BREWTALITY 2014. The Tote & The Bendigo Hotel’s. 02-08-2014. Part 2.

Words Alexandra Ferrier
Photos Matt Allan – Silk Imagery

It was that time of year when music lovers congregated yet again to share, support and spread their love of all things metal and rock, as well as dapple in the likes of chilli chocolate beer. Events such as Brewtality still frequent Melbourne, the city built on rock and roll. And the turn out and appreciation from punters for these kind of events will never fail to astound me. The mini metal festival, complete with a mental lineup, included the likes of local legends Bugdust, Dead City Ruins, Don Fernando and Frankenbok, as well as brothers from other mothers Lizzard Wizzard and Chainsaw Hookers. Running between The Bendigo Hotel and The Tote, the setting was perfect for a day and night of debauchery, for where else to have such an event than two bars equally notorious as the bands they housed.

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BREWTALITY 2014. The Tote & The Bendigo Hotel’s. 02-08-2014. Part 1.

Photos Daniel Oh – Criminal Indifference

33 bands
3 stages
2 venues

Proudly sponsored by The Good Brew Co, HEAVY Mag and Desert Highways…

Thank you to all who attended, volunteered, worked, drank, laughed, and went a little crazy! It was a great success and sold out! Please check out Part 1 of our posts below, a photo gallery from Daniel Oh.

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DESERT HIGHWAYS TOP 10 Releases for 2013 & more…

First of all, a massive thanx to all who have supported Desert Highways and to all the bands I have worked with especially The Hidden Venture, Drifter, Don Fernando, Seedy Jeezus and TTTDC. 2013 has been a massive year including the release of the debut Desert Highways 7″ with friends all being a part of its release, Chainsaw Hookers, Electric Frankenstein, Ben Brown and Mr Frumpy.

The below 10 –> 1 list is from my HEAVY Magazine Staff Top 10 Albums for 2013 List, under that I had to add some more as it’s just so hard to narrow things down! Check out the HEAVY link for some more kick arse lists. Some amazing releases amongst them!

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