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IT’S GONNA GET LOUD: Big riffing Melbourne outfit Planet Of The 8s lead monstrous double bill at the Lass

Are you ready to have your face melted?

Yes, you say? Well, that’s good because the Lass O’Gowrie will certainly have you covered with a night of big-riffing swagger this Friday night.

Dubbed Meet The Monsters, this massive double bill will feature Newcastle ex-pats Planet Of The 8s and Melbourne stoner/grunge legends A Gazillion Angry Mexicans.

Known for their groove-laden, thick riffing, Planet Of the 8s have been pricking up ears all around the country since dropping their 2017 self-titled debut.

Now things are going from strength to strength for the three-piece with the recent release of their sophomore slab Tourist Season.

Planet Of the 8s. Picture: Jem king.

This six-track stoner rock triumph revels in a glorious Kyuss and (early) Queens Of The Stoneage groove while wrapping the whole thing up into a thoroughly modern and Aussie package.

And with tracks with names like Christopher Walken In The Jungle With The Fkn Animals (which features a face-melting solo from Bob Balch – he of lauded US rockers Fu Manchu) and The Epic Space Adventures Of The Intergalactic Guru, you can expect more than a dash of psych thrown in!

A Gazillion Angry Mexicans

A Gazillion Angry Mexicans will be laying down their ‘no holds barred’ live set in our neck of the woods for the first time

The wild men of Melbourne’s world-renowned stoner scene share POT8s’ penchant for desert-flavoured riff-scapes but add a punk aesthetic throughout their murderous collection of songs, more reminiscent of an Oliveri-style ferocity.

If that wasn’t enough local monsters Bloody Hell will open proceedings for what promises to be an earplug necessary night!

Catch Planet Of The 8s, A Gazillion Angry Mexicans and Bloody Hell at the Lass O’Gowrie on Friday 23 August.

Written by Newcastle Live

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