BENDIGO HOTEL

Band bookings

Treebeard - Australian Wildlife and Nature Recovery Fundraiser

W/Paper Tapir, Foci

Progressive / Post Rock band Treebeard headline a solid night of music alongside Paper Tapir and Foci. All band proceeds will be passed on to the WWF's Australian Wildlife and Nature Recovery Fund, to aid in the combating of and recovery from the numerous bushfires that have ravaged Australia's plant and animal life the past few months. So come on down to support a great cause and see some great music! Doors at 8pm, $10 entry at the door.

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King Parrot

W/Contaminated, Burn The Hostages and Abu Ghraib

King Parrot are winding back the clock to celebrate the 8 year anniversary re-release of their classic underground Aussie release "Bite Your Head Off" on Friday January 24th at The Bendigo Hotel. With a relentless international touring schedule occurring since the release of the album, the boys are bringing a home town show to the intimate Collingwood venue alongside a killer lineup featuring Contaminated, Burn The Hostages and Abu Ghraib, After being out of print on vinyl for quite some time, "Bite Your Head Off" will be re-issued for its 5th pressing, this time on 180 gram cherry red vinyl, limited to only 500 copies. This will be available at the show, alongside CD's and a smorgasbord of limited edition merchandise. Tickets are on sale now

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Yawning Man (USA) Collingwood

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YOUR MATE Bookings, Mad Hatter Productions, Fixation Brewing Co & Underground Records present; Desert Rock pioneers Yawning Man (Official) will finally make a soaring flight to our shores for a long-awaited tour of Australia and New Zealand. Forming in 1986, Yawning Man have released 7 studio albums and 5 split LPs/EPs. The latest releases, The Revolt Against Tired Noises & Macedonian Lines, won over critics from the desert plains to across the oceans. This is not just due to the fact that Brant Bjork once said that "Yawning Man is the sickest band of all time",or "They're the greatest band I've ever seen".

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Way to Live Festival Featuring YAWNING MAN

W/Numidia, more tba

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.

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Punk Rawk Party Times Vol 1

W/Bob Log III, ANTY (Bennies), Digger and the pussycats, Dr El Suavo, The Birdcage, The Dagger, and more

Disdain records presents - PUNK RAWK PARTY TIMES VOL 1: Bob Log III, ANTY (Bennies), Digger and the pussycats, Dr El Suavo, The Birdcage, The Dagger, and more! $20 on the door.

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Dern Rutlidge - live one night only!

W/DR COLOSSUS, DUNEEATER, LEVITATING CHURCHES

The sound of Melbourne pub rock in the 90's was filled with drunken beer soaked punters singing the classic "lines on the table" courtesy of stoner rock heavyweights Dern Rutlidge. After releasing the album "Johnny No Stars" and supporting the likes of the Hellacopters, Fu Manchu, Monster Magnet and seemingly every other stoner band on the planet the band inexplicably broke up.Dern have only appeared live once since that time and now after a very long silence the band are back for one night only! Come along and revel in one of the rarest of nights, have a drink and celebrate what was and will never be again. Dern Rutlidge Live at the Bendi W/DR COLOSSUS & DUNEEATER & LEVITATING CHURCHES.

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JORDENS B-DAY BASH

Featuring: The Faded Out & Wedding Knives

Three freakin' amazing bands guaranteed to get you moving out of the seat with face melting presence. Bringing in the early February vibes to the Bendigo with some Prog, Rock, Spacey, Psych outfits. See you there! Wedding Knives (90s Alternative, Prog, Hard Rock) $10 (Hard Rock, Prog) The Faded Out (Psych Rock) Tickets $10 @ the door.

