Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Review of Guns N’ Roses at AsiaWorld in Hong Kong

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Review by Scott Murphy November 21 & 22, 2018 – AsiaWorld, Hong Kong Who knows what’s in the water they drink these days, but whatever it is, it’s working for Guns N’ Roses. Their three hour (!) 25 song show at Hong Kong’s sold out AsiaWorldExpo showcased a veteran LA rock act now in their fifties bidding to become an ... Read More »

Wonderfruit vs Burning Man: The Hong Kong Connection

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Review by Scott Murphy This year Wonderfruit returns to the Siam Country Club in Pattaya, Thailand from December 14th-17th for the fourth year running. The four day festival bills itself as a celebration of arts, music, food and ideas. It’s produced by the collective “Scratch First”, who aim to create a platform for positive change. That means there will be ... Read More »

Interview: All About Sonar Hong Kong 2017

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Interview by Scott Murphy March 30, 2017 – 23 years in, Sonar in Barcelona is recognized as one of the foremost electronic music and arts festivals in the world. But it’s not just music. It’s a hotbed of creativity and technology. This Saturday, Sonar Hong Kong is going to make its debut at the Hong Kong Science Park in the New Territories. ... Read More »

Loud And Fast Rules At Metallica’s Hong Kong Debut

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Review by Scott Murphy + Photos by Ken Nevia January 17th, 2017 – AsiaWorld Arena, Hong Kong Metallica was loudica and fastica during their show at Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Arena on Friday night. They were thrilling and awesome too. Yet the first ever city appearance by the San Francisco thrash metal veterans was important on a couple of other levels as well. ... Read More »

Bryan Adams in Hong Kong: Review by Scott Murphy

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Review by Scott Murphy January 14th, 2017 – AsiaWorld, Hall 10, Hong Kong BLINK AND IT’S THE NINETIES! Time stands still for Bryan Adams’ first Hong Kong show in over two decades… When Bryan Adams last played in Hong Kong, the Handover was looming, the internet was more an idea than an actuality and the city was riding on a wave ... Read More »

Interview: Ex-Eagles Guitarist, Don Felder, Still Flying!

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Ahead of his upcoming charity concert at the first annual Hong Kong Rugby Union Ruck ‘n’ Roll Charity Ball on November 5th, ex-Eagles member Don Felder talks to Scott Murphy. With the song “Hotel California”, ex-Eagles guitarist Don Felder is responsible for one of the most recognizable rock riffs of all time. He’s written quite a few others too—many of ... Read More »