THE BENDIGO

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

Band Bookings

Saturday, November 1 at 7:00pm, $10, 18+

RIFF FIST

W/The Jacks, Peeling Sun, Elbrus, 180 Proof & Acolyte

Rock / Punk
RIFF FIST @ the Bendigo w/ The Jacks, Peeling Sun, Elbrus, 180 Proof & AcolyteAfter 9 months slumber the power-trio beast of Riff Fist will return to Collingwood. Armed with plenty of new stuff and a good dose of the old stuff we look forward to destroying the Bendigo Hotel again. Riff Fist are getting fired up for December's Annual Riffmas Celebration's and can't wait to stretch our sacks on stage this 1st of November with a 6 band mega lineup of old hands and new faces in the Melbourne world of rock'n'roll.
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Sunday, November 2 at 4:00pm, $10, 18+

MELB CUP SUNDAY

W/Drayfus, Georgia Maq, Luke Seymoup Band, charm, Elevator Talk, Foley & Pigtails

rock / punk / acoustic
Drayfus, Georgia Maq, Pigtails, Foley, Elevator Talk, Charm, Luke Seymoup Band & Sleeping BirdsMelbourne Cup Sunday at the Bendigo Hotel we have a cracker for you! Seven acts for $10! From 4pm featuring: Drayfus, Georgia Maq, Luke Seymoup Band, charm, Elevator Talk, Foley & Pigtails. $10 Gig starts at 4pm
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Monday, November 3 at 7:30pm, 18+

SINISTER (Holland)

W/Inverloch, Destruktor, Mephistopheles (tas), Sewercide & Internal Nightmare

Death Metal
SINISTER (Holland) - AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2014SINISTER (Holland) - AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2014 - CUP EVE. For the first time since forming all the way back in 1988, Legendary Dutch death metal band SINISTER are coming to Australia. One of the worlds most revered and respected exponents of extreme music, SINISTER recently released their 11th Full Length, entitled "The Post-Apocalyptic Servant”, and are doing a string of tours and dates in support of that release. TIX
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Wednesday, November 5 at 7:00pm, $10, 18+

YOU WILL REMEBER THE 5TH OF NOVEMBER

W/Katana Cartel, Lotus Court, Rick Grimm's Illa Turba, Evolution of Self, Eye Impose Imposter.

metal / rock
You Will Remember the 5th of November - Hard Rock and Heavy MetalSome of Melbourne's best up and coming new acts are going to do to Melbourne's music scene what Guy Fawkes failed on British Parliament. Blow it right the f@$k up. Wednesday the 5th of November: 7:00, $10 Entry at the door. Katana Cartel, Lotus Court, Rick Grimm's Illa Turba, Evolution of Self, Eye Impose Imposter.
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Thursday, November 6 at 8:00pm, 18+

THE MURDERCHORD (NZ)

W/Wet Pensioner, Public Liability & Camp David

Punk rock
The Murderchord (NZ), Wet Pensioner, Public Liability and Camp DavidNew Zealand's hottest commodity The Murderchord are coming back to Melbourne to give you a piano and drum lesson that you'll never forget. With supports from Wet Pensioner, Public Liability & Camp David, Doors from 8pm
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Friday, November 7 at 8:00pm, 18+

SETE STAR SEPT (Japan)

W/Internal Rot, Asbestosisis, Holy Boner, Tactical Attack & Unnatural Birth

Grind
SETE STAR SEPT (Japan) / INTERNAL ROT / ASBESTOSISIS / HOLY BONER / TACTICAL ATTACK / UNNATURAL BIRTHJapan's relelntlessly touring 2 piece grind tornado SETE STAR SEPT return to Australia and add to their body count of mangled onlookers. Internal Rot, Asbestosisis, Holy Boner, Tactical Attack and Unnatural Birth will get things rolling on Friday November 7th at the Bendigo Hotel.
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Saturday November 8 at 8:00pm, 18+

