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nz_matt
12-10-2008, 07:21 AM
What's everyone been doing this year? List your top few shows.

It's been a good year for hardcore in Aus.


In no particular order..

1) FC Five from Japan + Miles Away and a few other great bands at this guy's apartment above a coffee shop. It was two minutes walk from Bondi Beach which is one of Australia's most famous beaches, it's in the middle of Sydney. Oh and the dude had a half-pipe in his living room, the bands played on it and there was skate-mosh. Pretty much the best location/show/atmosphere/night ever.

2) The Dead Walk!'s last shows. These guys have been in other notable Newcastle bands and are some of the founding fathers of hc in this shitty town. Over-18s show was a dress up affair and you couldn't get in if you weren't in costume. The theme was "undead bros and hos". All Ages was the next day. Supports were great, especially infection from Adelaide who not only play excellent music but are also some of the funniest people ever.http://img242.imageshack.us/img242/2259/tdw31mv4.jpg

3) Ceremony. I don't know who the fuck people are trying to kid, this band is excellent. They had awesome supports for the whole tour as well.

4) Gorilla biscuits last night. Do I need to say anything more?

Plenty more as well. As I said, it's been good.

A Certain Death
12-10-2008, 07:30 AM
the deadwalk ****ing own. i have 2 of their CDs, we prowl the streets and re-animation. good ****.

insanitybreed
12-10-2008, 07:30 AM
If we're talking Aussie bands then i'll list one -
No Apologies last show ever - and it was pretty damn awesome. Support from 50 Lions and Miles away was excellent. Good times were had all round.

humandragon
12-10-2008, 07:31 AM
okay gotta remember this but:
dead and divine
blind witness with beyond this illusion and destain
beyond this illusion
heroes pay in blood(omg nigga wat the fukc)

thats all i can think of and destain had the most stage presence out of all them

p.s.this is barrie ontario canada

TheWickerMan666
12-10-2008, 07:58 AM
Iron Maiden at Twickenham. Amazing.

Linkin Park were pretty good too.

Not been to many other big shows this year that I can remember :(

12shinn21
12-10-2008, 08:37 AM
The only show that comes to mind was carpathian/shipwreck/ceremony in brisbane, purely because of ceremony. I went to the show having never heard about them live and I was ****ing blown away, best show ever. Other than that all the shows I went to were pretty average.

Garden_Of_Light
12-10-2008, 11:02 AM
Verse/Have Heart/Shipwreck
Isis/Torche
Comeback Kid/Shai Hulud

they're the ones that stick in my head.

Manos15
12-10-2008, 01:12 PM
Wake Up Call, Cruel Hand, Bane this summer

Foundation, Forfeit, Verse, Have Heart summer as well

Let Down, New Lows, Reign Supreme, Ceremony, Have Heart in Novemeber
(My sweet stage dive)
http://photos-c.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-sf2p/v359/2/101/1236180078/n1236180078_30038538_6459.jpg

Tapping_Ninja
12-10-2008, 01:54 PM
Trivium With All That Remains (and The Human Abstract)... it was awesome to say the least, but I'm going to see GWAR at the end of the month so I don't know if it will beat it or not... and next month I'm seeing As I Lay Dying, Darkest Hour, Protest the Hero, and The human abstract... Again...

JxD
12-10-2008, 02:29 PM
I flew to California to see Sound and Fury this year (http://www.myspace.com/soundandfuryfestival). It had a pretty ridiculous line-up, so that was excellent, aside from the mosh bands. I also played my first show in May opening for Pulling Teeth, that was my other favorite show.

IlikeTheSKA
12-10-2008, 02:38 PM
As One Fest was pretty killer, as was the several Hostage Calm/Ambitions/Energy shows that I went to in Wally-ford.

Crime in Stereo was fun every time I saw them. Especially with Incendiary.

Converge, Genghis Tron, and Baroness was intense.

LLT, Ceremony, and Blacklisted was great.

Although they're not hardcore, Thorns of Life was the best yet.

saxaxe
12-10-2008, 03:18 PM
Joe Satriani + Mountain
Have Heart, Ruiner, Ceremony, Blacklisted
Unearth, Protest, Acacia Strain and Whitechapel
The Faceless, Abigail Williams, Decrepit Birth, Veil of Maya
Modern Life Is War and Ruiner
Circa Survive x 2
The Roots and Immortal Technique
Opeth
Little Feat
Architects, After the Burial, Beneath the Massacre
Every Time I Die and The Bronx
Animosity and All Shall Perish
Born Of Osiris, Shai Hulud and After the Burial
Ruiner, Government Warning, Pulling Teeth, The Ergs, Sick Fix
Darkest Hour, Parkway Drive, Arsis, Winds of Plague, Abigail Williams, Arsonists, and more
Shadows Fall (SUCKS), Arsis, The Showdown
Every Time I Die, August Burns Red, The Human Abstract, The Bled
Bridge and Tunnel (members of Latterman) and Monument (and my band :D )
and countless smaller shows

All I can remember. Sure there's more. Not a whole lot of real hardcore, but most of it fits in this forum

I<3Hobos
12-10-2008, 03:26 PM
^^
Fuck you.

