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Love Games

W/FLOGS, Ethan Postlethwaite
POP

Free Show from 5 piece dream pop outfit Love Games and their set to take to the stage this Thurstynight night, Joining them are FLOGS (first show) and Ethan Postlethwaite of The Mochasins. Come down for a night of free live music! 8PM Doors. Set Times: Ethan Postlethwaite 8.30-9.00 FLOGS 9.15-9.45 Love Games 10


Sistema en Decandencia

W/Enzyme, Execution, Wild Spears, Steed
punk rock

Sistema En Decandecia will be releasing their debut ep Ganacias De La Guerra. 6 tracks of blistering tumbling down the stairs crasher crust! Mangel slakt that has heavy nods to 90s tokyo bands like Frigora, Collapse Society etc. Joining them are friends Enzyme, Execution, Wild Spears and new favourites Steed (motorcharged punk as fck). Read on...


Lecherous Gaze

W/POWER, DRUNK MUMS, MISS DESTINY, NO CLASS, RABID DOGS
rock / punk

The self-proclaimed number one rockin' band in the entire world, Lecherous Gaze are back, smackin heads with their demented psych, punk and awesome new record 'One Fifteen'.. Check out a show in ya hood, coz these line ups are gonna destroy you. More details comin! Harsh and heavy, LECHEROUS GAZE play destructively nasty music for fiendish people. Buy tix...


Angelcorpse - Exterminate Melbourne

W/NOCTURNAL GRAVES, BELLIGERENT INTENT, DECREPIT SOUL
Metal

Masterless and superior, ANGELCORPSE stand at the pinnacle of the death metal elite. A blackened death metal band born on the ashes of Pete Helmkamp's previous band, Order from Chaos, originally from Kansas City, Missouri, and relocated to Tampa, Florida. Grasp the horns of the dragons of chaos before they lay the beast to rest once and for all Buy tix


Charging Stallion EP release

W/Elusive Haze, Rhysics
rock

To celebrate the launch of our second EP 'The closest we'll ever get to a full length album' we're playing a show with some mates. Doors 7:30pm Elusive Haze 8:15pm, Rhysics 9:00pm, Charging Stallion 9:45pm


BREWTALITY 2017

W/BUFFALO, BLOODDUSTER & MUCH MUCH MORE
metal / rock / beer

34 BANDS, 3 STAGES, 2 VENUES, ONE MASSIVE DAY! Saturday 5 August, 2017. Desert Highways has once again come through with the goods and has successfully delivered what is potentially the Australian metal festival of the year. 33 bands across 3 stages at The Tote and The Bendigo Hotel's! A celebration of Metal, Rock and Beer. Read on...


GEO

W/HONG DANG, A BASKET OF MAMMOTHS, GEO, TROLL
Prog / rock

Geo has been away a while, off in a galaxy far far away. But they're back now, groovier than ever. To assist in the thunder bringing, Geo has enlisted the help of the sludgiest, stoner-iest, psychedelic-iest bands on the planet Earth (and one from Western Australia): Hong Dang, Troll and A Basket of Mammoths! Batten down the hatches, shit's about to get sludgy. Come eat, drink and be merry! Read on...


Robot Child

W/Colorado Bulldog and The Misguided Souls
indie rock

Australia's most exciting live rock act, Robot Child, features none other than Gold Logie winner Waleed Aly on lead guitar. Evoking the ghosts of Queen, Pink Floyd, Faith No More and Muse, Robot Child are an incredibly talented band driven by ambitions and grand ideas. Rocking out some brand new tunes and some of your favorites. Read on...


Night of the Forlorn

W/Myridian, Atra Vetosus + Guests
Melodic Death / Doom

Night of the Forlorn - Myridian, Atra Vetosus, Omnipresence, Behold the Defiant. "Night of the Forlorn" promises to be one of this years better non-festival gigs - four bands each equally as imposing and powerful as eachother, and featuring some rare performances, this event proves to be one not to be missed.


Skizophrenia Raw Punk EATER Australian Tour 17

W/ENZYME
punk

SKIZOPHRENIA from Tsuyama Japan is doing a Blitz tour downunder!! Super catchy and pogo worthy hardcore punk that brings the you back to the glory days of UK 82, 80s Finnish and Swedish hc. Not to be missed!! Supporting them on this min tour is kyushu noise lovers ENZYME Read on...


Over-Reactor Album Launch

W/Supports TBA
rock / death hop

To celebrate this new album, the bands third, the duo of Ezekiel Ox (Mammal, Superheist, The Nerve, Full Scale) and drummer/sample programmer/engineer Cory Blight (Dukes of Windsor) will be touring through New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia throughout August. Buy tix...