MUSHROOM GIANT

W/Full Code, Bear The Mammoth & Glasfrosch

Progressive Rock
The Aussie Alternative Presents! Progression ObsessionProgression Obsession! The Aussie Alternative brings a stunning lineup of progressive and experimental rock acts. Legendary instrumental act Mushroom Giant released their latest opus Painted Mantra to great acclaim this year, and they see out what was a massive year for them at this show. Quirky but extremely cool is the best way to describe Melbourne experimental band Glasfrosch.
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Sunday, November 9 at 7:00pm, $15, 18+

WHITEHORSE

W/Meth Drinker (NZ), Ithaqua (JP), Dead, Horsehunter

Sludge / doom / metal
Whitehorse / Meth Drinker (NZ) / Ithaqua (JP) / Dead / HorsehunterTwo killer international sludge tours combine for a night overflowing with heavy sounds. Meth Drinker dwells in Wellington, New Zealand and have been playing raw, aggressive, disturbing Sludge since 2010 inspired by classic sludge bands from the 90's like Grief, Noothgrush, Corrupted, Iron Monkey, Eyehategod and Dystopia. They released a debut self-titled LP in 2011 and a split 12″ with fellow New Zealand Sludge band Open Tomb in 2012.
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Wednesday, November 12 at 8:00pm, 18+

VALDAWAY

W/Inventions, Peeling Sun & Gabriel Vargas

indie rock
VALDAWAY (WA) -The Uncovered Tour-WA based Indi Rockers Valdaway are touring Aus. They will be hitting the stage with some amazing supports. They will be bringing a heap of mercy including shirts and skate deck. Help spread the word. Please feel free to invite your friends. With supports from Inventions, Peeling Sun & Gabriel Vargas
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Friday, November 14 at 8:00pm, 18+

RUMJACKS

W/Not Ok, Australian Kingswood Factory & OJ Simpson

folk / punk / rock
THE RUMJACKS 7 inch LAUNCH - MELBOURNE w/ NOT OK - AUSTRALIAN KINGSWOOD FACTORY & OJ SIMPSONReleasing our Double A Side 7'' with our VERY good friends Not Ok, Australian Kingswood Factory and OJ Simpson (ex King Cannons, ex Ramshackle Army, ex Isotopes from Canada). Shits gonna get Un Real - come on out & get messy with us before the Rumjacks go into lockdown.
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Saturday, November 15 at 8:00pm, 18+, Tix

KRISIUN (BRAZIL)

W/Truth Corrded, MetalStorm & Sewercide

hi speed death metal violence
KRISIUN (BRA) THE GREAT EXECUTION AUSTRALIAN TOURBrazilian Death Metallers KRISIUN triumphantly return to Australia and New Zealand with their newest monument of brutality, "The Great Execution" out now via Century Media. High Speed Death Metal Violence. With support from veteran Adelaide metallers Truth Corrded and Melbourne heavy hitters MetalStorm and Sewercide.
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Sunday, November 16 at 6:00pm, 18+

BABY CHERRY'S BIRTHDAY BONANZA

W/Prolapse, The Australian Kingswood Factory & Melbourne's finest Burlesque Performers.

Burlesque / Rock n roll
Baby Cherry's Birthday Bonanza!It's that time of year again Kittens, and to celebrate turning another year radder, I'm throwing together a Burlesque and Band night like no other. Kicking off the night will be music by Melbourne rockers Prolapse. Alongside The Australian Kingswood Factory. Later in the evening be dazzled by some of Melbournes finest Burlesque Performers.
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Friday, November 21 at 8:00pm, 18+

RIFF SOUP

W/Broozer, Red Sky Burial, Firing Line & Spider Goat Canyon

Rock / metal / prog
Broozer, Red Sky Burial, Firing Line & Spider Goat CanyonDescribing themselves as tough technical modern sludge metal, Broozer have been existing for around 2.5 years. A 3 piece, Broozer create sludgy riffs, mixed with quirky time signatures, pulled together with dark droning grooves and topped off with self abusive tough guy vocals. If you thought innovation was dead in modern heavy music, this three piece will prove you completely fucking wrong.
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Thursday, November 27 at 8:00pm, 18+

