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The Living End Announce 2017 Regional Tour + Release New Video For ‘Staring Down The Barrel’

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2016 has been a year to remember already, even on the scale for a band like rock icons The Living End who have had an exceptionally epic career to date!
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I LOVE LIFE FESTIVAL 2016 – Lineup ** Local Bands Added **

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*** Local Supports Added ***
You’ve probably already got your tickets to I Love Life, so here’s just a reason not to lose’em… A couple local bands have been added to the line ups!

If seeing bands the likes of The Bennies, High Tension and Camp Cope didn’t already have you all jazzed for the festivities, local thrash punk rockers Hostile Objects will be opening up the Sydney leg, while alt-folk punkers Lifeboat will kick off the Brisbane show.
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Live Review : The Bennies at Max Watt’s, Melbourne – June 24, 2016

Review by Ben Connolly
The Bennies at Max Watt's, Melbourne - June 24, 2016 Photographer: Annie Wilson
If a word-cloud was done on The Bennies’ song lyrics, it would be a short but exhilarating list. With a subject matter focussed almost exclusively on hedonistic pursuits, the lyrics rarely venture outside the life of of a constant party, and the best ways in which to get there. The band’s live show is a perfect personification of that single-minded pursuit; their sold-out hometown gig at Max Watt’s to kick off their triumphant national tour is a masterclass in shambolic, euphoric pleasure seeking. And it’s as intoxicating as the substances they croon about.
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The Bennies Australian tour 2016 with Clowns & Axe Girl! **Local Supports Announced**

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The Bennies head off on their biggest tour to date in a week’s time and they are excited to announce a bunch of local legends will be joining the tour. Visiting each of the states and territories around the country, from June ‘till the end of July, the tour sees The Bennies joined by label mates Clowns and Perth’s Axe Girl along with the huge list of local supports below. Presented by triple j tickets are on sale now.
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Photo Gallery : Soundwave Festival 2015 – Brisbane – Day 2

Photos by Josh Woning and Stuart Blythe
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Photo Gallery : Soundwave Festival 2015 – Sydney – Day 1

Photographer: Alicia Stephenson
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Interview with Craig Selak – The Bennies

Interview by Stuart Blythe
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We caught up with THE BENNIES bassist CRAIG SELAK to chat about Soundwave Festival 2015, touring and the year ahead.

2014 was a massive year for The Bennies. Touring with the Dead Kennedys, shows with NOFX, a US tour and the release of your second EP Heavy Disco just to name a few highlights. What were the standout moments of 2014 for you?
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