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Supersonic, Super Sound

Supersonic, Super Sound


Publication Date: Wednesday August 7, 2002
Artist: Supersonic, Muzzy Pep
Venue: The Cambridge Hotel
Event Date: Friday 9/8/2002

BY the way things are going for melodic rockers SUPERSONIC, local fans may soon find themselves begging to have the band perform a local gig. Supersonic (pictured) beat off more than 1000 other hopefuls last week when they took out first place in the HARD ROCK CAFE FUTURE ROCK competition. The ...

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Grinspoon is Rock Solid

Grinspoon is Rock Solid


Publication Date: Wednesday August 7, 2002
Artist: Grinspoon, Chinchen, Front End Loader
Venue: University - Bar on the Hill
Author: Jade Lazarevic

A WEEK before GRINSPOON was due to perform at NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY'S BAR ON THE HILL, tickets to the show sold out. Novocastrian fans snapped them up like hotcakes and organisers were forced to move the show to the larger-capacity BRENNAN ROOM. This proved to be a smart move, too, because ...

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The Vines Highly Evolved

The Vines Highly Evolved


Publication Date: Wednesday August 7, 2002
Artist: The Hives
Author: Jade Lazarevic

EMI Although THE VINES have given their debut album the title HIGHLY EVOLVED, the sound is anything but. Think THE STROKES and THE HIVES, the new wave of young bands rejoicing in the old days of garage rock. The Vines are the latest band to jump on this bandwagon of retro rock and although ...

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A History Lesson in Australian Rock

A History Lesson in Australian Rock


Publication Date: Wednesday August 7, 2002
Artist: Daryl Cotton, Jim Keays, Russell Morris
Venue: Cessnock Supporters Club
Event Date: Friday 9/8/2002
Author: Jade Lazarevic

WHEN the LONG WAY TO THE TOP musical extravaganza arrives in Newcastle next month, it will be a chance for punters to experience a large chunk of Australian music history. With 30 of the country's music legends joining each other on stage, the show will provide an in-depth look at the ...

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He's Still Singing Australias Praises


Publication Date: Wednesday August 7, 2002
Artist: John Williamson
Venue: Belmont 16ft Sailing Club
Event Date: Wednesday 4/9/2002

IF there's one definition of the classic Aussie tale, it has probably come from the mouth of JOHN WILLIAMSON. Williamson has been the king of Australian bush ballads for almost 30 years, producing classics such as TRUE BLUE, BOOMERANG CAFE and RIP RIP WOODCHIP. Following the release of his ...

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City in for a Treat as Top Brass Visits

City in for a Treat as Top Brass Visits


Publication Date: Wednesday August 7, 2002
Artist: James Morrison, Waratah Brass
Venue: Newcastle Panthers
Event Date: Saturday 10/8/2002

TAKING the term 'multi-instrumentalist' to new heights, JAMES MORRISON will bring his collection of instruments to Newcastle this weekend. Undoubtably one of Australia's most talented musicians, Morrison has developed a virtuoso style in several brass instruments. Best known for ...

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A Record in Fussy Creation

A Record in Fussy Creation


Publication Date: Wednesday August 7, 2002
Artist: El Mopa, Purplene
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 10/8/2002

FOR many bands, an album is like a baby. They can't leave it alone for five minutes and fuss over it constantly. For Sydney's EL MOPA, fussing over their new 'baby' was such a problem that it caused a long delay in the album's release. But after six months of tinkering ...

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Finding Mr Right

Finding Mr Right


Publication Date: Wednesday August 7, 2002
Artist: Tim Robards
Event: 2002 Most Eligible Bachelor Competition
Venue: Fanny's

AFTER months of competition, Newcastle has finally discovered its most eligible bachelor. FANNY'S hosted the 2002 MOST ELIGIBLE BACHELOR competition and last month, the winner was decided. Student and personal trainer TIM ROBARDS walked away with the grand prize and a new female fan club. ...

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Mercury Rising as a Top Venue

Mercury Rising as a Top Venue


Publication Date: Wednesday August 7, 2002
Event: Mercury Hotel
Venue: Mercury Hotel (Heat)

IT has been four years since THE MERCURY HOTEL opened it's doors and in that space it has emerged as one of Newcastle's premier venues. As well as offering a unique clubbing experience in Newcastle, the hotel has developed one of the city's finest eateries. Open from Tuesday to ...

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