BENDIGO HOTEL GIG GUIDE

BENDIGO HOTEL

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Over-Reactor Album Launch

W/Supports TBA
rock / death hop

To celebrate this new album, the bands third, the duo of Ezekiel Ox (Mammal, Superheist, The Nerve, Full Scale) and drummer/sample programmer/engineer Cory Blight (Dukes of Windsor) will be touring through New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia throughout August. Buy tix...


The Tarantinos, double header

W/Los Amigos & Sweet Cheeks
Soundtrack / Surf / Pop / Rock/Punk

THE TARANTINOS are back! With a mad double set. Come kick the shackles of winter away and Spring into action! There will be dancing, there will be drinking, there will be classic hits of classic movies that we all love! There may be fun and crazy stuff. The visas have been cleared and Mexico's most loco rock n roll export is back in town to drink your beer and steal your tequila... Come get Loco with Mexico's finest, LOS AMIGOS. Read on...


Oxjam - Gigs for good

W/Busy Kingdom, Ablaze, and Honeybone PLUS special guests tba
rock

You may have heard of it but if not, in a nutshell, OXJAM is an annual National and International project run by Oxfam in August, where people organise fab events and host gigs at their homes or at venues in the local community to raise money. $10 entrance fee (plus extra donations for those who are feeling generous!) your guaranteed a fantastic day filled will fun, cool music vibes, great company, raising something awesome for Oxfam! Read on...


Kyll

W/Creatures Of Addiction, The Rest of Us
metal / rock

Peninsula based metallers Kyll are back and ready to melt faces once again, this time at The Bendigo Hotel, Collingwood, supported by the dark and powerful up-and-comers The Rest of Us, and the relentless rhythms of Melbourne's Creatures of Addiction. This is not a show you want to miss. $10. Line up: Creatures Of Addiction, The Rest of Us KYLL Read on...


The Jackrabbits

W/Melissa Main, Jimmy Harwood w/band
Rock

$10 Entry from 7pm Three rad acts, get amongst it \m/ Melissa Main Check out the link below and set your face to WOW!! The Jackrabbits Here's an idea of us but just to be clear we have a new drummer and another guitarist, damn! Radtastic is gonna happen! Read on...


BARBARION

W/TRIUMPH OF STEEL, BIRDCAGE
Metal / Heavy Metal / 60's surf rocker

Once a group of fat guys start rolling there is no chance of stopping them. As such, Barbarion will play their thrid show in three months. What could make it a more barbaric experience? Playing with Australia greatest Manowar Tribute Band, Triumph of Steel! Also joining them, Melbo 60's surf rockers, Birdcage who will bring with them a sound that will transport you from the depths of this cold Melbourne winter to the thoughts of drinking beers on the beach in your speedos.Read on...


ABOLICION (Album Launch)

W/Bastard Squad, Kuntsquad, Northwood, Face Face
punk rock

ABOLICION launching debut album, Songs of Justice, with a sensory assault of politically motivated punk rock. Rights for all! With Melbourne punk legends BASTARD SQUAD, the relentless KUNTSQUAD, Ballarat skate punk heroes NORTHWOOD, and garage rockers FACE FACE. Read on...


Wildlife Fundraiser

W/Japan For, Body Parts, Diploma, Where's Grover, Admiral Akbar's Dishonourable Discharge, more tba
punk rock

Hey ladies and gents listen here the animals and carers at the Hamilton wildlife centre need your help. The team at the shelter work very hard but they are all volunteers and sadly they have no financial assistance. Most vet trips are paid from their own pockets. All door money will go to The Hamilton Wildlife Shelter Read on...


Direct Hit! (USA) Australian Tour

W/SPECIAL GUESTS - THE DECLINE [WA] & MORE TBA
punk

Get Pumped! Hotly tipped Milwaukee punk quartet DIRECT HIT are headed to Australia for the first time ever. Still giddy from the international pick up of their 2016 Fat Wreck Chords LP WASTED MIND, these mind-bending giggos are going to be some of the year's best. Proudly presented by Blood, Sweat & Beers, 5hrFlights and Bombshellzine. Tickets on sale June 6 Read on...


AMYL & THE SNIFFERS

W/Dreggs, Grindhouse + more TBA
Pub / Punk Sharpie Rock

Buzzworthy Melbourne punks Amyl & The Sniffers have announced a solid string of east-coast tour dates through August and September, bookending their impending appearance at Brisbane's BIGSOUND Festival next month. Last year Amyl and the Sniffers had the honour of supporting Runaways singer Cherie Currie on her first Australian tour. Presale tix are $12 Buy Tix...


Metal United Down Under

W/psycroptic, Harlott, Pegazus, trigger, demonhead, blackhelm, requiem, Cryptic Abyss, Remission, Armata
metal

Metal United Down Under (MUDU) is an initiative to create a united event with many Australian cities and a wide range of metal and metal related genres. Everybody who is involved in metal can participate. The event consists of an average of 13 shows on the same day Buy Tix


Whoretopsy

W/Hollow World, Splatterpuss, Annihilist
death metal

After a long run of touring their album 'Never Tear Us Apart' Whoretopsy will be going back into the studio after this show to work on their new album. Over the past few years they have toured Europe, New Zealand and Australia several times with bands such as Psycroptic, Goatwhore, Cryptopsy, Nile, Unearth, Condemned, King Parrot, Revocation, Disentomb, Vader, Hate Eternal, Goregasm, The Black Dahlia Murder, Putrid Pile and more Read on...


