THE BENDIGO

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

Band Bookings

Tuesday, September 16 at 8:00pm, FREE ENTRY, 18+

COMEDY AT THE BENDIGO

Jay Morrissey, Nellie White, Peter Jones, Matt Stewart, Jack Druce, Xander Allan

rock
Bendigo Hotel Comedy Grand OpeningHost Daniel Connell presents a selection of some of Melbourne comedy's finest acts. Featuring: Jay Morrissey, Nellie White, Peter Jones, Matt Stewart, Jack Druce, Xander Allan. Free Entry. Show kicks off at 8:30PM but get in earlier for the great drink specials including: $5.50 pints of skull beer and $7 basic spirits. See you there for a good old fashioned laugh!!
Event / Band Bookings

Wednesday, September 17 at 8:00pm, $5, 18+

MIDWEEK MAYHEM

W/Rust In Piss, Drain Life, Cynical Fuckwit, Headless & Crossed

punk / metal
Midweek Mayhem at The Bendigomidweek mayhem at the bendigo hotel. wednesday 17th of september. 8pm. $5 for entry. Featuring: Rust In Piss - proper bloody thrash Drain Life - toyota prius on pcp. Cynical Fuckwit - punk/hardcore/grind. Headless - crushing death metal. Crossed – grindcorecarnagegetsome. cynical fuckwit online stuff coming soon.
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Thursday, September 18 at 8:00pm, $7, 18+

RODEO DIRTBAG

W/My Old Dutch Leopard Slugg & Sleeping Genie

rock
RODEO DIRTBAG - MY OLD DUTCH - LEOPARD SLUGG - SLEEPING GENIEGet to Collingwood to revel in all the RocknRoll and good time tunes that this lineup has in store for you!!! All Victorian Bands/Artists - All ready to Rock baby!!! TIX a cheap $7 at door. DOORS 8PM! Rodeo Dirtbag My Old Dutch Leopard Slugg & Sleeping Genie
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Friday, September 19 at 9:00pm, $10, 18+

THE GOOD PEOPLE PARTY

W/love, positivity, happiness and respect

DJs / Party / Dancing
The Good People PartyDear Good People. We are back with new glitter, kisses and love for the dance floor. Ready to bring you all the people, all the convos and all the pashas and hopefully without the dashes. The Good People invite you to join the revolution - be free - be happy and do what ever you love to do. The Good People have been having a breather in preparation for this next event. BYO love, positivity, happiness and respect.
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Saturday, September 20 at 8:00pm, $12, 18+

EYE OF THE ENEMY

W/In Malice's Wake, Envenomed & Cryptic Abyss

Metal / Thrash
Eye of the Enemy, In Malice's Wake, Envenomed & Cryptic Abyss!Prepare yourselves for a gathering of four of Melbourne's most destructive, most diverse and most unforgettable live assaults. For the first time – witness the wild combination of the relentless Eye of the Enemy war-machine attack - the ugly brutality of the In Malice's Wake onslaught – the masterful and intense melodies of Envenomed and the crushing groove/thrash terror of Cryptic Abyss.
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Sunday, September 21 at 7:00pm, $10, 18+

HAMMERCAN ALBUM LAUNCH

W/supports tba

Hard Rock
HAMMERCAN ALBUM LAUNCHCome and celebrate with HAMMERCAN as they launch their album and play their first gig. $10 door charge. 2 support bands. Bands start at 7:00. HAMMERCAN CDs for sale on the night. Guitar driven, big, powerful and loud. Van Halen meets Def Leppard, or Bon Jovi meets Kiss. With hints of Chickenfoot and Foreigner.
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Wednesday, September 24 at 8:00pm, $5, 18+

DREAMCOAT LAUNCH

W/Nelson Dore (solo), We, Tigers

Pop / Indie
DREAMCOAT & FriendsDREAMCOAT LAUNCH @Bendigo Hotel 24th September. DREAMCOAT are set to release their new live set of music at the Bendigo Hotel on the 24th of September w/ Nelson Dore and We, Tigers. Nelson Dore (solo) - 8:30 - 9:05pm, We, Tigers - 9:20 - 9:55pm Dreamcoat - 10:10 - 10:50pm
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Thursday, September 25 at 8:00pm, 18+

A STRENGTH WITHIN - AUSTRALIAN TOUR

W/Reactions (Adel) + more supports tba

hardcore
A STRENGTH WITHIN AUSTRALIAN TOUR w/ REACTIONSAdelaide Approach Records and Perspective Records present: Belgium hardcore touring machine A STRENGTH WITHIN are making their way to Australia for a small 6 date tour at the end of September. Coming from Europe they have had the opportunity to play some incredible lineups with bands such as H20, Comeback Kid, Xibalba, Expire, Wolf Down, Anchor etc.
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Friday, September 26 at 8:00pm, $10, 18+

THORAX

W/Scul Hazzards, Masses & Human Ruins

Noise Rock, Crust Punk
Thorax/Scul Hazzards/Masses/Human RuinsThorax come play Melbourne for the very first time. What a bloody ripper. W/Scul Hazzards, Masses & Human Ruins. Friday, September 26 at 8:00pm, $10, 18+ Kitchen's open, try the new menu & the new proper Vegan selection.
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Saturday, September 27 at 8:00pm, $15+bf, 18+

