Monday, April 20 at 7:00pm, 18+

Purple Kush & AK47 presents: THE BENNIES 420 SUPER SMOKE OUT

W/Mesa Cosa, Curse Ov Dialect, Weedy Gonzalez & Big_Rimz420

Punk / Punk rock

The Bennies are just getting started. Having aced Soundwave's national circuit and clocked Golden Plains Festival, the Melbourne party pros commence their Party Whirlwind tour this Thursday and today they have announced an additional Melbourne show on worldwide weed appreciation day, 4/20.

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Tuesday, April 21 from 4pm, 18+

TUESDAYS ARE FRIDAYS

W/DJs, $6 Pints of skull, $6 Stubbies, $7 basics, Free Pool

rock / metal / glam / goth / punk / 00's / 80's / 90's

Every Tuesday we have a Friday. W/Free Pool, $6 stubbies, $7 Basics, $6 Pints of Skull. Danger DJ, DJ Leopard Head, on the decks playing all the best 80s/90s/00s Alternative Glam, Goth, Indie, Grunge, New Wave, Rock, hard-rock, Punk Rock, cheesie anthems.

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Wednesday, April 22 at 8:00pm, 18+

ROCK YOUR MIND

W/Elk and Mammoth, Looks Like Rain, Hollow Hounds & Slim Jeffries

blues / rock

All proceeds from the door will be going to beyondblue to help raise awareness, reduce stigma and facilitate the research of depression and anxiety. Bring a friend, have a beer (or a coke) and contribute to a positive cause! $5 (or more, donations welcome)

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Thursday, April 23 at 8pm, 18+

AZTX

W/We Are But Citizens, Bailey Jones & Jeffry's Cabbage

rock

Headlining will be AZTX, an electrifying Alternative Rock 3-piece band fusing experimental, shoegaze, psychedelic, raw sound with huge guitar riffs, tight bass lines and dynamic drums. AZTX are one of the must see bands for their electrifying live show

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Friday, April 24 at 7:30pm, 18+

TRIPLE LAUNCH

W/Eye Of the Enemy, Harlott (Album Launch), Demonhead (Album Launch), Hidden Intent & Espionage (EP Launch)

Melodic death metal

Eye of the Enemy are set for their first Melbourne headline show for the year alongside thrash maniacs Harlott who are launching their second full length album. Joining them are Demonhead who will also be launching their album 'Bring On The Doom'. Hidden Intent are heading over from Adelaide to join party along with Espionage who are launching their self-titled EP!

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Saturday, April 25 at 8:00pm, 18+

Midnight - No Mercy Down Under Tour

Headless Horseman presents: No Mercy Down Under Tour W/Bastardizer + more TBA

Metal / Rock

Headless Horseman presents: No Mercy Down Under! Midnight, Cleveland's hooded prophets of Mayhemic Destruction return down under for the first time since 2012. Hot off the release of their No Mercy for Mayhem album, Midnight are ready to rip, shit, and bust in New Zealand and Australia!

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Sunday, April 26 at 6:30pm, 18+

Sunny Hawkings

W/Click, Natas & Tusk

Rock / folk

The Bendigo Hotel along with Magic Truffle Records and Federal Music are pumped to be showcasing a variety of extremely talented upcoming bands from Melbourne and Bendigo on Sunday, April 26. The genres on the night include some no-nonsense rock and roll, acoustic folk/rock and experimental.

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Tuesday, April 28 from 4pm, 18+

TUESDAYS ARE FRIDAYS

W/DJs, $6 Pints of skull, $6 Stubbies, $7 basics, Free Pool

rock / metal / glam / goth / punk / 00's / 80's / 90's

Every Tuesday we have a Friday. W/Free Pool, $6 stubbies, $7 Basics, $6 Pints of Skull. Danger DJ, DJ Leopard Head, on the decks playing all the best 80s/90s/00s Alternative Glam, Goth, Indie, Grunge, New Wave, Rock, hard-rock, Punk Rock, cheesie anthems.

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Thursday, April 30 at 8:00pm, 18+

COUNTDOWN TO MAYDAY: FT SUDDEN STATE

W/Sudden State, Black Mayday, Espionage, Requiem & Furious George

Rock

Co-Main Events & Black Mayday bring you the third annual Mayday show! Countdown to Mayday! This year's show is on the 30th of April and will run until the clock ticks over to the first of May! Mayday gigs are generally run as a promotional tool for Black Mayday to release content for the small price of entry to the gig, and the tradition is likely to continue this year, so keep an eye out for that! This gig features some of Victoria's most promising acts mixed with local metal veterans.

