The first ever Chaos night rider show!! Featuring DEATHCAGE (japcore with aussie bastardization), SHACKLES (byron bay power violence), UNKNOWN TO GOD (sydney crust gods), COP GESTAPO (BxE’s angry new band), RITUALS OF THE OAK (True inner west doom metal), and OILY BOYS (ex-TAIPAN scumbags). The first 50 payers will get a free zine and CD [...]
The ever anarchic DEATHCAGE; lazy assholes, TAIPAN; NS MAYHEM, good hockey fightin’ hardcore; and the OILY BOYS debut show (featuring members of TAIPAN, EXIT WOUND, EARTHLINGS, LOW LIFE). RAW PRAWN flaked out but no fear the OILY BOYS have picked up the slack and we are all throwing up with excitement for the debut show. [...]
“What a mess!” – The overheard words of a distressed bartender at the last TAIPAN show at the Town and Country Hotel. And now they’re back to let her know they can really shake ‘em down. Also playing are d-cretins UNKNOWN TO GOD; CHAINED HEAT under the new moniker, MOB REALITY; and NOBODY KNEW THEY [...]
SICK PEOPLE and DOWNPOUR need T.P. for their bungholes so they’re heading to the ass of the ass capital of Australia, Sydney. SICK PEOPLE are an old man hardcore band comprising of men who are not even old. They play some ripping jams in the vein of early-NY and 80′s Boston (as well as more [...]
Perth’s PV lords, SUFFER, are bringing the ruckus to Sydney for the first time in…well, ever. The Thursday 27th show is happening at the Town and Country at 7pm with TAIPAN, NEGATIVE REINFORCEMENT, CHAINED HEAT, and SHACKLΣS. The Friday 28th show will be at Blackwire with EYE-GOUGE, RORT, NEGATIVE REINFORCEMENT, TAIPAN, and SHACKLΣS. This is [...]
It’s Eaten Alive time again with WHORES and TAIPAN. This time it’s at Bear’s place rather than wherever Rick’s living, as was usually the deal. This shit is gonna be wild, so bring your worst behaviour. 454 Cleveland St, Surry Hills, NSW. Click here to download a print size version of this flier.
TAIPAN are busy getting spray tans in preparation for their trip up north to play with SHACKLES, SICK PEOPLE, KNIFE WOUNDS and HEATHEN CHILD. It’s all happening at Sun Distortion Studios, 2/24 Corunna Street, Albion, Queenslandon Saturday, September 10. They’ll also be playing the night before with the thrashin’ youths in DRAW BLANK giving you [...]
We’ve put TAIPAN’s Ten Day Dawn EP up for free download on the discography page. The folder includes both .mp3 versions and full CD quality .wav versions of the songs. Enjoy.
UPDATE: The show has been moved to Blackwire, 219 Parramatta Rd. Annandale NSW. Kas of AVO, MASSTRAUMA, DEATHCAGE fame is leaving Australia so get ready for a blaze in the pizza pie with his latest band, RATBAG; the usual dickheads, TAIPAN; and CHAINED HEAT.
So the Rort shows ended up being pretty memorable. Probably, one of the best times we’ve had in the city of lattes. Here’s a list of the finer moments in no particular order: Adam from CHAINED HEAT moshing hard well before any bands had even set up. Firecrackers and a small fire during RECKLESS AGGRESSION. [...]