BENDIGO HOTEL GIG GUIDE

BENDIGO HOTEL

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The Worst CD Launch & Last ever show

W/Glen & the Peanutbutter Men, Slick 46, Half Pints
punk

The Worst will be returning to the stage for one night only to launch their new 7 track CD "A Decade of Destruction" before hanging it up once and for all. Joining us will be some of the best punk rock bands this country has to offer! Local legends Glen & the Peanutbutter Men (yay!) and Slick 46 as well as G-towns finest the Half Pints and up and coming band the Rogues. $6 door charge and everyone will receive a FREE copy of "A Decade of Destruction" CD on entry. Read on...


Funeral Moon (SA)

W/Encircling Sea, Mar Mortuum & AK-11
metal / strict

From the dejection of endless, catastrophic heartache comes the outpouring of authentic hatred and self-loathing. Rare-form entreaties of necro-punk, Funeral Moon will be releasing Nyx & Utter Shit 7 inch and Live Carnage (cassette) to close out a year that will go down in the annals of history as a failure in a world deader than love in a dying heart. Read on...


Black Bats

W/Mental tremors, Dark Temple!
rock / garage / surf / sci-fi

For a damn fine Thursday night. Black Bats! Garage Surf Psych Rock n' Roll baby! Mental Tremors A 2-piece Heavy Psych Fuzz Rock band hailing from Melbourne. Opening up this fine Thursday night at The Bendigo are from the desolate vacuum of space Dark temple, combining all The Hooks and Spooky sci fi rock! Read on...


RAW POWER (Italy)

W/ENZYME, HAILGUN, EXECUTION, MOTOVILIKHA
hardcore

Over their 30-year career Italy's Raw Power have shared the stage with some of the most important groups of the punk scene, hardcore and metal world: Dead Kennedys, GBH, Corrosion of Conformity, Suicidal Tendencies, Motorhead, Cro Mags, Sick of it All, Agnostic Front, Circle Jerks, Scream, Adolescents, Rancid, Poison Idea, Slayer, Venom, DRI, to name but a few, and also in 1985 in a small club in Seattle, Guns N Roses a still unknown band played at one of their shows. They remain the longest-running band in the history of Italian hardcore punk. Buy tix...


Guitar Wolf vs Mach Pelican

W/Strawberry Fist Cake, K-Mart Warriors
ROCK / PUNK

If melbourne's Neveremind The Warp'd Tour Festival isn't already enough, come and recover in the loudest possible way on December 3 as seminal Japanese jet-rockers Guitar Wolf team up with their old friends (and legends in their own right) Mach Pelican for a rarely seen show to blow your head off. Support from Strawberry Fist Cake and K-Mart Warriors. Buy tix...


High Drifters 'Westall' album launch

W/Pigs of the Roman Empire, Colostomy Baguette, Infected Transistor
Heavy / Death Rock / Filth

Join us as we release our new album entitled 'Westall' - High Drifters 10:45 - 11:15 - Pigs of the Roman Empire 10:00 - 10:30. Colostomy Baguette? 9:15 - 9:45. Infected Transistor 8:30-9:00. Entry $5 - doors 8pm. Read on...


Micky Fitz Tribute Night

W/Bulldog Spirit, NO CLASS, The Truth, Bloody Minded, The Clinch, Violent Demise
Punk / Oi

It's been two years since the passing of the legendary Business frontman Micky Fitz and to celebrate his incredible life we have got together some of Melbournes finest Punk and Oi bands to Smash the Disco at the Bendigo Hotel on the 9th of December. As per Micky's families request all proceeds from the door will be donated to Cancer Research UK, in his name. So make sure you get down to the Bendigo for an epic night of Punk and Oi provided by: Bulldog Spirit, NO CLASS, The Truth, Bloody Minded, The Clinch, Violent Demise. Read on...


Less Fox More Whale

W/special guests Mihra & Aaron Creigh
pop rock

Come along to our hump day gig this December for an awesome night of groovy tunes! Thank you to our special guests Mihra & Aaron Creigh for your support! Doors 8pm. December 13th $10 jugs of Skull Beer from 3pm Read on...


