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Grindcore For Life #2!!

Posted by mothereel

I could write about how this is their 2nd time and it's bigger, better, grindier than the previous time, but it doesn't really matter nor even actually mean anything.  Maybe they learned things from the first that they dare not repeat.  Maybe maybe... maybe maybe maybe...?

It's my sharty

Grindcore For Life #2


Get along, have some fun!  Bands and venues need people like you and your money.

Facebook event here


Such Is Life Festival 2014

Posted by mothereel

Another great fest, in the bush, with the bugs and insects.

Facebook Event Page: here


Grotfest – Upstairs at the Tote

Posted by mothereel

Totally Grotty

Hey Victoria!!  You feeling free and easy?

I'm pretty lazy, so I'm just going to copy the band descriptions as given to me...

The Impossible Nobodies:
Melbourne instrumental quartet featuring Morriszonkle (“that weird one-man-band symphony lunatic”) and members of Puta Madre Brothers, Foreign Magicians, My Favourite Colour is Gold and The Busty Insects.  Self-described “noxious caveman splatter jazz” taking influence equally from Jerry Goldsmith, Lester Young and the Melvins.

Great Earthquake:
Noah Symons aka Great Earthquake is a real renaissance man. Most days he can be found writing, playing and performing music as Great Earthquake or as a member of art-folk outfit Timothy and Wilderness or minimal punk-jazz band Light Lions, drawing and painting, or working as a barista in the lush green outer suburbs of Melbourne.
Noah is a veritable one-man-band live, playing, often all at one time, guitar, bass, drums, percussion and accordion, creating soundscapes, organically built up in time, with a strong emphasis on rhythm. His energetic performances have found him playing in cafes, pubs, shopping centre’s, art spaces, warehouses and backyards across the country.

Colostomy Baguette?:
Formed in 2009, Colostomy Baguette? were originally going to be a grind/gore band, but the night before the first rehearsal both members were blown away by Encircling Sea and decided to add various other noises into the mix.  Taking elements of goregrind, funeral doom, black metal, industrial and just about anything that is painful to the ears, Colostomy Baguette? are a band of noise.

Go now to the event page!

You can also listen to Colostomy Baguette?'s 7" through their band camp page:



Obat Batuk / Ivan & The Backpackers go to SA

Posted by mothereel


Obat Batuk & Ivan And The Backpackers hit SA


A great show is being put on in Adelaide on the 1st of June this year.  Cheap entry too!  Featuring punkers from NSW: Obat Batuk and Ivan & The Backpackers, they are joined by Funeral Moon who are a grim black metal band with members from Space Bong and others, Gangrenous Penis who play hate-filled grindcore and opening the night is Peter Brock, a v8 fuelled power violence band who also has members of Space Bong, but different dudes to Funeral Moon.

This is a part of the Obat Batuk Tour which started last Thursday... it looks like this:

Thurs 23rd May - Croat, Newy
Sat 25th May - Blackwire, Syd
Sun 26th May - Katoomba
Tues 28th May - Geelong
Thurs 30th May - Public Bar, Melb
Sat 1st June - Mad Mouse Alley, Adl
Mon 3rd June - Evelyn Hotel, Melb

Facebook Event:
bat Batuk:
Ivan & The Backpackers:
Funeral Moon:
Gangrenous Penis:
Peter Brock:


Cock And Ball Torture Tour is On! Venue Change Announced

Posted by mothereel
Note that the show on the 9th has moved venue
Note that the show on the 9th has moved venue from the Pony to The Bendigo Hotel
The tour is underway, with Canberra and Sydney having their experience over the last two nights.  Now ze Germans head south to meet the Victorian and South Australian Goregrind contingent.
It has been posted that due to The Pony being closed (closing its doors on the 2nd of Dec 2012), the show on the 9th of Jan has been moved to The Bendigo Hotel, in Collingwood.  All with the same line-up, playing times & cost, just at another possibly better venue.
wednesday january 9th – the bendigo, Collingwood
plus – the kill + the day everything became nothing + intense hammer rage (tas)
doors 8pm 18+ only tickets $21 + b.f
tickets available friday 24th august via

friday january 11th – the tote, melbourne
plus – fuck…i’m dead + captain cleanoff + intense hammer rage (tas) + embodied
doors 8pm 18+ only tickets $23 + b.f
tickets available now via or

saturday january 12th – the squatters arms, adelaide
plus – captain cleanoff + intense hammer rage (tas) + altars
doors 8pm 18+ only tickets $22.20 + b.f
tickets available now via

The Facebook Event has running commentary:
Oh... and happy new year.

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