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The Rock Pit - Hard rock, Metal and Blues Interviews, news & reviews from Australia and around the world

 

live in 2011

 

METALLICA - THE FAN CLUB ANNIVERSARY SHOWS

 

 

FILLMORE, SAN FRANSISCO

7th and 9th December 2011

by andrew

 

THE CORNER - LIVE AT THE CIVIC, PERTH

 

 

THE CIVIC HOTEL. PERTH

23rd DECEMBER 2011

WORDS AND IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

 

REAPER'S RIDDLE - LIVE AT THE ROCKET ROOM, PERTH

 

THE ROCKET ROOM, NORTHBRIDGE

23rd DECEMBER 2011

WORDS AND IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

BEYOND NEVER - LIVE AT THE ROSEMOUNT, PERTH

 

THE ROSEMOUNT, PERTH

21ST DECEMBER 2011

WORDS AND IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

 

X-MAS CHARITY ROCKFEST

FEATURING: RAGDOLL

WITH DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR, STILLWATER GIANTS, WIZARD SLEEVE

CORONAL SKY, ASTROPIG and AZTECH SUNS

THE ROSEMOUNT, PERTH

17TH DECEMBER 2011

BY PAUL HADLINGTON

IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

 

GASOLINE INC

'ACOUSTIC AT THE 'DEEN'

 

 

THE ABERDEEN HOTEL, NORTHBRIDGE

16TH DECEMBER 2011

BY MARK DIGGINS

 

THE PARLOR MOB

The PIke Room, Pontiac, Michigan USA

16 December 2011

By Kevin Stoney

THE BLACK SORROWS

'LIVE AT THE QUARRY'

 

 

THE QUARRY AMPHITHEATRE, PERTH

15TH DECEMBER 2011

WORDS AND IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

 

TIM ROGERS

WITH ABBE MAY

'LIVE AT THE QUARRY'

 

 

THE QUARRY AMPHITHEATRE, PERTH

13TH DECEMBER 2011

WORDS AND IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

 

PIERCE THE VEIL

DETROIT

8 December 2011

 

BY ALEX MOREY

PHOTOS By Todd Jolicouer

COLD CHISEL

 

 

BELVOIR AMPHITHEATRE, SWAN VALLEY

27TH NOVEMBER 2011

BY SHANE PINNEGAR

IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

 

STEVIE NICKS

DAVE STEWART

 

 

PERTH ATHLETICS STADIUM

26 NOVEMBER 2011

WORDS AND IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

 

HELL AIN'T A BAD PLACE TO BE - THE STORY OF BON SCOTT

REGAL THEATRE, Perth

17 November 2011

By Shane Pinnegar

MAD SIN

with The Fireballs, CASINO RUMBLERS,

The Blazin' Entrails & Chainsaw Hookers

The Rosemount Hotel, Perth

November 12, 2011

 

By Shane Pinnegar

THE ANGELS

featuring Dave Gleeeson

"Waiting For the Sun" Tour opener

 

Thursday 10 November, 2011

Fly By Night Club, Fremantle

BY SHANE PINNEGAR

IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

 

CHILDREN OF BODOM

AMPLIFIER BAR, PERTH

6 November 2011

 

By Metal Billy

WHITESNAKE

FOREVERMORE TOUR

LIVE IN SOUTH EAST ASIA

FORT CANNING PARK, SINGAPORE

 

2 NOVEMBER 2011

BY MARK DIGGINS

 

WHITESNAKE

FOREVERMORE TOUR

LIVE IN SOUTH EAST ASIA

PUTRA STADIUM, KUALA LUMPUR

 

30 OCTOBER 2011

BY MARK DIGGINS AND JO ROCKPIT

 

STATOZ QUO & ALMOST SLAYED

The Boulevard Tavern, Joondalup

Saturday 29 OctOber 2011

 

By Shane Pinnegar

 

CRASHDIET

LIVE IN MELBOURNE

THE GERSHWIN ROOM, THE ESPY

 

 

22 OCTOBER 2011

BY DAVID CARRUTHERS

IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

 

ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT & DEATH ANGEL

Warfield, San Francisco, California

23 October 2011

By Robert Kitay

 