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Saturday, May 2 at 3:00pm, 18+

1054 RECORDS AND LIFE LIAR REGRET RECORDS PRESENTS

W/CROWNED KINGS, Born Free, SouthpawHC, Caged Grave, Cold Ground, Vicious Cycle, Rust Proof, Two Faced (NSW), Impact Zone, To Kill or Capture (ADL), Trolley Pole, Rebirth, Overpower

Hardcore / punk

13 bands, meat and veg bbq, cokes and beers, something for everyone at the best 18+ venue in Melbourne. CROWNED KINGS, Born Free, SouthpawHC, Caged Grave, Cold Ground, Vicious Cycle, Rust Proof, Two Faced (NSW), Impact Zone, To Kill or Capture (ADL), Trolley Pole, Rebirth, Overpower

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Sunday, May 3 at 6pm, Free Entry, 18+

CHUNDER DOWN UNDER TOUR

W/The Ramshackle Army, Killamedic, The Murderballs, The What Sorry's, Cosmic Kahuna, The Unhinged & The Wash

Punk / Psychobilly / Celtic Punk

This is the second leg of the "Chunder Down Under Tour" w/ South Coasters KILLAMEDIC, Jindabyne snow punks The What Sorry's? and Wollongongs The Unhinged. Melbourne is too hectic to just play a single show there. So we made another! Come share the love for Melbourne and Collingwood (greatest footy team ever) by punching someone in the face in the second installment of the tour!

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Wednesday, May 6 at 8:00pm, 18+

THE SHRINE

W/Clowns, Power & Horsehunter

Rock / punk

The Shrine Attacks Australia May 2015. With a sound that harks back to the early days of punk and TNWOBHM, the Venice, California band has a sound that evokes the past without relying on nostalgia. W/Clowns, Power & Horsehunter.

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Friday, May 8 at 8:00pm, $15, 18+

MOB 47 (Sweden) AUSTRALASIAN TOUR 2015

W/KROMOSOM, EXTINCT EXIST, SEWERCIDE, RIP FUCKER

hardcore punk

Mob 47 is a hardcore punk band which formed in Stockholm, Sweden in 1982, originally under the name of "Censur". In 1983 the band members changed the name to what it's now called "Mob 47" when singer Mentis entered the band. During their early years they played with the legendary band Anti Cimex. They were influenced by bands such as Discharge, Crucifix, D.R.I., and B.G.K.. They have been described as the fastest of the Swedish D-beat groups.

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Saturday, May 9 at 8:00pm, 18+

COLD RED MUTE

W/Devils Pawn, The Caning, The Rye Catchers

Rock

On April 27, two of the worlds greatest, Les Paul wielding, rock machines were born. Christian Block and Ace Frehely. On May 9th (OK its 2 weeks late but its the closest date we could get) come and witness the mighty COLD RED MUTE along with those damn dirty apes DEVILS PAWN, retro-rockers THE CANING and the legendary RYE CATCHERS celebrate Christian's birthday in true rock fashion and pay tribute to the one and only Ace Frehely!

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Sunday, May 10 at 6:30pm, $8, 18+

cLInt fLIck & The FckUps

W/Socially Handicapped, Stoned to Death

Punk / Rock

Gigasound - proudly presents THE GREAT AUSSIE PUNK AND ALT NIGHT at Bendigo Hotel on Sunday the 10th of May. For those of you who have seen a cLInt fLIck show you'll be well aware that they always put on a crazy, energy infused performance... and with the inclusion of The FckUps, this will certainly be no exception to the norm, if anything it'll only be a far more epic show! Joining them are Socially Handicapped and Stoned to Death

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Wednesday, May 13 at 7:30pm, $5, 18+

The Nuremberg Code

W/Bond Street Vandals, The Archaic, DriveTime Commute

Punk / Rock

Come get hectic on Wednesday May 13th, $5 entry fee. Bond Street Vandals - grungy/rocky shit from the hills of mt waverley. The Archaic - Fresh metal from the streets of Melbourne town, 5 piece band with some phat riffage. DriveTime Commute - Heavy mathpunk and brutal live shows. The Nuremberg Code - Aussie hardcore metal straight from Melbourne's east. Its gunna be loose as tits so bring your wife, husband, partner, dog, petmonkey or even some friends if you have any... we sure don't.

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Friday, May 15 at 8:00pm, 18+

MAR MORTUUM

W/Sorathian Dawn, Atra Vetosus, Maniaxe & Oligarch

Black metal

Mar Mortuum. Following the recent release of 'Nihilistic Advance' Mar Mortuum return to the stage for a horrifying night of black metal. Sorathian Dawn (NSW) For the very first time in Melbourne!

