Steve Pass

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Album Review: Against Me! – White Crosses

June 9, 2010
Album Review: Against Me! – White Crosses

Title: White Crosses Artist: Against Me! Label: Sire Released: 7 June 2010 In one word: Punchy With their fifth full-length album, and second on major label, Sire, Gainesville, Florida’s Against Me! return with a disc which runs the gamut from rich and textured melodies to the harder-hitting urgency more traditionally associated...
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Joey Cape and Tony Sly at Amplifier Bar, Perth – Gig review and photos

May 23, 2010
Joey Cape and Tony Sly at Amplifier Bar, Perth – Gig review and photos

Gig/Concert: Joey Cape (Lagwagon) and Tony Sly (No Use For A Name) with Celebrator Venue: Amplifier Bar, Perth, Australia Date: 19 May 2010 In one word: Heartwarming Perth’s newest alt-country duo, Celebrator (consisting of some familiar local faces) opened the latest in an increasingly commonly styled show of established punk singers...
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Album Review: Hank III – Rebel Within

May 20, 2010
Album Review: Hank III – Rebel Within

Title: Rebel Within Artist: Hank III Label: Curb Records Released: 25 May 2010 In one word: Sinful The blending of traditional honky-tonk and country sounds with punk rock and rockabilly elements has been Hank Williams the Third’s trademark sound for a while now and the self-proclaimed Hellbilly is back again with...
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Joey Cape Interview – a podcast with Joey on the eve of his latest tour in Australia then Canada

May 14, 2010
Joey Cape Interview – a podcast with Joey on the eve of his latest tour in Australia then Canada

Next week on 19 May, Joey Cape (of Lagwagon, Bad Astronaut and Me First and the Gimme Gimmes) embarks on his latest solo tour which sees him land on the sunny climes of Australia. Music Vice had the pleasure of speaking with Joey on the eve of his latest tour, with...
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Album Review: The Seven Degrees of Stephen Egerton

May 11, 2010
Album Review: The Seven Degrees of Stephen Egerton

Title: The Seven Degrees of Stephen Egerton Artist: Stephen Egerton Label: Paper + Plastick Released: 11 May 2010 In one word: Watertight Long-time Descendents and ALL guitarist Stephen Egerton knows a lot of great singers. Not being blessed with such vocal talents himself, he has employed the services of many of...
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EP Review: Save Your Breath – Nothing Worth Having Comes Easy

April 25, 2010
EP Review: Save Your Breath – Nothing Worth Having Comes Easy

Title: Nothing Worth Having Comes Easy Artist: Save Your Breath Label: Adeline Records Released: 9 March 2009 (UK) 13 April 2010 (North America) In one word: Flat This release from Newport, UK pop-punkers is everything you needn’t bother with in a record. First off, they’re a five-piece band playing three chord...
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Stephen Egerton Interview – ALL/Descendents guitarist discusses his upcoming solo album

April 18, 2010
Stephen Egerton Interview – ALL/Descendents guitarist discusses his upcoming solo album

Taking time out at a local ice-creamery, master punk rocker Stephen Egerton spoke via telephone with Music Vice’s Perth, WA based contributor Steve Pass about his upcoming solo album, the Seven Degrees of Stephen Egerton, the benefits of famous friends, and the future of his band ALL. Music Vice – So...
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Album Review: Tony Sly – 12 Song Program

April 1, 2010
Album Review: Tony Sly – 12 Song Program

Title: 12 Song Program Artist: Tony Sly Label: Fat Wreck Chords Released: 16 February 2010 In one word: Pleasant The debut solo offering from No Use For A Name vocalist Tony Sly is pretty much what would expected from him following 20+ years of penning catchy, often heartfelt pop-punk tunes. Featuring...
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Joey Cape and Tony Sly Australian tour dates announced for May 2010

March 11, 2010
Joey Cape and Tony Sly Australian tour dates announced for May 2010

American pop-punk icons Joey Cape (of Lagwagon, Bad Astronaut, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes) and Tony Sly (of No Use For A Name) announced a run of Australian dates for their co-headlining acoustic tour in May. See the tour schedule below to find out where they’re playing near you. The...
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Soundwave Festival Perth 2010, Steel Blue Oval – Festival Review and Photos

March 3, 2010
Soundwave Festival Perth 2010, Steel Blue Oval – Festival Review and Photos

Gig/Concert: Soundwave Festival Venue: Steel Blue Oval, Perth Date: 1 March 2010 Headliners: Faith No More, Jimmy Eat World In one word: Sweltering With positive memories of the swift organisation of the 2009 Soundwave Festival it was with disappointment that several of the opening bands for this year’s show played to...
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