ROCK PILGRIMAGE – TEN YEARS ON Part 2

ROCK PILGRIMAGE – TEN YEARS ON Part 2

ROCK PILGRIMAGE – TEN YEARS ON Part 2 By Shane Pinnegar When we last talked I had just embarked on my long-planned Rock Pilgrimage of the U.S. of A, ten whole years ago this week. It was a trip I’d planned for two years, and to say I was bursting...

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ROCK PILGRIMAGE – TEN YEARS ON Part 1

ROCK PILGRIMAGE – TEN YEARS ON Part 1 By Shane Pinnegar I decided to make the pilgrimage the day I heard that Quiet Riot singer Kevin DuBrow had died. He passed away on 19 November, 2007, though it was probably days or even weeks later that I...

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ROCK N’ ROLL GRANDMA

ROCK N’ ROLL GRANDMA

ROCK N’ ROLL GRANDMA (And the Case of the Stolen Washing) By Shane Pinnegar I’ve lived in my share of insalubrious accommodations, let me tell you. One such hovel was located in Filburn Street, Scarborough in my hometown of Perth, Western...

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I did an interview!

I did an interview!

Me old mate Shayne McGowan runs the excellent blog and podcast Noise Pollution, and he called recently for a chat about running 100% ROCK MAGAZINE, my forthcoming novel Jada: Mountain Warrior, interviewing rockstars (you might get a laugh out of...

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NEVER STOP FIGHTING

NEVER STOP FIGHTING We were broken into yesterday. Brick through the window, all of our audio visual equipment gone, camera, cash, and about a quarter of my cherished record collection. The policeperson who attended thinks perhaps the sound of me...

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I Remember When I Was Young… 1

I Remember When I Was Young… 1

I Remember When I Was Young… 1 When I was young I spent many enjoyable hours in my sandpit playing toy soldiers. I was a bit of a loner – painfully shy, terribly insecure and introverted – so immersing into a scene where I pulled the strings of...

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