Thursday, April 24
IT'S A ROCK N ROLL DIGGER
W/The Dukes of Deliciousness + Drifter + Uptown Ace + The Hidden Venture + The Superguns
rock 'n' roll
5 bands - $12, Anzac Day Eve. It's a public holiday the next day so you can get a sleep in and still get up and show your thanx for those who have served you drinks. The Dukes of Deliciousness sound like a broken vinyl fight between Turbonegro and Clutch armed only with copies of KISS 'Alive' and Rolling Stones 'Sticky Fingers' in the middle of a strip club owned by the members of Fu Manchu.
Friday, April 25th | 8pm | $8
DISTURD (JPN) & INSIDIOUS PROCESS (SWD) Aus tour
Crust / Hardcore Punk
Disturd is crushing punk metal ala Anti Sect, Sacrilege and SDS! Orignally from sleepy village of Tsuyama, Okayama prefecture( the first punk band from there too!!), The front man Age Chan moved to Kobe and rebooted the band with a new lineup compromised of members of Effigy and Axewield. Their live shows are crushing and energetic! Must not be missed!
Saturday, April 26 at 8:00pm
WELKIN ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS
W/Glass Empire, Caligula's Horse, A Lonely Crowd & High Side Driver
Welkin Entertainment & The Aussie Alternative Presents... Glass Empire, Caligula's Horse (QLD), A Lonely Crowd, High Side Driver. Saturday, April 26 at The Bendigo Hotel, Melbourne. Doors 8pm. Tickets $12 available directly from the bands. OR $15 on the door
Sunday, April 27 at 7:00pm
W/Siren Black, Rabble Rouser
Spiral Arm, Rabble Rouser and Siren Black playing live for 5 bucks! With each member hailing from a different corner of the globe Spiral Arm create sensual cosmic sounds for lovers. Heavy riffs and Reverb. Happy Hour from 4pm til 7:30pm, Short order kitchen, open from 4pm until 11pm.
Tuesdays From 4:00pm til 3:00am
LOS BENDIGUEROS - TUESDAYS ARE FRIDAYS
W/DANGER DJ, Free Pool, $5.50 Pints, $6.50 Basics, $4 Pots of Skull Lager
Glam / Metal / Anthems / Goth / Alt / Punk / Indie / Cheese / 80's / 90's / 00's
Tuesdays, The New Fridays. All backpackers, Wood Neighbors + us hard working hospo heads from around Melbz. Kitchen's open: 4pm til 11pm - check out the Venue Menu
. Free Pool, $5.50 Pints, $6.50 Basics, til 3am. Danger DJ spinning the very best of 80's/90's/Naughties, Metal, Cock Rock, Aussie Rock, Punk Rock, cheese, Anthem toons.
Thursday, May 1 at 8:00pm
BLACK MAYDAY, DUAL CD LAUNCH
W/Sudden State, Requiem & Cyanide Teeth
Mayday... AKA... The first of May is back. To celebrate mayday this year Black Mayday will be releasing two singles in one night. We will be releasing 'The Creature' and 'Right Into View' from our upcoming EP. These Singles will be given out FREE at the door. $5 Entry (+Free CD on entry).
Friday, May 2nd | 8pm
WOODS OF SUICIDES
W/Earth, Scars of Sodom, Hexreign & Sarspell
black / death
RAISE SOME HELL with us at The Bendigoat for a night of livid fires and soul-scraping doom! Wood of Suicides
step out of the shadows with new material of devastating doom, honoured to share the bill with death metal legends EARTH. Supporting will be the merciless black death of Scars of Sodom, the insatiable demons of Hexreign and the melodic black/death rites of Sarspell.
Saturday, May 3 at 2:00pm - 5:00pm
W/Skip aka "Bert" + TJ (Talisa Jobe)
She is back and gigging!!! Join us for an amazing afternoon of original talent!! FREE ENTRY!!!! This lineup has a mass of experience so dont miss out on a rare opportunity to see these three acts on one bill. See you there! Stick around after for the evening gig with Animal Hands, Littlefoot, Three Quarter Beast, Thrasher Jynx & The Instincts.
