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Hard Rock Band Born From Advertisement

Hard Rock Band Born From Advertisement


Publication Date: Wednesday February 7, 2001
Artist: Insolence

When a 17-year-old STUART DICK walked into Music Headquarters Corner four years ago, he read an advertisement for a guitarist that struck a chord. 'They were looking for a guitarist who was influenced by SEPULTURA, SLAYER, METALLICA and FEAR FACTORY,' Dick said. After responding to ...

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All-girl Band Doing it for Themselves

All-girl Band Doing it for Themselves


Publication Date: Wednesday February 7, 2001
Artist: Kairus
Venue: The Cambridge Hotel
Event Date: Wednesday 14/2/2001

The latest addition to Newcastle's original music scene is all-girl band KAIRUS, which mixes funky rock with 'undertones of blues, jazz and pop forms'. Kairus, playing on Wednesday, February 14, at The Cambridge Hotel, features MERINDAH on lead vocals, STEPHANIE on drums, ANNE on ...

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Champion Battlers Finally Earn Some Credit

Champion Battlers Finally Earn Some Credit


Publication Date: Wednesday February 7, 2001
Artist: Limen 10
Venue: Bank Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 10/2/2001

THE numbers have finally added up for two Hunter bands, Limen 10 and Minus .09 , who took out first and second place respectively in the Lake Macquarie Battle of the Bands competition. Run over two weeks, the inaugural competition attracted about 13 bands from Lake Macquarie and Newcastle, along ...

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Cruisers Get Mileage Out of Various Genres

Cruisers Get Mileage Out of Various Genres


Publication Date: Wednesday February 7, 2001
Artist: The Cruisers
Venue: Western Suburbs Leagues Club
Event Date: Friday 9/2/2001

WHEN they're playing three or four sets a night at the local club, bands such as THE CRUISERS know you have to be versatile. That's how the five-piece, playing this Friday night at Western Suburbs Leagues Club, has stayed viable. According to guitarist TREVOR PARKINSON 'most of ...

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Best in Bush is Closer to the Coast

Best in Bush is Closer to the Coast


Publication Date: Wednesday February 7, 2001
Artist: Outback
Venue: Swansea RSL Club
Event Date: Sunday 11/2/2001

THE title of Australia's best bush band may be awarded each year hundreds of kilometres inland at Tamworth, by blokes in broad-brimmed hats wearing Blundstones and moleskins. But for at least half of the past decade the title has been won by a band from the coast, Newcastle's own ...

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Born to Sing

Born to Sing


Publication Date: Wednesday February 7, 2001
Artist: Carol Donovan
Venue: Hexham Bowling Club
Event Date: Saturday 10/2/2001

DUBBO-born singer songwriter CAROL DONOVAN, released her debut album ALONG THE PATHWAY in 1999, and has made quite a name for herself in the Hunter and on the East Coast country music circuit. Playing this Saturday night at Hexham Bowling Club, Donovan was a finalist in the MILDURA COUNTRY MUSIC ...

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James T Sharpens Tunes for Big Blues

James T Sharpens Tunes for Big Blues


Publication Date: Wednesday February 7, 2001
Artist: James Thornburn
Venue: The Catho Pub (Catherine Hill Bay Hotel)
Event Date: Sunday 11/2/2001

CINCINNATI-born guitarist JAMES THORNBURN has spent most of his life on the road writing, performing and recording music with such luminaries as BIG JOE TURNER, JOHN LEE HOOKER and ERIC BURDON. But JAMES T and his band THE LAST VOLUNTEERS, performing on Sunday afternoon at the Catho Pub, have since ...

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Suffering Succotash: A Band for All Tastes

Suffering Succotash: A Band for All Tastes


Publication Date: Wednesday February 7, 2001
Artist: Succotash
Venue: Bayside Tavern
Event Date: Friday 9/2/2001

VERSATILE covers band SUCCOTASH knows how to cast a net wide enough to capture the most fans. Playing on Saturday night at Bayside Tavern, Succotash will be prepared for all comers with a set that consists of rock and pop music to country standards. The band plays 'anything from hard-edged ...

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Band Plays it Cool on the Comeback

Band Plays it Cool on the Comeback


Publication Date: Wednesday February 7, 2001
Artist: The Cool Dudes
Venue: The Wangi Queen
Event Date: Saturday 10/2/2001

ONE of the Hunter's finest jazz exports of the late 1980s, THE COOL DUDES, is continuing to press ahead with a low-key comeback this year. The four-piece band will perform at a sellout Lake Macquarie cruise aboard the Wangi Queen on Saturday, and on Sunday afternoon will play the Tarro Hotel ...

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