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Newcastle Grindcore Show Spectacular!!

Posted by mothereel

Luke apologises for this.

You may have seen Wounded Pig in the ACT at a free gig because you're heaps crusty and you blew all your rent money on your pouch.  You want more, so you're going to have to hitch or bum a lift up to Newy.

Featuring old mates Grannyfist, who haven't been to Sydney in a while, probably due to STIs (Sydney Transgender Interests).

Face event page here.
Information on LGBTI here.


Long Weekend Options pt 1: This Is Not Art

Posted by mothereel

Today is hump day.  If you're like me, which I hope that you're not, otherwise I'd probably have to change myself even further to attract people to make out with...  uuhhhh... oh yeah!  You may be thinking of the long weekend fast approaching!  Here's the first post of things you could potentially do and may actually involve some of the ol' blasty beats.

First option, and I'm posting it now so you've got a bit of time to get your wheels into action, is Newcastle's This Is Not Art festival.  It started as a part of the Writers Festival and the Electrofringe Festival, both taking place in the area.  The two float into and out of each other seamlessly and there's lots to do.  Here's the link to each day's schedule, with my personal highlights:

Get Rid of Gina
Who Killed the Avant-Garde? Apathy and Contemporary Art
The Right Stuff

Authorial Ethics in a Self-Authoring Age
Sonic Ontology: The Art of Noise
The Book of Hours

Electrofringe Showcase
Zine Fair
Closing Night Party

More importantly, while you're up there, there's this good 'un gig!
Featuring Flowers for Cops from Victoria and some localish bands.    8 bands for $5.  That's pretty great.  You'll have to click that link to get the list of bands because I'm pushing you out of your comfort zone.

What are you looking to do?  Any other gigs or events?  Got anything you're looking out for at TINA?

Long Weekend Options part 2 comes up on Friday.  Got something that needs to be there?


Newcastle Welcomes: Grannyfist, Festering Drippage, Lower Back Problems & Infested Entrails

Posted by mothereel

For those of you who aren't worshipping the skyscrapers/gravestones of Sydney, here's something to look forward to:

All Red, All At The Hamilton Station Hotel

10pm onwards, May 18th
The Hamilton Station Hotel
2 6 Beaumont Street, Newcastle
GRANNYFIST (newcastle shitgrind superfags) +

FESTERING DRIPPAGE (indie/folk band from Lithgow) +

INFESTED ENTRAILS (Brutal Death Grind from Orange) +

LOWER BACK PROBLEMS (Sydney Death Metal)


Bad Taste / Old Skin NSW Shows this weekend, Jan 20-21

Posted by Matt

old skin


Slaughterfest III in Newcastle tonight with Captain Cleanoff and Ebolie

Posted by Lachlan

Tonight 666 Entertainment's and Grindhead Records' Slaughterfest III heads to Newcastle's Hamilton Station Hotel.

Entry is a mere $10 and doors open at 9pm.

The line-up is:

Captain Cleanoff (Tri-state): catchy old school punk-influenced grindcore
Ebolie: progressive grinding retard metal
Grannyfist: violent anti-social football-worshipping noise/grind
Cuntscrape (WA): rockin' anthemic porno/grind

Catch you there!


Naked People Wearing Clothes – Short Film

Posted by Matt

"...ordinary, middle-class, suburban awkwardness... human-flavoured MacGuffins wearing skin over bone with flesh in between... are you a naked person wearing clothes?"

a series of short films by Daniel Hogan. For lovers of art films, gripping reality and hands making out with themselves. The premier was the other night in Newcastle but I missed it. Music by Happy Phlegm.

naked people wearing clothes - teaser

The teaser featured above can be viewed in high definition at:

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