German thrash tinged Melodic Skate Punk act Straightline are touring Australia for the very first time in March with Melbourne punks Blind Man Death Stare. Straightline recently released the excellent full length "Vanishing Values" through US label Bird Attack Records. The record is full of razor tight playing, melodic hooks, and a positive social message reminiscent of acts such as A Wilhelm Scream, Strike Anywhere and Municipal Waste.  

Straightline have toured Europe, Japan and Latin America extensively and played massive festivals such as Groezrock, Punk Rock Holiday and Mighty Sounds. The infectious, melodic and insanely energetic live show from Straightline will be a rare treat for Australian audiences.

Melbourne punk rockers Blind Man Death Stare (BMDS) have been on an unstoppable rampage since the release of their debut full length "It''ll Grow On Ya" through Arrest Records in July. The band recently completed a 40 date tour of Australia, NZ and Asia, taking in five countries in the space of 3 months.  

Strip searches at customs, spiked drinks and a hunger for the chaos of the road seems to be par for the course at BMDS HQ, with the band showing no signs of slowing down. They are currently wrapping up yet another national tour with Guttermouth. The extensive 12 date tour kicks off in early March.  


Wed 7th March, Hamilton Station Hotel, Newcastle with Trashed again, Them’s fighting words

Thursday 8th March, Gosford Warehouse, West Gosford with Bad Earth, C.O.F.F.I.N, Fake News

Friday 9th March, Town and Country, Sydney with Nerdlinger, Operation Ibis, New trends

Saturday 10th March Bloodhound, Brisbane with Being Jane Lane, The Cutaways

Sunday 11th 4zzz car park Free arvo show with Ringpull , SLOJ , GOTR 

Sunday 11th March, Burleigh Town Tavern, Gold Coast with Friends with the Enemy, Up the anti

Monday 12th March Howl and Moan Records, Byron Bay with Dick lord, No Parade

Tuesday 13th March, Rad Bar, Wollongong with Sloshpit, Apprehension Avenue

Wed 14, Transit Bar, Canberra with C.O.F.F.I.N, Yoko Ohno

Thursday 15th March The Eastern, Ballarat with The Second Sex, Northwood, Tsugnarly

Friday 16th Crown and Anchor, Adelaide with Thrashboard, All In, Ben Gel & The Boneyard Saints

Sat 17th March at The Old Bar, Melbourne with The Second Sex, Body Parts, The Patient

Sunday 18th March, The Barwon Club, Geelong with Keggin, Social Haunts, The Half Pints

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