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With Australian audiences still buzzing from the release of their very, very different new album Hyperview on Anti records, the time is right for Title Fight to return to Australia. See them play with Post Blue and Paper Arms at the Corner Hotel on June 26. If you had planned to suss out the all ages festivities on June 27, please note that the venue has changed from the Phoenix Youth Center to the Reverence Hotel. Apart From This have been confirmed as supports for the all ages show.
 
Regurgitator have locked in another lap around the country to celebrate their 22nd year together. They’ve got some pretty fun club shows locked in and you should definitely try to make it down to their show at the Prince Bandroom on September 4. I caught them a couple years ago and their songs are even more satisfying after a little bit of a ‘Gurge hiatus.
 
Mindsnare have announced another date for one of their classic bi-annual Melbourne headline shows. Catch them with Outright, Imprisoned and The Ruiner when they play at Bendigo Hotel on August 7. There will be no pre-sales available, you’ll just have to get in early and pay your $15 on the door.
 
Converse are being nice folks are inviting independent bands the world-over to record a track at some of the most esteemed studios in the world. Chuck your details on the Converse Rubber Tracks website and you could record at Abbey Road, Sunset Sound, Stankonia and other epic studios from Seattle to Jamaica. All your flights, accom. and expenses are covered by Converse too.
 
SNFU will tour Australia this August to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their massively influential debut album And No One Else Wanted To Play. Founding member and vocalist Chi Pig will lead the band down south, hitting Melbourne’s Bendigo Hotel on August 15 and Bar 12 in Frankston on August 16 with locals Wolfpack providing supports on all dates.
 
Two fantastic albums get a release this week including the new LP from the noisiest Brits around Rolo Tomassi, and the latest from classic bogan rock lords Cosmic Psychos. On Grievances, Rolo Tomassi play around with their interchanging angelic/ monstrous vocals and sound far more melodic than ever. On Cum The Raw Prawn, the Psychos are the complete opposite, offering straight up yob anthems you can bash your head to. Both worth checking out.