Canberra's first show of 2014 is set to be a ripper, with Earthless coming back to the Basement on New Year's Day with The Shrine and Looking Glass. It will definitely be worth pushing through the hangover for this one!
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And with no real connection to the above, here are a couple of links I have been sent to some end of year goodies.
First, a heartwarming little story (cheers Dave) about bands such as ACxDC, Nails and Xibalba doing it for the children at Christmas time: LA Weekly.
And finally, footage of the recently reactivated BL'AST!, now featuring Nick Oliveri in their live lineup, playing in Santa Ana, CA a couple of days ago (thanks Altree): YouTube.