Armageddoom is BACK! Featuring Stoned Jesus and Somali Yacht Club (UKR)

The sixth installment of Armageddoom will be held on Saturday May 23rd at Civic Hotel in Inglewood, WA.

We will be bringing the Ukranian Doom Down Under with Progressive Stoner Doom Trio “Stoned Jesus” and Psychedelic Post Rockers Somali Yacht Club headlining this years showcase of some of the best Stoner, Doom, Psych and Blues, Australia has to offer.

Victorian Stoner Doom Metal group DROID, will head across to play the festival alongside Apollo80, Giant Dwarf and Mage.

Fuzz Factory Touring will bring their rig of Lighting goodies and give you a Black Lights & Neon Nights show like you have never seen!

Proudly Presented by Fuzz Factory Touring and Your Mate Bookings

Hibiscus Biscuit Album Launch Tour 2020

After
 a long year of recordings, shows and debaucherous behaviour, Sydney 
psychedelic quartet Hibiscus Biscuit are gearing up for their debut 
album  release: 'Reflection of Mine'.
Hibiscus
 Biscuit’s brand of psychedelic rock cavorts about between driving 
syncopated breakdowns, Melancholic lullabies and tight upbeat groove 
sections. Coupled with an immersive live experience headed by frontman 
Ricardo Moreira, their music is most likely to induce tears of joy from 
your third eye. Hailing from Portugal, Australia and Canada, members 
Ricardo, Sy, Jason and Aidan can usually be found lurking in back alleys
 after their shows.
A few years after the bands chance conception in Newtown’s Camperdown Park, 'Reflection  of Mine' was conceived in the band's new home studio in the Blue  Mountains. Cue a depraved 6 months avoiding the sunlight, and they  emerge with their debut record and a brand new caffeine addiction.  Featuring mixing by Liam Judson and mastering by Nick Franklin, their  debut is a swirling blend of psychedelia that travels  between frenetic  breakdowns and tight upbeat grooves.  
Now  signed to Sound Effect Records for vinyl distribution and with a  premier lined up on Stoned Meadow of Doom, the album is set to be  released March 1st. 
Catch them on the dates below:

7/3 Diceys, Wollongong NSW
13/3 Greaser, Fortitude Valley QLD
14/3 Vinnies Dive Bar, Southport QLD
21/3 The B.east, Brunswick VIC
3/4 Waywards, Newtown NSW
11/4 The Junction, Katoomba

Ukranian Doom Down Under – Stoned Jesus and Somali Yacht Club are coming in May 2020

World renowned Stoner Doom trio “Stoned Jesus”; will finally make their way to Australia and New Zealand in May/June 2020 and they are bringing their Psychedelic Pals “Somali Yacht Club” with them.

Stoned Jesus is just one of those bands, if you know Stoner Rock, well you know Stoned Jesus. The trio from Kyiv created their sound in 2009 and have released four albums and multiple EPs, singles and splits since; making them one of the most popular bands in the European underground rock/metal scenes to date. Bringing together their Sabbath-esque groove and modern doom tones; the trio make mountains out of their riffs and are responsible for the ever-growing community of stoner rock and doom metal.  The single “I’m the mountain” released in 2012 quickly became one of the most respected songs in underground rock around the globe.

The Stoner Doom trio then went on to headline and play some of the biggest festivals across Europe including Desertfest (Berlin, Belgium and London) along with which has now landed them on this much anticipated tour leg of their tenth anniversary tour of Australia and New Zealand.  Celebrating their little jubilee, the Ukranian trio will play a unique setlist with both classic cuts and tracks from their most recent Prog-influenced critically acclaimed “Pilgrims” album.

Somali Yacht Club have been making waves for a few years right across Europe via their beautiful blend of Post/Psychedelic Doom Rock and Shoegaze; and just after three albums they have penetrated the world market with their latest offering “The Sea” clicking over to 1.1 million views on youtube.