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Saturday, May 16 at 2:00pm - 5:30pm, 18+

HOSTILE OBJECTS 'CAVE IN' 7" LAUNCH - MELB

W/Trench Sisters, Organ Donor & Bombs over Brunswick

punk / hardcore goodness

Sydney's Hostile Objects are heading to Melb for 2 shows in MAY to launch our new 7". Our first trip south of the border for over a year. Got a bunch of our mates rad bands to join us... gonna be a blast... come get loose MELB crew. Arvo show.

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Saturday, May 16 at 8:00pm, $10, 18+

THE GIFTHORSE

W/The Union Pacific, Maricopa Wells & Tigers

punk / rock

The Gifthorse (Bris) are hitting the road (skies) again for a run of shows this May. Their new album 'Give My Body To This Town' on Poison City Records is available at thegifthorseband.bandcamp.com or from the Poison City Records E-store.

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friday, may 22 at 8:00pm, $10, 18+

THE KILL

W/SEWERCIDE, HAILGUN, TRENCH SISTERS, ATOMIC DEATH SQUAD & DOGSHIT

GRIND / THRASH / HARDCORE

Friday may 22 get down to the bendigo hotel for a night of ripping hardcore/thrash/grind featuring: the kill, sewercide, hailgun, trench sisters, atomic death squad, dogshit, doors at 8pm - 6 killer bands for $10!!

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Saturday, May 23 at 8:00pm, 18+

Encircling Sea & Funeral Moon

W/Hordes Of The Black Cross, Thrall & Grimalkin (Adel)

Doom / Black metal

FALSExIDOL Records presents. Encircling Sea & Funeral Moon Tour May 2015. Dedicating years to refine their musical craft of ambient black metal, richly grounded in the ecology of Australia's unique landscapes, Encircling Sea return to perform new and old material in a short reprieve from life on the land and in the concrete wastelands.

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Saturday, May 30 at 8:00pm, 18+

Arakeye

W/The Soulenikoes, Lung & Thugonaut

Rock

Showcasing Arakeye, a Melbourne rock band at their peak. Arakeye's unique and musically versatile live show aims to compel the listener to question their beliefs on environmental issues, truth, social change and acceptance. Also, some would say more importantly, they'll make you bang your head vigorously! Featuring support acts The Soulenikoes, LUNG and Thugonaut.

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Thursday, June 11 at 8:00pm, 18+

WEEKEND NACHOS (US)

W/Cursed Earth + More Supports TBA

Grind / Power Violence / Hardcore

Revival Booking Proudly Presents. Chicago based, Grind / Power Violence / Hardcore powerhouse, Weekend Nachos, come to Australia for the first time in June 2015! With mostly small venues and limited tickets, this is going to be insane!

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Saturday, June 27 at 8:00pm, $15, 18+

ULCERATE

W/Denouncement Pyre & Altars

Death Metal / black metal

Auckland, New Zealand-based unorthodox death metal act Ulcerate was formed by guitarist Michael Hoggard and drummer Jamie Saint Merat in 2000, with the aim of creating dark oppressive death metal. This focus has since developed and metamorphosed into a far more dynamic approach with a fully realised sense of atmosphere and mood, while furthering their foray into the darker end of the genreā€™s spectrum. The band has remained DIY where possible, handling all facets of album production and visual design.

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Saturday, July 4 at 8pm, $12, 18+

Close Encounters Of The Thrash Kind III

W/Harlott, ALKIRA (SA), Disintegrator (NSW), Atomic Death Squad, Abraxxas

thrash

Can you smell what the thrash is cookin'? 5 bands taking influence from the broad genre that is thrash, you'll get blast beats, impregnating solos, riffs that'll make you cum blood and vocals loud enough to make samuel l jackson look like he's talking. Harlott, the undisputed reigning champions of Melbourne Thrash, These guys mean serious business. Faster than a bullet, terrifying screams.

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Friday, July 10 at 8pm, 18+

DANGERS, California, US

W/staunch + more tba

Hardcore

Revival Booking Proudly Presents... DANGERS, California, US. Vitriol Records, Dangers are an extremely pissed off hardcore band hailing from California. They will be returning to Australia this July! With Support From STAUNCH, Newcastle, Aus. Hombre Records.

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Saturday, August 29 at 4:00pm, 18+

LIVING DEATH FEST III - 2015

First lineup announcement: Internal Nightmare, Iconic Vivisect, Dawn of Azazel (NZ), Hollow World, Wounded Pig (SA), more tba

heavy metal

Living Death Fest is back bigger than ever with 2 stages being at this years event. Any ideas on who you want at this year's LDF? Let us know! First lineup announcement: Internal Nightmare, Iconic Vivisect, Dawn of Azazel (NZ), Hollow World, Wounded Pig (SA), With many more to come!

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