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.
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 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).
Pay your respects to the Gods of Rock at Wellington’s Rock Tribute Party.
In the spirit of Wayne’s World, Bill & Ted, Tenacious D and Spinal Tap, get dressed up and rock out with 3 Godlike Tribute Bands, 3 Angry DJs and 3 Rock Awesomeness Awards. Dresscode: Rock / Rock costume / Rockstar
7.30pm, 1st April 2011 @ The Garden Club, 13 Dixon St., Wellington.
Tickets $10 adv. / $15 on the door.
– Adv. tickets on sale 1 Feb from Real Groovy Cuba St / www.DashTickets.co.nz
– All ticket profits go to the Cancer Society, Wellington Division.
GUNS N’ ROSES – Tribute by G’N’F’N’R
Details coming soon. [Edit: Sabbra Cadabra have to pass, due to broken bones].
METALLICA – Tribute by Hitting Southpaw
myspace.com/hittingsouthpaw / facebook.com/pages/Hitting-Southpaw/111012982268757
Angry DJs – DJ’s Sister Slash, B-Syde & Get Fuct
Our Rock DJs will sort us out right from the start, then slotting between bands and getting us headbanging into the night. Blasting out ACDC, Guns n Roses, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Motörhead, Aerosmith, The Cult, Deep Purple, Kiss, Judas Priest, David Bowie, and much more.
Rock Awesomeness Awards – for KickAss Costume, Dance Demon and AirGuitar Legend.
Please note this is a 18+ night. Proof of age will be required.
All ticket profits go to the Cancer Society, Wellington Division.
Not far off of 2011 now and plans are well underway for our next big Rock party.
Keeping the DressUp & RockOut party vibe, we’ve got two superb Rock Tribute bands lined up, Rock DJs, Rock Awards, and some extra Rock magic to throw into the mix too… so make sure there is some space in your diary around Friday 25th March or Friday 1st of April.
This’ll be a Rocktober type event, but it ain’t in October, so it needs a name of its own…
Let us know your suggestions!
Thought you’d like to know that while the main point of Rocktober is to have a feel-good, dress-up & classic rock-out night in Wellington… you also participated in raising an impressive $1,300 for the Wellington Division of the Cancer Society of New Zealand. Party on!
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