No Idea

W/OddBall, Menendez, Addiction 64, Loners With Boners
Pop Punk / Ska

Melbourne 90s throwback night. No Idea have been doing it for 20 plus years while OddBall, Menendez and Addiction 64 are reuniting after 20 years. PLUS!! Frankston legends Loners With Boners are getting together to tear The Bendi a new one. DJs Con Dodgy and Madball spinning the discs after bands Read on...


BREAK YA NECK FEST - A Benefit for Ambulance Victoria

W/The Fckups, Ganbaru, SouthpawHC, Wolfpack, Drexler, Organ Donor, Armoured Earth, Bombs Are Falling, BEEF, The Beggars' Way
punk / hardcore

As most of you know all round mad dog & mustard keen punk supporter Craig from Drexler broke his neck in April on a worksite accident but thanks to an amazing crew of Ambos & doctors he's still walking and now is about to hit the stage again. A swag of Melbourne shredders are teaming up to welcome him back and best of all the proceeds from the gig are all going to Ambulance Victoria. Read on...


Teenage Bottlerocket (USA) Aus Tour

W/BLISTER, DAD RELIGION, SKATEGOATS
Punk Rock

Re-signing to legendary punk rock label Fat Wreck Chords and with a new album, "Stealingthe Covers". Arrest Records Australia and Bombshellzine.com, one week before the kickoff of the label's first tour for Orange County's Death By Stereo, are excited to announce that Laramie, Wyoming's Teenage Bottlerocket will be returning to Australia Read on...


Scaphis - Rituals of Torture & Death

W/Adamus Exul, Catacombs, Atra Vetosus, Obsidian Monolith, Fornicatador
metal

Stretch your necks and get ready for a massive assault on your senses! Scaphis will be performing their entire debut album, Rituals of Torture and Death, and sharing the stage with some of the finest metal that Melbourne, and Tasmania, has to offer. Extreme, ruthless and devastating, Adamus Exul will be closing the night with their anti-social black metal art. Read on...


Heavy Metal Halloween

W/Hollow World, Splatterpuss, Annihilist
metal

Espionage Bookings presents HEAVY METAL HALLOWEEN. After a SOLD OUT Legions Of Steel Festival for the second year in a row, Espionage Bookings is bringing the goods once again with HEAVY METAL HALLOWEEN on October 27 at the Bendigo Hotel in Collingwood! Get your spooky outfits out of the closet, because there will be prizes for BEST COSTUME! BANDS TBA. October 27 $15 Entry Read on...


Misery (Bris)

W/Anatomy Cemetery Urn Reaper
Death metal

Bleed Records Presents Brisbanes Death Metal Kings MISERY. Now Reformed and playing in Melbourne Town for One Show Only in 2017. with Guests - CEMETERY URN - ALBUM LAUNCH - ANATOMY REAPER plus more. A Night of Old School Death Metal, Speed and Black Thrash! Door Entry $20 Read on...


Scorching Steel Festival

W/DREADNAUGHT,DIVINE ASCENSION, DARKER HALF (NSW), PEGAZUS, ESPIONAGE, DEMONHEAD, GYPSY (NSW), DARK EARTH, SHADOW REALM (SA), CALLOUS
metal

Due to the overwhelming popularity of Legions Of Steel Festival; Espionage Bookings have teamed up with Megaton Music to bring you a 2-day festival dedicated to all things Heavy Metal - Scorching Steel Festival! Buy tix...


Scorching Steel Festival

W/DREADNAUGHT,DIVINE ASCENSION, DARKER HALF (NSW), PEGAZUS, ESPIONAGE, DEMONHEAD, GYPSY (NSW), DARK EARTH, SHADOW REALM (SA), CALLOUS
metal

Scorching Steel Festival will be a 2-day mini-festival held at Melbourne's home of Heavy Metal: The Bendigo Hotel in Collingwood, with 17 bands over two days: Friday November 10 and Saturday November 11. Buy tix...


Silent Knight - Master & Command Australia Tour 2017

W/special guests tba
Power metal / Thrash metal

Following the success of their recent tour of Germany including a well received performance at the Headbangers Open Air Festival & to promote the release of the their re recorded debut album The Masterplan, Perth Power Metal band Silent Knight will hit the road for four Australian dates this November The tour will include a performance at Brisbane's Ye Gods Of Metal Festival & headlining club shows in Perth, Melbourne & Sydney Read on...


Murder One : A Party for Lemmy

W/$5 Jack & Cokes, Motorhead flash tattoos, Motorhead pins and t-shirts, Free pool, DJs
hard rock / rock n roll

The biggest, loudest party of the year is back! Come down and celebrate the second anniversary of Lemmy's passing by raising a Jack or ten in His honour! We will serve $5 Lemmy's all night long, to go along with Motörhead flash tattoos, t-shirts, merch and DJs spinning the good stuff! We might even throw a few surprises along the way so stay tuned! Born to Lose, Live to Win. $5 Lemmy's, Motorhead flash tattoos, Motorhead t-shirts and merch, DJs. And much more! Read on...