Saturday, May 3 at 8:00pm
W/Littlefoot, Three Quarter Beast, Thrasher Jynx & The Instincts
ROCK / GRUNGE
Animal hands is an indie rock band formed by singer songwriter Danielle Whalebone in 2011. Animal Hands celebrated the release of the bands debut EP at Cherry Bar in April 2013. Their self titled EP produced by Lindsay Gravina (Rowland.S Howard,Cosmic Psychos, Magic Dirt ) has received a resplendent response gaining reviews and airplay in Australia and across the world.
Wednesday, May 7 at 8:00pm
W/Wolfpack, Speech Patterns (TAS) & Foxtrot
Punk / Pop Punk
Rabble-rousing, good times WA skate-punks The Decline are stoked to announce they’ll be unleashing a fresh 5-track EP and kicking off a national tour real soon. Pee Records are proud to present the fully crowd-funded, fully sick 'Can I Borrow A Feeling?' EP. More than 8 years in and two albums deep, The Decline are a respected and recognisable name amongst the international punk community.
Thursday, May 9 at 8:00pm | $10
RAYGUN MORTLOCK (QLD)
W//Grindhouse, Mutton & Worm Crown
Noise punk / Rock
Raygun Mortlock are pounding their way into melbourne for only the second time ever to play some of their unique rural-inspired, somewhat confused brand of Noise-Punk. Also appearing will be Grindhouse, MUTTON and Worm Crown... Solid as fuck line-up! $10. Thursday 8th may Bendigo Hotel 8pm
Friday, May 9 at 8:00pm | 18+
W/Special Guests Against & Caged Grave
Broken Hive Records
Presents Ringworm “Hammer Of The Witch” Australian Tour May 2014 With Special Guests Against & Caged Grave. Ringworm
hail from Cleveland, Ohio, they are a dominant force in hardcore metal and have delivered album after album of classics as well as a consistently formidable live show which appeals to metalheads and hardcore fans alike. In May 2014, Ringworm will return to Australia once more to headline day one of Broken Hive's Break The Ice Festival held in Melbourne annually.
Saturday May 10th | 8pm | $5
The Record Boys Show
W/Unaustralians, Swidgen & Stone Djoser
The Record Boys are the most original Aussie rock band in ages. It’s not in the style they play but in their resistance to writing pop songs. To celebrate The Record Boys EP 'Cock Dick Long Schlong' release online we are playing a show. Its going to be bloody unreal. Also playing are The Unaustralians, Swidgen and Stone Djoser. We are going to cut sic like never before.
Thursday, May 15 at 8:00pm
W/Doktor, Rumour Control
Rock / Metal
Here it is gang, The Bendigo Hotel is hosting a massive night featuring Trigger - an explosive melodic metal band based in Melbourne's west. With support from Doktor and Rumour Control. Stretch out your neck muscles beforehand cos you're gonna be headbanging like a woodpecker... or something along those lines. $5 entry. Doors are at 8pm
Friday, May 16 at 9:00pm
W/The Tearaways, Not Ok & Coffin Wolf
Punk Rock / Celtic folk
The Rumjacks are a celtic, folk, punk band incorporating banjo, tin whistle and mandolin with roaring guitars and crashing drums into their sound. They released their debut album “Gangs Of New Holland” (Laughing Outlaw / Inertia) in September 2010 to critical acclaim – quotes below. The band tours Australia relentlessly playing support to such bands as Gogol Bordello (USA), UK Subs (UK), The Aggrolites (USA), GBH (USA), The Snowdroppers and many more.
Saturday, May 17th | 8pm |
GET ON THE STAGE PRESENTS, POISON IDEA!
W/ Very Special Guests TBA
Punk / Hardcore Punk
Kings of Punk' Poison Idea. Get ready to witness Punk rock royalty! Forming in Portland, Oregon in 1980 Poison Idea has had a huge impact on the hardcore punk sound releasing seminal albums "Feel the Darkness(1990)" "Blank, Blackout, Vacant(1992)" "We must Burn"and their last album in 2006, "Latest will and Testament". The more raw sounding earlier releases like "Pick Your King(1983)" "Kings of Punk(1986)" "War all the Time (1987)" and other releases in their extensive catalogue still stands the test of time in any hardcore collection.