DROPKICK MURPHYS

with Lucero & CHAINSAW HOOKERS

Metro City, Perth

 

 

23 October 2011

By Shane Pinnegar

Photos By Mike Moran

 

THE SURE FIRE MIDNIGHTS

"Strike At MidnighT" album Launch

The Rosemount, Perth

22 October 2011

By Gazman,

photos by Awakening Vixen Photography

 

THE ANSWER

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND

 

15 October, 2011

By Dave Howarth

DEF LEPPARD

HEART

NIB STADIUM, PERTH

 

Def Leppard & Heart www.therockpit.net

 

SATURDAY 15TH OCTOBER

BY SHANE PINNEGAR

IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

 

CHAINSAW HOOKERS

with Blazin' Entrails, Vice Grip Pussies

and Wizard's Sleeve

 

Rocket Room, Perth

14 October 2011

By Shane Pinnegar

DIAMOND EYE

"Sound of the guns" EP launch

WITH RAGDOLL & AMBERDOWN

diamond eye sound of the guns EP launch with RAHDOLL and AMBERDOWN

 

Amplifier Bar, Perth

14 October 2011

BY JO ROCKPIT

 

ROBBEN FORD

RENEGADE CREATION TOUR

METRO CITY, PERTH

 

 

WEDNESDAY 12th OCTOBER

BY MARK DIGGINS

 

SUZI QUATRO

BURSWOOD TEATRE, perth

 

 

TUESDAY 11th OCTOBER 2011

BY JO ROCKPIT

IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

 

CHRIS CORNELL

ACOUSTIC SONGBOOK TOUR

PERTH CONCERT HALL

 

MONDAY 10th OCTOBER 2011

BY MARK DIGGINS

 

NEW YORK DOLLS

WALKING BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS TOUR

AMPLIFIER BAR, CAPITOL, PERTH

 

 

FRIday 7TH October, 2011

By Mark Diggins

 

ALICE COOPER

"No More Mister Nice Guy" Tour

Challenge Stadium, Perth

 

 

Sunday 2nd October, 2011

By Shane Pinnegar

Photos by Mark Diggins

 

QUEENSRYCHE

30Th ANNIVERSARY TOUR

SAN FRANCISCO, USA

2 October 2011

By Robert Kitay

Two Nights With...

SAXON

San Francisco, USA

30 september 2011

1 October 2011

By Robert Kitay

IMOGEN BRAVE

EP Launch

Enigma Bar, Adelaide

1 October 2011

By Rachel Haniford

Lloyd Spiegel

The Indi Bar, Perth

Sunday 25 September 2011

By Shane Pinnegar

WHOLE LOTTA LOVE - LED ZEPPELIN CELEBRATION

Burswood Theatre, Perth

 

 

Saturday 24 September 2011

Words - Shane Pinnegar

Photos - Mark Diggins

MOTLEY CRUE

MELBOURNE

24 SEPtember 2011

By DAVID Carruthers

WEDDINGS PARTIES ANYTHING

with Pete Lawler

The Charles Hotel, Perth

18 September 2011

By ShAne Pinnegar

DOORS SHOW: ABSOLUTELY LIVE

THE CHARLES HOTEL

17 September 2011

By Shane Pinnegar

Photos By MarK Diggins

THE SCARLETS

ROCK THE WEST

WITH: THECORNER, DIAMOND EYE, 10 PAST 6

THE ROCKET ROOM 9th September 2011

The NEWPORT 11TH SEPTEMBER 2011

 

 

BY MARK DIGGINS

 

The Living End

The Palace, Melbourne

 

 

8 September 2011

By Shayne Bishop

FASTRACK / Burn Collect

Enigma BAR, Adelaide

3 September 2011

By Shayne Bishop

Glam Slam 4

Fastrack, Generation Swine,

Rebel Circus, Foxx

The Cavern Club, Adelaide

2 September 2011

By Shayne Bishop

TheRockpit Jani Lane

THE JANI LANE MEMORIAL SHOW

THE KEY CLUB, L.A.

