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U.T.I. at Black Betty's

UTILocal tech-metal masters Under The Influence (UTI) will play their first show for 2009 on Sunday 12th April @ Black Bettys, Northbridge.
Supports Include Chaos Divine, Opia and Ravior. Building from a successful Black Bettys show in April 2008, UTI are back with a bigger production and some new tunes for punters to feast their ears on! The three piece have been notably absent from the local scene for some time due to the writing and recording of their third album due out later this year.

Their performance will feature songs from previous albums, “UTI I”, “UTI II”, plus a few examples from their yet to be released third album titled, “The Brutal Harsh Honest Truth”
http://www.uti.com.au for more info on band and bio.

Vulture Culture Film: Featuring Pathogen, 11th He Reaches London & 5 Star Prison Cell

"Vulture Culture" is a dark psychedelic comedy that pays homage to the works of Kubrick, Cameron and Lynch whilst exploring the human condition for over consumption. The films soundtrack is scored by Perth composer Christopher de Groot and includes the homegrown sounds of Pathogen, Sunshine Brothers, Eleventh He Reaches London, Randa and the Soul Kingdom and Melbourne's Five Star Prison Cell.

They are aiming to make this the biggest short film premiere in Perth's history and need the metal community represented there.
Check out the trailer at www.vultureculture.com.au or view it on Youtube at:

The film premieres on March 14th at the Astor theater in Mt Lawley.
Doors open at 7:45 and the film starts at 8:00.
After Party: Flying Scotsman from about 8:30 onwards.

Western Front Awards '08/'09 Nominations now open

Ok, so we're at the start of a new year and therefore it's time once again for the voting for the Western Front Awards (WA) for 2008.
This stage is just the nomination period, and then from that will be created a voting form to select from the top nominees.

Head over to the forum to lodge your submissions on this thread.

IMPORTANT - Grave Perth show change of venue!


The gig has been moved due to reasons out of the control of the promoters.
The new venue is now:

331 Bulwer St, Nth Perth
(08)9328 6166

Doors 8pm.

Anyone who purchased tix thru Moshtix - your tickets will still be valid.
Tickets will also be available at the door.

Please tell anyone you know who is going the change of venue details.

Apologies from Bleed Records & Soundworks Touring for any inconvenience.

Iron Maiden vs Black Sabbath!

They are two of the pioneers of metal and this Friday will see them set head to head at the Rocket Room. Wrathchild will be playing a bunch of Maiden tunes and Sabotage will be doing a full set of Sabbath numbers so if you like either of them, or you're a true metal head and know where your roots come from then get on down this Friday the 14th of November and check out the show.

Not only that, but there will be another line up of metal bands following the show into the early hours, with Double Dragon doing a show to follow up their support of The Haunted this week. And the best part is you get to see both shows for the one low price! It is set to be a great night for sure, so I'll see you down there.