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Very Last Metal For The Brain Tour Line-up, Set Times And Website Launch Announced

Metal For The Brain is an Australian benefit concert for the National Brain Injury Foundation and victim of brain injury, Alec Hurley. It spans three stages, 13 hours, more than 40 Aussie metal bands, and tickets are available from Ticketek for 60 Dollars, all ages. Over 18's must bring their ID to access the bar area and drink. Alcohol will not be permitted to be brought into the venue.

This year's Metal For The Brain Tour tentative line-up and set times have been officially announced. The tour has also launched a full website with more information at this location and an official forum, which was just recently launched itself. The announcement also divulged that this is to be the last ever Metal For The Brain tour, so get ready for this show to go out with an Earth-shattering 'bang'. The tour is scheduled for November 4th, at the University of Canberra Refectory.

Note that some of the below details, in regards to the stages some bands are playing may contain minor discrepancies to details posted on the Metal For The Brain website. The information is not necessarily finalised, and may experience slight changes. Current details are as follows:

Utopia stage (Main Stage A):

10:30am to 11:00am - The Daylight Curse
11:30am to 12:00pm - Darkest Dawn
12:30pm to 1:00pm - Shigella
1:30pm to 2:00pm - Switchblade
2:30pm to 3:00pm - Clagg
3:30pm to 4:00pm - Degeneracy
4:30pm to 5:00pm - Rosskopp
5:30pm to 6:00pm - The Day Everything Became Nothing
6:30pm to 7:00pm - Infernal Method
7:30pm to 8:00pm - Frankenbok
8:30pm to 9:00pm - Carpathian
9:30pm to 10:00pm - Alarum
10:30pm to 11:10pm - Alchemist
11:50pm to 12:30am - I Killed The Prom Queen

Triple J stage (Main Stage B):

10:00am to 10:30am - 12seppuku
11:00am to 11:30am - Kill for Satan
12:00pm to 12:30pm - Log
1:00pm to 1:30pm - Lord
2:00pm to 2:30pm - Inane Eminence
3:00pm to 3:30pm - Contrive
4:00pm to 4:30pm - Ebolie
5:00pm to 5:30pm - Minus Life
6:00pm to 6:30pm - Shifosi
7:00pm to 7:30pm - Pod People
8:00pm to 8:30pm - Dreadnaught
9:00pm to 9:30pm - Fuck...I'm Dead
10:00pm to 10:30pm - The Furor
11:10pm to 11:50pm - Vanishing Point
12:30am to 1:30am - Skinless (USA)

Sinister stage (Bar Stage):

10:15am to 10:45am - Ghastly
11:15am to 11:45am - Choke
12:15pm to 12:45pm - Samsara
1:15pm to 1:45pm - 4 Dead
2:15pm to 2:45pm - Ruins
3:15pm to 3:45pm - Plague
4:15pm to 4:45pm - Sakkuth
5:15pm to 5:45pm - Earth
6:15pm to 6:45pm - M.S.I.
7:15pm to 7:45pm - Gospel of the Horns
8:15pm to 8:45pm - Captain Cleanoff
9:15pm to 9:45pm - Blood Duster

Source: Pyromusic

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1. psythe writes:

Carpathian, Alarum, Alchemist and I Killed The Prom Queen alone are worth the sixty quid, not to mention the 36-odd other bands and the victims of brain injury. I almost thought that Mindless Self Indulgence were playing, but apparently M.S.I. are an Australian band of the same initials. No idea what their version stands for. Definitely a worthwhile show, at any rate.

# Aug 14, 2006 @ 12:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Red_Chord writes:

Wow, I'm impressed, all those bands that I don't know...I would certainly waste...I mean pay all that money to see all those bands...that I don't know...at least it's for a good cause.

# Aug 16, 2006 @ 10:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Diamond Oz writes:

I don't like any of the bands I've heard of but it's a shame that they're not continuing this because it's for such a good cause.

# Aug 16, 2006 @ 1:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Red_Chord writes:

Yep, it's a good cause indeed...maybe they could do it with bigger and better bands...that would get more people out.

# Aug 16, 2006 @ 1:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Diamond Oz writes:

Good point.

