Boomtown Showdown at The Espy

Official Press Release:

In celebration of Boomtown Record’s fifth birthday, the 2007 Boomtown Showdown tour will include a festival-style show at Melbourne’s The Espy on November 3. In addition to the tour headliners and Boomtown label-mates THE GETAWAY PLAN, IN FICTION, THE AMITY AFFLICTION and ELORA DANAN, Boomtown surprise us by announcing special guest performances by BEHIND CRIMSON EYES, MERE THEORY, REX BANNER, FIFTY SIXX, GOODNIGHT COMBAT FIGHTER, DON’T ASK US, CLOSURE IN MOSCOW, MDK, HER LATEST FLAME and DJ ROBOT ACADEMY!

The Boomtown Showdown tour began in 2005 as a one-time show held in Melbourne, and has now become an annual event which fans across Australia look forward to each year. In November 2007, Boomtown will celebrate it’s fifth birthday, and will be making an effort to reach out to both the fans and bands that have helped the company grow from a small bedroom operation to a fully-fledged and overflowing office. With this amazing local lineup, the 2007 Boomtown Showdown in the label’s home city will become a birthday celebration like no other!

Needing no introduction, BEHIND CRIMSON EYES will be giving something back to the label which founded them, by playing a special performance at the Boomtown 5th

Birthday show! Lately, BEHIND CRIMSON EYES has lifted its already impressive stance in the Australian punk rock scene with extensive radio and TV play of their singles Shakedown, You’ve Had Your Chance and The Bonesman. On the live front, the band has recently supported Bullet For My Valentine on their sold-out Australian tour, and will play at the also sold-out Homebake Festival in December.

Also playing at the exciting one-night-only show will be Boomtown newbies MERE THEORY fresh from the release of their debut album Catalan Atlas. Invited along for the ride is good friends of Boomtown REX BANNER, FIFTY SIXX, GOODNIGHT COMBAT FIGHTER, DON’T ASK US, CLOSURE IN MOSCOW, MDK and HER LATEST FLAME. Keeping the party pumping all night long will be DJ ROBOT ACADEMY!

This will be one huge night of non-stop entertainment. Do not miss your chance to party in style with Boomtown and friends in celebration of their 5th Birthday.




Tickets available from Missing Link (03) 9670 8208, Polyester Records (03) 9419 5223, The Espy Bottleshop (03) 95340211 and

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