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LIVE reviews - 2012

 

RAGDOLL

SUMMER SLAM MUSIC FEST

WITH ABANDON EARTH, RAGING LINCOLNS and TRUCE

GRAND BOULEVARD TAVERN, JOONDALUP, PERTH

9 DECEMBER 2012

 

 

 

GRAPHIC FICTION HEROES

WHO WILL SAVE US NOW EP LAUNCH

WITH STONE CIRCLE, RAGDOLL and NATHAN GAUNT

THE PADDINGTON ALEHOUSE, PERTH

9 DECEMBER 2012

 

 

 

 

MARILYN MANSON and ROB ZOMBIE

TWINS OF EVIL TOUR

SECC GLASGOW

28 NOVEMBER 2012

 

 

 

HOODOO GURUS

WANNEROO SHOWGROUNDS, perth

17 NOVEMBER 2012

 

 

 

MATCHBOX 20

WITH INXS and EVERCLEAR

PERTH ARENA

11 NOVEMBER 2012

 

 

WORDS AND IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

 

KRUNCH ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS: BRINGING ROCK BACK TO MIDLAND

MICK PARKER / WAITING 4 ANDY

WITH RUBBERTIME

AND TJ O'DONOVAN

THE EASTERN | MIDLAND

10 NOVEMBER 2012

 

BY JO ROCKPIT | IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

 

 

NAT COL AND THE KINGS

THE CHARLES HOTEL

6 NOVEMBER 2012

 

WORDS BY TANYA | IMAGES BY PAUL HADLINGTON

 

ROCK IT FESTIVAL 2012

THE BLACK KEYS

WITH BIRDS OF TOKYO AND JOHN BUTLER TRIO

AND MORE

JOONDALUP ARENA

28 OCTOBER 2012

 

WORDS AND IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

 

KRUNCH ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS: BRINGING ROCK BACK TO MIDLAND

REAPER'S RIDDLE

WITH THE VANS

AND BRUISED ATTITUDE

THE EASTERN | MIDLAND

27 OCTOBER 2012

 

BY JO ROCKPIT | IMAGES BY MARK DIGGINS

 

 

KRUNCH ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS: BRINGING ROCK BACK TO MIDLAND

APPLEBITE THE BEGGARS ON ACID

WITH BRUISED ATTITUDE

AND POKKETS OF RESISTANCE

THE EASTERN | MIDLAND

20 OCTOBER 2012

 

BY PAUL HADLINGTON | IMAGES BY SHAELENE ROPER

 

THE FLOORS

WITH WILL STOKES AND THE EMBERS

THE AMPLIFIER BAR | PERTH

12 OCTOBER 2012

 

 

STEEL PANTHER

LIVE AT METRO CITY, PERTH

11 OCTOBER 2012

 

 

JOE BONAMASSA

WITH CLAUDE HAY

LIVE AT THE PERTH CONCERT HALL

1 OCTOBER 2012

 

 

 

FEAR FACTORY

LIVE AT THE CAPITOL, PERTH

30 SEPTEMBER 2012

 

 

 

RUSSIAN CIRCLES

WITH EAGLE TWIN AND DROWNING HORSE

LIVE AT THE BAKERY, PERTH

30 SEPTEMBER 2012

 

 

 

 

EMERALD CITY

WITH RAGDOLL, SLEEP FREAK and

ROOM AT THE RESERVOIR

LIVE AT BLACK BETTYS, PERTH

30 SEPTEMBER 2012

 

 

 

CLAUDE HAY

LIVE AT THE FLY TRAP

FREMANTLE

29 SEPTEMBER 2012

 

 

 

 

TREMONTI

LIVE AT THE BOTTOM LOUNGE

CHICAGO

23 SEPTEMBER 2012

 

 

 

THE OFFSPRING

with DEAD SARA

LIVE AT THE FILLMORE, DETROIT MI

31 AUGUST 2012

 

 

 

 

