friday, February 12 at 8:00 PM, 18+


W/Filthy Lucre (SA), Two Headed Dog, Happy Go Blues, The Back Strypes & The Bastard Sons

rock / Hard Blues Grunge Psychedelic

Playing the Bendigo hotel with Happy Go Blues, Filthy Lucre and TBSTBS supporting the handsomest of bands Super Saloon. Doors at 8pm $8 entry

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Saturday, February 13 at 8:00PM, 18+


W/sewercide, abominator

Black Metal

The hordes gather as the mist descends on the unholy Sabbath, to unleash the unyielding tempest upon this plagued planet. Revel on this reviled dust-ball as eternity ascends. The fire will devour us all, those borne unto peril and those born into tenuous immunity to Earthly terrors alike.

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sunday, February 14 at 3:00 PM, 18+

Free Tacos this Valentine's Day - Melbourne

W/Mesa Cosa, Grym Rhythm, Cosmic Kahuna

Tacos / rock / punk

Want to be the cheapest date ever? Forget about those posing $1 taco joints, these ones are free and cooked by celebrity chef Joe Hansen (as seen on TV). $4 mexican beers. $10 beer/tequila combo, Free Tacos, Free Entry, Free Live music

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wedesday, February 17 at 8:00 PM, 18+



Punk rock

Port Fairy band SILVERKANE//SLVRKN will unleash their unique brand of punk rock on and unsuspecting Melbourne public for the first time in 2016 on Wednesday 17 February at THE BENDIGO HOTEL. Joining SILVERKANE//SLVRKN for this show will be BAZZA, who will get the evening underway with some acoustic rock.

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thursday, February 18 at 8:00 PM, 18+


W/She Beast, The High Drifters, Castration Party

stoner / doom

Sludge, Doom, Stoner, Filth Further details to come

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friday, february 19 at 8:00pm, 18+


W/more TBA


LAGERSTEIN have found the keys to the S.S. Plunderberg and are preparing to take to the skies once again having completed the recording of their second album “All For Rum & Rum For All”. With a worldwide release set for February 2nd 2016, Australia will have the first chance to see Lagerstein performing their full headline show each night in support of the new album. Equipped with beer bongs and a party attitude, Lagerstein host a party like no other. Come along in your best pirate party attire and join the crew on board the S.S. Plunderberg. Party Times Ahoy!

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Saturday, February 20 at 8:00 PM, $15, 18+

Crowned Kings

W/Vicious Cycle, Ganbaru, Rust Proof, Southpaw, Crooked Path


Crowned Kings are a 5 piece heavy metal/hardcore band from Melbourne, Australia. The band grew with fast momentum around early 2010 with a steady fanbase expanding throughout the world. They've hit the stage supporting local acts such as Toe to Toe, Mindsnare, Samsara, Deez Nutz, Miles Away, Iron Mind just to name a few.

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sunday, February 21 at 6:00 PM, 18+

Baja Bleeders

W/LESS - Living Earth Sound Sessions, Saint Henry, Chief Protagonist

surf / rock

Baja Bleeders are a two piece Surf Punk band from Adelaide, Fueled by Burritos, Weed & Tequila, BB are taking a hit in Melbourne at The Bendigo Hotel (Collingwood) for their debut VIC show. Joined by friends. LESS - Living Earth Sound Sessions (Alternative Rap / Reggae / Ska), Saint Henry (Post-Grunge / Alternative / Rock), Chief Protagonist (Garage Rock).

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Thursday, February 25 at 8:00 PM, 18+


W/Karli White, Egypt Lies & Spike Fuck

experimental / pop

Experimental pop and electronic outfit Hospital make a return to the stage. Following a short break due to members heading overseas for exchange and school commitments, the band are ready to sing their songs of misery, dread and a little bit of hope (also: a lot of songs about boys).

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Friday, february 26 at 8:00pm, 18+


W/Supports TBA

punk rock

GBH Australia / New Zealand TOUR 2016; presented by The Drunk Promoter, Get On The Stage & Skullwars. Formed late 1979 GBH have been described as one of the forerunners of the UK82 sound and an influence on bands as diverse as metallica, queens of the stone age, rancid, slayer, anthrax, nirvana, and a host of younger punk bands. They have continually recorded albums and toured worldwide since they started. Currently writing songs for the follow up to 2010`s Perfume and Piss cd on Hellcat records.

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sunday, February 28 at 2:00PM, $7, 18+

Travellers Tour 2016

W/Evoker, Removalist, Pasha Bulka & Saskatchewan


Shutout Music & Presents: Travellers Tour 2016 - Featuring Pasha Bulka & Saskatchewan Pasha Bulka and Saskatchewan are hitting the road together this February in an ultimate bro's road trip to support both bands newest releases and do sick burnouts.