The Ukranian trio have shared the stage and toured with some of the most respected Stoner/Psych Rocks bands in the world including My Sleeping Karma, Naxatras, Colour Haze, Elder, Wo Fat and Sasquatch; hitting the best of the best festivals Keep it low, Streetmode, Stoned from the Underground and Desertfest (Berlin)

The two groups will hit Scarborough, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney, Wollongong, Canberra, Auckland (NZ), Wellington (NZ) and headline this years WO FEST 2020 at The Bendigo Hotel in Collingwood and Armageddoom 6 at Civic Hotel in Inglewood.

22/5 – Indian Ocean Bar, Scarborough

23/5 – Armageddoom 6 at Civic Hotel, Inglewood

27/5 – Whammy bar, Auckland NZ

28/5 – Valhalla, Wellington NZ

29/5 – The Foundry, Brisbane

30/5 – WO FEST 2020 at The Bendigo Hotel, Collingwood

31/5 – The Vanguard, Newtown

1/6 – The Vanguard, Newtown

3/6 – Heritage Hotel, Bulli

4/6 – Transit Bar, Canberra

5/6 – The Evelyn, Fitzroy

7/6 – The Cranker, Adelaide

PAPA M TAKES THE UPRIGHT PATH TO THE LAND OF OZ!

PAPA M TAKES THE UPRIGHT PATH TO THE LAND OF OZ!

M-Heads down under and it’s your time to salivate, cause this lovingly creepin’ darkness will soon descend upon you.
Papa M will spend two weeks in Australia playing Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney.

Papa M creates mood music both instrumental and vocal. The M-leader, David Pajo, is a caretaker of the darkest feelings found underneath the six strings of a guitar, acoustic or electric (he does both, yo). Most recently, this beautiful and occasionally frightening sound manifested as A Broke Moon Rises, an acoustic record of music without words that is meditative and at times medicating, ripe for those in need of a lifeline. Before it came Highway Songs, which was very electric, a bit electronic, and tended towards the eclectic: some songs with words, too. Are you getting us? M is the proud Papa of the classic turn-of-the-century, ur-pulse of the minimal universe album, Live From A Shark Cage, and David Pajo spent his formative years as guitar hero for the hugely influential rock band, Slint, out of Louisville, KY. Drool much, do ya?


Cinematic instrumental rock group A Broken Sail will be touring with M for this spectacle. Drawing from their Core counterparts, the band is building a solid following both locally and internationally.

The group have released 1 full length and 2 EPs, one split with Papa M via Blazebirth Records.
Know for their spacial compositions, volume assaults and searing sharp moments, A Broken Sail are carving out a nostalgic space that resonates with their peers.

Papa M is set to tour Australia in April! Check the dates below and prepare to engage!

17/4/20 – The Cranker, Adelaide SA
18/4/20 – Stay Gold, Brunswick Victoria
24/4/20 – The Foundry, Fortitude Valley QLD
25/4/20 – The Vanguard, Newtown NSW

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Presented by Your Mate Bookings and Drag City Records


Tickets available in the Events/Tickets Section!

WHORES (USA) are touring Australia in April 2020

US Abrasive Noise Punks Whores. will make their way to Australia this April 2020 for their long-awaited tour.

The group will lay waste to stages in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Port Macquarie, Sydney, Geelong, Melbourne, Hobart and Adelaide

Since their inception in 2010, the natives of Atlanta, Georgia, have spent the last 10 years establishing Whores. as one of heavy music’s most distinctive acts thanks to the formidable combination of the group’s punk ethos and the ferocity of their sound.

Confrontational and relentless, the music of Whores. will now be seen and heard in its fully-formed state in Australia for the first time ever.

Beginning with 2011’s Ruiner EP, Whores. brought a welcomed new vision to the often-tired “extreme music” scene. Two years later saw the release of the Clean. EP, a six-track musical display of visceral rancor and songwriting brilliance. Highly anticipated by critics and fans alike, Clean. sold out within a month, prompting the group to release a second pressing. Touted by SPIN as one of 2013’s ‘Best Metal Albums’, Clean. simply reaffirmed what listeners had suspected all along. Whores. isn’t here to fuck around. Their 2016 debut full length album GOLD was included in Rolling Stone’s top 10 metal albums, and Metal Injection named the album the top noise rock album of the decade stating, “There is simply no topping what Whores. has done here.” 

