Category: Gigs

Hit The South!

This May 2015 AXEMEN make an unseasonable sortie to the South Island  of Aotearoa-wiki to bring you the HIT THE SOUTH! mini-est of Mini-Tours, a flying, flashing, heat-seeking TWO-STOP WHISTLE TEST visit to their spiritual homelands; the icy oasis of DUNEDIN on Friday 22 and the quaint rubble garden city of CHRISTCHURCH on Saturday 23! […]

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The Axemen 30 years on – where are they now?

Sunday 22 September 2013 marks the 30th anniversary of the seminal ‘Equinox’ gig at Dunedin’s luminary bat-corridor The Empire Tavern, pseudo-Transylvanian Castle (at the time) of the infamous Maureen, an actual vampire who was to become the Axemen’s gothic nemesis for a spell. And spell she could, she could cast a spell as evil as any […]

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Wellington Recording Diary – Day 1 [25 Feb 2013]

Day 1 recording at the Taita lockup went handsomely, boding well for the forthcoming Spacecase Records single . The group, together again for the first time in a while in Wellington learned and laid down 5 soundbed tracks as single candidates in record time, as per usual. This being Day 1 of a 3 day […]

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Spacecase to release next Axemen 12" – Recording Party at Mighty Mighty

US label Spacecase Records is proud to announce they will be releasing the next Axemen 12″ LP – just as soon as it is recorded! Axemen spokesperson Stevie McCabe, speaking from his beach retreat at Te Puru, Coromandel Peninsula, stated: “Me and the lads are over the moon about the Spacecase deal – we can’t […]

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Introducing William 'a girls best friend' Daymond

In the wake of the departure of Bob Brannigan and Mick Elborado’s increasingly angry instability the remaining Axemen  would like to introduce the new beacon of rock’n’roll ardour, the hope of  Axemen Generation Y, the bass-bone connected to the backbone, the rhythm king, a girls best friend… William Daymond. Born in 1984, Daymond injects the […]

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Axemen Aussie Tour 2011 – early dates info

reprinted from: http://www.messandnoise.com/discussions/4305304 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv-iM_1h5uA Australia December 2011 http://tinyurl.com/axemenaustralia2011 10th: Brisbane Negative Guestlist Festival 14th: Newcastle with Cock Safari Bare Grillz 15th: Sydney – Red Rattler with: Alps (Newcastle) XNobbqx (siltbreeze) Mad Nana( Melbourne supergroup) School Girl Report Satanic Rockers( Melbourne/NZ) 17th: Batemans Bay Festival with: Circle Pit, Paul Kidney Experience, Kitchens Floor, School Girl Report, […]

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The Bill Classics (2010): The Above Ground Railroad

October 2010 finds the dysfunctional Axemen family in myriad modes, each in his own sphere, each with their own worldview, each finding new connections, disconnecting others some halfhearted some heartfelt some hearty beef some harkening some heartlessly hardened, haggling and harrying. don’t ask don’t tell. The Sultan’s Bat Tree  some haranguing, some balls dangling sanguine […]

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Times New Viking/Axemen, Tour Single: No. 1 Top 7″ Tour Single: House List NYC

http://houselist.bowerypresents.com/2009/12/it’s-the-end-of-the-year-as-we-know-it/ As 2009 comes to a close, The House List’s writers and photographers (and editor) take a look back at the year that was. Check back tomorrow for our year-end photo gallery. My Top Five 7″ Tour Singles I’ve always loved that for the price of a drink, bands sometimes go the extra distance for their […]

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Gig Preamble/Commentary: Health, Times New Viking, Axemen, TeenageCool Kids, Nov-06-09, The Lounge on Elm Street, Dallas TX

Reprinted from: http://www.dallasobserver.com/2009-11-05/music/health-times-new-viking-axemen-teenage-cool-kids/ HEALTH, Times New Viking, Axemen, Teenage Cool Kids Friday, November 6,at The Lounge on Elm Street By Daniel Rodrigue Published on November 04, 2009 at 10:05am In what’s likely to be remembered as one of the best Dallas shows of ’09, Los Angeles’ Health and Ohio’s Times New Viking will share a […]

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