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Western Front Awards - Epilogue

Thanks to everyone that came down to help populate Metropolis Perth with a sea full of metalheads. It was a great show, with all the bands putting on good performances on the big stage. I hope everyone enjoyed it and had a good night.

There are already a few reviews up of the show - I've put one up done by none other than Western Front co-founder, Warmaster, who graced us with his presence, so check that out here.

There is also a review on the Metal As Fuck site, and on Faster, Louder so follow those links to read them as well.

The results of the awards are as follows:

Best Band: Lacrymae

Best Release 2008: Gallows For Grace, for A Process For The Destruction Of Tomorrow

Best Bassist: Alex from Noctis and Voyager

Best Keyboardist: Jessie from Claim The Throne

Best Drummer: Louis “Disaster” from The Furor and Mhorgl

Best Vocalist: Francesco and Agostino - Dual vocals from Lacrymae

Best Guitarist: Mark from Psychonaut

You can see the full results of the placings in the polls on the forum in the Western Australian news section.

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.