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In Brief: Deadshits!, SLAM Day, Half A Cow Doco Benefit, Raw Prawn

News posted Tuesday, December 18 2012 at 12:00 PM.
Related: SLAM, Half A Cow, Raw Prawn, Deadshits!.

– Brisbane’s Deadshits! festival has announced its full line-up. Taking place over three days and four venues, the likes of Kitchen’s Floor, Evelyn Morris and Angel Eyes have been added to already-announced headliners Woods and Hunx & His Punx. Tickets are on sale now.

Fri, Jan 25 – The Zoo, Brisbane QLD
Hunx & His Punx
Blank Realm/Naked on the Vague (collaboration)
Kitchen’s Floor

Sat, Jan 26 – The Box, Brisbane QLD (free afternoon show) Evelyn Morris
Leighton Craig

Sat, Jan 26 – The Hideaway, Brisbane QLD
Angel Eyes (LP launch)
Superstar (LP launch)
Half High

**Sun, Jan 27 – Blackbear Lodge, Brisbane QLD
Terrible Truths
Spite House
Black Vacation

– After debuting successfully in 2012, SLAM Day is returning in 2013 on Saturday February 23. Raising awareness for SLAM’s campaign to protect live music and see its cultural impact acknowledged, SLAM 2012 saw over 150 gigs taking place in small venues nation-wide.

Registration for the 2013 edition is now open. It’s free, and any live music event, no matter how small, can be registered. For more information, go to

– The Lansdowne will be hosting a benefit show on Friday December 21, for the film If It’s Catchy, It Means You Stole It. The line-up will feature Swirl (featuring the original line-up, playing their first show in 16 years), Whopping Big Naughty and Peter Fenton.

Film-maker Jarrad Kennedy is preparing If It’s Catchy, It Means You Stole It for the 2013 festival circuit, prior to a wider 2014 release. The documentary follows Sydney musician/label head Nic Dalton, serial band-member (65 and counting) and co-founder (along with Miles Ferguson) of Half A Cow records. It will feature interviews, performance footage and animations, among other things. Tickets are $12. Doors at 8pm.

Fri, Dec 21 – ‘If It’s Catchy’ Benefit Show, The Landsdowne, Sydney NSW
Whopping Big Naughty
Peter Fenton (w/ Jason Walker and David Lane)
Tom Morgan
+ DJ Adam Yee

– R.I.P. Society have announced the impending release of Raw Prawn’s debut 7 inch, None Left. Featuring members of Holy Balm and Whores, Raw Prawn will be appearing at Maggot Fest 2013, and plans for a full-length LP in the latter part of said year.


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Your Comments

anonymous  said about 2 years ago:

raw prawn song is bulk ace.

tugboat  said about 2 years ago:

I thought the 1st photo is Rebel Wilson.

lekkas  said about 2 years ago:

Swirl also playing a Melbourne benefit at The Tote on the 25th of Jan. Can't wait!!!

thirdbase  said about 2 years ago:

pretty early to be leaking maggotfest 2013, no?

nic.rulz  said about 2 years ago:

that was my mistake in the press release, badly worded... but what a scoop!

Scale  said about 2 years ago:

they look like The Drapes out of crybaby.

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