Brisbane’s Violent Soho have announced they will play a benefit show at Brisbane’s Crowbar on Monday 23rd December with all proceeds to go to independent record store Kill The Music, who recently announced they’d be closing up shop next month.
“If you didn’t know, Kill The Music has been forced to shut it’s doors next month,” the band said on their Facebook page. “The store’s owner (and all round good guy) Paul has done a great deal for the Brissie music scene over the years and we’re stoked to be able to give something back to him.”
Violent Soho aren’t the only band throwing their musical prowess around in support of the indie record store and Brisbane punk-scene staple, The Amity Affliction also recently announced a Kill The Music benefit show on Sunday 22nd December at The Hi-Fi in Brisbane.
Kill The Music has been selling punk, rock and hardcore records, CDs and merchandise in Brisbane for seven years but announced its closure via a video posted to their Facebook page a few weeks ago. It starts with a virtual tour of the store before exploding with the dark words, “Kill The Music, is fucking…dead.”
Store owner Paul Voge expressed his gratitude to the bands via Facebook. “22nd and 23rd of December are fucking nuts for us. The people that have helped to make this happened will forever mean more to me than a status update can attest. What is happening can change my families life for the next 12 months and it’s all because a bunch of punk rock dudes are putting on some punk rock shows. Shit is awesome!! I’m speechless…”
Tickets are available now. Proceeds from all shows will go towards helping the store repay debts that have forced it’s closer.
Kill The Music Benefit Show Dates
The Amity Affliction
Sunday, 22nd December
The Hi-Fi, Brisbane
Tix: The Hi-Fi
Monday, 23rd December