BENDIGO HOTEL GIG GUIDE

BENDIGO HOTEL

BAND ROOM, BEER GARDEN, BAR & KITCHEN, BAND ACCOM

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Evie and the Soul Machine

W/Funk Rabbit, Abbey Rose
Funk music / Soul music / Rock Music

Soul. Funk. Rock. RnB. No time for winter blues here. 8pm - Abbey Rose: Canadian born, Darwin-raised songwriter and performer, making music in Melbourne. Also Saucy Mama/Lil Nana from The Mamas. 9pm - Funk Rabbit, 10pm - Evie & The Soul Machine $5 entry

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Anarchist Ballroom Winter 2018

W/Industrial VS Punk Mayhem, SNVFF, The Damned Humans, Spaulding, Coffin Carousel, Miss Juniper Peach
Horror / punk / rock / metal

Welcome to the Anarchist Ballroom…Where the “outcasts” and “the strange” come together to rejoice in the obscene and obscure. You will be exposed to the most diligent artists who claim no allegiance to any master…accepting only slavery to their own craft and revolutionary performance. Noise Inc & Sick Rat Photography & Illustration with the Bendigo Hotel presents

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ONSLAUGHT OF BARBARIC CRUELTY

W/CEMETERY URN, FACELESS BURIAL, FORNICATADOR, VILIFIER, HELLSPIT
Death Metal

Cemetery Urn was formed in the Australian summer 2006, by Andrew Gillon (Abominator, Bestial Warlust) and Damon Bloodstorm (Corpse Molestation/Bestial Warlust, Abominator, Kutabare). The band was primarily created to conjure Death Metal that was later to be labeled Barbaric Australian Death Metal. Matt Skitz Sanders (Damaged, Sadistic Execution, Destroyer 666), was recruited to Command the drums.

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Hobo Magic

W/Pseudo Mind Hive, Jack Harlon & The Dead Crows, Michael Harutyunyan (solo)
psychedelic cosmic riff explosions / Stoner / Rock

Hobo Magic live at the Bendigo Hotel for a night of psychedelic cosmic riff explosions.. Joined by extra special guests Pseudo Mind Hive, Jack Harlon & The Dead Crows and Michael Harutyunyan (solo). PRE SALE TICKET INFO SOON. Hailing from the Sunshine Coast, Hobo Magic sling out a unique brand of old-school inspired psychedelic Rock'n'Roll madness, with love of all things groovy and heavy.

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Munt

W/Grim, Loose Unit, Good Time Aussie Bogalars
Hardcore / Metal

Good Times Records presents Munt, Grim: Emerging from the dark depths of Sydney's drainage systems, four nobodies come together to play loud fast raucous scream-a-longs., Loose Unit, Good Time Aussie Bogalars Kicks off at 3pm $7

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LOS BORRACHOS

W/STEPH FISCHER-IVANCSY, SOUTHBOUND SNAKE CHARMERS, RHYLEY MCGRATH
Blues / rock

Rocky Water Promotions presents a night of blues and rock at Bendigo Hotel featuring sets by Los Borrachos, Steph Fischer-Ivancsy, Southbound Snake Charmers and Rhyley McGrath! LOS BORRACHOS, STEPH FISCHER-IVANCSY, SOUTHBOUND SNAKE CHARMERS, RHYLEY MCGRATH, Tickets $10 on the door Doors at 6:30pm

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One More Weekend

W/Barefoot Bowls Club, Clean Cut Society, Day Dreamers
punk rock

If you want to hear anthems about maccas runs, HECS debts PLUS cheeky Violent Soho covers? Then you better come down to the bendi to check out some dopey bands that want to penetrate your ears with dirty sounds from their instruments. Loudly. Then not loudly sometimes. 7:30 (Open doors) Barefoot Bowls Club, Clean Cut Society, Day Dreamers, One More Weekend. 5 Dollarydoos to get in the door. Come party with us

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The Credits

W/The Cigarrillos, Princess Fist & more
Rock

Yo The Credits debut Ep Kill Pop Radio is here! It's available now through our Bandcamp and streaming across all major platforms. They will see you all there at the Bendi along with their stage mates The Cigarrillos & Princess Fist Plus a few more

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Antagonist A.D.

W/Imprisoned, Dregg, Cast Down, Caged Existence
Hardcore

Antagonist A.D. Taking a different approach, Antagonist AD’s music and message could be described as 'modern hardcore with old school ethics'. It's raw metal core at its purest and sincerest. Not watered down or compromised in anyway. Antagonist AD delivers the frantic intensity of hardcore, while utilising a heavier edge. $10 Pre Sales - www.oztix.com.au

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The Balls

W/I am Duckeye, Psycho Moto, The Daggar, Jemma Nicole.
Rock

An evening of sexy, full tilt, whiskey soaked, no expenses spared, swaģgerin rock n roll, spanning Country, Stoner & Punk at by far one of thee best bar & bandroom venues in Melbourne and tha world. Let tha Sin begin.

