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Snap Scene: Killing Heidi, Village Green Hotel, Melbourne 21st October 2017

Australian rock band Killing Heidi played the Village Green Hotel in the outer Melbourne suburb of Mulgrave on Saturday 21 October 2017, as part of a regional Australian tour celebrating the band’s twentieth anniversary. Fronted by siblings Ella Hooper on lead vocals and Jesse Hooper on guitar, Killing Heidi is rounded out by drummer Adam Pedretti, bassist James Gilligan, and keyboardist Lena Douglas. This tour is a follow-up to their successful reunion tour of capital cities in the middle of the year, giving them a chance to reconnect with fans from Darwin, all the way down the East Coast of Australia, after they split a decade ago. […]

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Snap Scene: Napalm Death, Max Watt’s House of Music, Melbourne 10th Oct 2017

Britain’s grindcore pioneers Napalm Death played Max Watt’s in Melbourne on Tuesday 10 September 2017, as part of their Campaign for Musical Destruction Tour of Australia and New Zealand. Vocalist Mark “Barney” Greenway (Extreme Noise Terror) was joined on stage by bassist Shane Embury (Unseen Terror, Brujeria), drummer Danny Herrera, and touring guitarist John Cooke (Venomous Concept) to blast out a powerful set of their noisy extreme metal. […]

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Snap Scene: Accept – 170 Russell, 17th September 2017

German heavy metal band Accept played an exclusive one-off Australian concert at Melbourne’s 170 Russell on Sunday 17 September 2017, to promote the band’s fifteenth studio album The Rise of Chaos released six weeks ago. Just 1,000 fans were treated to the sold-out club show from one of the most influential and acclaimed metal bands of all time. Founding members guitarist Wolf Hoffmann and bassist Peter Baltes led the attack, with Mark Tornillo on vocals, Uwe Lulis on guitar, and Christopher Williams on drums. The band’s set of 21 career-spanning songs concluded with their classic 1983 heavy metal hit Balls to the Wall, to cap an unforgettable night for those in attendance. […]