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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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Una Storia d'Amore / A Love Affair

W/MAD MIKE AND THE IRRATIONAL DUCKS, Good Brother, Sapphire Street
BLUES / ROCK

Music ranging from psych rock to electro dance, A Love Affair; will take you on the perfect voyage through time and space. Music dripping and oozing with love and lust will be on display; you might just find yourself daydreaming about a certain dangerous love triangle.

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True Vulture

W/Perfect Whip, Bollard
Garage / Post Punk

True Vulture are a 5 piece band recently formed in the northern suburbs of Melbourne. They are a stunning mix of garage rock, art rock, and post punk. By incorporating many different influences the band is a mash up of various sounds coming together to create something unique. They will be performing their debut EP with friends Perfect Whip & Bollard Kickin off at 8pm.

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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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Murderballs

W/I am duckeye, loose cannon, undamaged, aluminum monster
Punk / Rock / HC

The Murderballs are a chimaeric monster here to rescue civilisation from musical mediocracy. With their uncontrollable urge to play and an energy which defies logic, The Murderballs will not stop until rock n' roll is saved from the mundane and retakes it's rightful place as king!

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CHANGES - Anti Fade Records Showcase

W/AUSMUTANTS, PARSNIP, CIVIC, TERRY
PUNK / ROCK

On July 4 and 5, CHANGES will outline the future of the music industry. Across the realms of music, tech, talks and ideas, CHANGES has assembled a roster of ground-breaking voices to ignite one question: what's next? Throughout 10 premier live music venues, CHANGES has partnered with local labels, agents and music organisations to curate a series of showcases with some of Victoria's leading artists that demand national and international attention.

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CHANGES - UNFD Showcase

W/Void Of Vision, The Beautiful Monument, Pridelands
Metalcore / Rock

On July 4 and 5, CHANGES will outline the future of the music industry. Across the realms of music, tech, talks and ideas, CHANGES has assembled a roster of ground-breaking voices to ignite one question: what's next? Throughout 10 premier live music venues, CHANGES has partnered with local labels, agents and music organisations to curate a series of showcases with some of Victoria's leading artists that demand national and international attention.

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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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Cold Ground - Album Launch

W/Outright HC, Coffin Wolf, and Fake News (QLD)
Hardcore / Punk

After months of hard work, we recently released our debut album; Destroy the Illusion of Peace. It's time to celebrate! Join us at Melbourne's home of Hardcore/Punk. We will be joined by our friends in Outright HC, Coffin Wolf, and Fake News (QLD) ENTRY - $15. Check it out now on Spotify, Google Play, iTunes, Bandcamp.

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Terrarium

W/Wake The Blind, Nidus, ATLVS
prog / metalcore

Sunday 8th July @ the Bendigo Hotel Doors at 6:30pm $10 entry 7-7.30 - Wake The Blind, 7.45-8.15 - Nidus are Excited to jump back on the stage after a very quiet start to our 2018. Come party, grab a beer and maybe hear a cheeky new song, 8.30-9 - ATLVS, Headlining: Terrarium

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Far Away Stables

W/Windwaker, Bukowski, After Change, To Octavia
Rock / metalcore / pop punk

F.A.S & Windwaker Present: Far Away Stables – GIVE IT BACK Far Away Stables, Windwaker, Bukowski, After Change, To Octavia $15+ BF TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Bendigo Hotel, Collingwood 18+ Thur. July 12, Doors: 7pm ($20)

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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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King Parrot - All ages show

W/supports tba
THRASH / PUNK / METAL

King Parrot make their return to the Bendigo Hotel for 2 huge shows on Saturday July 21. The band will play their first All Ages show in Melbourne for several years starting at 1pm with thanks to Leaps and Bounds Music Festival. The evening will be time for the big kids to get loose with an intimate show in a venue the band hasn't played since 2012. Special guests to be announced shortly for all shows. Get your AA tickets from kingparrot.oztix.com.au

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King Parrot - 18+

W/supports tba
THRASH / PUNK / METAL

King Parrot make their return to the Bendigo Hotel for 2 huge shows on Saturday July 21. The band will play their first All Ages show in Melbourne for several years starting at 1pm with thanks to Leaps and Bounds Music Festival. The evening will be time for the big kids to get loose with an intimate show in a venue the band hasn't played since 2012. Special guests to be announced shortly for all shows. Get your 18+ tickets from kingparrot.oztix.com.au

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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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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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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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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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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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