MERAUDER (USA) AUSTRALIAN TOUR NOVEMBER 2014

W/Blood Duster, Metal Storm & Against (QLD)

Hardcore
MERAUDER (USA) AUSTRALIAN TOUR NOVEMBER 2014Old School Cartel Presents. For the first time in Australia. Legendary New York Hardcore Legends Merauder will be destroying their way across the country in November 2014. Tickets are available from Eventbrite. W/Blood Duster, Metal Storm & Against (QLD).
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Friday, November 28 at 8:00pm, 18+

MERAUDER (USA) AUSTRALIAN TOUR NOVEMBER 2014

W/Within Blood, Against (QLD), Crowned Kings & Outsiders Code

Hardcore
MERAUDER (USA) AUSTRALIAN TOUR NOVEMBER 2014Old School Cartel Presents. For the first time in Australia. Legendary New York Hardcore Legends Merauder will be destroying their way across the country in November 2014. Tickets are available from Eventbrite. W/Within Blood, Against (QLD), Crowned Kings & Outsiders Code.
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Saturday, November 29 at 7:00pm, 18+

BASTARD SQUAD

W/Alkira (SA), Hailgun, Wolfpack, The Fck Ups, Split Teeth, Drain Life & Maggot Men

punk / hardcore / thrash
BASTARD SQUAD, ALKIRA (SA), HAILGUN, WOLFPACK, THE FCK UPS, SPLIT TEETH, DRAIN LIFE & MAGGOT MEN @ THE BENDIGOSaturday November 29th get down to the Bendi, in the Wood for a killer night of punk, hardcore and thrash! 8 awesome bands for 10 bucks! Doors at 7pm! Bastard Squad W/Alkira (SA), Hailgun, Wolfpack, The Fck Ups, Split Teeth, Drain Life & Maggot Men
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Friday, December 5 at 8:00pm, $15, 18+

MINDSNARE

W/Rort, Internal Rot & guests

hardcore
Mindsnare 'The Death' repress launchDate change to December 5 - Mindsnare 'The Death' repress launch. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Mindsnare's "The Death", Resist will be repressing the bands fourth album on coloured vinyl due in stores November 7. Pre order the album now from resistrecords.com. Preorder the second press on coloured LP from resistrecords.com
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Friday, December 12 at 8:00pm, 18+

FULL OF HELL - AUSTRALIAN TOUR

W/Whitehorse, Halt Ever & Human Ruins

Power Violence / Hardcore
FULL OF HELL AUSTRALIAN TOUR NOV/DEC 2014Full of Hell, for the first time, will bring their terrifying mix of noise, sludge and hardcore to Australia, tearing down the side of Australia with compadres in IDYLLS and Machina Genova. FOH have just finished recording their third full length record, a collaborative effort between themselves and the almighty Japanese master of noise, Merzbow Official, which will be out later this year around the tour through Profound Lore Records and A389 Recordings.
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Saturday, December 13 at 8:30pm, 18+

IRON MIND

W/The Others, Mood Swing, Downside

hardcore
IRON MINDIron Mind are a Hardcore band from Melbourne, Australia that began in 2006, originally under the name of 'Hold Up'. The band takes influence from the NYHC sound and are notable for being one of the most popular bands of the hardcore genre in Australia. The band is currently signed to Resist Records.
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Friday, December 19 at 8:00pm, 18+

INVERLOCH

W/Cemetery Urn, AK-11, Eskhaton

Metal
Inverloch, Cemetery Urn, AK-11, EskhatonINVERLOCH, featuring 2/4 of the legendary DISEMBOWELMENT pick right up where DISEMBOWELMENT left off close to two decades ago. CEMETERY URN - Playing a set of new material, with Vocals by C. Volcano of Abominator/Ignivamous. AK-11, is a black metal project formed by Valak in April 2011. Eskhaton - For those who prefer their death metal dark and malevolent.
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