Now in its 3rd year, Sonic Forge has quickly stamped itself as the premier Australian metal festival in the country. Drawing crowds of up to 1000 people each year it features the best Australian metal has to offer with over 30 bands performing across 3 stages in what is simply a must see event for any metal fan.
From the people who brought you The Dead of Winter Festival, Glam Night & Friday The 13th part 3 (in 3-D) comes this wicked offering to set your Halloween on fire! HALLOWEEN FROM HELL FESTIVAL --- for bands please see below Saturday Oct 26th @ Transcontinental Hotel TICKETS: http://tickets.oztix.com.au/?Event=39182 BANDS / DJ's / SIDESHOWS 10 bands over 2 Huge stages: Satan's Altar stage (upstairs) Metal / Industrial Stage: featuring live bands and DJ's Hell's Belles stage (downstairs) Rock / Alternative Stage: featuring live bands and DJ's plus dance floor with all night goth / industrial disko Saturday October 26th from 8pm COSTUME COMPETITION - first prize, a double pass to see MISFITS on their Australian tour https://www.facebook.com/events/184100161773953/ PLUS ALL NIGHT GOTH-ALTERNATIVE-INDUSTRIAL-DISKO.. TIL 5AM!!!!! Halloween From Hell Set Times HELL'S BELLES STAGE 1:15AM – 2:15AM MONSTER ZOKU ONSOMB 12:30AM – 1:30AM DJ SET BY SCARLET JEZABEL 1:00AM BURLESQUE BY BECSTACY 12AM – 12:30AM THE ANDROGYNY 11:15PM – 12:00AM DJ SET BY LUKE EARTHLING 11:45PM BURLESQUE BY AlI DARLING 10:45PM – 11:15PM 52 PICKUPS 10:15PM – 10:45PM DJ SET BY LUKE EARTHLING 10:30PM BURLESQUE BY BECSTACY 9:45PM – 10:15PM MIDNIGHT CREEPERS 9:15PM – 9:45PM DJ SET BY LUKE EARTHLING 8:45PM – 9:15PM THE MOLOTOV ROOM OPENS AT 8PM SATAN'S ALTAR STAGE 12:30AM – 1:15AM THE AMENTA 12AM – 12:30AM DJ SET BY LOCHLAN WATT 11:15PM – 12AM WITCHGRINDER 10:45PM – 11:15PM DJ SET BY LOCHLAN WATT 10:15PM – 10:45PM BRONSON 9:45PM – 10:15PM DJ SET BY LOCHLAN WATT 9:15PM – 9:45PM CHRONOLYTH 8:45PM – 9:15PM DJ SET BY TRAVIS EVERETT 8:15PM – 8:45PM PINK INDUSTRIAL WHORES ROOM OPENS AT 8PM DEVIL'S DANCE FLOOR 3AM – 5AM DJ STRYCH -9 2AM – 3AM DJ JOHNNY GRIFFIN 1AM – 2AM DJ KIRK 12AM – 1AM DJ STRYCH -9 V’S DJ SCARLET JEZABEL 11PM – 12AM DJ KIRK 10PM – 11PM DJ STRYCH – 9 9PM – 10PM DJ SCARLET JEZABEL ROOM OPENS AT 9PM Food Available from 1030 - 3am maybe later if required. Menu Hot chips $3 Dagwood dog $3 Hot dog cheese n onion $5 Vege dog cheese n onion $6 Mini vege burger $3 (home made) Mini beef burger $3 (home made) 6" pizzas $5 Meat n salad wrap $5 Salad wrap $5 Cup fruit salad $4 This mammoth party is held over 2 floors, and 7 zones in the beautiful, historic and haunted venue of the Transcontinental Hotel. Brisbane's oldest pub converted into Brisbane’s newest live music venue. Serving cocktails and cheap food all night Horror fancy dress event. Dress up to win prizes Tickets $15 pre-sale - on sale Tuesday! oztix $20 on the door $5 after 2am
From the people who brought you The Dead of Winter Festival, Glam Night & Friday The 13th part 3 (in 3-D) comes this wicked offering to set your Halloween on fire! HALLOWEEN FROM HELL FESTIVAL --- for bands please see below Saturday Oct 26th @ Transcontinental Hotel BANDS / DJ's / SIDESHOWS 2 Huge stages: Metal / Industrial Stage: featuring live bands and DJ's Rock / Punk Stage: featuring live bands and DJ's plus dance floor with all night goth / industrial disko Saturday October 26th from 8pm COSTUME COMPETITION - first prize, a double pass to see MISFITS on their Australian tour https://www.facebook.com/events/184100161773953/ Featuring live bands: THE AMENTA (Sydney / Perth) Genre: Metal / Noise / Experimental This music is not for the tin-eared and terrified. This music is for the true adventurer. It is extreme music. It is not Industrial. It is not Death Metal. It is not Black Metal. It is The Amenta. https://www.facebook.com/theamenta MONSTER ZOKU ONSOMB! (Brisbane) Genre: Techno Jungle Sixties Hardcore Punk from Outa Space! From the cultural swamps of Australia’s most gleaming citadel, crawl Monster Zoku Onsomb! An ensemble who have forged their own sound from the shattered pieces of kitsch retrodelica and contemporary bass culture. MZO! have no real contemporaries in Australia to which they can be compared, and they deserve more than a string of genre comparisons. They