29.8.2011

BY AARON DELBONO

Electric Dynamite

"Hair, Denim, Sex, Metal" Album Launch

House of Rock - Melbourne

 

 

27 August 2011

By Shayne Bishop

THE KEVIN BORICH EXPRESS

with THE Graham Greene BAND

and Mike De Velta

 

 

The charles hotel

19 August 2011

 

By Shane Pinnegar

LLOYD SPIEGEL

featuring Arunachala

Ruby’s Lounge, Belgrave 6th August 2011

 

 

words by Jenna Cosgrove

 

"RAW & UNPLUGGED"

Diamond Eye, Babyjane and Ragdoll - Acoustic

The Paddo Hotel, Perth

31 July 2011

 

 

By Shane Pinnegar

Photos by Mark Diggins

BATTLEFEST II

THE CIVIC HOTEL 30th july 2011

words by paul

images by mark

 

ON THE BRIGHT SIDE 2011

THE ESPLANADE UNDER THE BIG TOP

PERTH 23 JULY 2011

 

WORDS BY MARK, SHANE & TRULIE

IMAGES BY MARK

 

 

STONE CIRCLE

AND GUESTS

THE CHARLES HOTEL

PERTH 23 JULY 2011

 

WORDS & IMAGES BY MARK

KISSTERIA

The Australian KISS show

The Charles Hotel

15 July 2011

 

 

By Shane Pinnegar

PHotos by Mark Diggins

 

LIZZY BORDEN

LIVE IN OKLAHOMA

SUMMER OF BLOOD TOUR

BIG PAPA's POUR HOUSE

JULY 3RD 2011

 

WORDS BY MIKE, IMAGES BY STEVE

RAISE THE FLAG

"Bon but not forgotten"

Celebrating Bon Scott's 65th Birthday

 

 

Metropolis Fremantle

8 July 2011

By Shane Pinnegar

PHOTOS BY MARK DIGGINS

EMERALD CITY

Black Bettys, Perth

With BRUTUS and RAGDOLL

5 June 2011

By Shane Pinnegar

PHOTOS BY MARK DIGGINS

 

REAPERS RIDDLE

LIVE AT THE RAILWAY HOTEL, fremantle

28 MAY 2011

REVIEW BY PAUL

 

ROCKLAHOMA 2011

BACK AT OUR FAVOURITE U.S. FESTIVAL

WE VISIT PRYOR OKLAHOMA

FOR ROK'S FANTASTIC 5th YEAR

By MICHAEL D'AVIGNON

WITH NOTES BY MARK DIGGINS

IMAGES BY STEVE LAMB

 

JOE BONAMASSA

PERTH CONCERT HALL

MONDAY 23 MAY 2011

 

 

BY GUEST REVIEWERS

LEON TODD (of RAGDOLL) &

MANDY AV (AV PHOTOGRAPHY)

PHOTOS BY MARK DIGGINS

 

TONY JOE WHITE

21 May 2011

Fly By Night Club, Fremantle

 

 

By Shane Pinnegar

Photos by Gazman Campbell

KYUSS LIVES

with FORT

Capitol, Perth

Wednesday 11 May 2011

By Shane

BEYOND THE DARKSIDE

(Pink Floyd Tribute)

PERTH CONCERT HALL

Saturday 7 May 2011

By Shane

Photos by Mandy

SYNDICATE

FIRST W.A. SHOW

WITH RAGDOLL

AND STATE OF ORDER

THE DEN, THE CIVIC HOTEL, PERTH

28 APRIL 2011

 

WORDS AND IMAGES BY MARK

WEAR YOUR BEARDS WITH PRIDE THIS EASTER

ZZ TOP LIVE IN PERTH

ROSE TATTOO IN SUPPORT

 

REVIEW UP now!

