THE BENDIGO

125 Johnston st, Collingwood. Live music venue, Licensed to 3am, 9417 3415

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Friday, April 18 at 8:00pm

GOOD FRIDAY TRIPLE THREAT

W/Prolapse, Spleen & Kerb

Rock / Hard Rock
GOOD FRIDAY TRIPLE THREAT Featuring: Prolapse, Spleen & KerbATTENTION! Prolapse, Spleen & KERB, three of Melbourne's best up and coming bands smash into Bendigo Hotel on Good Friday for a triple treat of hard rockin' goodness. Spleen are back, and debuting lots of NEW material The Good Friday Triple Threat show! What better way to start a long weekend... Praise be to Zombie-Jesus!
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Saturday, April 19th | 8pm | Free

Industrial Revilution Tour - Darkc3ll & Witchgrinder

W/Cold Divide

Metal / Industrial
Industrial Revilution Tour featuring Darkc3ll and WitchgrinderWitchgrinder and Darkc3ll have recently been announced to co-headline SF Media'sSFest 2014 on 12 April 2014, now the two bands have decided to extend that double headline event to a full east coast run under the banner of the 'Industrial Revilution' tour. Kicking off in Darkc3ll's hometown of Brisbane on 3 April, the tour wraps up for the the bands on 19 April in Witchgrinder’s hometown of Melbourne. Darkc3ll will also make their first ever appearance in Adelaide on 20 April.
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Sunday, April 20 at 6:30pm

METAL EASTER SUNDAY

W/Abraxxas, Flesh of the Earth, Cryptic Abyss, Demonic Cowboys & Mason

Metal / Thrash
METAL EASTER SUNDAY: Abraxxas, Flesh of the Earth, Cryptic Abyss, Demonic Cowboys & MasonWhat a variety of metal! Come down to the Bendigo hotel on Easter Sunday (Public holiday following monday) to witness some skull crushing metal! with a 5 band line-up featuring Abraxxas, Demonic Cowboys, Cryptic Abyss, Flesh of the Earth & Mason Official for only $13 entry. Doors open 6:30pm
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Tuesdays From 4:00pm til 3:00am

LOS BENDIGUEROS - TUESDAYS ARE FRIDAYS

W/DANGER DJ, Free Pool, $5.50 Pints, $6.50 Basics, $4 Pots of Skull Lager

Glam / Metal / Anthems / Goth / Alt / Punk / Indie / Cheese / 80's / 90's / 00's
W/DANGER DJ, Free Pool, $5.50 Pints, $6.50 Basics, $4 Pots of Skull Lager Tuesdays, The New Fridays. All backpackers, Wood Neighbors + us hard working hospo heads from around Melbz. Kitchen's open: 4pm til 11pm - check out the Venue Menu. Free Pool, $5.50 Pints, $6.50 Basics, til 3am. Danger DJ spinning the very best of 80's/90's/Naughties, Metal, Cock Rock, Aussie Rock, Punk Rock, cheese, Anthem toons.
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Wednesday, April 23 at 7:00pm

MOJO PIN

W/Half Breed Heroes & Cosmic Rain

Rock
Mojo Pin - Live @ The Bendigo Hotel w/Half Breed Heroes & Cosmic RainEmerging from the western suburbs of Melbourne. Mojo Pin originally started out with just 2 guys jamming Guns N' Roses tracks in the garage. When covers weren't enough they began writing their own material and sought out Dave Tsolakkis to play drums in a shitty rehearsal space that looked like a derros shack. 2014 is finally the year for Mojo Pin to hit the music scene of Melbourne.
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Thursday, April 24

IT'S A ROCK N ROLL DIGGER

W/The Dukes of Deliciousness + Drifter + Uptown Ace + The Hidden Venture + The Superguns

rock 'n' roll
The Dukes of Deliciousness + Drifter + Uptown Ace + The Hidden Venture + The Superguns5 bands - $12, Anzac Day Eve. It's a public holiday the next day so you can get a sleep in and still get up and show your thanx for those who have served you drinks. The Dukes of Deliciousness sound like a broken vinyl fight between Turbonegro and Clutch armed only with copies of KISS 'Alive' and Rolling Stones 'Sticky Fingers' in the middle of a strip club owned by the members of Fu Manchu.
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Friday, April 25th | 8pm | $8

