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Melbourne hard rockers From the 80s The Virgin Soldiers and The Dirty Rats are back by popular demand performing a double headlining show at The Mr Boogie Man Bar Saturday 20th November . After the success of The Virgin Soldiers pre covid re union gig back in late 2018 with their original line up, this time around they will be featuring special guest bass player Bo Remy (ex Hobes Angel of Death) It should be a sold out show with the Soldiers performing all their past songs from debut album “Watching the World” and self titled EP release. With songs like “Danger in the night” (debut single release) their Beatles version of “Come Together “ and many more. Opening the night with their hard edge sound will be "THE DIRTY RATS" performing high energy pub rock originals playing the classics from their past album releases. The Rats and the Soldiers go way back performing shows in venues from past that no longer exist , so this night will bring back a lot of memories for the bands and the die hard fans that will be coming along for a memorable night...calling it "We Ain't Dead Yet Tour" as both bands can still rock with the best of them . Tickets will be selling fast on the Moshtix ticket site (see link below) so get in early as there are limited tickets available.....with merchandise on sale from both acts at the gig......look forward in seeing you there at this must see event

$20 (plus booking fee)

Dirty Rats, supported by City Sharps, Cold Sleep and Tailgate, bring live rock back to Melbourne It's been a rough year, but Dirty Rats are saying "Fuck Covid" and finally having an official release party for their new album "End in Tears". Join the godfathers of Melbourne rock, the Dirty Rats, along with the evergreen City Sharps, hard hitting alternative rockers Cold Sleep and Tailgate, as we celebrate the return of live genuine Aussie pub rock. Let you inner bogan out and come rocking out in Rat Town!

$15 online or $20 at the door. Free copy of Dirty Rats 1st album, Rock n Roll, with every online ticket purchased.

Hellfire N Hairspray Festival

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The Bendigo Hotel, 125 Johnston Street, Collingwood

Hellfire N' Hairspray is a new Australian music festival dedicated to the new breed of heavy rock bands. The new waves of Hairmetal/Classic Rock/Glam/Sleaze are enjoying a massive resurgence in popularity internationally and Australia hasn't been left out. The last few years has seen a surge in bands influenced by the heavy rock scene of the seventies and eighties but with their own unique modern slants. In response to the total lack of representation at the major festivals, Black-Roos Entertainment (the folks behind Metal United Down Under and Metal United Worldwide) and Jay R Sleaze are bringing you the "Hellfire N' Hairspray" festival on the 18th of May 2019 in Melbourne. An all day extravaganza of the very best new breed bands Australia has to offer. If your a fan of Led Zeppelin, Motley Crue, Guns N' Roses, Poison, Bon Jovi. AC/DC. Aerosmith and any band from that era come along and discover your new favorite band! Spend the day and night partying like rock stars with the new breed of rockstars featuring 10 bands, Dj's and much more! Tickets $25 plus booking fee/ Door: $30. Confirmed acts in no particular order: Dangerous Curves Snake Bite Whisky Crosson Black Alpine Morth Diamond Foxx Kvlts Of Vice Vicious Addiction Hit 'n' Mizz Dirty Rats Plus DJ Ibella Chantelle.

Dirty Rats + Little House Godz + Tattooed Dream

Mr Boogieman Bar, 160 Hoddle Street, Abbotsford

The Rats are embarking on their first USA tour end of May, and their December 2018 album release ‘Rock N Roll’ is available now via iTunes, Amazon & Sliptrick Records. OR get your asses to the Boogie Man show on Friday 18 Jan and grab yourself a hard copy. Guest acts include friends Little House Godz and Tattooed Dream. $10 entry at the door. 8pm kick off