WORDS AND IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

West Coast Blues n Roots Festival

BOB Dylan, Grace Jones, Elvis Costello, Mavis Staples,
Toots & The Maytals, michael franti & Spearhead,
Blind Boys of Alabama, Cat empire, Ruthie Foster,
Rockwiz Live, Washington

Fremantle Park, Western Australia

 

April 17, 2011

By Shane Pinnegar & Mark Diggins

PHOTOS BY MARK DIGGINS

THE DARK DECADENCE TOUR:

HARDCORE SUPERSTAR

with CRASHDIET & 69 EYES

 

 

Electric Ballroom, London, UK- 1st April

and

TRIX, Antwerp, BELGIUM - 2nd April

 

By Aaron Delbono

 

BABYJANE

"Are you listening" CD LAUNCH

THE ROCKET ROOM, PERTH

26 March 2011

With Stone Circle & Sure Fire Midnights

WORDS By David

photos by Mandy

DIAMOND EYE

RAGDOLL

AZTECH SUNS

THE CIVIC HOTEL, PERTH

MARCH 26th 2011

WORDS BY TANYA & PAUL

IMAGES BY MARK

GENERATION SWINE

Dirty lovin' EP launch

Cavern Club, adelaide

26 March 2011

By Rachel

SCORCHERFEST II

FEATURING

MUDGUTS, WAITING 4 ANDY, AMBERDOWN,

HAILMARY, PALTIVA AND MANY MORE

THE ROSEMOUNT HOTEL, PERTH

MARCH 20TH 2011

WORDS AND IMAGES BY MARK

 

STONE CIRCLE

"Living For The Sunshine"

Album Launch

The Civic Hotel, Perth

Saturday March 19th

with Diamond Eye Acoustic

and the Chris Gibbs Trio

BY MARK

SANTANA

LIVE AT SANDALFORD, SWAN VALLEY, WA

13 MARCH 2011

WORDS BY JO AND MARK

IMAGES BY MARK

 

CLAREMONT SHOWGROUNDS, PERTH WA

7 MARCH 2011

BY EVERYONE!

 

 

SOUNDWAVE BRISBANE

The punk story

26 February 2011

by Adzy

 

ROCK EXTRAVAGANZA

FEATURING

EMERALD CITY

MY SO CALLED LIFE

RAGDOLL

STONE CIRCLE

AND MORE...

6 mARCH 2011

THE NEWPORT, FREMANTLE

BY JO

IMAGES BY MARK

ABSOLUTELY LIVE

THE DOORS SHOW

5 MARCH 2011

THE CHARLES HOTEL

PERTH

BY MARK

DOC NEESON SOLO

 

The Charles Hotel, perth

February 26, 2011

By Shane

CHAINSAW HOOKERS

THE ROCKET ROOM

12 FEBRUARY 2011

BY MARK

 

THE PERTH

BIG DAY OUT

6 February

CLAREMONT

BY EVERYONE!

INXS, TRAIN

BABY ANIMALS

KINGS PARK

PERTH

3 FEBRUARY 2011

BY SHANE & MARK

IMAGES BY MARK

GUITAR GODS IV

LADY ZEPPELIN

with Gerard Maunick

The Ian Kenny Band

The Charles Hotel Perth

30 Jan 2011

by Shane

PROUD MARY

THE BOAT

MINDARIE

29 JANUARY 2011

BY MARK

The Rockpit

DIAMOND EYE

EP LAUNCH

THE AMPLIFIER

PERTH

28 JANUARY 2011

BY PAUL

RAGDOLL

(ACOUSTIC SET)

INDI BAR

PERTH

27 JANUARY 2011

BY MARK

RAGGA MUFFIN

FREMANTLE OVAL

PERTH

26 JANUARY 2011

WORDS AND IMAGES

BY MARK

RAGDOLL

THE ROCKET ROOM

BABYJANE & WEST OF OCTOBER

THE CHARLES HOTeL

22 Jan 2011

By Shane

GASOLINE INC FAREWELL SHOW

with Stillfire

Fly By Night Club, Fremantle

21 Jan 2011

WORDS by Shane

IMAGES BY MARK

WAITING 4 ANDY

THE SHINKICKERS

JOY ELEVATION

FREo ARTS CENTRE

21 JANUARY 2011

WORDS AND IMAGES

BY MARK

REAPERS RIDDLE

E.P. LAUNCH

THE AMPLIFIER

PERTH

7 JANUARY 2011

WORDS BY PAUL

IMAGES BY MARK

JOAN JETT

Southbound Festival

Busselton, Western Australia

2 January 2011

WORDS BY SHANE

IMAGES BY MARK

 

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