DISTURD (JPN) & INSIDIOUS PROCESS (SWD) Aus tour

W/TBA

Crust / Hardcore Punk
DISTURD (JPN) & INSIDIOUS PROCESS (SWD) Aus tourDisturd is crushing punk metal ala Anti Sect, Sacrilege and SDS! Orignally from sleepy village of Tsuyama, Okayama prefecture( the first punk band from there too!!), The front man Age Chan moved to Kobe and rebooted the band with a new lineup compromised of members of Effigy and Axewield. Their live shows are crushing and energetic! Must not be missed!
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Saturday, April 26 at 8:00pm

WELKIN ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS

W/Glass Empire, Caligula's Horse, A Lonely Crowd & High Side Driver

Alt Rock
Welkin Entertainment & The Aussie Alternative Presents. Glass Empire, Caligula's Horse (QLD), A Lonely Crowd, High Side DriverWelkin Entertainment & The Aussie Alternative Presents... Glass Empire, Caligula's Horse (QLD), A Lonely Crowd, High Side Driver. Saturday, April 26 at The Bendigo Hotel, Melbourne. Doors 8pm. Tickets $12 available directly from the bands. OR $15 on the door
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Tuesdays From 4:00pm til 3:00am

LOS BENDIGUEROS - TUESDAYS ARE FRIDAYS

W/DANGER DJ, Free Pool, $5.50 Pints, $6.50 Basics, $4 Pots of Skull Lager

Glam / Metal / Anthems / Goth / Alt / Punk / Indie / Cheese / 80's / 90's / 00's
W/DANGER DJ, Free Pool, $5.50 Pints, $6.50 Basics, $4 Pots of Skull Lager Tuesdays, The New Fridays. All backpackers, Wood Neighbors + us hard working hospo heads from around Melbz. Kitchen's open: 4pm til 11pm - check out the Venue Menu. Free Pool, $5.50 Pints, $6.50 Basics, til 3am. Danger DJ spinning the very best of 80's/90's/Naughties, Metal, Cock Rock, Aussie Rock, Punk Rock, cheese, Anthem toons.
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Thursday, May 1 at 8:00pm

BLACK MAYDAY, DUAL CD LAUNCH

W/Sudden State, Requiem & Cyanide Teeth

Stoner Metal
Black Mayday Dual Single Launch (FREE CD) Ft. Sudden StateMayday... AKA... The first of May is back. To celebrate mayday this year Black Mayday will be releasing two singles in one night. We will be releasing 'The Creature' and 'Right Into View' from our upcoming EP. These Singles will be given out FREE at the door. $5 Entry (+Free CD on entry).
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Friday, May 2nd | 8pm

WOODS OF SUICIDES

W/Earth, Scars of Sodom, Hexreign & Sarspell

black / death
WOODS OF SUICIDES w/Earth, Scars of Sodom, Hexreign & SarspellRAISE SOME HELL with us at The Bendigoat for a night of livid fires and soul-scraping doom! Wood of Suicides step out of the shadows with new material of devastating doom, honoured to share the bill with death metal legends EARTH. Supporting will be the merciless black death of Scars of Sodom, the insatiable demons of Hexreign and the melodic black/death rites of Sarspell.
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Saturday, May 3 at 2:00pm - 5:00pm

REBECCA LANGLEY

W/Skip aka "Bert" + TJ (Talisa Jobe)

black / death
Rebecca Langley & Friends + Skip aka Bert + TJ (Talisa Jobe) She is back and gigging!!! Join us for an amazing afternoon of original talent!! FREE ENTRY!!!! This lineup has a mass of experience so dont miss out on a rare opportunity to see these three acts on one bill. See you there! Stick around after for the evening gig with Animal Hands, Littlefoot, Three Quarter Beast, Thrasher Jynx & The Instincts.
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Saturday, May 3 at 8:00pm