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Integrity - Australian tour

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Known for being one of the most incendiary and influential bands in underground and modern metal history, apocalyptic icons INTEGRITY return with their highly anticipated, 12th studio album entitled Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume. A conceptual foretelling of the final days of Armageddon, Howling is a manifestation of pentecostal nightmares and religious depravities, wrought with fire and brimstone sermons and occult prophecies bathed in waves of destruction. Now with almost 30 years of creating dark and terrifying anthems under their belt, INTEGRITY have honored their past musical legacy while fearlessly moving forward into unchartered territory on what is undoubtedly their most elaborate and ambitious effort to date.

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Diabolic Rites

W/Nocturnal Graves, Destruktor, Anarazel, KK

Bring forth the hordes and spark the unholy conflagration; a blackened evening of many cursed returns descends on the Bendigo Hotel in February! Having long desecrated the City of Churches with repeated acts of blasphemy and featuring apostates from Elysian Blaze and Funeral Moon with the merciless battery of Matt Skitz, DIABOLIC RITES (SA) return to Melbourne in a blaze of blackened blasts and excoriating hellnoise.

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Hard Ons

W/S.I.C, Root Beer, Protospasm

Do your remember back in the day going to the Old Greek Theatre, The Club or The Prince getting wasted, knocked out and blown away by the music, when the Hard ons and S.I.C kicked it together and shared the stage, mayhem always took place !It was stage diving, beer, the circle pit, beer! the time of your life! Do you remember when ROOTBEER would knock the tote on its arse and make you knock back beer after beer, well this is all coming together for a night of old school fun. So dust off those old vans, break out the 80's skateboard and skate on down to the Bendi and re live the good old days for what is sure to be one hell of a night. If you dont know about this, then come and see for the very first time! Also opening the night is punk rock's finest new sensations-Protospasm. Doors will be early with Special DJ and BBQ before the night rages!

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Encircling Sea

W/PLOUGHSHARE (ACT), GRIEF, GLOBAL GENOCIDE DIVISION (JR/ Nocturnal Graves (Official))

Encircling Sea just back from upporting Crowbar. Since 2009 the band has toiled deeply within Melbourne and various regional surrounds. Possessing a creative sensibility that merges the hustle of industrialised civilization with the primitive beauty of nature, words such as sludge, black, death, doom, and post become lost within the band's own enveloping abyss. PLOUGHSHARE (ACT), GRIEF, GLOBAL GENOCIDE DIVISION (JR/ Nocturnal Graves Official). $15

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Earth Rot - Dread Rebirth tour

w/Christ Dismembered, SUNDR, Rituals, Vexation

To celebrate the release of our new album Black Tides Of Obscurity with Season of Mist, we'll be touring Australia with select dates featuring handpicked lineups of the best that Australia's underground metal scene has to offer. Direct support comes from South Australia's most blasphemous sons: Christ Dismembered. Joining us in Melbourne we have our friends and exceptionally talented local bands: SUNDR, Rituals, Vexation

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Whores (USA) Melbourne

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US Abrasive Noise Punks Whores. will make their way to Australia this April 2020 for their long-awaited tour. Since their inception in 2010, the natives of Atlanta, Georgia, have spent the last 10 years establishing Whores. as one of heavy music's most distinctive acts thanks to the formidable combination of the group's punk ethos and the ferocity of their sound. Confrontational and relentless, the music of Whores. will now be seen and heard in its fully-formed state in Australia for the first time ever.

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No Class

W/Plan of Attack, The Clinch, The Opposition, The Stripp

THE CLINCH 'BASECAMP' ALBUM LAUNCH NO CLASS: The undisputed kings of Melbourne street rock 'n' roll triumphantly return to the stage to split your ears, drink your beers and leave you hanging around for more! This is it folks, over the top! Plan of attack, Brisbane Oi: Brisbane stalwart Oi! legends making their first trip back to Melbourne in a decade. Still the best, certified lean and mean. Prepare to die!

