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Alex.
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Radio Presenter.
Music Journalist.


Free beer and basement shows don't mean you've made it.

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Music Video: Say Anything - “Say Anything”

We are DIGGING the new Say Anything album!! 
And how cool is this video???
Hopefully they will be down here in Aus sooner rather than later! 

When we spoke to Max Bemis a few weeks ago he told us this album is his interpretation of what punk music is, even if no one agrees. WE APPROVE!!

LIGHTS AUSTRALIAN TOUR

We will be doing a face to face interview with LIGHTS when she is down here for the tour! Send us in any questions you would like to as in our ask box!

THEAM

When the extreme Westborough Baptist Church ordered a picket of the Foo Fighters show in Kansas City, The Foos retaliated.

Taylor Swift and Hayley Williams perform That’s What You Get at Taylor’s concert in Nashville.

I honestly believe that this man is one of the best musicians that the world has ever seen.

Mark a GIANT reminder on your calendars: October 4th.

Jack’s Mannequin, People and Things preorder.

3 MINUTES WITH KATY PERRY.

Many of you have been asking for the transcript from the Katy Perry Questions and Answers. So I thought I’d whip it up for you guys!

When you are given the chance to speak with Katy Perry and you only get one question, that better be one bitchin’ question. However, after she grabbed my hands and ears to examine my jewellery and of course after seeing her run around in over 20 different outfits that night, I forgot everything and asked her about her wardrobe.


Hey Katy Perry how are you?

Good thank you! OH MY GOSH, come closer let me admire your accessories. *gasps* GIRL YOU ARE STYLISH, look at your clothes! 

Haha thank you.

I just love clothing and accessories, I try and wear a different outfit at all times, AND WOW. I might need to borrow your shoes.

Haha, well while we are on this topic, how difficult is it to go through all of those costume changes in one show?

I’ve been training for this my whole life and always been experimenting with clothes. I don’t mind the stress of fast outfit changes throughout the show, its all a part of being an entertainer. I love being able to wear different outfits because clothing is a creative expression of your personality. That’s why all of my costumes are fun and candy covered, you look at them and think Katy Perry! 

You actually changed 8 times during one song! Some of the changes happened within the blink of an eye! How did you do it?

A real magician never reveals her secrets! (Laughs) But seriously, I can’t tell you because the next time you go out all the girls in the club will be using my dress trick to change outfits throughout the night! If that happens my trick won’t impress anyone anymore!

Who are your style icons?

I have always admired Dita Von Teese, Gwen Stefani and Madonna. I like the mix between the pin-up girl, the queen of colourful hair and the rock chick. 

Thank you for talking to me today!

Thank you! Feel free to hang around and eat my candy and use my photobooth.

And that I did. 

No Aus for My Chemical Romance?

Last night at the Honda Civic Tour, My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way announced that they wouldn’t be back in Chicago for quite a while because they’re going to record a new album after the tour.

So im guessing, no Australia for a while. 

We DEFINITELY won’t be seeing them before the end of this year, that’s for sure. Rumour has it they could play Big Day Out. My spidey senses say its a possibility with the size of payout for BDO headliner’s… However its no secret to Chem fans that the band doesn’t like BDO after the somewhat negative reception in ‘07. (Don’t look at me I was front row centre crying tears of joy).

Hopefully its sooner rather than later. Don’t get me wrong we LOVE Danger Days, but the more new Chem stuff they have to play, the less we will get to hear songs from Three Cheers and Bullets. (And all the real Chem fans know that living in a world with no live performances of Three Cheers or Bullets isn’t living at all).

Chem, give us a tour before you start writing stuff, we beg of you.

SOUNDWAVE COUNTER REVOLUTION

So in the past 6 hours we had the announcement of counter revolution and unbelievably it is already on sale!

Head to soundwaverevolution.com and grab your tickets asap!

Saves the Day have finally posted a new trailer for Daybreak, bring on September!
And Rejoice!

The Dangerous Summer

The Dangerous Summer are not playing Soundwave Minifests but will be playing Soundwave 2012.

Soundwave Revolution: Update on Replacement Shows

Around 30 bands overall still coming in September. Waiting approval from bands, expect in about 48 hours.

-we are the ocean
-drugs
-panic!
-yellowcard
-the used (should be on minirev)
-four year strong (minirev)
-set your goals (minirev)


15-17 on outdoor minifestival in Bris,Melb,Adel:
Bris: 24th; Melb 30th, Adel 2nd(so not to clash with AFL grand final)
Melb venue: Music Bowl
There will be signings at the minifestivals
~$97

Still working on Syd/Perth format
Syd Venue: Parramatta or Homebush
Perth: Challenge Stadium, 2nd stage in carpark

Anyone metal/hardcore/heavy doing evening club shows:
Alter Bridge headline shows (including Tivoli in Brisbane)
Alice Cooper headline shows in most cities
Watain w/Whitechapel
Machine Head and Unearth are possibilities to come.

Sum 41 headline tour in December.

SW12: Unannounced 3rd SWR headliner, Devin Townsend, Madina Lake.
Potentially: Hollywood Undead, Times of Grace, Framing Hanley, Steel Panther

Van Halen not coming.

Soundwave Revolution Cancelled.

"It is with great sadness that we announce the cancellation of the Revolution Festival. Many of the festival bands will still be coming to Australia in that time period and team up to bring you some very special shows. These… will include multi band/mini festival line-ups in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. We will be announcing these events in the next 7 days. Tickets purchased online will be refunded automatically as soon as it can be processed. If you purchased from an outlet, refunds will be available next week from point of purchase." - Soundwave Forum