ANIMAL HANDS

W/Littlefoot, Three Quarter Beast, Thrasher Jynx & The Instincts

ROCK / GRUNGE
Rebecca Langley & Friends + Skip aka Bert + TJ (Talisa Jobe) Animal hands is an indie rock band formed by singer songwriter Danielle Whalebone in 2011. Animal Hands celebrated the release of the bands debut EP at Cherry Bar in April 2013. Their self titled EP produced by Lindsay Gravina (Rowland.S Howard,Cosmic Psychos, Magic Dirt ) has received a resplendent response gaining reviews and airplay in Australia and across the world.
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Wednesday, May 7 at 8:00pm

THE DECLINE

W/Wolfpack, Speech Patterns (TAS) & Foxtrot

Punk / Pop Punk
THE DECLINE W/Wolfpack, Speech Patterns (TAS) & FoxtrotRabble-rousing, good times WA skate-punks The Decline are stoked to announce they’ll be unleashing a fresh 5-track EP and kicking off a national tour real soon. Pee Records are proud to present the fully crowd-funded, fully sick 'Can I Borrow A Feeling?' EP. More than 8 years in and two albums deep, The Decline are a respected and recognisable name amongst the international punk community.
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Thursday, May 9 at 8:00pm | $10

RAYGUN MORTLOCK (QLD)

W//Grindhouse, Mutton & Worm Crown

Noise punk / Rock
RAYGUN MORTLOCK (QLD)/GRINDHOUSE/MUTTON/WORM CROWNRaygun Mortlock are pounding their way into melbourne for only the second time ever to play some of their unique rural-inspired, somewhat confused brand of Noise-Punk. Also appearing will be Grindhouse, MUTTON and Worm Crown... Solid as fuck line-up! $10. Thursday 8th may Bendigo Hotel 8pm
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Friday, May 9 at 8:00pm | 18+

RINGWORM

W/Special Guests Against & Caged Grave

Hardcore Metal
Broken Hive Presents Ringworm “Hammer Of The Witch” Australian Tour May 2014 With Special Guests Against & Caged GraveBroken Hive Records Presents Ringworm “Hammer Of The Witch” Australian Tour May 2014 With Special Guests Against & Caged Grave. Ringworm hail from Cleveland, Ohio, they are a dominant force in hardcore metal and have delivered album after album of classics as well as a consistently formidable live show which appeals to metalheads and hardcore fans alike. In May 2014, Ringworm will return to Australia once more to headline day one of Broken Hive's Break The Ice Festival held in Melbourne annually.
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Saturday May 10th | 8pm | $5

The Record Boys Show

W/Unaustralians, Swidgen & Stone Djoser

Hard Rock
The Record Boys Show W/Unaustralians, Swidgen & Stone DjoserThe Record Boys are the most original Aussie rock band in ages. It’s not in the style they play but in their resistance to writing pop songs. To celebrate The Record Boys EP 'Cock Dick Long Schlong' release online we are playing a show. Its going to be bloody unreal. Also playing are The Unaustralians, Swidgen and Stone Djoser. We are going to cut sic like never before.
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Friday, May 16 at 9:00pm

THE RUMJACKS

W/The Tearaways, Not Ok & Coffin Wolf

Punk Rock / Celtic folk
THE RUMJACKS - THE TEARAWAYS - NOT OK - COFFIN WOLF @ THE BENDIGO HOTEL The Rumjacks are a celtic, folk, punk band incorporating banjo, tin whistle and mandolin with roaring guitars and crashing drums into their sound. They released their debut album “Gangs Of New Holland” (Laughing Outlaw / Inertia) in September 2010 to critical acclaim – quotes below. The band tours Australia relentlessly playing support to such bands as Gogol Bordello (USA), UK Subs (UK), The Aggrolites (USA), GBH (USA), The Snowdroppers and many more.
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Saturday, May 17th | 8pm |

GET ON THE STAGE PRESENTS, POISON IDEA!

