Come and rock out with 3 epic Melbourne bands playing at the Bendigo Hotel in Collingwood on thursday the 22nd of August! It's going to be a hell of a lot of fun! 10:00 - MASS OF THE INFINITE, 9:00 - Lov3sick, 8:00 - RINHO Tickets only $10 at the door. (Includes free bonus band merch!) $5 tequila shots and $8 jack!
W/True Believer, Chaingun, The Midnight Thunderheads
Galaxy Aus invite you to A HEAVY METAL ODYSSEY AT THE BENDIGO! Join us on our journey through a night of varied and killer heavy metal. First show for The Midnight Thunderheads, main support from legends True Believer, and a turn from one and only rockers
Chaingun. Of course, this will be the Galaxy debut performance, and we'd love to have you all there to celebrate the beginning of this heavy metal odyssey. Friday August 23 at the Bendigo, $15 at the door.
W/Wake the Blind, Oceans Inside, Hara Kiri, Some Heard Trouble
After briefly stepping away to recharge the batteries, Steadfast are back at it on the back of their brand new, heavy hitting single Adelaide. Combining a catchy, melodic chorus with their usual energy filled style, Adelaide is the first step in the next chapter of Steadfast. With emotionally driven lyrical content, theres a little something for everyone in there. Steadfast will be bring their high energy, in your face live performance to The Bendigo Hotel, which will provide the perfect atmosphere for a chaotic night of heavy music. Joining Steadfast will be Wake the Blind, Oceans Inside, Hara Kiri and Some Heard Trouble!
Dead Before Breakfast is back in fine form with their second Melbourne show after a very successful album launch and massive show in Brisbane! This tragic trio of rockers will be joined by KURU LUMA and Castilles on Sunday the 25th of August at the iconic Bendigo Hotel and will be closing your weekend out in the best way possible. Doors Open: 6:30pm 7pm: Castille, 8pm: Kuru Luma, 9pm: Dead Before Breakfast Tickets $10 Pre-Sale
UNDER THE SOUTHERN CROSS, Metal Festival dedicated to all styles of metal, returns for its 11th year running. With 10 years of successful history, the annual event has grown into a mandatory date on the Australian metal calendar and the bar has been raised higher again for this year with a killer line up to be confirmed. Taking place at the Bendi, this years UTSC Metalfest is going to be one not to miss. Plus we have 2 bands making the trek from across the Trans Tasman. KING. (VIC), an unfaltering and melancholic blackened metal force - keeping the spirit of old while carving a new path, epic while remaining raw, majestic while retaining a primitive atmosphere. Within the debut album "Reclaim The Darkness", KING creates the perfect soundtrack to tell tales of an old world, a world forged by the gods and walked by giants.
Headlining: Seraphic W/Death of Art, Flynn Effect, Neo Relic
The ancient goddesses Venus & Lilith are symbolic of the light and dark that is in every woman, and the complexities and nuances that make her uniquely powerful. They are two sides of the same coin. Overdrive Touring are teaming up with Brisbane's premier Symphonic Metal band Seraphic. Promoting female involvement in dark, heavy music to raise funds for Share the Dignity, a uniquely female-oriented charity organisation. Sponsored by Rue Morgue Records.
After releasing a debut EP in March, Barely Conscious have been playing their loud punk tunes across the outer suburbs of Melbourne. With only a handful of songs recorded, the band has a setlist consisting mainly of songs only heard on the stage. What started as a small garage project that ended up having the band play live to air on Triple R before they'd even played their first show. Don't end your weekend on a bad note, come watch the band expend all their energy at The Bendi
W/SWEET CELL, ANCIENT ANIMAL ORCHESTRA, PRIYA FRANCIS & THE COMPANY
Come on down to a vibey, cosy Winter night to see psych/folk/rock act WILLIAM'S CAVE headline the Bendigo Hotel with friends SWEET CELL, ANCIENT ANIMAL ORCHESTRA and PRIYA FRANCIS & THE COMPANY. Fresh off releasing their new EP "The Universe is in Your Head" in May, WILLIAM'S CAVE will be playing an original set combining elements of rock, upbeat folk and dreamy psychedelia. You can check out the new EP here.
Psychedelic Space Rock Revolutionaries
Naxatras from Greece will make their debut in Australia; September 2019.
