Category: 2009 happenings

AXEMEN/Times New Viking split 7" vinyl out now

Axemen do TNV’s “Sick ‘n tyred” and their “Rocks In My Heart” tune done to death by Times Neu Vikin’ – wicked 7” (ONLY AVAILABLE AT GIGS) and a limited eedition of 350 discs – each one individually enhanced by the artist band members. Ultra collectable sh*t. Check out some evidence below. See you at […]

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Tour Diaries: 5) Bob and Dragan – Arrival

As the mythics in Valhalla prophesied, the four axemen were once again reunited in the new world, with all the dignity and indignities which applied. Slowly but surely coming sharply into focus, as if from a dream Bob and Dragan emerged from the highly pressurised, sterile environment of he plane into the highly pressurized, puerile […]

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Santa Cruz Gig pre-nup

Reprinted from: http://thecrepeplace.com/ 30 October 2009 Santa Cruz Gig pre-nup Times New Viking, The Axemen, The Happy Hollows Times New Viking The Axemen The Axemen is a New Zealand band formed around 1981 in protest against the South African Springbok rugby team tour of New Zealand, a tour which created great controversy, especially as was […]

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Tour Diaries: 2) Los Angeles, pre-tour

All Souls Having now taken command of Los Angeles, and whilst allowing trade to continue as normal albeit under ein military regime, this is 2000 and some harrowing but major exceptions to the rule have decided, independent of the fully sanctioned and streets away, predictably, from where the real action was happening. Notably, Stu and […]

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Tour Diaries: 1) Stu and Steve take off – AK-SYD

After yet another sleepless nite the time was finally here to get on board the U.S. ass-kicking train, destination Kick Some Ass, USA, with just long enough a stopover in Aussie to knock back a coupla cold ones. Stu and Steve, forward scouts for the touring party proper headed off one week in advance to […]

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AXEMEN USA TOUR :: TRAVEL DISTANCES & TIMES.

LAX, Los Angeles, CA Mon-Oct-26 391 mi – about 5 hours 55 mins (up to 7 hours 20 mins in traffic) Sacramento, CA Tue-Oct-27, Sacramento, CA – Luigi’s Fungarden 86.7 mi – about 1 hour 30 mins (up to 2 hours 10 mins in traffic) San Francisco, CA Thu-Oct-29 San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill confirmed 72.8 mi – […]

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Gig Report: Chicks Hotel, Port Chalmers, Thurs Oct 1 2009 – The port with the charming name

Chicks – October 2009 If anyone was laying bets on to see who could be chosen to charm this gloomy yet cheerful neck of the woods the odds would probably not have had good pile of winnings had they invested in the dynamic pairing of those vehemently and unapologetically wizened old geezers [The Axemen] with […]

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AXEMEN show on WFMU 91.1FM (NYC metro NJ USA) Nov 24th, 3pm – 6pm

The Axemen Tuesday, November 24th, 3pm – 6pm on Brian Turner’s show, http://www.wfmu.org (streaming/archiving) 91.1 fm (NYC metro NJ) 90.1 fm (Catskills/Hudson Valley/PA/WNJ) One of the big touring surprises for 2009 has to be the visit of New Zealand’s legendary Axemen to U.S. shores. The band began in Christchurch in 1981 and stood somewhat aside of […]

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