Saturday, October 10 at 4:00pm, Tix $25 - Pre $20, 18+

Metal United Down Under

W/DREADNAUGHT, Malakyte (Qld), Decimatus, Hadal Maw, Damnations Day, ALKIRA (SA), Toecutter, MetalStorm, Trigger, Requiem

metal / heavy metal

Megaton Music and Metal-Roos proudly present: Metal United Downunder - MELBOURNE. DREADNAUGHT, Malakyte (Qld), Decimatus, Hadal Maw, Damnations Day, ALKIRA (SA), Toecutter, MetalStorm, Trigger, Requiem, Doors at 4pm. Tickets: presale $20 available from from 7pm Friday May 22. $25 at the door, subject to availability. Buy Tix.

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sunday, October 11 at 4:00pm, $15, 18+


W/Iconic Vivisect, Facegrinder, Stoning, Intercranial Tremors, Drain Life, Colostomy Baguette?, Dystopian

Grind / death / thrash

Ungrateful Dead Promotions proudly presents: ASYLUM OF GRIND : TERMINATION (Melbourne) as part of the - FACEGRINDER - DIMENSIONAL DETOUR!! In honor of the releasing of their latest EP "Beyond The Black Sun" and their 2014 full length "Unstable Mentality and Theoretical Convulsion" Western Australian Grind warriors FACEGRINDER have come to decimate the east coast of Australia with their savage and unmerciful Death/Grind assault. Both album and EP have received critical acclaim from extreme music fans and zines from all over the world.

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Wednesday, October 14 at 8:00pm, $10, 18+

Mr Wolf

W/Kyrum, She Beast & Von Stache


Come on down this Wednesday night (14/10) and punch through your hump day in a ferocious fashion befitting this night of Sludge and Punk. Have a pint and wipe that 9 to 5 spit from your chin on as Von Stache, She Beast, Kyrum and Mr Wolf tell your boss where to stick it. $10 entry


Thursday, October 15 at 8:00pm, 18+

The Mojo Dog Moon Express

W/Sonic Moon, The National Evening Express, Mojo Pin, Medicine Dog


The Mojo Dog Moon Express will be playing from 8:20 to 11:20. There will be no breaks. Doors 8pm 8:20-8:50 Medicine Dog 9:10-9:40 Mojo Pin 10:00-10:30 The National Evening Express 10:50-11:20 Sonic Moon $10 Entry

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Friday, October 16 at 7:30pm, 18+


W/Scaphis, Wood of Suicides, Sárspell, Stormtide & Roundtable


MATHEMATICAL!!! A super awesome gig for all you super awesome people! WE WILL DESTROY YOU!!! SET TIMES: 7.50 - Roundtable, 8.40 - Stormtide, 9.30 - Sárspell, 10.20 - Wood of Suicides, 11.15 - Scaphis

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Saturday, October 17 at 5pm, 18+

Toe To Toe

W/Bastard Squad, Bulldog Spirit, The Fuck Outs, Impact Zone, Blindspot, Retrace & Wolfpack


Sydney's hardcore punks TOE TO TOE are playing The Bendigo Hotel this October. Formed in 1992 out of the remains of Sydney underground punk bands ROCKS, DEATH MISSION and TUTTI PARZE, TOE TO TOE have proven themselves as the for fathers of SYDNEY HARDCORE. They have toured the world, playing with the likes of MADBALL, AGNOSTIC FRONT, DROPKICK MURPHYS, SICK OF IT ALL, and OFF! to name a few. Joining them will be Bulldog Spirit, The Fuck Outs, Impact Zone, Blindspot, Retrace & Wolfpack. Tix on sale soon.

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Sunday, October 18 at 2:00pm - 6:00pm, 18+




Hey come down to the Bendigo Hotel, Collingwood on Sunday 18th October to have a few drinks and enjoy an afternoon of great local bands. Tickets: $8, Door: $12 - DOORS - 2:00pm INSYGNIA - 2:30 - 3:00pm, SHARROW - 3:15 - 3:45pm, LAZARUS MODE - 4:00 - 4:45pm, STONE DJOSER- 5:00 - 6:00pm

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Sunday, October 18 at 6:30pm, 18+


W/Tap running water, sonke & marc deaz

Post punk

Tap running water, sonke & marc deaz, Sunday 18th of October, 6:30, $5


Friday October 23 at 8:00pm, 18+


W/Thorns, Outsiders Code, Ill Natured, Hematoma


Born Free will be launching their debut album "Sorrow" this October with shows in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. October 23 Bendigo Hotel, Melbourne w/ Thorns, Outsiders Code, Ill Natured, Hematoma