Since 2012, this raw blend of spiritual incarnation, soulful Greek jams and hypnotic sound scapes NAXATRAS; have released 3 full length studio albums with highly critical acclaim to many reviewers around the globe and an achievement so grand of their first album being uploaded to YouTube boasting above 4.4 Million views to date. Their extended rhythms pay homage to countless sub-genres including Acid-Folk and 70s Psychedelic/Space Rock allowing such a welcoming accessibility to the sound that can only be described as NAXATRAS. Tagging along for the journey unto this new found consciousness is Sydney based Space Rock quartet
Comacozer who have their own story to tell with multiple LPs releases via Headspin Records. COMACOZER perform entrancing live shows with much fulfilment to the pineal gland opening and Australian crowds have been lucky enough to attend the bands mind blowing gigs since 2014. This tour is presented by
YOUR MATE Bookings &
W/Blind Man Death Stare, Undamaged, All Hope Remains, DickLaser, Awake Now, SNDWNR, Devon Sandwich, Muscle Car, Dead Already, No Brainers
Tim is a punk. 11 Bands - 2 Stages - 0 Breaks - killer tunes. Come down to the Bendi on Saturday 7th of September and join us for a killer night of epic punk tunes. Line up to be announced this coming Friday. Headliners Mesa Cosa supported by Blind Man Death Stare, Undamaged, All Hope Remains, DickLaser, Awake Now, SNDWNR, Devon Sandwich, Muscle Car, Dead Already, No Brainers
Armoured Earth - Anthem of the Downtrodden' single launch
W/Evolution of Self, Deadweight 80, Maegaron
Armoured Earth: Anthem of the Downtrodden' single launch with Evolution of Self,
Deadweight 80 and
Maegaron. Come on down for thirsty Thursday sips and bang ya head to the first new Armoured Earth song released in YEARS! Plenty of break downs, grooves, double kicks, riffs and solos on show so loosen up your neck muscles and lets do some school night head banging. Doors @ 7pm, $10 Entry.
FORGE returns to the Bendigo Hotel this September for a massive night of horrific proportions. Falling on the infamous Friday the 13th, FORGE brings together some of Australia's best in gothic, industrial and alternative heavy music acts to unleash the monster in all of us! DJs GIVEAWAYS TICKETS $20 + BF Pre-Sale or $25 Door sale
Rockin Volts are an Aussie Pub, beer drinkin, guitar blazin', hell razin', high energy pure Rock N' Roll band formed in Melbourne, Australia. Supported acts like Legs Electric, Cigars Of The Pharaohs & Black Aces. With their influences ranging from AC/DC, Airbourne, The Angels, Rose Tattoo, Screaming Jets etc. They put on one hell of a rock n roll show. On the 8th of September they just released their highly anticipated debut EP "Rockin Volts" with it's hard hittin, high energy rock n roll, it's perfect introduction of the band. They are READY TO ROCK, LIVE & LOUD performing their debut EP plus some new stuff at The Bendi. Joining us on the bill are local hard rock legends Riff Raiders featuring awesome front woman Jenni Powell, Cam Bird, Deadweight 80
W/Dark Order (NSW), Purenvy (Newcastle), Incrypt (VIC), Tempest Rising (WA), SithlorD (VIC), Armata (VIC), Thraxas! (NSW), Plague9 (SA), Werewolf (VIC)
Thrashfest - New Wave Of Australian Thrash Metal, Brings together all metal heads alike who like their thrash metal in all its glory, This will commence at The Bendi celebrating Aus thrash metal with a huge line up! Headlining will be none other than Harlott from Melb who have toured extensively supporting major international metal band's locally and abroad, Joining the line up will be Dark Order (Sydney) Purenvy (Newcastle) Incrypt (Melb) Tempest Rising (Perth) who have just finished a massive European tour and are leading the way having supported Arch Enemy, Sepultura, and Death Angel & more, SithlorD (Melb) Armata (Melb) Thraxas (Sydney) Plague9 (Adelaide) Werewolf (Melb) This line up demands your attention. Welcome to Thrashfest.
SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER AT THE BENDI DOORS FROM 8PM. NOGRACE, THIRD DEGREE, WHO'S TO BLAME, DARREN GIBSON. Join us in a one night only reformation show at the Bendigo to Celebrate 21 years of our releases and also support 'Jack's Journey' NoGrace returns with all original line up (plus one)... expect a killer show by all... dont miss it. $10 on the door.
YOUR MATE BOOKINGS, Fixation Brewing Co & ROLERBALL presents: Aussie Stoner Rock legends ROLLERBALL; as they return to the stage for the first time in a decade! To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the classic debut, LOST IN SPACE & the Deluxe Vinyl release through Volcano Vinyl, ROLLERBALL will be cranking up their retro-futuristic wall of sound for a run of East Coast shows throughout October. Riff king Dave Talon returns from the Swiss Alps to reunite with the throat , Matt "Tenpin" Boland, drum guru Cracker Roach & joining them on bass is longtime manager & Heavy Roller guitarist Luke Earthling. Regarded as one of the most explosive rock bands in Australia, these gigs are not to be missed! Special Guests to be announced, expect to see some old friends in Fuzz.
