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Dark Horse take on Japan

Posted by mothereel
Missed opportunity

It should have been a horse vs giant being

I'm extremely envious.  Those boys have managed to pull off an amazing little tour over in one of my favourite countries, Japan.  It's not right that I am though, neither of my bands have put in much effort to do anything but yeah....  How good is it to be human!

Anyway, here's the details of their first show and it's a doozey!  Bands from all over are coming together for this bit of messy noise.

Dick jokes and Jap jokes *sigh*

Up there in the Jap's eye!   An all international cast!

Then there's the big one, the massive deal, probably one of their greatest gigs to date... The Japanese Obscene Extreme!

See if you get that one!

The way it all goes down.

So many great bands, so many forms of freak music, Obscene always rules!!  We wish you well young Australian men!

You can purchase many Dark Horse things from the Grindhead Records website such as their album Sick of the Living/High on Death, the split with Repulsion-esque Black Jesus, or the other split with Indonesian Gore Grinders Badak Singa.

You also have the choice of going to their bandcamp.



Posted by Mathias

What a big week for grindcore.

Sydney gets a second international grind show in two days, as Japan's Noisegrind monsters are joined by split pals UMBILICAL TENTACLE (VIC), and supported by Sydney's THEDOWNGOING & HACKED TO CHUNKS at BLACKWIRE RECORDS tonight.

5 clams for 4 bands. All ages, doors at 7.


And don't be all punk and turn up an hour and a half late and expect to see all the bands, this show has gotta be finished early to not piss off the neighbours.


Cyberne (Japan) East Coast Tour supported by DEAD

Posted by Matt

DEAD are releasing their debut LP - THUNDAAAAAH! via WeEmptyRooms/Wantage USA. Cyberne are just fucking awesomely heavy and are making their maiden voyage to Australia. Count yourselves as lucky to see them! For people wanting more intensity, insanity and psychedelia from their jesus Lizard and Unsane listening experiences; Cyberne have got you covered. Yew for grindpals.

A lot of "TBA" in this list but i wanted to give everyone a decent warning of where we will be and when. All shows feature DEAD and Cyberne.

Oct 31st - Melbourne - TBA
Nov 1st - Melbourne - "Cup Day Carnage" Brunswick Hotel
Nov 2nd - TBA
Nov 3rd - Lismore - The Gollan Hotel
Nov 4th - Brisbane - The Waiting Room - ALL AGES
Nov 5th - (Arvo) - TYM Guitars - ALL AGES. FREE
Nov 6th - (Evening) - Byron Bay - Jack's Shed
Nov 7th - TBA
Nov 8th - TBA
Nov 9th - Newcastle - TBA
Nov 10th - Wollongong - The Patch
Nov 11th - Sydney - Blackwiore Records w/ Battle Pope, Video Nasty
Nov 12th - Canberra - house show w/4Dead, The Reverend Jesse Custer

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DEAD are also aiming to launch the LP in Adelaide, Regional Vic and, eventually, WA and Tassie. Adelaide and Vic dates announced as soon as possible.


Sydney Fri 16th September: DUDMAN (Japan) + INTERNAL ROT (Vic) + DOUBLED OVER (Vic)

Posted by Matt

Dudman, Internal Rot at Black Wire RecordsThis Friday Japanese band Dudman\ is playing a single show in Sydney.

There is not much on the internet to explain this band in the internet, but from supports I am going to assume they play some sort of extreme music, possibly grindcore or hardcore/grind/fastish.

Also to add to the excitement of this show is the rare Sydney appearance by Melbourne band Internal Rot and Doubled Over, straight from their US tour with The Kill. Although the poster states Video Nasty it is actually the grind heroes Ether Rag that are playing this show, who are amazing every time. And Burning Servant rounding off the bill to ensure this show shouldn't be missed by any grind fan out there.

Friday 16th September // 7pm // $10 //

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Slight Slappers – Tokyo Powerviolence

Posted by Matt

Its Saturday, technically you should all be fucking passed out and coming down like sacks of shit, unable to comprehend anything. But for all you straight-edge blog reading cunts looking for something to do listen to the Slight Slappers. It will help psyche you up for some fucking brutal Saturday night action, and perhaps by dropping their name in a conversation, some stupid slut might actually fuck you.

Slight Slappers are a fucking fast powerviolence band hailing from Tokyo, Japan since 1995, making them old enough to be my parents (not really). They play some hectic tight treble induced grind, the singer has a mighty screachy voice on him. Yet still very very good melodies and song stuctures, really interesting. You wont hear any breakdowns here, nothing but the best for this band. If you are lucky you might find some of their stuff floating around on blogs and torrent sites, worth a listen. Slight Slappers release some fucked up things like 2" clear vinyl? Put on a great live show apparently as well. Check the video below, its 10 years old but who gives a fuck.

Slight Slapper Myspace
Sound Pollution Records

Slight Slappers - Live @ Fiesta Grande 1998


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