THE BENDIGO

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

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Wednesday, November 26 at 8:00pm, 18+

HOLYOAKE

W/Goliath Tigerfish, Poison Fish & Zephyr

rock
HOLYOAKE, GOLIATH TIGERFISH, POISON FISH & ZEPHYRAfter releasing their debut album "Even Weather" Holyoake are ready to play more of Melbourne's beloved pubs. Joining them at The Bendigo Hotel in their first ever gig are new fuzz rockers Goliath Tigerfish, backed up by local favourites Poison Fish and Zephyr. Get down for a pumpin' night of tunes, beer and loud noise.
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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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Sunday, November 30 at 3:00pm, 18+

THE POST

W/Charm, Tj Alcaniz (Kyaarn), Luke Seymoup

rock
Charm, The Post, Tj Alcaniz (Kyaarn), Luke SeymoupThe Post are having their EP launch! Gonna be a fun noisy arvo. Charm + The Post + Tj Alcaniz (Kyaarn) + Luke Seymoup @ The Bendi. Charm are a three-piece heavy rock band who write loud, punchy, in-your-face rock songs. Debut EP "a touch faster" out now on CD & download!
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Wednesday, December 3 at 8:00pm

KILL DIRTY YOUTH

W/Zombitches, The Burning Roaches & Bonnie Doom

Rock
Kill Dirty Youth // Zombitches // The Burning Roaches // Bonnie Doom Alternative Rockers Kill Dirty Youth! Recently relocating to Melbourne in July, the four piece (originally from Newcastle NSW) have not stopped since they started back in 2011. Having independently recorded & released a studio E.P. 'We're Living Off Dog Food' in April 2014 the band has not stopped playing local gigs & making a name for themselves in the local scene.
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Thursday, December 4 at 8:00pm, 18+

TOGETHER APART

W/The May Rivers, Headlopper

electro / pop
TOGETHER APART / THE MAY RIVERS / HEADLOPPERTogether Apart are an Electro-Dreampop band from Melbourne who combine elements of shoegaze, triphop, lofi, electronica, pop, and industrial, with a strong DIY aesthetic. Formed in 2013, the band have just released an independent EP (distributed online to over 80 stores including iTunes) which they produced, recorded, and mixed themselves.
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Friday, December 5 at 8:00pm, $15, 18+

MINDSNARE

W/Shackles (qld), Rort, Internal Rot & Lion Fight

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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Saturday, December 6 at 8:00pm, 18+

MYRIDIAN

W/The Veil (NSW), Aquilus, Catacombs

Death / Doom
Myridian, The Veil (NSW), Aquilus, CatacombsDespite being hard at work on the follow-up to their 2012 debut "Under the Fading Light", Myridian are taking a break from the studio to headline this show of atmospheric metal with their European-influenced style of melodic death/doom. Making the trip down down from Sydney for the first time in far too long is The Veil, launching their new album "Impermanence".
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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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Sunday, December 21 at 5:00pm, $5

SEXGRIMES

W/Glen And The Peanutbuttermen, Power Skids + Free BBQ

Punk Rock
SEXGRIMES 1st Birthday! -Party- Well sniff my happy nappy if it aint a fact that we booked the Bendi on the same date for 2 years runnin... Why? oh you know why... Sexgrimes Punkrock turns 1! GLEN AND THE PEANUTBUTTERMEN are coming to play and so are POWER SKIDS. We're puttin on a free BBQ in the beer garden and everyone gets a party pack in a little bag like mum used to make!! Just before the chores of Jesus bein shat out Marys snatch.
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Wednesday, December 31 at 8:00pm, oztix

FIREBALLS MONSTER MASH NYE

W/City Sharps, Trauma Boys, Run the Reds

a bit metal - a bit psychobilly
FIREBALLS MONSTER MASH NYE - FANCY DRESS Fireballs will be joined by sharpie band City Sharps and the new project from the Manic Pistoleros rhythm section, Trauma Boys alonside young psychobilly outfit Run the Reds. Everyone play ball and dresses like their favourite monster. Chaos in Collingwood." says Fury. "We're still working on new material with some sort of release planned for 2015. We might change direction, we might not, either way, you'll know it's us.
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Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 8:00pm, 18+, $15

HELLBRINGER

W/Convent Guilt (NSW, Album Launch), Thrall & Diabolical Demon Director

Black Metal / Heavy Metal
Hellbringer (ACT), Convent Guilt (NSW, Album Launch), Thrall & Diabolical Demon Director BM Belts presents, The Black Abyss. Hellbringer return to the catacombs of the Bendigo hotel with their new 7" release "Horror From The Grave" and so will all the bangovers lingering from their last summoning. Convent Guilt were going off at the recent Bendigoat fest and their 'Guns for Hire album launch' in the big smoke is London to a brick to be a absolutely rip-snorter of a show.
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Saturday, January 17 at 8:00pm

MASS CONFUSION

W/Sanctum, Omega & Metal Is The Law

Heavy Metal
MERMorial feat: MASS CONFUSION, SANCTUM, OMEGA and METAL IS THE LAW For the first time in over 20 YEARS Melbourne Thrash pioneers Mass Confusion and Sanctum reform for a night of old school metal mayhem...Melbourne style. This event celebrates the life of Melbourne metal icon Merm Sauzier guitarist of local legends No Remorse and Persecution.
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Friday, February 6, 2015 at 8:00pm, 18+

CEMETERY URN

W/Winter Deluge (NZ), AK-11, Sarfaust

Death Metal
Cemetery Urn, Winter Deluge (NZ), AK-11, Sarfaust Cemetery Urn was formed in the Australian summer 2006, by Andrew Gillon (Abominator, Bestial Warlust) and Damon Bloodstorm (Corpse Molestation/Bestial Warlust, Abominator, Kutabare). The band was primarily created to conjure Death Metal that was later to be labeled "Barbaric Australian Death Metal". Matt 'Skitz' Sanders (Damaged, Sadistic Execution, Destroyer 666), was recruited to Command the drums.
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