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28 Days

W/Top Novil, Break the Gallows, Snow Flake
punk-meets-hip-hop

Straight outta Franga, 28 Days was formed in 1997 and introduced their distinctive punk-meets-hip-hop sound to the local scene. Their popularity quickly grew and it wasn’t long until they were getting invitations to play all the big festivals around the country. The release of their second studio album Upstyledown debuted at number one on the ARIA charts and went platinum in July 2000, proving they were one of the biggest acts in the country.

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Christ Dismembered

W/Adamus Exul, Belligerent Intent, In the Burial (SA)
Black metal / Death

After releasing their successful debut self titled album in May 2017, Christ Dismembered have spent the last year obliterating the ears of thousands of unsuspecting victims both nationally and internationally with their aggressive brand of dark art. Not only are they known for delivering incredibly harsh and chaotic live rituals, this shall be the band's first appearance in Melbourne to date! Joining them are Adamus Exul, Belligerent Intent, In the Burial (SA) and one more band to be announced

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ONCE WERE WILD - Moments - EP Launch

W/Fake Sibling, Seattle Fix, Winter York
Indie rock / pop

We are so excited to share our new EP "Moments". These 5 tracks represent years of work. In 2016 we flew to Sydney and recorded this CD with the extremely talented, Aria award winning Lachlan Mitchell. We wrote and recorded these tracks with an intent to improve on our debut release "Dreamfield" in every way. Please check out the amazingly talented support acts! Tickets available at the door, Oztix (from May 1st), via the bands

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BACK TO THE BENDIGO w/DESECRATOR

W/AFTERBURNER, ABRAXXAS, ARMATA
thrash / metal

DESECRATOR: Not so fresh off a national tour with metal legends Venom Inc. and still recovering from the hangover left over from 6 weeks across Europe with Aussie rockers Airbourne, Desecrator are making a now rare return to their spiritual home and original stomping grounds of The Bendigo Hotel!! These shows are infamous and always promise a sore neck and a good time so all that's left is to ask out loud "Who the fuck is playing lead guitar and where do I get a fucking RED STEEL CAN?"

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CROWNED KINGS - Sea Of Misery album launch

W/Overpower, Vicious judgement ADL, Skorched, Excarnate, Caged existence
hardcore

Melbourne get ready for a stacked line up to celebrate the launch of our new album "SEA OF MISERY" We will be playing along side Overpower, Vicious judgement ADL, Skorched, Excarnate, Caged existence. Doors at 7:30 $15 entry

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Darker Half tour

W/SUPPORTS TBA
metal / thrash

Darker Half have established themselves as one of Australia's premier metal acts, drawing together multiple influences to create a unique sound all their own. They have performed throughout Australia and New Zealand, have toured the USA and in 2016 completed two tours of Europe, the second as special guests of German heavy metal stalwarts Rage. In January 2018 they once again joined Rage on their European tour, this time also featuring Firewind. With a 4th album now being recorded Darker Half are keen to hit the stage and play some Metal.

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Aura Noir - Australian Tour 2018

W/THRALL, MANIAXE, reaper
Black Metal / Thrash

For the first time in Australia Norwegian trio Aura Noir will be laying waste to all in their path over 3 dates in July With a career spanning 6 full length albums over almost 25 years. Prepare yourselves. Black thrash attack! Supported by: THRALL - Resurrected to the live stage for the first time in over 3 years A one off performance not to be missed. MANIAXE - Thrash the way it should be, fast and raw. No compromise. No retreat.

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VICIOUS CIRCLE

W/Blunt Shovel, The Fckups, After Burner, Overpower
HC / Thrash / Punk / Metal

FRIDAY the 13th VICIOUS CIRCLES Long time Hardcore/Punk Rock Trailblazers since 83 - last show in AUSTRALIA before they head off to play REBELLION FESTIVAL. BLOODSTAINS FESTIVAL in the UK and other club shows in Europe. w/BLUNT SHOVEL, THE FCK UPS, AFTER BURNER, OVERPOWER; Not to be missed

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Witchskull - Album launch

W/Holy Serpent, Butterfly
HEAVY / DOOM / ROCK

Witchskull launched their first album at The Bendigo two years ago and now they return having recorded their new album Coven's Will in New York with Billy Anderson and a record deal with Rise Above Records to boot. Not a bad couple of years work for Canberra's purveyors of fine occult doom rock with lashings of NWOBMH drive and spirit. The new album is out on June 1 and we are excited to host their second album launch once again, and they’ve put together a killer lineup to ring in the ritual.