I'm Jealous :(

for me....


Mayhem it was ehh besides The Red Chord,Suicide Silence, Walls of Jericho and Mastodon

and Hatebreed w/Emmure.

adtthosa
12-10-2008, 03:35 PM
Let's see...

Means w/ Endwell + local bands
Johnny Truant w/ Straight Reads the Line + local bands
Foo Fighters w/ Against Me!, bunch of ****ty bands at Virgin Mobile Festival in Toronto
Misery Signals w/ Comeback Kid, Shai Hulud, Bane
Means final tour w/ Through the Eyes of the Dead, See You Next Tuesday + local bands

I think that's it, and a couple all local shows. Best set was probably the first one by Means. Worst band was, by far, See You Next Tuesday. Their equipment was malfunctioning and you couldn't hear a damn thing if you wanted to, which I didn't. Even the singer knew, "Sorry we suck so much dick".

Haymaker17
12-10-2008, 04:25 PM
As One Fest was pretty killer, as was the several Hostage Calm/Ambitions/Energy shows that I went to in Wally-ford..

haha hometown. as one fest was sick too although i could only go the first night. forfeit, i rise, hostage calm and have heart were really good.

also in 2009 i need to go to wayyy more shows. the carrier is comin to my hometown in feb so im definitely gonna go to that...playing with hostage calm actually

AmericanNervoso
12-10-2008, 04:29 PM
okay gotta remember this but:
dead and divine
blind witness with beyond this illusion and destain
beyond this illusion
heroes pay in blood(omg nigga wat the fukc)

thats all i can think of and destain had the most stage presence out of all them

p.s.this is barrie ontario canada

gay.

Let's see...

Means w/ Endwell + local bands
Johnny Truant w/ Straight Reads the Line + local bands
Foo Fighters w/ Against Me!, bunch of ****ty bands at Virgin Mobile Festival in Toronto
Misery Signals w/ Comeback Kid, Shai Hulud, Bane
Means final tour w/ Through the Eyes of the Dead, See You Next Tuesday + local bands

I think that's it, and a couple all local shows. Best set was probably the first one by Means. Worst band was, by far, See You Next Tuesday. Their equipment was malfunctioning and you couldn't hear a damn thing if you wanted to, which I didn't. Even the singer knew, "Sorry we suck so much dick".

sick.

IlikeTheSKA
12-10-2008, 04:44 PM
haha hometown. as one fest was sick too although i could only go the first night. forfeit, i rise, hostage calm and have heart were really good.

The whole weekend was pretty sick. I stayed at some cheap hotel with the kids from Cold Snap (not the UK band) that was right down the block. It kind of sucked that Bracewar canceled, though.

Meatball200
12-10-2008, 05:51 PM
Imagine mine will be Johnny Truants final tour final show next wednesday.
Not including that however,
Cult of Luna
The Deal was for the Diamond
Architects playing their first headline show at the bigger club venue in town.
Dillinger Escape Plan / BTBAM

MustangMan311
12-10-2008, 06:00 PM
BTBAM, He is Legend, Advent

bassbeat77
12-10-2008, 06:57 PM
BTBAM, Lye By Mistake
All That Remains, Trivium, 36 crazyfists
KSE, Poison the Well, Throwdown, The End
Protest the Hero (again in a couple of weeks)


Had a slow year as far as hardcore goes.

chris_122
12-10-2008, 07:10 PM
http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t121/igren/SIGFEST08.jpg

aggiefan33
12-10-2008, 07:14 PM
Mogwai, **** Buttons
a few ****ty local shows

that's it

xKurtx
12-10-2008, 09:14 PM
Rival Schools and Cro-Mags at Fun Fun Fun

Seeing Killing the Dream two days in a row

Alkaline Trio in a club

Sex/Vid at SXSW then at a house show over the summer

Hot Water Music at SXSW

D4 and Leatherface at Chaos in Tejas

Seeing Iron Age a lot

Die Young at Out to Sea's first show

ANS/Seasick tour kickoff show

Vitamin X show

"Last" Marked Men show

...it's been a good year.

XCount Me InX
12-10-2008, 09:45 PM
lol Exit Ten tommorrow....................................................................woo

STOOPS!
12-11-2008, 12:06 AM
call to preserve like, 3 days ago. with grave maker and if tomorrow never comes. great show. ctp kicks it son.

nz_matt
12-11-2008, 02:12 AM
c'mon people, you can do better than this. Pick up your game.

octavarium78
12-11-2008, 02:21 AM
well hardcore..

august burns red :D, greely estates, sky eats airplane, a skylit drive ( :puke: ) suicide silence, the red chord, 36 crazyfist and walls of jericho. ABR, and TRC, and SS were absolutely teh ****.

pmeg568c
12-11-2008, 02:22 AM
not hardcore lol.

nz_matt
12-11-2008, 02:43 AM
well hardcore..

august burns red :D, greely estates, sky eats airplane, a skylit drive ( :puke: ) suicide silence, the red chord, 36 crazyfist and walls of jericho. ABR, and TRC, and SS were absolutely teh ****.
lol try again.

octavarium78
12-11-2008, 02:54 AM
lol try again.