# Aug 16, 2006 @ 1:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Spineless writes:

Well as everyone else has mentined. Wonderful cause, but how many people have actually heard, or dig at least 2 bands from each stage? I myself have heard of only 3 bands...I Killed The Prom Queen, Mindless Self Indulgence, and Skinless (which is probably the best act on this benefit) Anyways, I hope everything turns out for the best. After all it is for a good cause. Good Luck!

# Aug 16, 2006 @ 7:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. KORNDOGG writes:

WHO THE f*** ARE THOSE BANDS!

# Aug 16, 2006 @ 7:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. psythe writes:

they're all small-town Australian bands, basically. Which is why you've never heard of them, Korndogg. In fact, I havn't heard of most of them either. Oh, and that's not Mindless Self Indulgence, as I pointed out in the first post. Skinless are the onlt American band on the bill. There's about three or four good bands on each stage (that I know of). Of course, as Red_Chord said, with bigger/better/better known bands, they might see an improved interest in the concert. But I think the idea of the concert is to promote less well-known Aussie acts, as well as raise money for the NBIF. Anybody wanting to pick up on some new Aussie talent should definitely go along for a listen.

# Aug 17, 2006 @ 2:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Red_Chord writes:

Psythe, thank you for helping us understand this show, because before this news, I have never heard of it. I think that's pretty cool that they are trying to promote new bands and raise money but I still think it hurts it in the long run...do you know how many people attend this concert ?

# Aug 17, 2006 @ 10:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. your mom loves me writes:

id like to goto the concert ive heard of a few of those bands too bad its all the effing way in australia

# Aug 17, 2006 @ 1:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Red_Chord writes:

Yeah dude, it's on the other side of the world, but a great side of the world !!!

# Aug 17, 2006 @ 1:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Vayne Theories writes:

If it were 2 days, so u could see more bands it would be well worth it. Im all for learning about new acts, im sure Lamb of God was a basement band at one point, so one or more of these bands are sure to have a bright future.

The real question is what the f*** is a quid ?

# Aug 17, 2006 @ 6:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. psythe writes:

lol, it's an English currency of some sort, I think. I was using it as a generalised term for "dollar".

Cheers, Red_chord. My pleasure, on all accounts. No idea how many people turn out for this one, though - first time I'd ever heard of the damn thing, hahah. Don't live anywhere near Canberra (well, I suppose in comparison to those in the States, etc I do).

Good to hear someone not in Aus has heard about some of these bands though, there's a coupla good'ns in there...

# Aug 17, 2006 @ 9:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Red_Chord writes:

Ah well, I still think it sucks because it's not coming back, what a shame. Well psythe, I will try to find out more about these bands because you never hear about bands from Australia, they could come out being very good. And the name F$%k I'm dead is pretty hilarious.

# Aug 18, 2006 @ 4:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. psythe writes:

lol, yeah, I liked their name, too. Go for it mate, you can't win it if you're not in it...or something...worldy advice...good chat.

# Aug 18, 2006 @ 5:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Red_Chord writes:

Got another wordly advice or something like that : life is what happens while your making other plans. LOL. Seriously, is metal a big thing in Australia ?

# Aug 18, 2006 @ 11:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. psythe writes:

life is what happens while you're watching tv...

there's a fair constituent of metal fans amongst the population, but for the most part Australia seems to enjoy pop hiphop club type music, like most countries, I believe. Which is unfortunate, but typical. Depends what generation you're talking, really. Mine and the generation of my fathers' have an affinity for the olden day metal - ACDC, Queen (Bohemian Rhapsody in particular), Led Zeppelin, Jefferson Starship, etc etc etc etc. Well, rock/metal, anyway. Unfortunately, my father's an ex-hippy, and listens to artists like Enya, Tracy Chapman and Simon & Garfunkel. Oh well. To each their own. I've forgotten what I was talking about...

# Aug 18, 2006 @ 8:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Red_Chord writes:

Well, my city is pretty much about rock, hard rock and metal, which is very very cool. THe number one radio station here is hard rock so yeeeeeeeeeeessssssssss. Thanks for opening my eyes on your country.

# Aug 18, 2006 @ 9:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. psythe writes:

damn. i need to come by your city for a while. I don't really listen to radio any more - when they're not playing the top ten songs over and over, they're playing ten ads over and over...boooooring.

My pleasure. Hope you like what we have to offer.

# Aug 19, 2006 @ 8:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Red_Chord writes:

Well I worked with a girl from Australia for a while and she was so much fun. That may sound strange to you but I think that Canada and Australia have a lot in common. Yeeeeeees.

