8:00pm, Sat 9th May, 2009
The Basement, ACT
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Since their inception more than 15 years ago Dreadnaught have established themselves as a cornerstone for Australian heavy rock audiences. The city Dreadnaught call home, Melbourne Australia, has spawned several next big things over the last decade. But as genres and bands come and go Dreadnaught never fail to provide their loyal fans, both old and new, with diverse offerings that are rooted in the brand of Australian rock and metal that the band have become an historic part of.
Before signing to Roadrunner
Headlining tours, high profile supports with Testament, Strapping Young Lad, Nickelback, Nevermore, Paradise Lost, and Cathedral to name a few, as well as slots on leading Australian metal and rock festivals have earned Dreadnaught the reputation as one of Australias finest and hardest working live acts. Dreadnaught again emerged from the studio in 2005 with their most powerful, intense and dynamically versatile recording to date. The resultant recording is of 11 massive raw rock anthems that make up Dirty Music (LP CD 2005).
The following year Roadrunner
May 2008 saw the addition of Matt Racovalis on drums. Matt brings a definitive metal edge and a high degree of technical ability to the band which is reflected in the results of the song writing process throughout 2008. This latest LP is departure from the more rock orientated releases of previous years and represents a return to the bands early thrash-metal roots and is the bands heaviest release to date.
May 2009 sees the release of Dreadnaughts latest self-titled LP CD which will be available through all good record stores, online via iTunes and from various websites.
To celebrate the release, Dreadnaught bring their intense, ear melting show to
Joining Dreadnaught at the Basement in Belconnen will be local heavy weights, Forgery, Spoil and newcomers Johnny Roadkill