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friday, march 4 at 8:00pm, 18+


W/Supports TBA


Revival Booking Proudly Presents - XIBALBA Southern Lord Records / A389 Recordings Pomona, CA, US FEB / MARCH 2016

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friday march 11 at 8:00 PM, 18+




Sydney Speed/Power Metal machine DARKER HALF are hitting the road in early 2016 to take their energetic brand of Melodic Heavy Metal far and wide to Australian audiences. Having established themselves as one of the countries premier live bands over the course of the last decade (as well as releasing 3 albums and 1 ep) this will be the boys first Melbourne show of the year and indeed their first appearance down south since the mighty Legions Of Steel Festival in 2015.

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friday, March 18 at 8:00 PM, 18+

I am Duckeye - SONGS FROM THE GUNT Tour



We have just finished listening to the final mix of "Songs From The Gunt" and we're proud to report it sounds like our most 3rd album ever! We're sure when you guys hear it a few months, you'll all be saying "Wow, its such a 3rd album!" and "Of all the 3rd albums released in 2016, this is definitely one of them!" It goes off to the special 3rd album vinyl press and CD burner next week to be ready for our upcoming tour!!! The album, "SONGS FROM THE GUNT" will be available both physically and mentally on Friday 4th of March.

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saturday, March 19 at 2:00 PM, 18+

Dead Memory Fest II

W/The Ramshackle Army, Ganbaru, The Patient, Truthside (SA), Postscript, Dead Joe (SA), Public Liability, Late Nights, And Burn, All We Need, Blind Man Death Stare, Saskatchewan

Punk / rock / acoustic

Dead Memory Fest II. The Bendigo Hotel will host the second Annual Dead Memory Fest. Last year was a moderate success and we aim to get this going bigger and better for 2016. There will bands all through the afternoon and night with acoustic acts supplying entertainment in the Beer Garden between bands. Beer Garden: Josh Arentz (NSW), Leight Hair, David Grimson, Luke Seymoup, Jason Guy Smiley (USA), Jim Lynch (NSW)

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thursday, march 24 at 8:00 PM, 18+


W/supports tba


Ceremony return to Australia in March 2016. Tickets on sale Friday January 29.

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friday, march 25 at 8:00pm, $15, 18+

Unholy good friday 3


Black Metal / METAL

Good Friday Public Holiday, 25th March 2016. $15 entry. Doors 8:00pm - Nocturnal Graves - Pounding Death Metal Darkness with No mercy. A warm up show before embarking on their U.S. tour in May.

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Saturday, March 26 at 8 PM, 18+

Kill Easter Bash

W/Zombie Motors Wrecking Yard, Suiciety, Swidgen, Animal Hands

Stoner Blues / rock / punk

Zombie Motors Wrecking Yard, Suiciety Suiciety breathed life in 1990, after a series of triumphs and tragedies, the circus crawls out of the gutter to live and breathe again... Swidgen, Animal Hands

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sunday, March 27 at 8:00 PM, $40, 18+

Leftöver Crack - AUSTRALIAN TOUR

W/special guest Supports tba

Punk / punk rock

Leftöver Crack remains one of the more mysterious collectives in the punk rock universe. Fueled by a chaotic mixture of self-medication and an urgent sense of political purpose, this NYC 5-piece has continued to bring the world “That Crack Rock Steady Beat” ever since the demise of the legendary all-squat-all-stars Choking Victim.

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monday, March 28 at 2:00 PM, AA

Leftöver Crack - AUSTRALIAN TOUR

W/special guest Supports tba

Punk / punk rock

All ages show. Leftöver Crack remains one of the more mysterious collectives in the punk rock universe. Fueled by a chaotic mixture of self-medication and an urgent sense of political purpose, this NYC 5-piece has continued to bring the world “That Crack Rock Steady Beat” ever since the demise of the legendary all-squat-all-stars Choking Victim.

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Friday, April 1 at 7 PM, 18+



rock / punk

Captives - "The visceral thrill of being throttled by razor-sharp guitars, slapped around the head by thundering drums and screamed at by a man gargling glass.'' - Rolling Stone Magazine ''unadorned Rock and Roll with a hearty injection of Punk noise and attitude.'' – The Rock Pit

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friday, april 15 at 8:00 PM, 18+

EARTH ROT Chthonian Virtues EP Launch

W/Hybrid NIghtmares, Hadal Maw, Blackhelm and Annihilist

Death metal / Black metal

Earth Rot are stoked to announce our return to Victorian shores, this time for the launch of our new EP Chthonian Virtues. Joining us are some of our favourite Australian bands, Hybrid Nightmares fresh from their successful Japanese Tour supporting Finntroll, Powerhouses Hadal Maw, local legends Blackhelm and lords Annihilist.

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saturday, may 28 at 8:00PM, 18+

ANGELUS APATRIDA - Pacific Assault / Australian Tour 2016

W/In Malice's Wake, Harlott & Mason

thrash metal

Spanish thrash metal powerhouse Angelus Apatrida have announced three Australian shows as part of their Pacific Assault Tour which will also include dates in China, Japan and Taiwan. The four-piece was formed in the year 2000 in Albacete, an isolated small Spanish town in the middle of nowhere. “Albacete has no musical infrastructures at all, so we had to fight really hard and do everything by ourselves” states guitarist, singer and mastermind Guillermo Izquierdo.

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