:(

I<3Hobos
12-11-2008, 04:03 PM
:(
Yea it seems like everyone around here disses and Core bands, even though they're allowed in here.

saxaxe
12-11-2008, 04:18 PM
We only diss them when someone calls them hardcore.

tomohawkjoe
12-11-2008, 10:43 PM
We only diss them when someone calls them hardcore.
more of when they call a metalcore band hardcore.

Cedence
12-11-2008, 10:57 PM
I've been to or played a show every weekend, so this won't be easy to remember. some of the highlights

Slapshot/Ten Yard Fight
Ceremony/Blacklisted/Reign Supreme
Trash Talk/Cold World/The Carrier
Reign Supreme/Hammer Bros/The Effort (played this)
Harder the Fight's last show
This is Hell/The Carrier (played this)
Words/Hold Up in Quebec (played this)
Bane/With Honor
Bane/H20/Cruel Hand
Have Heart Record Release
Bane/Meltdown/I Rise

so many more. Just about every show I've played this year was awesome, give or take a couple.

JxD
12-12-2008, 02:04 AM
I've been to or played a show every weekend, so this won't be easy to remember. some of the highlights

Slapshot/Ten Yard Fight
Ceremony/Blacklisted/Reign Supreme
Trash Talk/Cold World/The Carrier
Reign Supreme/Hammer Bros/The Effort (played this)
Harder the Fight's last show
This is Hell/The Carrier (played this)
Words/Hold Up in Quebec (played this)
Bane/With Honor
Bane/H20/Cruel Hand
Have Heart Record Release
Bane/Meltdown/I Rise


Such a solid list. Also, your band rips.

adamcouture
01-07-2009, 01:43 AM
Feb 08: Impending Doom, Winds of Plague, See You Next Tuesday, Dead To Fall, locals
April 08: xTyrantx, Endwell, Rose Funeral, locals
May 08: xTyrantx, Rhinoceros, Pledge, locals
July 08: A Loss For Words, For The Fallen Dreams, American Me, Oceano, locals
August 08: Sea of Treachery, Arsis, Abigail Williams, Stick To Your Guns, Winds of Plague, Parkway Drive, Misery Signals, FTFD
September 08: See You Next Tuesday, locals
October 08: The Faceless, Veil of Maya, Abigail Williams
November 08: Solidarity, Oceano, The Contortionist, Brother Von Doom, locals
December 08: BMTH, Ghost Inside, Confide, Fireworks, xTyrantx, locals

saxaxe
01-07-2009, 02:00 AM
Feb 08: Impending Doom, Winds of Plague, See You Next Tuesday, Dead To Fall, locals
April 08: xTyrantx, Endwell, Rose Funeral, locals
May 08: xTyrantx, Rhinoceros, Pledge, locals
July 08: A Loss For Words, For The Fallen Dreams, American Me, Oceano, locals
August 08: Sea of Treachery, Arsis, Abigail Williams, Stick To Your Guns, Winds of Plague, Parkway Drive, Misery Signals, FTFD
September 08: See You Next Tuesday, locals
October 08: The Faceless, Veil of Maya, Abigail Williams
November 08: Solidarity, Oceano, The Contortionist, Brother Von Doom, locals
December 08: BMTH, Ghost Inside, Confide, Fireworks, xTyrantx, locals
...o_O
do you just go to a show on the 8th of every month?

nz_matt
01-07-2009, 03:13 AM
lol

Okeefe Is Legit
01-07-2009, 03:43 AM
As Blood Runs Black/ Veil of Maya
Maylene and the Sons of Disaster/ Showbread/ Attack Attack!
Sleeping Giant/ Impending Doom/ Blessed By a Broken Heart/ Mychildren, Mybride/ Akissforjersey
Warped Tour
Bonnaroo
Dr. Acula/ For Today
The Fall of Troy/ The #12 Looks Like You
Pierce the Veil/ Breathe Carolina/ Emarosa
Streetlight Manifesto/ Dan Potthast
Underoath/ TDWP
We Came as Romans
EDIT: and how could I forget The Faceless/ Veil of Maya??

Wow, I'd say this was a successful concert year for me.

Cedence
01-07-2009, 11:33 AM
Add the CRO-MAGS to my list. Seriously, one of my favorite shows ever

adamcouture
01-07-2009, 03:59 PM
saxaxe,

I had 08 there for the year, not the date. I guess it wasn't necessary, but it's too late now. I went to a show on my birthday, which is on the 8th.

xCGTOWx
01-15-2009, 01:39 AM
New Found Glory was good. They did a Gorilla Biscuits cover, which was tight as hell.

Outbreak played a while back, but I missed it.

Call to Preserve and For Today.

Even though this is going on in April, Verse, New Found Glory, Set Your Goals, and Bayside on the 16th.

I'm gonna **** myself when Verse plays.