are a live fiesta! Injecting every venue that can hold them, and any crowd that can take them with instant and infectious energy. http://www.facebook.com/mzofanpage WITCHGRINDER (Melbourne) Genre: Metal/Industrial Taking their cues from 80’s and 90's era of industrial metal. The monster's WITCHGRINDER derived there songs from the classic horror/sci-fi stories that make your skin crawl and your spine tingle. http://www.facebook.com/witchgrinder BRONSON (Melbourne) Genre: Stoner Groove Metal "Bronson music combines the groove of 90s metal with hardcore aggression... Weapons of Mass Destruction... could be described as Killswitch Engage meets Pantera. If your idea of good metal involves a swift, no nonsense smack in the face, then let Bronson show you what it's all about." Rob Brens, Heavy Music Mag http://www.facebook.com/bronsonmusic THE ANDROGYNY (Brisbane) Combine passion and desire, with the relentless voices in her head, plug her heart into an amp and give her a guitar. Introducing, The Androgyny - the 3 piece, all girl, alternative rock band you have been waiting for. https://www.facebook.com/theandrogyny CHRONOLYTH (Brisbane) Genre: Melodic Death Metal, Groove Metal Young melodic death/groove metal act Chronolyth have been wowing audiences with tight and energetic live shows, fuelled by engaging and heavy yet melodic music. With a sound that has been likened to Lamb of God and In Flames, these young guns of the Brisbane metal scene, are quickly making a name for themselves. http://www.facebook.com/chronolythband 52 PICKUPS (Brisbane) Genre: Rock n Roll This fresh deal sees up front duo Murray & Kylie (Lovejoy/Jim Rockfords) flip both sides of the boy/girl card across the lush velvet playing surface that is purely rock and roll at heart. It's that immediate sound you can bet on, thumping beats, pounding bass and guitars a' plenty http://www.facebook.com/52Pickups PINK INDUSTRIAL WHORES (Sydney) Genre: Electro,Industrial,Metal Combining elements of influence from the past 4 decades of industrial music, from Industrial Metal, Electro, EBM, Noise, along with a unique cyber image and catchy songwriting aesthetic, http://www.facebook.com/PIWofficial Burlesque by Becstacy - https://www.facebook.com/Becstacy.model DJ's KIRK - Switch, Faith JOHN GRIFFIN - Morticia's TRAVIS EVERETT - Witchgrinder LUKE EARTHLING - Glam night, Heavy Roller LOCHLAN WATT - Triple J more TBA PLUS ALL NIGHT GOTH-ALTERNATIVE-INDUSTRIAL-DISKO.. TIL 5AM!!!!! 7 Zones to explore Sinema 666 – Movie room showing horror flicks and slasher clips Voodoo Veranda – Upstairs smoking section Moon Deck – Downstairs smoking section, coming off main dance floor area The Devils Dance floor – Dedicated dance floor with goth / industrial DJ’s from 9pm – 5am. Satan’s Alter Stage – Downstairs stage - Live Metal bands and metal DJ's Sinners and Saints stage – Upstairs stage - Live Rock bands and rock Dj's Hells Market Place – Market stalls and fortune telling This mammoth party is held over 2 floors, and 7 zones in the beautiful, historic and haunted venue of the Transcontinental Hotel. Brisbane's oldest pub converted into Brisbane’s newest live music venue. Serving cocktails and cheap food all night Horror fancy dress event. Dress up to win prizes Tickets $15 pre-sale - on sale Tuesday! oztix
Top End Terror Presents : TERRORFEST in The Alice
Sounds Like: BEHEMOTH!, Dimmu Borgir, Cannibal Corpse, Fear Factory, Morbid Angel
Label: Listenable Records
Manager: Soundworks Management
Bio: THE AMENTA, crudely welded together in the sickly dawn of a new millennium by Erik Miehs (Guitars) and Timothy Pope (Electronics, Programming), are an amalgam of the extremes of musical expression. Combining the uglier aspects of modern Black Metal, the atonality of Death Metal, the grit and grim...See Full Bio
“Despite their impressive recording techniques and guest appearances, The Amenta has well and truly surpassed their former recording efforts with n0n. And while there will no doubt be a lot of people who will find the album a struggle to get through from start to finish, those who do understand will find n0n a truly unique, uncompromising and forward thinking take on modern extreme metal.”
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