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Teenage Bottlerocket (USA)

W/Supports TBA

Let's be honest. Teenage Bottlerocket has always been rad. Formed in Wyoming in 2000, they were rad when they released their debut album, Another Way, in 2003 and almost two decades - as the title of this eighth studio album suggests – they remain just as rad. Following on from 2017's Stealing The Covers – which, funnily enough, was a record of cover versions these 14 short, snappy and stylish punk songs are centered around the songwriting chops of guitarists/vocalists Ray Carlisle and Kody Templeman (who also fronts The Lillingtons) and overflow with Teenage Bottlerocket's typical mix of humor and poignancy, silliness and melancholy. But it's also the first album of original material that the band – completed by bassist Miguel Chen and drummer Darren Chewka - made following the death of former drummer and Ray's twin brother Brandon in 2015. May 2020 will see Teenage Bottlerocket return to our shores to show us how Rad their lives shows are.

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Nebula (USA)

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Legendary Californian Stoner Rock trio NEBULA are coming back to Australia and New Zealand in support of their new album - HOLY SHIT. Their last Australian tour, 20 years ago in 2000, saw sold out shows right across the country, with the need to upgrade to bigger venues in Sydney and Melbourne. Featuring Rock n Roll stalwart Eddie Glass (Ex-Fu Manchu), NEBULA have released 5 albums and 5 EPs (including one EP with Sweden's Lowrider) since their inception in 1997. For the past few years, these 'Rock n Roll Maniacs' have been punishing stages across the USA and Europe, alongside bands such as Sasquatch, Weedeater, Brant Bjork and Fatso Jetson.

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Nebula (USA) - ATOMIC RITUAL

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Legendary Californian Stoner Rock trio NEBULA are coming back to Australia and New Zealand in support of their new album - HOLY SHIT. Their last Australian tour, 20 years ago in 2000, saw sold out shows right across the country, with the need to upgrade to bigger venues in Sydney and Melbourne. Featuring Rock n Roll stalwart Eddie Glass (Ex-Fu Manchu), NEBULA have released 5 albums and 5 EPs (including one EP with Sweden's Lowrider) since their inception in 1997. For the past few years, these 'Rock n Roll Maniacs' have been punishing stages across the USA and Europe, alongside bands such as Sasquatch, Weedeater, Brant Bjork and Fatso Jetson.

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WO FEST 2020

W/Supports tba

YOUR MATE Bookings Presents WO FEST 2020. Melbournes Premium ALL DAY / ALL NIGHT Music, Art and Tattoo Festival. WO FEST will feature some of Australia & New Zealands greatest bands and solo artists in the Blues, Stoner, Psychedelic, Progressive, Sludge and Doom genres of Australia; Headlined by the one and only Texan Swampadelic Wizards Wo Fat Booking & Media Enquires: Anthony

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Black Cloud Mass, Heavy Warm Up

W/TRANSGRESSOR (JAPAN) HEADLINE SHOW, CARCANOID, OBSIDIAN MONOLITH, SCARS OF SODOM, GOAT BLOOD

"Black Cloud Mass"2020, HEAVY WARM UP Takes place At The Bendi. TRANSGRESSOR (JAPAN) HEADLINE SHOW, CARCANOID, OBSIDIAN MONOLITH, SCARS OF SODOM, GOAT BLOOD - Artist Submissions : Bleedrecords@gmail.com - Tickets from Bleedrecords.bigcartel.com & Oztix.com.au

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Black Cloud Mass 2020

W/Abigail (Japan), Transgressor (Japan), Nocturnal Graves, Ironhawk (Tasmania), Stalker (NZ), Winter Deluge (NZ)

Black Cloud Mass 2020, The Second Instalment takes place At The Bendigo Hotel in Collingwood Victoria Australia, A Gathering of The Worlds Most Classic, Kult, and Australian Underground Acts. Line up to be Announced in Full. Abigail (Japan), Transgressor (Japan), Nocturnal Graves, Ironhawk (Tasmania), Stalker (NZ), Winter Deluge (NZ), Artist Submissions : Bleedrecords@gmail.com. Tickets from Bleedrecords.bigcartel.com Oztix.com.au

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