8 of Tasmania's finest exponents of METAL - will play at this year's METAL UNITED DOWN UNDER showcase concert at the Brisbane hotel, Hobart as part of a nation wide event where over 130 metal bands across Australia - unite to show the world that we LOVE our metal music!
The Confusing Tasmanian Mess Tour! Confusing Anal Mess, PORNOCULTGRINDCORE from Melbourne are cumming to violate Tasmania! Featuring members of such classic acts as Vaginal Carnage, Open Wound, Debacle, Vulgar Abomination, Sexofago and Outcast. Prepare to be confused and have your undergarments soiled! Supporting the sickness will be Intense Hammer Rage, Hells Grace, Gape. This will be a spectacle not to be missed!!
TRASH, TMS & THE BRISBANE HOTEL PRESENT AMPOCALYPSE: 3 DAYS OF HELL 3 massive evenings of pure metal at The Brisbane Hotel!! Ran over the weekend of September the 13th, 14th and 15th Five different line ups on two stages over three days. Tickets on sale at the Brisbane and Tommy Gun (Prices may vary slightly) PRE SALE PRICES Weekender - $30 Friday - $15 Saturday - $15 Sunday - $10 on the door ON The Door Friday/Saturday is $20 per night/$40 the weekend so get your tickets prior to the event! 18+ Only. I.D. Required FRIDAY THE 13TH Front Bar Raven Black Night (Supporting their Barbarian Winter album) Rituals Of The Oak The Wizar'd (Album launch for Ancient Tome of Arcane Knowledge) M.0.1.0 (Supporting their 1.0 Symtpon album) Back Bar Intense Hammer Rage Nosce Teipsum Gape Illustrator SATURDAY THE 14TH Front Bar M.S.I. (return show) Whoretopsy Exsanguinate Lithosphyris (debut gig) Back Bar Taberah (Album Launch for Necromancer) Elm Street The Deep End Backlash SUNDAY THE 15TH Ruiner & The Threshold Forms Orodruin Johnny B & The Goodes (acoustic) Bats Of A Feather (acoustic) Kt K & Tegan D Sophie Zavala DJs after the show spinning metal \m/
Sounds Like: Slam
Bio: Hailing from Hobart Tasmania GAPE are a 5 piece Death Metal / Slam band formed in early 2011 consisting of Rick Ring (vocals) Tim Ikin (guitar) Sam Bryant (guitar) Rod McAllister (bass) and Patrick Neumayer (drums). With one self-titled 8 track Album under our belts and another in the works which...See Full Bio
“What is it with these fucking Tasmanians? Yes, most Australian brutal death metal is sick, perverted, and, well, brutal. But it is the Tasmanians that bring the most depraved stuff to the table – Intense Hammer Rage, Born Headless, and Corpse Carving are the first three bands that pop into mind, and now Gape are have burst into the scene, comprised mostly of members of M.S.I, splattering faecal matter, gore and AC/DC covers across the walls with an impressive display of brutality. Kicking off with the tentatively titled ballad ‘Sperm Log’, the intentions of this five-piece are clear – they merely want to crush you with a barrage of sludge-paced brutal death riffs, which guitarists Blue Cheese and Quim Quimby serve up by the dozen, with an extra helping of sickfuckery. The two oddly titled axemen mix mid-tempo goregrind and BDM riffs with slow, sluggish sludge riffs, keeping you constantly guessing as to what surprise lays around the corner – a nice break from the staleness”