Catch these riff-wielding maniacs on their debut tour of Australia in April 2020 on the following dates down the east coast:

Thursday 2/4 Vinnies Dive Bar, Gold Coast QLD

Friday 3/4 The Foundry, Fortitude Valley QLD

Saturday 4/4 Cruise HQ, Port Macquarie NSW

Sunday 5/4 The Vanguard, Newtown NSW

Wednesday 8/4 Barwon Club, Geelong VIC

Thursday 9/4 TBA, Adelaide SA

Friday 10/4 Altar, Hobart TAS

Saturday 11/4 The Bendigo Hotel, Collingwood VIC

Presented by Your Mate Bookings and Get on the Stage

Tickets available from www.yourmatebookings.com

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WO FEST 2020

WO FEST is back again after the success of WO FEST 2019, headlined by Ukraines’ Stoned Jesus and Somali Yacht Club!

Local riff slingers featured on the 2020 installment of Australias premium heavy festival include Comacozer, DAWN, Thaw, The Royal Artillery, Planet of the 8s, SONS OF ZÖKU, The Black Heart Death Cult, Arrowhead, DROID, and Jack Harlon & The Dead Crows.

This year promises something even bigger, chocked full of other festivities including Tattooists, Food Vendors, DJs and Performers.
Saturday May 30th at Bendigo Hotel is where you need to be for WO FEST 2020

Tickets Available in the Events/Tickets Section


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Nebula Australian and New Zealand Tour Postponed!

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Nebula’s 2020 tour of Australia and New Zealand has been postponed and will now run from late April to May of 2020. All existing tickets purchased will remain valid, however, if needed refunds are available until 31/12/2019 – further information is available at point of purchase.  

This delay has unfortunately resulted in the cancellation of the Newcastle, Inglewood and Scarborough dates. Furthermore, Arrowhead will no longer be supporting Nebula for east coast dates of this tour, however we will have exciting local supports in each city.  

The good news is that these titans of Desert Rock will still be coming to Australia and New Zealand next year only a month after was previously planned.

Wednesday 29/4 Whammy Bar, Auckland NZ
Thursday 30/4 Valhalla, Wellington NZ
Friday 1/5 The Foundry, Brisbane QLD
Saturday 2/5 Hibbard Sports Club, Port Macquarie NSW
Sunday 3/5 The Lansdowne, Sydney NSW
Wednesday 6/5 Heritage Hotel, Bulli NSW
Thursday 7/5 Transit Bar, Canberra ACT
Friday 8/5 The Bendigo Hotel, Collingwood VIC
Saturday 9/5 The Bendigo Hotel, Collingwood VIC
Sunday 10/5 Enigma Bar, Adelaide SA

DROID (VIC) Hyperreality Tour 2020

Embarking on their first ever tour of Australia, Melbourne’s Heavy Doom purveyors DROID will trek to 5 states to give a glimpse of the live show that until now, only Melbourne has been privy to.

Having just released their debut album ‘Hyperreality’, DROID have been receiving international praise for their unique take on the genre, clocking up 12,000 plays on Youtube in the first 3 days of release.

Forming in 2017, DROID have worked hard over the past 2 years to earn support slots for BEASTWARS, BONGZILLA and most recently, Sludge Pioneers, CROWBAR.

But now DROID have decided it’s time to double their set and get out of Melbourne to share the stage with some of Australia’s greatest local band

“Bloody heck, Australia produces some damn fine Doom bands, and DROID is no exception. They’re as Monstrous as Monolord and harness the super stoner swing of Sleep. DROID are a kick ass live band and Hyperreality is an equally kick ass debut album” – Nato, BEASTWARS

“It’s a trip!! Killer riffs, tone for days – but it’s the quality of the songs that really stands out.“ – SLOMATICS

“DROID is a band who will drag the listener to hell and then force them to dwell upon the journey. This is more than just another doom band.” – Matt Bacon, Ripple Music

https://metalinjection.net/av/full-album-stream/droid-bring-the-doom-from-down-under-with-their-new-album-hyperreality

