The Infernal Equinox 2016: Six of Victoria's most brutal underground acts will come together at The Bendi to absolutely obliterate, honouring the purity of true underground music and keeping the flame ablaze!
saturday, October 1 from 12 NOON, 18+. 2016, AFL Grand Final at the Bendi. $10 Jugs, $4 Tinnies, $6 Shots at half time, Ping Pong tournament in the venue
Grand final night goes off at the Bendigo Hotel.Four bands keeping the festivities going til late.Its wonderful... its marvelous. Legendary psychos FIREBALLS rounding out Granny day! Joined by surf rock super starrs BIRDCAGE, THE TRAUMABOYS and ROGUES! No pre sales,be early.
Hailing from the city of Baltimore, these guys don't fuck around when it comes to making rock music. You like the Lemonheads and the Bad Brains at the same time? Of course you do. This is kind of like that, but less heroin involved. ‘Rock The Fuck On Forever’ isn't just the name of their new LP, it's a fucking command.
One of the most impressive and sought after bands in the Instrumental rock/fusion scene today, The Aristocrats, will be heading to Australia this October for a national tour! Featuring the combined virtuoso talents of drummer Marco Minnemann (Steve Wilson, Joe Satriani), bassist Bryan Beller (Joe Satriani, Dethklok) and Guthrie Govan (Steven Wilson, Asia/GPS)
Roll up, roll up... the Science & Genitalia Roadshow is here! After a few months spent recording and plotting, Logic Defies Logic are emerging from thier lair to bring you a night of below the belt entertainment that will be sure to get your hips swinging and boots a'scootin' Featuring the rock n' roll punks Scoundrels, the thrashy blues tones of VadgeDaggar, the mighty mighty heavyness of The Balls
A good old fashioned rock-off: Guitar Duels, Seven Drummers on-stage at once, Crazy hair-dos, Jesse jumping around wishing he was in Blink 182. Good ol' fashioned Hills Gig in the big smoke, you know where it's at. Featuring: Disco Puppets, The Braves, Big Volcano, Terror Nullius, The Devours
The people of West Papua have been suffering under Indonesian occupation since 1963. Over 500,000 civilians have been killed, and thousands more have been raped, tortured and imprisoned. Foreign media and human rights groups are banned from operating in West Papua, so people rarely hear about the situation there.
Denmark's HEXIS are more than just a band, they're a force of nature. A dark, swirling maelstrom of jagged noise, simultaneously suffocating and uplifting. Their brand of primitive, primordial black metal has been sweeping its way through the underground metal community and Australia is its next victim.
Two long years. thats how long it has been since the release of Melbourne celtpunks The Ramshackle Army released their last album, Letters From the Road Less Travelled. Since then there have been lineup changes, US tours and countless other shows, but they're finally ready to put out something brand new.
Metal United Down Under consists of individual metal shows which take place everywhere in Australia in one specific night under the same banner. The aim is to create a bigger exposure for underground bands and strengthen the community character which metal is known for. The last event was on 10 October 2015 in 15 cities in all 8 states/territories of Australia with 131 bands.
King Groaker is continuing their run of shows in Melbourne with big one at The Bendigo Hotel in Collingwood. Coming along for the party are band friends The Déjà Vu's, Black Bats and King Stag. Tickets are $5 and doors open at 8pm. Chuck it in ya diaries!
Fundraiser for the Les Twentyman foundation. Providing a future free of poverty, abuse, violence, discrimination and isolation to youth. All proceeds from the night go to the Les Twentyman foundation. Come down and support and awesome cause. $20 entry. Killer night. Hope to see you all there.
Time to don your best costumes and bring your sexy selves down to the Bendi for a evening of rock, burlesque, magic and general depravity! Come one, come all! $10 on the door, but HALF PRICE ENTRY to those who dress up!!
Holy Serpent release their second album 'Temples', playing with Watchtower, Crypt (ADL) and Foot. In the short time since their self-titled RidingEasy debut in mid-2015, Melbourne, Australia’s Holy Serpent have gained a lot of attention for their rather punk version of heavy psych and metal.
NICEFEST - Art As Catharsis' annual showcase of progressive and experimental Australian music - is back for its third year (and our first time in Melbourne). Fourteen Nights At Sea, A Lonely Crowd, Instrumental, adj. (NSW), Hinterlandt (NSW), Jess Locke, Hashshashin (NSW), Bear the Mammoth, Cascades, Astrid Zeman, Citrus Jam. Doors 3pm.
Dark Realm presents: 'Hallowicked' Come celebrate the Halloween weekend with some great live bands on this eve of Halloween: Featuring live: Death of Art, Demonatrix (prev Graveyard Rockstars from SYD), Coffin Carousel. Dress up for some Hallowicked fun
Rise from the grave. KING FATE return for a Halloween Heavy Metal spectacular. W/crushing HORDES OF THE BLACK CROSS plus ADAMUS EXCUL and MANIAXE. Put this in your calendar people, THIS IS THE ONLY KING FATE show for 2016! Come and celebrate this night of EVIL with us. Cheap entry for fancy dress.
To help us celebrate getting married this november, the Bendi has generously let us put on a FREE FOR ALL SHOW with 8 of our favourite bands! The front bar will open at 4PM and bands will start from 5.
1054 Records are proud to announce that this November we will be touring legendary Hardcore / Metal band SWORN ENEMY for the very first time on Australian soil. It’s been a very long time coming and we are super excited to unleash their tried & tested brand of in your face brutal Hardcore over 5 nights starting in Adelaide & winding up in Brisbane, with dates in Geelong, Melbourne & Sydney along the way. It promises to be a great run so get out & catch one of the all time best.
Antithesis Bookings & Promotions and Untitled Touring present: Départe / Lo! / Greytomb / No Haven / Cascades. After more than a year since their last performance, Tasmanian extreme metal quartet Départe are set to tour Australia this Spring in support of their long awaited and highly anticipated debut album, 'Failure, Subside'.
To celebrate the release of their debut album Monster out October 21st, Graves are hitting the road as hard as they can, and they’re bringing a few friends along who know how to hit just as hard. December will see the Wollongong outfit joined by Texan hardcore legends Kublai Khan, as well as two local bands to keep an eye on in the coming year, Sydney’s Justice For The Damned, and Perth’s Cursed Earth
Following the huge success that was the inaugural “BODIES ON BODIES Thrash Fest” in Adelaide last year, Truth Inc Records and ALKIRA Productions are teaming up with Megaton Music to break your neck for a second time, and this time we are bringing it to the Australian thrash capital – Melbourne!
The DIRTY ROTTEN IMBECILES' history begins on May 2, 1982 around 4:00pm, in the city of Houston, TX. It was on this day that the musically aggressive quartet we now know as D.R.I. made their first Dirty Rotten noise and called it a song