SLASH LIVE AT METRO CITY

PERTH WA

30 AUGUST 2012

 

 

 

TOMMY EMMANUEL LIVE AND ACOUSTIC

WITH FRANK VIGNOLA

LIVE AT PERTH CONCERT HALL

12 AUGUST 2012

 

 

 

ELECTRIC MARY

WITH DIAMOND EYE, SUREFIRE MIDNIGHTS AND MORE

LIVE AT THE CHARLES HOTEL, PERTH

11 AUGUST 2012

 

 

 

 

ICEHOUSE

LIVE AT THE ASTOR, PERTH

10 AUGUST 2012

 

 

 

 

AppleBite – The Beggars On Acid 

with Scyatic

21st July 2010 -  Albany

 

 

 

 

EMPRA

with Hailmary

ROCKET ROOM, PERTH

Friday 3rd August 2012

 

 

 

 

THE TEA PARTY - THE REFORMATION TOUR

METRO CITY, PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Thursday 26th July 2012

 

 

 

 

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS

CHALLENGE STADIUM, PERTH AUSTRALIA

THURSDAY 26TH JULY 2012

 

 

 

 

Rock Of Ages Tour featuring Def Leppard

with Poison and Lita Ford

DTE Energy Music Theater, Clarkston, MI - July 7, 2012

 

 

 

 

RAISE THE FLAG

BON BUT NOR FORGOTTEN 2012 (BON SCOTT'S 66TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION)

THE CHARLES HOTEL PERTH - 7TH JULY 2012

 

 

 

 

GUITAR GODS V - 3 Kings and a Queen

 

Featuring The Graham Greene Band

The Jac Dalton Band

Black X

The John Meyer Band

 

Fly By Night Club, Fremantle

Friday 30th June, 2012

 

 

 

The "America Rocks" Tour

Great White, Bulletboys, Faster Pussycat, Pretty Boy Flloyd and Lillian Axe

The Avalon, Santa Clara, California USA

15 June 2012

 

 

GASOLINE INC

 

The Wanted One Tour

Rocket Room, Perth

Friday 15th June, 2012

 

 

 

 

STONE CIRCLE

With The Graphic Fiction Heroes & Nymph Honey

Amplifier Bar, Perth

Friday 1st June, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

TIM "Ripper" OWENS

with Diamond Eye & Emerald City

Amplifier Bar, Perth

Monday 23rd May, 2012

 

 

 

 

THE POOR

With Emerald City, Rogue Sharks & Smooth Intentions

Newport Hotel, Fremantle

Sunday 22nd May, 2012

 

 

 

 

ANDREW WK

The Bakery, Perth

17 May 2012

 

 

 

FU MANCHU

LIVE AT THE ROSEMOUNT. PERTH

6TH MAY 2012

 

 

 

HOODOO GURUS - THE DIG IT UP INVITATIONAL

 

With The Fleshtones & Redd Kross

The Astor Theatre, Perth

Saturday 28 April 2012

 

 

CHAINSAW HOOKERS - ALBUM LAUNCH

 

THE ROCKET ROOM, PERTH

Friday 20 April 2012

 

 

 

YES

LIVE AT THE RIVERSIDE THEATRE. PERTH

5TH APRIL 2012

 

Yes Perth www.therockpit.net

 

 

 

THE GARY CORNELL FUNDRAISER CONCERT

THE CIVIC HOTEL, PERTH

SUNDAY 1st APRIL 2012

 

 

 

 

ADAM ANT

& The Good, The Bad & The Lovely Posse

The Astor Theatre, Mount Lawley

Perth, Western Australia

Sunday, 1st April 2012

 

 

 

 

WEST COAST BLUES AND ROOTS FESTIVAL 2012

FREMANTLE, WESTERN AUSTRALIA

FEATURING: JOHN FOGERTY

WITH: MY MORNING JACKET, THE POGUES, THE SPECIALS,

BUDDY GUY, CROSBY STILLS & NASH, STEVE EARLE & MORE

SUNDAY, 1st april 2012

 

