Fuck me it's been a long time between posts. From what i can tell it's been about 10 weeks since the last.
Anyhoo, there's been arseloads going down with CA! I'll try and compile this in a chronological order so no one gets confused...least of all me.
First up, we finally have shirts! We are stoked as shit with this design
http://gugerart.com/ Unfortunately these are only available at our shows for the time being but if you send me a lovely email, I may be able to sort you out.
Sold a bunch of these at our Sydney shows recently which fucking ruled. The first show was at BLACKWIRE. A gnarly crowd turned out to see a sick fucking bill. I'll try and break it down without boring you into snoresville.
OBAT BUTAK: Crazy fast fucking old school punk. MICHAEL CRAFTER: One of my faves of the weekend. Grindcore/PV ala ANAL CUNT meets some comedy duo. Fucking out of hand!
DARKHORSE: Dark crust/Hardcore. These cunts played a ripping set...plus they're homies.
CHINESE BURNS UNIT: sick old style pop punk...was really suprised i dug this band.
Pretty fucking diverse set. Sydney's good like that though. Cunts will turn out no matter if it's 'thrash night' 'grindcore night' or whatever. Hard to see a set like that going down well in Hipster Melbs.
The next night was fucking hectic too. Thinking the crowd was gonna be thin due to TOXIC HOLOCAUST having a show around the corner, we were greeted to a near full house. Fuck yeah Sydney! Here's the breakdown: SPOONFED opened proceedings with a tight set of 90's inspired hardcore ala ACME and LEFT FOR DEAD. Next we had the trouble makers that are EPICS grace us. Dudes play fucking rawkus punk/hardcore ala BLA'ST and BLACK FLAG. Fucking rad dudes/drinking partners. Next, we thrashed out a batshit set and ended it with SUICIDALS 'Suicides an alternative' for good measure...Mission accomplished! lets get pissed and watch the HARD-ONS!!!
With Murray(CAPTAIN CLEANOFF) on the drums, Blacky and Ray ripped through a fucking killer set witch consisted of approx: 30% Thrashy songs, 30% poppy songs (my favorite) and 40% new songs. crowd went nuts for these stalwarts and rightly so. Every time I looked around at the crowd, all I could see were smiling faces. A big bunch of crew reconvened at another pub around the corner to get rightly fucking sloshed. We made a stack of new friends and reconnected with a gang of others. Joel Grind even turned up for a shot and then fucked off... Thank you Sydney. We had a fucking ball!