Oxjam - Gigs for good

W/Busy Kingdom, Ablaze, and Honeybone PLUS special guests tba
rock

You may have heard of it but if not, in a nutshell, OXJAM is an annual National and International project run by Oxfam in August, where people organise fab events and host gigs at their homes or at venues in the local community to raise money. $10 entrance fee (plus extra donations for those who are feeling generous!) your guaranteed a fantastic day filled will fun, cool music vibes, great company, raising something awesome for Oxfam!


Direct Hit! (USA) Australian Tour

W/SPECIAL GUESTS - THE DECLINE [WA] & MORE TBA
punk

Get Pumped! Hotly tipped Milwaukee punk quartet DIRECT HIT are headed to Australia for the first time ever. Still giddy from the international pick up of their 2016 Fat Wreck Chords LP WASTED MIND, these mind-bending giggos are going to be some of the year's best. Proudly presented by Blood, Sweat & Beers, 5hrFlights and Bombshellzine. Tickets on sale June 6 Read on...


Metal United Down Under

W/psycroptic, Harlott, Pegazus, trigger, demonhead, blackhelm, requiem, Cryptic Abyss, Remission, Armata
metal

Metal United Down Under (MUDU) is an initiative to create a united event with many Australian cities and a wide range of metal and metal related genres. Everybody who is involved in metal can participate. The event consists of an average of 13 shows on the same day Buy Tix


Whoretopsy

W/Hollow World, Splatterpuss, Annihilist
death metal

After a long run of touring their album 'Never Tear Us Apart' Whoretopsy will be going back into the studio after this show to work on their new album. Over the past few years they have toured Europe, New Zealand and Australia several times with bands such as Psycroptic, Goatwhore, Cryptopsy, Nile, Unearth, Condemned, King Parrot, Revocation, Disentomb, Vader, Hate Eternal, Goregasm, The Black Dahlia Murder, Putrid Pile and more Read on...


No Idea

W/OddBall, Menendez, Addiction 64, Loners With Boners
Pop Punk / Ska

Melbourne 90s throwback night. No Idea have been doing it for 20 plus years while OddBall, Menendez and Addiction 64 are reuniting after 20 years. PLUS!! Frankston legends Loners With Boners are getting together to tear The Bendi a new one. DJs Con Dodgy and Madball spinning the discs after bands Read on...


Teenage Bottlerocket (USA) Aus Tour

W/BLISTER, DAD RELIGION, SKATEGOATS
Punk Rock

Re-signing to legendary punk rock label Fat Wreck Chords and with a new album, "Stealingthe Covers". Arrest Records Australia and Bombshellzine.com, one week before the kickoff of the label's first tour for Orange County's Death By Stereo, are excited to announce that Laramie, Wyoming's Teenage Bottlerocket will be returning to Australia Read on...


Heavy Metal Halloween

W/Hollow World, Splatterpuss, Annihilist
metal

Espionage Bookings presents HEAVY METAL HALLOWEEN. After a SOLD OUT Legions Of Steel Festival for the second year in a row, Espionage Bookings is bringing the goods once again with HEAVY METAL HALLOWEEN on October 27 at the Bendigo Hotel in Collingwood! Get your spooky outfits out of the closet, because there will be prizes for BEST COSTUME! BANDS TBA. October 27 $15 Entry Read on...


Scorching Steel Festival

W/DREADNAUGHT,DIVINE ASCENSION, DARKER HALF (NSW), PEGAZUS, ESPIONAGE, DEMONHEAD, GYPSY (NSW), DARK EARTH, SHADOW REALM (SA), CALLOUS
metal

Due to the overwhelming popularity of Legions Of Steel Festival; Espionage Bookings have teamed up with Megaton Music to bring you a 2-day festival dedicated to all things Heavy Metal - Scorching Steel Festival! Buy tix...


Scorching Steel Festival

W/DREADNAUGHT,DIVINE ASCENSION, DARKER HALF (NSW), PEGAZUS, ESPIONAGE, DEMONHEAD, GYPSY (NSW), DARK EARTH, SHADOW REALM (SA), CALLOUS
metal

Scorching Steel Festival will be a 2-day mini-festival held at Melbourne's home of Heavy Metal: The Bendigo Hotel in Collingwood, with 17 bands over two days: Friday November 10 and Saturday November 11. Buy tix...


Murder One : A Party for Lemmy

W/$5 Jack & Cokes, Motorhead flash tattoos, Motorhead pins and t-shirts, Free pool, DJs
hard rock / rock n roll

Two years ago on this day, the coolest man to ever live Lemmy Kilmister was "Killed by Death". To celebrate his life we are throwing the party of the century! Only one rule: wear daisy dukes. More details to come as the day approaches Read on...