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ROCKTOBER (Late) Update on how much you rocked!

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Last October 300 of you defied the storm and descended on ROCKTOBER for a good time. 

The superb bands (Hitting Southpaw, G’n’F’n’R’s and Squealer) had us all screaming to the rafters… and the God’s of Rock award winners from the crowd (Karen, Jamie & The Claw) were great & talented sorts. You should check out the stack of photos over on facebook.com/wellingtonrocks.
It’s all about having a feel-good, dress up, livin’ the dream, tribute rock party in Wellington … and you made it the biggest and best yet! I salute you. \m/

All ticket profits went to the Cancer Society of New Zealand and as the bands, DJs, crew, sound guy, lighting guy & venue did it all for next-to-nothing, Rocktober raised a huge $2,850 thanks to you! Managing that figure without having any financial sponsorship this time is a tribute to all of you who came along, top marks. Party on.

Let There Be Rock (Posters)

Click to download a poster… then print it out and give a copy to everyone you’ve ever known. \m/
Join the event on facebook & invite your mates

  

Dust off your Air Guitar \m/

Rock hand sign!

Get yourself dressed up ready to rock out with 3 Godlike Tribute Bands,
Rock DJs & Gods of Rock Awards! Dresscode: Rock costume / Rock god
7.30pm, 13 Oct 2012 @ San Fran Bath House, 171 Cuba St., Wellington.

Tickets $15 in advance  / $20 on the door.
All ticket profits go to the Cancer Society, Wellington Division.
Join the event on facebook & invite your mates
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Gods of Rock Awards for Dance Demon, AirGuitar Legend and Rock God \m/
AC/DC - Tribute by SQUEALER
GUNS N’ ROSES - Tribute by G’N’F’N’R
MAIDEN, MÖTLEY, METALLICA, MOTÖRHEAD & MORE - Tribute by Hitting Southpaw
+ Angry DJs blasting out Led Zep, Sabbath, Cult, Deep Purple, Judas Priest and lots more.

Tell all your mates and get dressed up for a top night of rock!
Please note this is a 18+ night. Proof of age will be required.
All ticket profits go to the Cancer Society, Wellington Division.

Rock And Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution: pt2

More shots from GODS of ROCK (thanks to @geofftnz) … \m/ Read the rest of this page »

Rock And Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution

Some initial shots from GODS of ROCK. See lots more photos of the crowd & bands on Facebook.

Photos captured by Jason @ WE DO Photography & Design.

Once again … We Salute You!

GODS of ROCK is all about having a feel-good, no fuss, classic rock/metal night out in Wellington … but it’s also non-profit, so you should know that you helped raise a huge $2,600! That’s a cool $1300 each for the Cancer Society of New Zealand and the Red Cross Earthquake Appeal. You done good! Party on. \m/

GODS of ROCK Quick Update

I’ll say it all properly when everything has come together later, but a simply HUGE thankyou to everyone who came along and everyone involved in GODS of ROCK. It totally Rocked & You totally Rocked! Big time. \m/

Funds Raised: We’re counting up the monies now and will announce the total later today.

Photos: Official GODS of ROCK photos of the event & photobooth highlights (from WeDo) will be up online over the next couple of days – so you can relive the night in pictures, spot your mates or just get a bit of an idea of that you missed! We’ll let you know as soon as they’re up.

Tshirts: Event Tshirts will be available on TradeMe this coming week if you fancy a momento (all profits still go to Charity).

Send us your Pics & Videos
We’re real keen to see any pics or vids you took on Friday night too, so email dave@rocktober.co.nz or leave comments with links under this post if you fancy sharing! We’ll post up our favourites and credit you.

More soon!

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Check out these GODS of ROCK posters – They’ll be appearing around Wellington from Sun 13th. Oooh yeah. Take pictures of yourself with the posters and send them in to us when you see them :) You can also click on the above images to download each poster as a scaleable PDF … if you fancy printing a load out to plaster your own walls…

Rock Tees for $20

4 Designs to choose from. RockHand, RockStrike, I Love Rock or We Love Rock.
Sizes: Guys S/M/L/XL/2XL or Ladies S/M/L (all high quality black Gildan tshirts)
Email your order to dave@rocktober.co.nz, including your design choice & tee size.

Profits split between Cancer Society NZ and the NZ Red Cross Earthquake Appeal.
All original artwork designed for Wellington Rocks, for you to wear when you Rock!

A Whole Lotta Roses

GODS of ROCK is going to explode with the sounds of Axle & Slash as locals G’N’F’N’R are going to be joining us to unleash their Guns N’ Roses Tribute act. Along with the Angry DJs, AC/DC Tribute, Metallica Tribute and Awards, this is totally going to rule! Make sure you dress up to rock out.

The legendary Sabbra Cadabra have supported GODS of ROCK since the start, so we’re totally gutted they’ve had to pull out due to bad health (broken bones – although we should make up a sex, drugs & rockn’roll story, TV out the 10th floor window, choking on someone else’s vomit. Something like that). Give them a shoutout on their Facebook page. Pending recovery, we’ll definitely be talking to them in the lead up to the next DressUp & RockOut event (Rocktober 2011).

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