Monthly Archives: May 2016

TURNOVER (USA) & THE MEDIC DROID (USA) w/ Advocates & The Daily Chase @ BANG! May 2016

As you may be aware, I have recently become a Destroy All Lines host and have begun using my own host list, DO THE DIXON, based upon my personal blog and gig review page of the same name. In the … Continue reading

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WILLIAM JARRATT (STORM THE SKY) w/ Ame Tourmentee & Brad Dixon @ Wrangler Studios, May 2016

Tonight’s gig at Wrangler Studios was like the polar opposite to last Sunday’s Polaris gig. It was chilled out and intimate with only 15-20 people. This didn’t bother me however as sometimes quieter gigs are a nice change of atmosphere. … Continue reading

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MIKEY’S PERSONAL BLOG 2, May 2016

On Monday morning, I attended the Yoga for Relaxation class run by teacher Kelly Wallis at Just Be Yoga and Meditation. I haven’t been to one of her classes in over a year now so it was really awesome so … Continue reading

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MY FOOD POISONING STORY

Getting food poisoning is one of the worst feelings ever. I wouldn’t wish it upon anyone seriously. Words of advice: Don’t eat food such as eggs, chicken, mayo, salad and dairy products that’s been left out for several hours, even … Continue reading

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POLARIS w/ I Valiance, Justice For The Damned, Pridelands & Dregg @ Wrangler Studios, May 2016

Today was my last day off from work and I hardly ever get Sundays off so I figured I’d take the opportunity to come down to Wrangler Studios. It’s been a very long time since I’ve seen this venue packed … Continue reading

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OVERLORD (SA) w/ Overpower, Plead4Mercy, Soulless & Cast Down @ The Tote Upstairs, May 2016

It’s been about a couple of years since I last stepped foot inside the Tote Hotel. I remember seeing bands such as Ire, Blunt Shovel, Only I, Grizzly Adams and The Evercold play there. Tonight, I was able to reconnect … Continue reading

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MIKEY’S PERSONAL BLOG 1, May 2016

Last Saturday, my parents and I went for a day trip down to Rye. The weather was a beautiful 21 degrees with full sunshine and a moderately strong breeze. We dropped in the local Bunnings Warehouse in Rosebud to pick … Continue reading

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DISASTERPIECES (SLIPKNOT COVERS SET) w/ Electrik Dynamite & Grave Street Blues @ NEXT! Reunion, May 2016

Last Friday morning, Mum and I went down to Springvale Botanical Cemetery to pay tribute to my grandparents, John and Yvonne Dixon. It’s been two years since the passing of my grandma and with Mother’s Day coming up, we wanted … Continue reading

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ABREACT w/ Aburden & Ignite Antares @ STAY GOLD! May 2016

Last Friday, I went to the morning melodies event at the Waltzing Matilda Hotel in Springvale with my mum. The performer this month was Chris Doheny with his musical tribute to the ANZACs. He was elegantly dressed with a black … Continue reading

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