Snap Scene: Skid Row – Prince Bandroom, Melbourne 19th October 2018

October 31, 2018 Paul Miles

New Jersey hard rock band Skid Row played the Prince Bandroom in Melbourne, Australia on Friday 19 October 2018. Formed in 1986, they achieved commercial success with their first two albums Skid Row (1989) and Slave to the Grind (1991) that were both certified multi-platinum, while the latter reached number one on America’s Billboard 200. […]

Scene News: Chrissy Amphlett announced as The Age Music Victoria 2018 Hall Of Fame Inductee

October 31, 2018 Scene News

Co-presented by vital community radio stations Triple R 102.7FM and PBS 106.7FM, The Age Music Victoria Awards 2018 will take over their new home at Melbourne Recital Centre on Wednesday 21 November as part of Melbourne Music Week. Hosted by beloved radio presenters Lyndelle Wilkinson and Chris Gill, this year’s event will feature live performances from Baker Boy, Mildlife, Evelyn Ida Morris, Sampa The Great and Angie McMahon, performing their own standout tracks from the past 12 months. […]

Recipe Scene: Cherry Pineapple Upside Down Cake

October 31, 2018 Kate Delbridge

I hadn’t made this for ages, then I was invited to a 70’s themed do and felt this would be the perfect thing to take along. Sweet fruit in a sticky caramel glaze atop a fluffy butter cake – yum. You can decorate this however you like and can also replace the pineapple with fresh or tinned pears, peaches or other stone fruit. If using fresh fruit, replace the 1/3 cup tinned syrup with any other fruit juice that would complement the type of fruit you have chosen. It’s best eaten on the day, served with cream, ice cream or custard. Or all three. […]

Snap Scene: Finucane & Smith Dance Hall – Spiegeltent, Luna Park, 10th October 2018

October 30, 2018 Mandy Hall

Arising from the fifteen year partnership of acclaimed volcanic performance artist and writer Moira Finucane and theatre creator and director Jackie Smith, Finucane & Smith engage extraordinary artists and hijack myriad artforms to create intriguing, welcoming, complex and highly politicised ‘worlds’ for their audiences to occupy. Crossing hard core industrial with early opera, the literary gothic with burlesque, circus with drama, feminist performance art with sideshow, fine art with fine food, they celebrate the complexity and redemptive potential of humanity.

Finucane’s diva driven, disco pumping, torch song singing, booty shaking, carousel riding, ghost train spooking Dance Hall took over The Famous Spiegeltent and Luna Park! Dress up! Get down!
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Snap Scene: Dimmu Borgir – 170 Russell, Melbourne 17th October 2018

October 26, 2018 Paul Miles

Norway’s symphonic black metal lords Dimmu Borgir played Melbourne’s 170 Russell on Wednesday 17 October 2018, as part of their Unveiling Tour of Australia & New Zealand. It’s the band’s first-ever headlining tour downunder, since forming in Oslo back in 1993. The tour is in support of their tenth studio album Eonian, which was released in May and reached #1 in Switzerland, and #2 in their homeland. The band currently comprises Shagrath on lead vocals, Silenoz on rhythm guitar, Galder on lead guitar, Daray on drums, Gerlioz on keyboards, and Victor Brandt on bass.
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Recap Scene: The Block Gatwick All In Recap

October 26, 2018 Rosemary Walton

Off the back of the Tempanyucki* station highlight of the terrace reveals, where we are also told by ShaynnaBlaze “St Kilda is filled with tattoo parlours” the teams are about to put their issues and pride aside for an all-in revealed by Scotty straight after the scores were tallied: […]

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