered seniors in the world of hardcore.Newcastle is experiencing a growth in the number of hardcore bands on the scene, such as ARM'S REACH, FOUND MY DIRECTION and BARE KNUCKLE FIGHT, whose members are in their ...

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Crawl Gets Moving

Crawl Gets Moving


Publication Date: Wednesday May 26, 1999
Artist: Crawl

MAITLAND band CRAWL is destined for greater heights after the release of its debut CD, THIS IS NOW. The tight three-piece group has been together for the past two years and boasts a unique style best described as 'experimental with an underlying deep and thick groove'.THIS IS NOW was ...

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Drum 'N' Bass

Drum 'N' Bass


Publication Date: Wednesday May 26, 1999
Artist: On, Hive, Transworld Noise
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 29/5/1999

FORMER Novocastrians BRUCE 'BABS' CLARK, from drum'n'bass bands HIVE and TRANSWORLD NOISE, and SCOTT CHAPMAN from BELLE DIVA combine to make new music in ON which Babs says is 'without wanting to sound too hot, the most kicking band in Australia'. With bass player TONY ...

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Noise Never Far Away

Noise Never Far Away


Publication Date: Wednesday May 26, 1999
Artist: Noiseworks

IT may have been seven years since NOISEWORKS last embarked on a national tour, but for most fans the music, a staple of Australian commercial radio, is never far away.Lead singer JON STEVENS, speaking to TE by telephone from Melbourne, said the practice sessions for NOISEWORKS II had felt like ...

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Baillie's Blues

Baillie's Blues


Publication Date: Wednesday May 26, 1999
Artist: The Midnight Howlers
Venue: Redhead Bowling Club
Event Date: Friday 28/5/1999

WHEN MIDNIGHT HOWLERS guitarist JOHN BAILLIE says his slashing Chicago-style rhythm & blues guitar playing comes with a Texan influence he really means it.Baillie, playing with his hard rocking trio this Friday night at the Redhead Bowling Club, has spent time gathering licks from Texas, ...

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Trick to Spanish Horses

Trick to Spanish Horses


Publication Date: Wednesday May 26, 1999
Event: Spanish Dancing Horses
Venue: Newcastle Panthers
Event Date: Friday 4/6/1999

HOW do you get six SPANISH DANCING HORSES onto the stage of the Newcastle Workers Club safely?Apparently while the horses are wearing 'little aluminium booties' over a rubber floor covering, according to promoters handling the act on Friday, June 4.See for yourself: TE has two double ...

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Teen Queen Grows Up

Teen Queen Grows Up


Publication Date: Wednesday May 26, 1999
Artist: Robyn Laou
Venue: Fanny's
Event Date: Friday 28/5/1999

FANS of pop music video shows may remember her from the all-female teen sensation GIRLFRIEND, but since then singer and actress ROBYN LOAU has diversified, into a more mature adult contemporary mould.Loau, performing music from her debut album MALARIA at Fanny's this Friday night, has also ...

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Who Ya Gonna Call

Who Ya Gonna Call


Publication Date: Wednesday May 26, 1999
Artist: Chart Busters
Venue: QWB - Queens Wharf Brewery
Event Date: Friday 28/5/1999

AFTER emerging from a thick cloud of smoke and flashing orange lights members of retro covers band CHART BUSTERS rounds up its audience with toy guns, wearing overalls and white hard hats.Just in case you were wondering, the band, playing on Friday night at the Brewery, doesn't take itself ...

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Ghostbusters Back on the Job

Ghostbusters Back on the Job


Publication Date: Wednesday May 26, 1999
Event: Ghostbusters Video Giveaway

COLUMBIA VIDEO will re-release GHOSTBUSTERS I and GHOSTBUSTERS II in June to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the original.In the original, three unemployed parapsychologists (BILL MURRAY, DAN AYKROYD, HAROLD RAMIS and ERNIE HUDSON) open a business specialising in eradicating ghosts.Both films ...

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