W/ Very Special Guests TBA

Punk / Hardcore Punk
GET ON THE STAGE PRESENTS, POISON IDEA!Kings of Punk' Poison Idea. Get ready to witness Punk rock royalty! Forming in Portland, Oregon in 1980 Poison Idea has had a huge impact on the hardcore punk sound releasing seminal albums "Feel the Darkness(1990)" "Blank, Blackout, Vacant(1992)" "We must Burn"[1993]and their last album in 2006, "Latest will and Testament". The more raw sounding earlier releases like "Pick Your King(1983)" "Kings of Punk(1986)" "War all the Time (1987)" and other releases in their extensive catalogue still stands the test of time in any hardcore collection. Tix
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Thursday, May 22 at 8:00pm

LIVE GLOBAL RADIO STREAM CONCERT

W/As Crows Fly, March In Moscow & 4 Letters Lies

Live radio stream performance
LIVE GLOBAL RADIO STREAM CONCERTAs Crows Fly, March in Moscow and 4 letter lies will be performing at the Bendigo Hotel 22nd May. Starting 8pm and running for 3 Hours. This Concert will be streamed throughout the World (over 120 Countries) via our Station: Fame Music Radio. We have also several Radio Station Friends hooked up. And As Crows Fly will be launching their first Album as well on this Day.
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Saturday, June 7th | 6:30pm | $15

The Morgue Presents - 'Metal Asylum #3'

W/Orpheus Omega, Harlott, Before Ciada, Anient & Trigger

Metal
The Morgue Presents - 'Metal Asylum #3' W/Orpheus Omega, Harlott, Before Ciada, Anient & TriggerOff the back of touring alongside Dark Tranquillity and Children Of Bodom around Australia, Orpheus Omega will be playing a one off headlining show in their hometown, Melbourne for 2014. Supporting their sophomore release, 'ResIllusion', the set will contain a number of as yet unplayed live tracks and the blistering numbers expected by fans.
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Saturday, June 21 at 5:00pm

LEGIONS OF STEEL 2014

W/In Malice's Wake, Electrik Dynamite, Malakyte (QLD), Harlott, Party Vibez, Maniaxe, Dark Earth, Sudden State, Espionage

Metal / Thrash Metal / Rock
In Malice's Wake, Electrik Dynamite, Malakyte (QLD), Harlott, Party Vibez, Maniaxe, Dark Earth, Sudden State, EspionageEspionage Bookings & The Hard Rock Show proudly present: LEGIONS OF STEEL 2014: 9 BANDS, ONE NIGHT! Showcasing the best of the best in Australian Metal music with raffle prizes to be won! Featuring: In Malice's Wake, Electrik Dynamite, Malakyte (QLD), Harlott, Party Vibez, Maniaxe, Dark Earth, Sudden State, Espionage (debut show) RAFFLE PRIZES TO BE WON (Prizes TBA) $15 Entry at the door. Doors open 5PM
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Friday, July 11 at 7:30pm

OLD SCHOOL CARTEL PRESENTS, ARMED & SENSATIONAL

W/Tenth Dan, Join The Amish, Deadly Visions, Street War, South Paw & Xuppercutx

Thrash / hardcore / metal
OLD SCHOOL CARTEL PRESENTS, ARMED & SENSATIONAL W/Tenth Dan, Join The Amish, Deadly Visions, Street War, South Paw & XuppercutxOld School Cartel Presents, Armed & Sensational. W/Tenth Dan, Join The Amish, Deadly Visions, Street War, South Paw, Xuppercutx. $10 entry 18+. It's been over 12 months and it's time for everyone to taste the pace and get a smack in the teeth. Once again it's on Tenth Dan bringing it to you live so fuck up and get your drinking shoes on time to tear it a new one.
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Saturday, July 26 at 4:30pm

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THRASH KIND 2

W/Shitripper, Black Jesus, Counter Attack, Party Vibez, Atomic Death Squad, Terror Strike, Ironhawk, Substance Abuse, Wet Pensioner & Bombs Over Brunswick

grind / thrash / hardcore
Close Encounters of The Thrash Kind 2: Return to The 36th ChamberClose Encounters of the Thrash Kind is back again to fuck on the patrons of The Bendigo Hotel. A mixed bill filled with grind, thrash & hardcore this is a night not to be missed. 12 bands $15 entry. More bands TBA. 18+ Happy Hour from 4pm; $5.50 Pints & $6.50 basic spirits. Kitchen's open.
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