HORSELL COMMON

W/My Echo, Captives & Have/Hold

Punk / Rock / Pop
HORSELL COMMON - SATURDAY 27 SEPTEMBER - MELBOURNE W/MY ECHO, CAPTIVES & HAVE/HOLDLife is short. Play hardly ever. Horsell Common - One off show. Saturday 27th September. With special guests, My Echo, Captives, Have/Hold. Tickets On Sale from Oztix, Thursday August 21, 9am. The last pub shows Horsell Common did was their 2 farewell nights at The Arthouse in 2010 and also in 2011 when the Arty closed it's doors. All those shows were ridiculously packed so grab yourself a ticket to avoid missing out.
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Wednesday, October 1 at 8:00pm, $5, 18+

ELK+MAMMOTH PRESENT, BLOW OUT

W/The Moral Panics, Elk And Mammoth & Maladaptor

rock
ELK+MAMMOTH PRESENT, BLOW OUTAlert and quivering like the elk. Majestic and earth-shaking like the mammoth. Four regular dudes from Melbourne’s eastern suburbs bring you an eclectic assortment of rocking and rolling delights. We are Elk + Mammoth. We are a band.
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Thursday, October 2 at 7:30pm, $10, 18+

SAINTS ALIGHT

W/Arkive, Searching In Silence, Eyes of the Sleepers & Incentives

Post hardcore / rock
Saints Alight at The Bendigo HotelSaints Alight are a 5-piece metalcore band from Brisbane, Australia. Drawing inspiration in crossing and transcending the boundaries of genre, these boys have produced a concentrated and melodically unique sound, the perfect mix of crushing hardcore riffs and abstract ambient soundscape.
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Friday, October 3 at 8:30pm, $10 pre's or $15 door, 18+

LACE AND WHISKEY - SINGLE LAUNCH

W/Massive, Twin Ages & Doktor

rock
Lace And Whiskey - Single Launch + Declan's 21st Birthday PartyHi everybody, we're very excited to announce that we will be launching our new single 'Rest In Pieces'. After releasing our debut E.P. 'Method In The Madness' early this year, we took some time to write and record some of our best material to date. The first part of our finished product 'Rest In Pieces' is a 3 track hard rock / heavy metal single that is going to blow your mind!
Event / Band Bookings

Saturday, October 4 at 7:00pm, $12, 18+

BACK TO THE BENDIGO HOTEL

W/Kiss The Vyper, Dark Earth, Sudden State, Espionage, Rum Runners

rock / metal
BACK TO THE BENDIGO HOTEL W/KISS THE VYPER, DARK EARTH, SUDDEN STATE, ESPIONAGE, RUM RUNNERSKISS THE VYPER: Soaring solos, huge riffs, well-crafted melodies, an amazing stage presence and a touch of glamour, the perfect recipe for a rockin' show! DARK EARTH: Speed, melody and intricate instrumental sections. No need for conversation, their music does the talking. SUDDEN STATE: Duelling solos, drum fills and screaming vocals, you will be hooked.
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Friday, October 10 at 8:00pm, $15, 18+

ADELAIDE UNDERGROUND PRESENTS

W/Cauldron Black Ram, Undergang, Altars, Voidchrist, Headless Death, Terror Strike

Black metal / Grind
Cauldron Black Ram, Undergang, Altars, Voidchrist, Headless Death, Terror StrikeThe Cauldron Black legion emerged from belching tar pits, mid-1996, bringing with them the heaviest, most foreboding metal to inspire the hearts & ears of the parched underground scene. Undergang: Filthy, decaying Death metal insanty, rising from it's slumber in the sewers of Kill-Town.
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Saturday, October 11 at 7:00pm, $10, 18+

THE MORGUE PRESENTS - WARDYS PUNK ROCK BIRTHDAY

W/Murder Rats, Speed Demons, Bricks, AKF & Got Villain (syd)

Punk Rock
The Morgue Presents - Wardys Punk Rock BirthdayThe Morgue Presents - Wardys Punk Rock Birthday !! Come down to the Bendigo Hotel for a awesome night of drinks and punk rock music!! MURDER RATS, SPEED DEMONS, BRICKS, AKF & GOT VILLAIN (Syd). $10 Entry. Doors 7PM
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Thursday, October 16 at 8:00pm, 18+

AVEIRA SKIES

W/Supports tbc

Metal / Hardcore
Aveira Skies 'The Rise Of A New Breed' Australian TourAveira Skies packed out shows for the release of their debut album released in April this year through New Justice Records, and they plan to do it all again with 'The Rise Of A New Breed' Australian Tour. Nine dates, four states and heaps of heavy bands basically means this tour is about bringing back the live atmosphere that is the melodic hardcore/metalcore Perth band,
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Friday, October 17 at 8:00pm, 18+

OUTRIGHT - AVALANCHE TOUR

W/local supports to be announced soon.

rock / metal
Outright AVALANCHE TourOur new LP 'Avalanche' is released on 3 Oct 14. We'll be taking it on tour then too, including some festivals, all ages shows, benefit gigs and a special occasion. We're also bringing back the MIX TAPE LUCKY DIP! Make up your favourite compilations on to CD or cassette and drop them at our table to collect another in return. Help us celebrate the community and tunes that keep us alive by sharing what you love and finding some new gems for yourself.
Event / Band Bookings

Thursday, October 30 at 8pm, $10, 18+

MAGGOT FEST V

W/Internal Rot, Black Deity (Qld), Headless Death, Power, Sewercide & Hobomagic (Qld)

Metal / Grind
Cool Death Records presents MAGGOT FEST VDettolforever + Cool Death Records presents: MAGGOT FEST V. The best Australian punk, hardcore and weirdo bands descend on Melbourne over the Halloween weekend. Tickets available now through the Cool Death blogspot.
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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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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.
Event Band Bookings

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.
Event Band Bookings

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.
Tix / Event / Band Bookings

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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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/Machina Genova + more TBA

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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