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Saturday, October 24 at 5pm, $15, 18+

Leigh Ritson Benefit Gig



Our mate Leigh had a terrible head on car accident with a Metro bus and busted his whole body. Now he needs a bit of cash to get him back on his feet. Come along, have a snag, watch some killer bands, and buy some awesome stuff at our cray-cray charity auction. 5pm onwards. $15. All proceeds go to Leigh. No bands are paid, no staff are paid, and Em is buying the fucking sausages out of her own pocket, so buy them and eat them. The Melb Music Family is the staunchest family.

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Sunday, October 25 at 5:00pm, $15, 18+

Death grip presents: Straight Forward (SINGAPORE)

W/World View, Sick Machine, Blinded & Bleach


This show is their second melbourne show and will polish off the Born Free/Ill Natured Weekender. Joining the legends in Straight Forward are Adelaide's World View who decided to stick around and deliver their special brand of melodic youth crew and proving that you dont have to be over 35 to appreciate youth crew. W/Sick Machine, Blinded and Bleach

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Thursday, October 29 at 8:00pm, 18+

*Maggot Fest Night 1*



As part of Maggot Fest 6 - an extreme night of metal of all kinds to get you in the mood for an all round savage weekend. Door sales only - $10 gets you in. ESKHATON, WHITEHORSE, CONTAMINATED, TEUTON, FACELESS BURIAL.

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Saturday, October 31 at 7:00pm, 18+

Heavy Metal Halloween Spectacular


heavy metal / fancy dress

The Bendigo Hotel brings you this very special Halloween Heavy Metal massacre feat DIREBLAZE, HAUNTING THE CHAPEL , ESPIONAGE and OMEGA and a very special mystery band. If you like Heavy Metal and love Halloween this is for you. Half price entry for those in fancy dress.

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Sunday, November 1 at 1:00pm, 18+

One Last Kiss

W/Apart From This, Summer Blood, Cosmic Kahuna, Grim Rhythm, Hound, Weedy Gonzalez, Sweet gold, Jud Campbell, Feeling Dave, Gareth Lindsay, Three Headed Fool

Punk / punk rock & tears

This is to celebrate the end of Faye & Grace's time in Australia. I was one of the first people to meet them here, and they've met so many more amazing mates along the way. Let's get together and celebrate their last weekend in Australia with a bunch of great bands, shots, friends and lots of beers. Apart From This, Summer Blood, Cosmic Kahuna, Grim Rhythm, Hound, Weedy Gonzalez, Sweet gold, Jud Campbell, Feeling Dave, Gareth Lindsay, Three Headed Fool

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Monday, November 2 (Cup Eve) at 8:00pm, 18+


W/SHERIFF, JoinTheAmish, Rise of the Rat

Punk Rock / Power Pop / Hardcore Punk, Thrash

Cup Eve. $15, W/SHERIFF, JoinTheAmish, Rise of the Rat. Tickets on sale WED 16TH SEPTEMBER! If you consider yourself a music fan and you've not heard the name Hard-ons then you must have lived in a cave for the last 30 years! Certainly the Hard-ons are, or should be in this scribes humble but hopefully pertinent opinion, a house-hold name in every country!!!!!

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Tuesday, November 3 (Cup Day) at 1:00pm, ALL AGES

Clowns, Hard-Ons - all ages show

W/Ecca Vandal, Cosmic Kahuna + more

hardcore / punk / rock

Hardcore punk band Clowns will hit up local pubs and clubs across Australia this October and November. With appearances at SXSW in Austin and at Riot Fest in Chicago. Picked as the main support for Rise Against later in the year, this headline tour will see the band in their smaller, dingier natural habitat. VERY VERY special guests Hard-Ons & Ecca Vandal Horrible People and Hurgur Dyr will be opening this awesome Melbourne Cup Day. Get your tickets now.

