Scissor Kick Champs is invading Melbourne for the first time! Coming together in late 2010, Red Sky Burial have drawn on their multitude of experiences from former and current bands including Tailbone, Subtract (NZ), .hinge with a desire to create something unique. Hypnotic drums, undulating bass lines and riff-laden guitars provide a solid grounding for Red Sky Burial’s commanding live set which has cemented the band as a force to be reckoned with in the Melbourne live music scene.
Metal Obsession & Screaming Symphony Present, Divine Ascension. European Tour Farewell ShowAfter completing a hugely successful Liberating Australia Tour and acting as the national support for power metal giants Blind Guardian on their Beyond The Red Mirror Australian Tour in June, Divine Ascension recently announced a massive 30 date European tour supporting power metal legends Stratovarius as part of their 2015 Eternal World Tour. “Space” metallers Gloryhammer are acting as main support making a three band bill not to be missed in Europe this October and November.
5 piece punk rock band formed in 2013 from Sydney, Australia. Two released EP's 'Villains' (2013) and 'Cut Throat Living' (2014). Since forming Bare Bones have supported Senses Fail (US), For Today (US), Northlane, Every Time I Die (US), Harms Way (US), Heights (UK) as well as Australias best Punk, Rock and Hardcore acts. Bare Bones bring together influences from a vast array of genres to craft a unique Punk Rock Hardcore hybrid, a successful recipe has proven to appeal to a wide audience and establish Bare Bones as act to keep an eye on in the Australian music scene.
The Just Listen Project. A collaboration between "R U OK?" foundation and four local bands celebrate the release of The Just Listen Project Album. The Just Listen Project is designed to help and inspire people to start the conversation, and actively listen to help people in need. All sales from the CD sold go to the "R U OK?" foundation to help them procure something all the musicians feel very deeply about. Please come down and support a great cause and bring your friends!
A blood spilling hazed filled warming for black conjuration fest: Evoke death. Nocturnal graves, a black death metal holocaust featuring former members of destroyer 666. Team up with black death dealers Anatomy, Reunited - First show back in 15 years. Performing - twisting depths of horror, where angels die & the witches of dathomir selected tracks. Debacle, apocalyptic crust & despair from melbourne Members of pisschrist, drunkard, soberphobe. Contaminated, Utter darkness, Morbid death metal.
Join us and a few others for the Vinyl Launch of our new Record- 'II'. We needed to choose a monolithic line up consisting of such awesomeness of the Doom/Sludge and Noise Rock variety that Hotel Wrecking city traders, TTTDC and BODIES all came to mind, and they all agreed to join us. $15 on the night. More info to come soon..
First Sight w/ Set The Score, Rooftops and Eat Your Heart Out. First Sight (The Hardest Year EP Tour) First Sight are a Brisbane based emotional / post-hardcore band formed in 2014 and hailing from the city of Brisbane. Driven to develop and maintain connections on both a creative and personal level with their audience, the ethos of First Sight is cemented within an explosively energetic, passionate and emotionally charged live performance.
It's time to celebrate the birthdays of MUSCLE CAR's very own Poodle and The Bear and what better way to celebrate than with the awesomeness that is MY LEFT BOOT, SWIDGEN, DRIFTER and TERMINAL WALLY. MUSCLE CAR will also be playing a set and showcasing some of their new material from their upcoming record. It all kicks off at 8pm at the Bendigo Hotel in Collingwood and with a door price of just $10, that's a lot of rock for cheap!
Bands, Burlesque, JD & DJ's all day and Night!! I have formed an EPIC lineup for the First Danger Fest at the greatest bar in the world the Bendigo Hotel with the lineup to be announced over the next few weeks and it is HUGE!! Rock - Hard Rock - Rockabilly -Punk - Psychobilly - Danger Lineup is:
CANCER BATS have come to destroy. Fuelled by a burning desire to rage harder, play louder and have more fun than any other band, CANCER BATS mix hardcore, southern metal and punk rock into a lethal rock and roll explosion. What better way to celebrate than to bring along Melbourne’s heavy punk overlords HIGH TENSION along for what promises to be an insanely kick ass live show with plenty of riffage and chops. HIGH TENSION have just released their highly anticipated ripper 2nd album Bully and one to add to your top albums of the year.
After a run of shows on the South and East coasts earlier in the year, BLIND MAN DEATH STARE went and demoed tracks for a new full length album. In doing that, the “Born a Centimetre from the Finish Line” EP idea was born. The thought of releasing something earlier, to give everyone a taste of the new songs, and give more time to finish more tracks, it seemed like the right thing to do. A few weeks later, they went back into GOATSOUND & Jason Fuller recorded the tracks for the new EP. $15 includes a free "Born a Centimetre from the Finish Line" CD EP
20 bands 12 hours - 1 stage; House Party on Wheels Presents: PARMAGEDDON Parmageddon Part 1: Acoustic Foxx-12:45, Peter Dickybird- 1:15, Past Present- 1:45, Junkyard-2:15, Trash Fairys- 2:45, Poison Fish-3:15, Torrent- 3:45, Bricks-4:15... Intermission/Special Guest- Ainslie Adams 4:40. Parmageddon Part 2: EEO- 5:15, Living Earth Sound Sessions- LESS - 5:50, Fierce Mild- 6:25, I AM MINE- 7:00, Lieutenant Jam- 7:35, The Solicitors- 8:10, Vision Street- 8:45, Sordid Ordeal- 9:20, Damn That River- 9:55, Chase The Ace- 10:30, Lace And Whiskey- 11:05, The Vendettas- 11:45
BM Belts commemorates going 5 years strong bolstered further by this line-up to mark the occasion. Join the chaos! Draconis Infernum exclusive show on Australian soil, back for the first time since 2012 (alongside Dark Funeral) with the new album "The Sacrilegious Eradication" CEMETERY URN Australian barbaric death metal from the grave!! feat members of Abominator & Belligerent Intent, set to release their new album at the end of 2015 on H.H.R! You have been warned.
Perth metal powerhouses 'Silent Knight' are embarking on their massive 'Conquer & Command' Australasian Tour across October/November and are stopping in Melbourne on Thursday the 8th of October. Supporting 'Silent Knight' will be a host of local Melbourne talent.
Headless Horseman present. Toxic Holocaust, Nuke the Southern Cross Tour! Portland metal punk assailants, Toxic Holocaust, were formed by Joel Grind in 1999 to pay homage to the raw days of metal and punk. Influenced by bands like Discharge, Venom, Slayer and G.B.H. - Toxic Holocaust create the perfect marriage of punk angst and metal aggression. Toxic Holocaust's latest album, 'Chemistry of Consciousness, which was released October 2013 was self-recorded by Joel Grind and Nick Bellmore, mixed with Kurt Ballou (Converge) at GodCity Studio and mastered by Brad Boatright (Sleep, From Ashes Rise, Nails) at Audiosiege Engineering. It continues the viscous combination of speed metal/punk that has made Toxic Holocaust into one of the most lethal live bands. Tix on sale now
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 moshtix.com.au from 7pm Friday May 22. $25 at the door, subject to availability. Buy Tix.
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
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.
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
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.
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.