Thursday, May 22 at 8:00pm
LIVE GLOBAL RADIO STREAM CONCERT
W/As Crows Fly, March In Moscow & 4 Letters Lies
Live radio stream performance
As Crows Fly, March in Moscow and 4 letter lies will be performing at the Bendigo Hotel 22nd May. Starting 8pm and running for 3 Hours. This Concert will be streamed throughout the World (over 120 Countries) via our Station: Fame Music Radio
. We have also several Radio Station Friends hooked up. And As Crows Fly will be launching their first Album as well on this Day.
Fame Music Radio /
Saturday, May 31 at 8:00pm
JONESEZ 'LAZYBOY' ALBUM LAUNCH
W/Super Best Friends, Have/Hold
indie / pop / punk
JONESEZ launch their third album 'Lazyboy' with a huge home town show on Saturday May 31st at The Bendigo! Featuring special guests:SUPER BEST FRIENDS, HAVE/HOLD plus more to be announced... Tickets: $10 on the door or FREE with album pre-orders from Friday April 25. Stay tuned for details. 'Lazyboy' out May 9th on Gun Fever
Saturday, June 7th | 6:30pm | $15
The Morgue Presents - 'Metal Asylum #3'
W/Orpheus Omega, Harlott, Before Ciada, Anient & Trigger
Off the back of touring alongside Dark Tranquillity and Children Of Bodom around Australia, Orpheus Omega will be playing a one off headlining show in their hometown, Melbourne for 2014. Supporting their sophomore release, 'ResIllusion', the set will contain a number of as yet unplayed live tracks and the blistering numbers expected by fans.
Saturday, June 14 at 8:00pm
INTERNAL ROT - MENTAL HYGIENE, LP LAUNCH
W/Straightjacket Nation, Nun, Pissbolt & Clogged
Grind / Power Violence / Hardcore
Internal Rot are a thrashing 3-piece from Melbourne shamelessly ripping off the 90's US west coast grindcore vibe. Blokes from A.O.A, Roskopp, SFHS. Upcoming releases include a live-session 12" to be released by 625thrash, a split 7" with Manhunt from Brisbane and eventually the full length "Mental Hygiene".
Saturday, June 21 at 5:00pm
LEGIONS OF STEEL 2014
W/In Malice's Wake, Electrik Dynamite, Malakyte (QLD), Harlott, Party Vibez, Maniaxe, Dark Earth, Sudden State, Espionage
Metal / Thrash Metal / Rock
Espionage Bookings & The Hard Rock Show proudly present: LEGIONS OF STEEL 2014: 9 BANDS, ONE NIGHT! Showcasing the best of the best in Australian Metal music with raffle prizes to be won! Featuring: In Malice's Wake, Electrik Dynamite, Malakyte (QLD), Harlott, Party Vibez, Maniaxe, Dark Earth, Sudden State, Espionage (debut show) RAFFLE PRIZES TO BE WON (Prizes TBA) $15 Entry at the door. Doors open 5PM
Friday, July 11 at 7:30pm
OLD SCHOOL CARTEL PRESENTS, ARMED & SENSATIONAL
W/Tenth Dan, Join The Amish, Deadly Visions, Street War, South Paw & Xuppercutx
Thrash / hardcore / metal
Old School Cartel Presents, Armed & Sensational. W/Tenth Dan
, Join The Amish
, Deadly Visions, Street War
, South Paw
. $10 entry 18+. It's been over 12 months and it's time for everyone to taste the pace and get a smack in the teeth. Once again it's on Tenth Dan bringing it to you live so fuck up and get your drinking shoes on time to tear it a new one.
Saturday, July 26 at 4:30pm
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THRASH KIND 2
W/Shitripper, Black Jesus, Counter Attack, Party Vibez, Atomic Death Squad, Terror Strike, Ironhawk, Substance Abuse, Wet Pensioner & Bombs Over Brunswick
grind / thrash / hardcore
Close Encounters of the Thrash Kind is back again to fuck on the patrons of The Bendigo Hotel. A mixed bill filled with grind, thrash & hardcore this is a night not to be missed. 12 bands $15 entry. More bands TBA. 18+ Happy Hour from 4pm; $5.50 Pints & $6.50 basic spirits. Kitchen's open.