DATES

ADELAIDE – 10/01/2020
The Crown and Anchor
with OKO & MAMMOTH

IPSWICH – 17/01/2020
Banshees Bar & Artspace
with Fumarole & Vagabones

BRISBANE – 18/01/2020
Greaser
with Fumarole & The Wretched Creatures

SYDNEY – 25/01/2020
Kelly’s on King
with Black the Svn & TotoFu

SYDNEY – 26/01/2020
Frankie’s Pizza By The Slice
with Mountain Wizard Death Cult, RooteD & Robot God

MELBOURNE – 14/02/2020
The Evelyn Hotel
with Jack Harlon & The Dead Crows & Peeling Sun

BENDIGO – 15/02/2020
The Golden Vine Hotel
with Jack Harlon & The Dead Crows & Vessel

HOBART – 6/03/2020

Altar

with TBA

LAUNCESTON – 7/03/2020

SAINT JOHN CRAFT BEER

with TBA

Amazing poster artwork by the talented God-Awful


A BROKEN SAIL Tour January 2020

The Cinematic instrumental band “A Broken Sail” hit the east coast again in January 2020 for a trio of shows including Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney.

Recently signed to Blazebirth Records (David Pajo/Papa M) and Your Mate Bookings, the group have been making some serious noise across the globe after releasing their EP 1906 this year and a split album “Ende” with Papa M.

They’ll be playing The Bendigo Hotel in Collingwood, Victoria; Greaser Bar in Fortitude Valley, Queensland and The Vanguard in Newtown, NSW.

A perfect line up of supports is yet to be announced so stay tuned.

Nebula (USA) Australian and New Zealand Tour 2020

Legendary Californian Stoner Rock trio NEBULA are coming back to Australia and New Zealand in support of their new album “HOLY SHIT”!

Their last Australian tour, 20 years ago in 2000, saw sold out shows right across the country, with the need to upgrade to bigger venues in Sydney and Melbourne.

Featuring Rock n Roll stalwart Eddie Glass (Ex-Fu Manchu), NEBULA have released 5 albums and 5 EPs (including one EP with Sweden’s “Lowrider”) since their inception in 1997.

For the past few years, these “Rock n Roll Maniacs” have been punishing stages across the USA and Europe, alongside bands such as Sasquatch, Weedeater, Brant Bjork and Fatso Jetson. They have also hit some of the most world’s most renowned music festivals in the past 12 months, including Freak Valley Festival, Desertfest (London and Berlin) and Stoned & Dusted.

With rave reviews of this latest offering, released through Heavy Psych Sounds, the return of these Californian riff hounds was clearly in demand. The genre bending songs that make up this outstanding stoner rock/metal masterpiece is a testament to their maturity and carefully crafted riffery, which has seen them reach a new level; not only for NEBULA themselves, but for the whole stoner rock community.

Joining the Rock n Roll party bus will be Sydney’s legendary fuzz rock outfit ARROWHEAD, who will be joining NEBULA on the eastern dates of the Australian tour. They will be playing in Brisbane, Newcastle, Sydney, Wollongong, Canberra, Melbourne and Adelaide.

Arrowhead (signed to Ripple Music) are no stranger to the worldwide scene of Stoner Rock, with three albums and one EP up their sleeve, plus a tonne of 10/10 album and live reviews from credible sources all around the globe.

Grab your tickets here for a show near you

Wednesday 18/3 Whammy Bar, Auckland NZ – www.undertheradar.co.nz

Thursday 19/3 Valhalla, Wellington NZ – www.undertheradar.co.nz

Friday 20/3 The Foundry, Fortitude Valley – www.oztix.com.au

Saturday 21/3 Hamilton Station Hotel, Islington – www.eventbrite.com.au

Sunday 22/3 The Lansdowne, Sydney – www.thelansdownepub.com.au

Tuesday 24/3 Heritage Hotel, Bulli – www.eventbrite.com.au

Wednesday 25/3 Transit Bar, Canberra – www.moshtix.com.au

Friday 27/3 The Bendigo Hotel, Collingwood – www.eventbrite.com.au

Saturday 28/3 The Bendigo Hotel – www.eventbrite.com.au

Sunday 29/3 Enigma Bar, Adelaide – www.moshtix.com.au

Friday 3/4 Amplifier Bar, Perth CBD – www.moshtix.com.au

Saturday 4/4 The Den, Inglewood – www.moshtix.com.au

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