‘Glue and wild rock’n’roll’: The Cavemen are going to rock St Thrillda tomorrow night

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‘Glue and wild rock’n’roll’: The Cavemen are going to rock St Thrillda tomorrow night

The Cavemen

New Zealand's favourite troglodytic garage punks The Cavemen are going to send St Kilda back to the Stone Age this Friday night with a riotous gig at The Espy.

Supporting this raucous occassion will be no less than Dumb Punts, Fuzzsucker & The Canberra Raiders, Street Fighter II & Drunk Mums DJs. It’s gonna be hectic.

The Cavemen formed in high school over – their words – a shared love of glue and wild rock ‘n’ roll. Having spent several years drinking and loitering around the various basements, graveyards and parking lots of Auckland New Zealand, The Cavemen honed their rock ‘n’ roll chops, emerging from their troglodytic existence in around 2012 to deliver the world back to the Stone Age. 

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They’ve been impressively prolific for a bunch of proud alcos, pumping out three consecutive high-energy garage rock records between 2018 and 2020; Nuke Earth, Night After Night, Euthanise Me. They’ve won cross-continental admirers in the process (they’re now even based in old London town) so they’re a very fitting opener to celebrate the launch of The Espy Live.

The Cavemen were last seen on Australian shores during their four-month world tour of 2019/2020 (supposedly they’ve spent the past two years nursing their subsequent post-tour hangovers as plague swept the globe). Now, rising from the smouldering ashes, expect the lads back to their rambunctious best.

With tickets a snazzy $16 – bloody bargain for five acts – this is your perfect chance to support the reinvigoration of Melbourne’s southside and the pinnacle / last man standing of St Kilda’s proud punkish traditions.

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Grab tickets here.