John Fogerty Blues and Roots 2012 therockpit.net

 

 

 

Y & T

The Fillmore, San Francisco, California

24th March 2012

 

 

 

 

BRIAN SETZER'S ROCKABILLY RIOT

FREMANTLE ARTS CENTRE, WA

24th MARCH 2012

 

 

 

DURAN DURAN

SANDALFORD WINERY, SWAN VALLEY WA

24TH MARCH 2012

 

 

 

BABY ANIMALS

THE CHARLES HOTEL, PERTH

23RD MARCH 2012

 

Baby Animals Rockpit Review

 

 

ANDY SCOTT'S SWEET

with Almost Slayed

The Regal Theatre, Perth, WA

Saturday 10th March, 2012

 

 

 

ALL THE ACTION FROM SOUNDWAVE IN THE WEST FROM THE ROCKPIT TEAM

CLAREMONT SHOWGROUNDS, PERTH

5TH MARCH 2012

 

 

 

ONE MASSIVE BONE CRUNCHING SIDEWAVE SHOW:

UNEARTH

IN THIS MOMENT

KITTIE

HEAVEN SHALL BURN

 

 

Sunday 4th March, 2012

The Amplifier, Perth

 

 

SUNSET RIOT 'UPRISING' EP LAUNCH

w/ Virginia Killstyxx and The Lockhearts

 

 

 

NOTES, NEWTOWN SYDNEY

SATURDAY, 3RD MARCH 2012

 

 

Styx

LIVE AT THE SOARING EAGLE

2ND MARCH 2012

 

 

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STEVIE WONDER

SANDALFORD WINERY, MARGARET RIVER

2ND MARCH 2012

 

 

 

THE SISTERS OF MERCY

THE CORNER HOTEL, RICHMOND

1st MARCH 2012

 

 

 

ROXETTE

Challenge Stadium, Perth

28 February 2012

 

 

 

 

MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE

 

ex- Fort Lauderdale, USA

25 - 28 February, 2012

 

 

DESTROY SHE SAID

Cherry Bar, Melbourne, Australia

25th February, 2012

 

 

 

 

MICHAEL SCHENKER

San Francisco, California, USA

15th February, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

ULI JON ROTH

Oakland, California, USA

11th February 2012

 

 

 

 

SNAKEBITE (A TRIBUTE TO WHITESNAKE)

THE CIVIC HOTEL, PERTH

11TH FEBRUARY 2012

 

 

 

GIGANTOUR

Megadeth, Motorhead, Volbeat, Lacuna Coil

DETROIT, MI, USA

9th February 2012

 

 

 

HAILMARY

WITH DIAMOND EYE & BABYJANE

ACOUSTIC AT THE PADDO

9TH FEBRUARY 2012

 

 

 

SCOTT KELLY (NEUROSIS) & JOHN BAIZLEY (BARONESS)

THE CIVIC HOTEL. PERTH

4TH FEBRUARY 2012

 

 

 

 

WAITING 4 ANDY

THE FLY TRAP, FREMANTLE

3RD FEBRUARY 2012

 

 

 

 

SEETHER

THE ROSEMOUNT, PERTH

1st FEBRUARY 2012

 

Seether The Rosemount Perth 2012 www.therockpit.net

 

 

ROGER WATERS - THE WALL | LIVE AT BURSWOOD DOME, PERTH WA

27th JANUARY 2012

 

Roger Waters The Wall www.therockpit.net

 

 

JEFF MARTIN

The Flytrap, Fremantle

21 January 2012

 

 

A WITCHES HAT TRICK

Friday January 13th

 

HELLS BELLS

with LADY ZEPPELIN

and BLACK ROSE

The Charles Hotel, Perth

 

 

 

 

DICK DALE

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, USA

7 January, 2012

 

 

 

 

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