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Spook rocking hard

Spook rocking hard


Publication Date: Wednesday December 20, 2000
Artist: Spook
Venue: Clubhouse Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 23/12/2000

Rattling the chains of contemporary rock'n'roll, covers band SPOOK has attracted a strong following around Hunter entertainment haunts over the past two years. According to frontman LUKE MAY, who sings lead vocals and plays rhythm guitar, audiences enjoy Spook because the band has a ...

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Getting Ahead in Hip-Hop

Getting Ahead in Hip-Hop


Publication Date: Wednesday December 20, 2000
Artist: Head Poppin' Fattness
Venue: SJ's on Beaumont
Event Date: Wednesday 20/12/2000

By their nature rap groups such as Newcastle's own HEAD POPPIN' FATTNESS have had to evolve out of nothing in order to make a noise on the Hunter music scene. Brothers MICHAEL and SHANE BLOCH, alias LOLLY DEE and WIZZLA, had been rapping together 'for years' before linking up ...

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Guitar Slingin' Man Gives Fancy Nancy a Harder Edge

Guitar Slingin' Man Gives Fancy Nancy a Harder Edge


Publication Date: Wednesday December 20, 2000
Artist: Fancy Nancy
Venue: Fanny's
Event Date: Saturday 23/12/2000

Popular covers band FANCY NANCY has been cruising together for five years. But about 12 months ago, the group, playing Saturday night at Fannys and Sunday at the Beach Hotel, added a new guitarist. When former SLOTS guitar slinger NICK RASCHKE stepped into the fray, the band's set list ...

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Whey Out Cultured Sound Promises to be Gouda Show

Whey Out Cultured Sound Promises to be Gouda Show


Publication Date: Wednesday December 20, 2000
Artist: Monsuier Camembert
Venue: Gallipoli Legion Club
Event Date: Thursday 21/12/2000

IT may sound cheesy but that's because the music of Sydney band MONSIEUR CAMEMBERT is a tad decadent and goes well with some fine wine and energetic dancing. With a unique fusion of gypsy, klezmer, classical and jazz elements the group performs a continental repertoire that combines ...

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Angst Strikes Chord for Wheatus

Angst Strikes Chord for Wheatus


Publication Date: Wednesday December 20, 2000
Artist: Wheatus
Venue: Newcastle Panthers
Event Date: Friday 22/12/2000

WITH a song called TEENAGE DIRTBAG, vocalist, guitarist and songwriter BRENDAN B BROWN from Long Island band WHEATUS has captured the imagination of a generation of angst-ridden dorks. 'I wanted to write a song called Teenage Dirtbag so I contemplated what that meant to me - a skinny guy ...

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Loony Band on the Fringe of Fun

Loony Band on the Fringe of Fun


Publication Date: Wednesday December 20, 2000
Artist: Loonatic Fringe
Venue: Aberdare Tavern 'Pedens' Cessnock
Event Date: Sunday 24/12/2000

ON the nights they try to be funny, musicians DAVE CARTER and PAUL ELLIOT from covers duo LOONATIC FRINGE often have audience scratching their heads in wonder. This Sunday at the Aberdare Tavern, Cessnock, 'The Loonies' can be found entertaining audiences with their whacked-out sense of ...

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Ancient Melodies Brought Forward

Ancient Melodies Brought Forward


Publication Date: Wednesday December 20, 2000
Artist: Erin
Venue: Grand Junction Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 23/12/2000

UNTIL last February 24-year-old East Maitland speech pathologist BERNADETTE LANNEN had only ever sung 'at church and in the shower'. Now the performer fronts a folk rock band ERIN, playing on Saturday night at Maitland's Grand Junction Hotel, and is working on a CD with singer ...

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And Now for Something Different

And Now for Something Different


Publication Date: Wednesday December 20, 2000
Event: I Can't Believe It's Not Rock
Author: Anthony Scully

THE record label ELEVEN started by SILVERCHAIR'S manager JOHN WATSON has released its first product - a collaborative effort recorded at DANIEL JOHNS' Merewether home recording studio. The collaboration with PAUL MAC is called I CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S NOT ROCK, a studio-only ...

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