Swedens purest Stoner Rock export GREENLEAF are back again in Australia ready to give us a dose of their latest album "Hear the Rivers" in November 2019. The boys of Green will this time hit Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide, Wollongong, Sydney, Brisbane and Gold Coast giving us even more love than they did on their debut last year. The Retro Stoner Rockers left Australian fans with huge demands on their debut in March 2018 after they played a run of shows all over the continent, giving Australia an appetizer of what is now spinning on all vinyl players across the globe. GREENLEAFs eighth album "Hear the Rivers" was released in November 2018 and is a testament to their ever-growing love for classic rock, dynamic song writing and emotional rollercoasters of songs that appeal to the old school rockers and stoner metallers of the world.
Seminal Japanese punk veterans 'Jetboys' return to Australia for the first time in 8 years, playing 11 shows up and down the East Coast. Catch them in Melbourne at the Bendigo Hotel, Collingwood on November 10 with support from The Fckups, Muscle Car and Protospasm. Doors open 7pm. TICKETS ON SALE NOW THROUGH MOSHTIX
W/KING, Elm Street, Harlott, Hadal Maw, Envenomed, Demonhead, Truth Corroded, Blunt Shovel, MAMMOTH, Brothel, Atomic Death Squad + more
Resist Promotions and HEAVY Magazine have teamed up to present the 5th annual Blister Heavy Music Festival. The three stage event will take place at both the Bendigo Hotel and The Tote in Collingwood right next to the city of Melbourne. The event will run from 3:30pm until after 12 and allows punters to move freely between venues and stages. Lineup: KING, Elm Street, Harlott, Hadal Maw, Envenomed, Demonhead, Truth Corroded, Blunt Shovel, MAMMOTH, Brothel, Atomic Death Squad, Fall and Resist, Armata, Evolution of Self, 100 YEARS WAR, Vacant Image, Nothing, Remains, Vexation, Vulture Culture, Moustache Ant, TYPO (only show!), This life I live, AbuGhraib, MALEFICIUM, Asisisisisis, The Gargomals. Tickets $30 - $35, Pay at event
Arrest Records Australia And Epitaph Records present, US punk rockers Off With Their Heads are heading our way this November in support of their new record, Be Good. Their forthcoming LP will drop on August 16 and features new single Disappear, which is accompanied by a music video starring US comedian Kyle Kinane. "All the other records were about moping around and feeling sorry for yourself," frontman Ryan Young said. "This one is less about feeling sorry for yourself and more about accepting how goddamn miserable you are. "The title is an answer to that question of what you're supposed to do now that the world is so awful and the climate of this stupid country is so shitty. Be good, be loud-that's sometimes all you can do, I guess, as cheesy as that sounds."
Pinnacle Music Group are absolutely thrilled to announce that the legendary guitar virtuoso MARTY FRIEDMAN will be returning to Australia, for the first time with his full “Super Band” across four VERY intimate venues. ULTIMATE VIP PACKAGES AVAILABLE! You all have heard how great the VIP packages were for Marty's US and Europe tours-this time will top even that! What you get with this great package: - Meet Marty and have ALL your items signed - no limit - Photo with Marty - with your own camera - Chat with Marty - no rush through, Exclusive Marty Friedman guitar pick, the exact same one he uses - And the rarest of the rare---the VIP only CD, "Marty`s Vault 4: Wicked Sh*t From Japan"
Emerging in the early 1980's in Los Angeles, an American Heavy Metal legendary lead guitarist named CHRIS HOLMES was spawned in the Iconic W.A.S.P. and is finally making his debut Appearance in Australia in 2019! The former songwriter & a founding member of W.A.S.P. has over 12 million record sales. He and his group THE MEAN MEN will smash out hit after hit from The W.A.S.P. Early catalogue & his latest solo outputs: The Iconic Debut Self Titled OR Winged Assasins, The Last Command Inside the Electric Circus, as well as solo material Shitting Bricks, Nothing to Lose and his latest EP of 2019 Under the Influence. Finally Australia gets a taste of THE MEAN MEN... LETS PARTY!
STAY TUNED, More information and ticket details to come
YOUR MATE Bookings & Fixation Brewing Co Presents Way to Live Festival A celebration of togetherness, musical bonding and spiritual evolution. We plan to celebrate this day in way where we invite all the cultures of Australia together to pay respect and give recognition to the traditional owners of this land; through musical bonding and story telling at Collingwood's finest venue The Bendi. With a range of genres including Psychedelic, Stoner, Post, Sludge and Desert Rock; we have curated a line up of the finest Australian bands to support one of the most important bands in Desert Rock History. Endorsed by Fixation Brewing Co.