Snap Scene: Heavy & Hammered V, The Tote – Frankenbok, 5th October 2019

Heavy and Hammered was back for its fifth and FINAL year! Once again they handed the unholy reigns over to PBS’s Hard and Heavy shows to summon their favourite bands for an all-day, all-night axe smashing riff fest at The Tote Hotel on Saturday October 5.

There’s only so long a band can be around before most people would have heard your name, seen you live, or at least claim that you owe them money. Since late last century Frankenbok have been blowing into town after town, damaging hearing, and generally getting the job done where previously there wasn’t even any work.

A stand out track & Frankenbok first is the instrumental Black Saturday – a tribute to the victims and survivors the bushfires.

On the road, across Australia & New Zealand, at every turn Frankenbok keep finding themselves amongst the league of esteemed, extraordinary, somewhat bearded gentlemen in the likes of King Parrot, Wildeornes, Deprivation (3 of Australia’s finest heavy bands) War Bringer (USA) and New Zealand’s finest Sinate and 8 Foot Sativa.

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Mary is a photographer and a writer, specialising in music. She runs Rocklust.com where she endeavours to capture the passion of music in her photos whether it's live music photography, promotional band photos or portraits. She has photographed The Rolling Stones, KISS, Iggy Pop, AC/DC, Patti Smith, Joe Strummer, PULP, The Cult, The Damned, The Cure, Ian Brown, Interpol, MUDHONEY, The MELVINS, The Living End, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against The Machine, The Stone Roses –just to name a few - in Australia, USA, Europe and the Middle East. Her work has been published in Beat magazine, Rolling Stone magazine, Triple J magazine, The Age Newspaper, The Herald Sun, The Australian, Neos Kosmos, blistering.com, theaureview.com, noise11.com, music-news.com. She has a permanent photographic exhibition at The Corner Hotel in Richmond, Victoria Australia.

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