REAPER DEMO Launch

W/ASBESTOSISIS, UNNATURAL BIRTH, GELD, DEFENESTRATION
metal / grind / punk

DEATH HAS ARRIVED! Join us as we finally celebrate our demo release and rip open the gates of the abyss with a night of hellhammering 80's metal punk wildfire at The Bendi Featuring our friends: ASBESTOSISIS (rabid death goregrind that will rot you from the inside out) UNNATURAL BIRTH ( swarming black death abomination) GELD ( blistering hardcore punk hostility) DEFENESTRATION (death metal play old school or die) $10. Read on...


Whoopie Cat Melbourne show

W/Slim Jeffries, Dear Thieves, King Stag
Heavy Blues / Rock

Ground Records & Acorn Music Group Presents "Christmas with Whoopie Cat" It's that Christmas time of year again folks, and we figured we'd celebrate this one to the max with an all-star line up! After playing some huge supports for the likes of Devil Electric, White Summer and The Ugly Kings, Whoopie Cat are looking to close out the year strong by playing a whopping hour and a half long headline show! To say that we can't wait would be an understatement and a half. Read on...


Redro Redriguez & His Inner Demons

W/Supports TBA
Rock / alt rock

Redro Redriguez & His Inner Demons return to the stage after not being on a stage for a couple of months! Playing new songs from their upcoming album. Yes, Yes, Whatever will be playing songs from their recent release "Lacklustre" in an exciting way. La Bronco are loud ladies making their rambuctious debut! Jon S Williams will deliver his take no prisoners art attack! $12 Entry. 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...


AURAL Trance Party / NYD 2018

W/DJ Magnus, DJ Damien Mack, Johnny L
Trance / Queer

Melbourne Trance fans... Get ready to launch into the New Year! I'm co-hosting & DJing at this special event alongside the super-talented DJ Damien Mack. We'll be playing the very best in uplifting, melodic, vocal trance with stunning visual lighting & lasers to give you the full AURAL experience. PLUS a very special & much-loved Melbourne Trance DJ legend will also be joining us on the decks. Limited first release tickets are only $30 Buy tix...


Debacle Infinite Pollution Australian tour 2018

W/Sistema En Decandencia Priors Axillism Blockade
Crust / Punk / HC

One of the pioneers of Japanese crust, Life started out in the early 90s along side their contemparies Gloom, Frigora, Crocodile Skink, Disclose, Collapsed Society playing a ferociously ultra version of Chaos uk and Disorder(as their name suggest) influenced raw punk. But by their debut LP, Life embalished their sound and managed to bring the spirit of early UK metallic crust to a higher level. Read on...


Lich King (USA)

W/In Malice's Wake, Hidden Intent (Album launch), Harlott, Party Vibez
thrash metal

Lich King (USA) tour our region for the first time belting out grade-A, unapologetically straight-forward thrash metal in the vein of the 80's Bay Area bands such as Exodus, Slayer, and Vio-lence. To date, the band has released five critically acclaimed full-length albums, each of which feature fast, headbangable riffs in modern stomp anthems and a sometimes comedic yet always violent songwriting sensibility. Read on...


Battle Punx Attak

W/ANTEX ATTACK, wild spears, no class, reaper, STONED TO DEATH, DING DONG DEATH HOLE
pop punk

The Eternal Battle Nightmare coninues with the thundering clash of steel, flesh, blood and screams of countless Warriors. With one voice. in the blackest of night. they howl. BATTLE PUNX ATTAK. The stealth dagger strike of ANTEX ATTACK, the last of the freedom fighters known as the STONED TO DEATH armoured battalion to still resist the tyranny of the evil skynet machines, as an Ancient iron bell Read on...


Greenleaf

W/supports tba
Stoner Rock!

The legendary Stoner Rockers from Sweden Greenleaf are set to embark on their first ever Australian tour in March 2018. Brought to you by Get On The Stage and Your Mate Bookings! From what started out as a side project for Tommi Holappa from the prestigious stoner rock band Dozer, GREENLEAF has now seen six albums, three record labels (Molten Universe, Small Stone Recordings and currently Napalm Records) Read on...


Sabbat (japan)

W/Guests TBA
metal

Sabbat (japan) - australian east coast tour 2018. The Japanese pioneer and tyrant since 1983 embark on Australian shores finally. Unholy black fire and scythe in hand ready to deliver a deadly blow. Buy tix...