# Aug 19, 2006 @ 9:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. psythe writes:

actually, if I was going to live anywhere else in the world, it'd be Canada, so it doesn't sound all that strange to me. Aussies are fun, hey. I don't mean to brag, but...we're unreal. hahah. I love the laidback attitude more than anything else. Can't stand it when someone's all stressy, because my initial reaction is "she'll be right. no wuckin furries, mate."

# Aug 19, 2006 @ 10:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Red_Chord writes:

LOL, in Canada, it deĀøpends on where you live. but I can tell you, since i'm French canadian that we are very very very laidback. Nothing beats a couple of beers and a ton of laughs...i'd like to go to Australia one day, but dang it's far...and I am afraid if big hairy spiders...seriously !!

# Aug 19, 2006 @ 10:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. psythe writes:

hahahah, man, the spiders are the least of your problems! Well, the big hairy ones, anyway. I love spiders, personally. Gets the women all jumpy, which is a pretty funny sight.

I suppose I'd have to do a bit of research before I ever actually visited Canada. I knew there were French Canadians and whatnot, but I wasn't really aware the place was split into different parts - good living here, terrible there... Although, now that I think about it, almost every country has that feature. I'd never live in Sydney, for example.

# Aug 20, 2006 @ 4:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Red_Chord writes:

Well i'd say every part of Canada has a good and bad side, but our main problem is the misunderstanding between french canadian and English canadian. Around 25% of Canada's populaiton is french canadian and the province of Quebec is totally french canadian. The culture is very different between the 2, the french canadian being more like Europeans mixed with being Canadian. The problem is that on the two sides, you have ass#$%es fighting over their culture, you have stupid people who want the province of Quebec to be a country so they hate each other and blabla. It's dumb and stupid because Canada is a great country that I love dearly and I think that the differences ans the two cultures should be a uniting point for all Canada. but the majority of Canadian like that. Ah well...Go Canada !

# Aug 20, 2006 @ 10:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. ulke real name luke writes:

im from perth WA aus and i think this is one concert that definatly needs to be rivied down the track all the bands oon the list are as good as what they want to be on the night its up to them thats the best thing about musika its all up to you and aus is great except were i live maybe someone would like to swap were pretty much the most isolated city i no that there would probably be 1 in 10 ppl that no exactly were perth WA is come vist we have the best looking women (sweden is second to us) and canada is probably the only country in north america besides mexico that i want to visit USA is to upper cl-ass for me lol

# Aug 20, 2006 @ 12:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Red-Chord writes:

Come to Quebec City, you'll see a LOT of beautifull women here, believe me...

# Aug 20, 2006 @ 6:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. psythe writes:

good looking women ARE a bonus, hahah. I'd hate to live in Perth, personally. It's not the isolation, it's the climate. No thanks.

I heard a coupla years ago that WA wanted to become it's own country, divided from the rest of Australia (not physically, obviously). You guys could pull it off, and for all purposes it would be a thriving country. But man, not a country I, or most, would want to visit.

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28. beans writes:

i like beans

# Aug 21, 2006 @ 3:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. Red_Chord writes:

Good for you, I don't like you !!

# Aug 22, 2006 @ 10:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. elkippy writes:

F*ck....i'm dead are an awesome grind band check em out people for some really heavy sh!t =]

# Aug 22, 2006 @ 9:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Vayne Theories writes:

Psythe and red_chord, horns to ya both but either get a f***in room or instant messanger.

# Aug 22, 2006 @ 9:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. Red_Chord writes:

Thank you mister Vayne Policemen, good thing you're here, you are so on the ball. You are great !!!

# Aug 22, 2006 @ 11:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. Asheron writes:

a dozen of the bands are based in Melbourne (the capital of australian metal), and have all been around for many years, i'd say 5-6 years and 2 albums on average. and yes, it's a small town of 3.5 million.

# Aug 30, 2006 @ 6:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. bye_bye_steve writes:

melbournes great, shame about all the emo's tho.
and interesting concept getting a heap of aussie metal bands to play a show for brain charity - alchemist, blood duster and ebolie are awesome, but i killed the prom queen's metal now? well i guess they might be since the new album.
shame about the sad lack of mindless - wouldve been crazy to see them live. no chance of getting them out here for a heart charity concert? i'm sure they'd restart some heartbeats

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