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Friday, November 6 at 8:00pm, $20, 18+


W/Outright, Bulldog Spirit & Rebirth


We said we'd never play a show with a different member and haven't for the last 15 years but Gordy is still banged up and unable to work. Massive thanks to Outright, Bulldog Spirit, Rebirth and the Bendigo Hotel who are all making this happen free of charge to help Gordy chip away at his ever growing list of bills. Who is filling in for Mindsnare? We have Alex Wakem from Hit List amongst others and killed it when drumming for Within Blood last year

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Friday, November 13 at 8:00pm, 18+

Wildeornes MELBOURNE cd launch


Doom / stoner / sludge

Hot on the heels of their first album... well, 3 and a bit years later, fucking 'TEVZ... the underground overlords of the all-you-can-eat riff bistro, Wildeornes, return with an epic new full length album being released in limited edition cd with ltd ed merch to go with it. Helping round off a night of truly original, memorable, underground no-bullshit riffs are the mighty Motherslug, the sonically devastating Merchant, and inimitable Roundtable.

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Saturday, November 14 at 7:00pm, $15, 18+

Annihilist (EP Launch)

W/The Levitation Hex, Internal Nightmare, Headless & Into Ruin


Melbourne metal band, Annihilst will be releasing their debut EP “Vol. 1” at the Bendi, on the 14th of November! Annihilist have been working hard, perfecting all writing of the music to ensure a powerful first EP release for the new band. Joining them will be Into Ruin, Headless, Internal Nightmare and The Levitation Hex. A super heavy line up of brutal bands to make an exciting night, perfect for Annihilist’s EP launch.

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wednesday, november 18 at 8:00pm, 18+

Long Knife (Portland Oregon)

W/Batpiss, Flour, The Kremlings

Punk rock

Get On The Stage presents, Long Knife (Portland Oregon USA) Australian tour 2015

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Saturday, November 21 at 8:00pm, 18+




Hailing from across the globe, Downfall of Gaia is a dark wall, moving forward relentlessly, enveloping the listener, absorbing one's spirit to take one into the realm of the band's potent sound. The group are set to bring that sound to Australian shores during November in support of their latest record, "Aeons Unveils The Thrones Of Decay", which is out now through Metal Blade Records. Along with them for the ride are Brisbane blackened-sludge wizards, Hope Drone, who have just released their latest record, “Cloak of Ash” on Relapse Records.

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saturday, november 28 at 7:00pm, 18+

Long Knife (Portland Oregon)

W/Kromosom, Hostile Objects, A.V.O (Syd) & Halt Ever

punk rock

Get On The Stage presents, Long Knife (Portland Oregon USA) Australian tour 2015

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friday, December 4 at 8:00pm, 18+

Belligerent intent

W/Cemetery Urn, AK-11, Feralian, Hellspit

death metal / doom metal

Melbourne Battalions. Featuring a line up of some of the best Black Metal, Death Metal and Doom Metal Melbourne has to offer. Hellspit - Debut performance by Hellspit. Feralian - Death/Doom featuring members of Inverloch, Disembowelment, Myridian and Vast Hollow. AK-11 - Black Metal Hailing the vengful battlegods as they vaporize all that stand in thier way. Cemetery Urn - Death MetalAustralian Barbaric Death Metal from the Grave. Belligerent intent - Death Metal.


Saturday, December 5 at 7:00pm, $15, 18+


W/Harlott, Truth Corroded, Toecutter, Asylum, Requiem, Abraxxas

metal / thrash!

Yet another congregation at the home of thrash metal in Melbourne, The Bendigo Hotel in Johnston st Collingwood, this time in honour of local legends Harlott, who will be playing their first Melbourne show back from annihilating Europe 34 times in 5 weeks! Dust off your battle jackets and get your drinking boots on and give these guys the welcome home they deserve! SIX incredible bands and only 15 bucks entry!


Thursday, December 17 at 8:00pm, 18+


W/Special Guests


Hierophant, formed in 2010, exponents for the Italian extreme music. After their first album, S/T, they never stopped playing all over Europe. In 2013 the band signed with one of the most important american labels that have marked the history of hardcore/punk, Bridge Nine Records and released their first album with them called ‘Great Mother : Holy Monster’, taking a step toward more extreme sonority.

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Tuesday, January 12 at 8:00pm, 18+

Revival Booking Proudly Presents... GNARWOLVES - AUSTRALIAN TOUR, JAN 16

W/Apart from this + more tba


Revival Booking Proudly Presents. GNARWOLVES Brighton, UK Tangled Talk / Big Scary Monsters. With Support From. APART FROM THIS, Melbourne, AUS, Poison City Records. Support / show enquiries -

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friday, march 4 at 8:00pm, 18+


W/Supports TBA


Revival Booking Proudly Presents - XIBALBA Southern Lord Records / A389 Recordings Pomona, CA, US FEB / MARCH 2016

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