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Hank's Jalopy Demons

W/Beer, burgers, free entry
ROCKABILLY

Hank's Jalopy Demons hit the tracks and head to the Bendigo Hotel, Sun 22nd July from 6.00 to 9.00pm. So break out your best threads and strap yourself in for a tornado of rockabilly wildness. Be there or - hey, you know the drill. Can you dig it?

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MYRIAD DRONE

W/VIZIER, SLIKNITA
Post-Rock / Post-Metal

Post-Rock Thursday is a one-off night created to give voice to Melbourne Post-Rock and Post-Metal underground acts, an exclusive show for people in love with Cascading melody, hypnotic riffs and emotive walls of energy. TICKETS $10 at the door Doors open at 8:00pm

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A Celebration of Chris Cornell

W/Matt Youngy Young (King Parrot) Matt Chappy Chapman (My Left Boot), Antonio Marra (Cosa Nostra), Aaron Damon plus so much more
Rock

Desert Highways and the Bendigo Hotel are very proud to present a night to celebrate the music of the late Chris Cornell (Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple Of The Dog). His vocal range as well as style was exceptional and second to none. Listed by many as an inspiration, he will continue to be one of the greatest vocalists to have ever been. Event partners: beyondblue, Desert Highways, Plakkit, Northside MERCH, Rad Stickers, Three Phase Rehearsal Studios and Bendigo Hotel

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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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Massacre of Innocence

W/Frontier Season, Seddon, Chasing the Void
Metalcore / Electronicore

Massacre of Innocence are leading the charge with Frontier Season, Seddon and Chasing the Void for this upcoming Sunday Session at our place on the 29th July. Doors at 6pm. SET TIMES: 6:30 Chasing the Void, 7:20 Seddon, 8:10 Frontier Season, 9:00 Massacre of Innocence SHOW US SOME LOVE

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Smoke Stack Rhino

W/Whoopie Cat, Winter Moon, Swedish Pop Factory
GRUNGE / BLUES / ROCK / HIP HOP

Hey legends! We're stoked to announce our next Melbourne gig at The Bendigo Hotel, Friday 3rd August. On board are Whoopie Cat to drop the heavy groove, Winter Moon to bring their fuzzy goodness, while Swedish Pop Factory have been working in a factory, making hits for a salary. Get around it! Tickets: $10 Pre-Sale at

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Ulcerate Australian Tour 2018

W/SUPPORTS TBA
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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Sirus

W/Replikant (qld), Lazyboyproactive, disco computer, cahl, DJ infectious unease
LIVE INDUSTRIAL / INDUSTRIAL TECHNO / ELECTRONIC / IDM / ELECTRO / BANDS DJS AND VJS

SIRUS is a Cyberpunk music project based in Melbourne, Australia. Long regarded as one of Melbourne's leading Electro-Industrial bands, SIRUS is gaining traction internationally thanks to their uncompromising efforts in production and experimentation with hybrid electronica. With influences spanning World Music, EDM and Glitch, and with each live performance including unique arrangements of content not present in any recorded material, SIRUS are a force to be reckoned with

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YLVA

W/Mental Cavity, Masses, Post Truth
Doom / metal / post punk

Catch super heavy-weight four piece YLVA perform what may be their only Melbourne headline show for 2018, promising to be a rare indulgence for fans following their East Coast undertaking in support of their acclaimed 2017 album M E T A For this outing they have called in support from Canberra sludge crew Mental Cavity, Melburnian post punk outfit MASSES and the Novocastrian hardcore veterans Post Truth.

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Smashfest 4

W/Undamaged, Motovilikha, Commissioner Bourbon
Punk / punk rock

Smashfest 4 The Re Moistening at The Bendi Whats the best hangover cure. LOUD MUSIC AND MORE DRINKING. Come to the Bendi to catch Freakshow Nightmare one last time before they fly back to Brisbane! They will be playing alongside Undamaged, Motovilikha and Commissioner Bourbon. Lets drink and flail the pain away $10 entry or 2 people for $12 so bring a friend See y'all at the bar!!

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DRUNK MUMS SINGLE RELEASE SHOW!

W/supports tba
ROCK / PUNK

by 123 AGENCY PRESENTS After a slight re-invention with their last two EP releases; Leather & Denim DRUNK MUMS are back in full force with a Power Pop smasher entitled: ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES. Talking to Adam about the process he explains Jake came up with killer lyrics & melody but couldn't quite hit the high notes so we decided that he should record a low take and I would do a high and see how it turns out. Soon as we played it back everyone was stoked.

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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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The Detonators

W/Beer, burgers, dancing
ROCKABILLY / blues rock

The Detonators are back at The Bendigo Hotel on a Sunday. The dance floor is massive the kitchen will be open and the beer will be cold and flowing. The Bendigo Hotel is the place to be this Sunday for your dose of Detonators Roots Rock n roll.

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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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Encircling Sea - Hearken Album Launch

W/SUNDR, Abyssal Sun (feat. members of Spire), CASCADES, REAPER (Melb)
BLACK METAL / POST METAL

Hearken is the fourth full-length record from Australian outfit Encircling Sea. 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.

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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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Whoretopsy

W/Black Rheno more tba
Death metal / Heavy metal / Alternative rock

Presenting the release of 'Take My Breath Away' the new full length album by Melbourne Slammers Whoretopsy. Now 3 years since the release of their last successful album Never Tear Us Apart, Whoretopsy are about to kick back into gear touring and slamming stages around the world once again. Joining them on stage on the east coast will be the chaotic Sydney Groovers Black Rheno bringing their insane live performance and catchy riffs

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Arc of Ascent (NZ)

W/supports tba
Psych Stoner Doom

New Zealand's Arc of Ascent jump the pond to slay the East Coast of Australia for a bunch of shows this October. The Mammoth trio of frostbitten riffage will hit Sydney, Wollongong, Geelong and their final show will be the headlining show in Melbourne. Their most recent piece Realms of the Metaphysical, landed a spot in the top 30 for The Obelisk in 2017 and is still receiving glorifying reviews since the release

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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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The Go Set and XSLF (UK)

W/XSLF (UK)
punk / folk / distorted punk

The Go Set have created a sound of its own by combining traditional folk instruments with distorted punk guitars & timeless rock n roll energy. The band has performed at Australia's best venues & festivals such as the Forum Theatre, Falls Festival, Pyramid Rock, Queenscliff Music Festival, Port Fairy Folk Festival, Apollo Bay & St. Kilda Festival. stages have been shared with The Living End, The White Stripes, The Bouncing Souls, Flogging Molly, Wolfmother & Weddings Parties Anything.

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