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Mortiis (NOR)

W/REAPER, KOLLAPS, GREYTOMB, MILITARY POSITION
Rock / Metal / Industrial

For the First Time in Australia. Mortiis (Nor) is coming to Melbourne for One Show Only. With Special Guests. With a very Special Performance of the Cold Meat Industry Classic Anden Som Gjorde Oppror on show. After Mortiis left Emperor, the Norwegian black metal band he was part of starting, in late 1992, he started Mortiis as a solo project, and released a number of solo records between 1993 and 1999

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Ulcerate Australian Tour 2018

W/I am Duckeye, Psycho Moto, The Daggar, Jemma Nicole.
death metal

New Zealand's extreme metallers ULCERATE announce a weekend of Australian tour dates this August. This short run of dates will be the band's last shows of 2018 before they begin to prepare their sixth full-length studio album. Death metal has always had roots in themes of humanity, darkness, and oppression, but when ULCERATE formed in Auckland, New Zealand in 2000, their unconventional approach to the genre quickly redefined the meaning of those concepts throughout death metal and beyond

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Shredfest 2018

Line up TBA
metal / thrash

Get ready Australia! Over the last few years SHREDFEST has fast become one of Brisbane's premiere annual metal fests, so this year Metal of Honor are giving more of the country a taste! Thanks to our friends at Metal-Roos, Megaton Music & McEwen DIY M&T, we are taking SHREDFEST around Australia throughout August. Bands and info announced very soon \m/

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DARKCELL'S Psycho Circus 2018

W/supports tba
circus / festival / freakshow

Proudly presented by Young Henrys, RTD Records & Hostile Entertainment. Australia's own kings of creepy, DARKCELL proudly present - PSYCHO CIRCUS 2018. The annual event is back by popular demand and freakier than ever, showcasing 10 spooktacular bands, circus performers, side-show attractions & more. This is a truly unique experience that has to be seen to believed. Adding a Melbourne show this year.

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Samsara Blues Experiment (Germany)

W/supports tba
Prog / psych / doom / rock

German Psychedelic Progressive Rock Gurus, Samsara Blues Experiment travel down under for their debut tour of Australia and New Zealand in September 2018. The trio will commence their tour over in the West, Perth and continue to spread their expanded consciousness in Brisbane, Sydney, Auckland, Wellington, Melbourne, Geelong and Adelaide.

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Samsara Blues Experiment (Germany)

W/supports tba
Prog / psych / doom / rock

German Psychedelic Progressive Rock Gurus, Samsara Blues Experiment travel down under for their debut tour of Australia and New Zealand in September 2018. The trio will commence their tour over in the West, Perth and continue to spread their expanded consciousness in Brisbane, Sydney, Auckland, Wellington, Melbourne, Geelong and Adelaide.

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Booze and Glory

W/Supports TBA
Street Punk

Booze & Glory – Punk band based in London, formed in July 2009 by Mark, Liam, Bart and Mario. The band has gone from strength to strength playing shows all over Europe, toured USA, South America and Asia. Booze & Glory appeared on many festivals all over the world like Punk Rock Bowling in Vegas, Black'n'Blue Bowl in NY, Rebellion Festival in the UK or With Full Force in Germany.

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Power Trip (USA) SOLD OUT!

W/Supports TBA
Thrash / Metal / HC / Crossover

Power Trip executes music with raw energy. Hailing from Dallas Texas. The band have toured the world relentlessly for years - but this is their first time in Aus. Power Trip boldly surprise their broad fan base by performing alongside less obvious artists – closing the gap that in 2018’s social climate desperately needs to be filled.

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Power Trip (USA)

W/Supports TBA
Thrash / Metal / HC / Crossover

Power Trip executes music with raw energy. Hailing from Dallas Texas. The band have toured the world relentlessly for years - but this is their first time in Aus. Power Trip boldly surprise their broad fan base by performing alongside less obvious artists – closing the gap that in 2018’s social climate desperately needs to be filled.

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The Flatliners (CAN)

W/Young Henry's
rock / punk

Arrest Records Australia, Finley Drumsticks, Stand Your Grounds & Young Henrys present The Flatliners returning to Australia for their own headlining tour this October. With Young Henry's supporting, this is one tour not to miss. FRIDAY 19th OCTOBER. Doors 8PM. Tickets available now from Oztix

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NO FUN AT ALL

W/PRIVATE FUNCTION, WOLFPACK, SWEET GOLD
PUNK ROCK

Cup eve, Monday, November 5 at 7 PM - The Drunk Promoter presents. With special guests to be announced... headliner announced this sunday but the ticket link has all the details... No Fun At All - Melbourne Cup Eve With special guests Private Function, Wolfpack & Sweet Gold!

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