ARCHIVE December

curated by Matthew “Chalky” Chalk

ARCHIVE December

curated by Matthew “Chalky” Chalk

This event is part of the ARCHIVE 2022 program and is presented by Salamanca Arts Centre and Edge Radio

Genre Metal

Info on acts coming soon


The Curator

A black and white image of three men on stage. They are playing metal music and are really getting into it.
Photo: Gethin Hill

Matthew “Chalky” Chalk

Going by his preferred moniker, “Chalky” is a musician, promoter, booking agent and entrepreneur based in Hobart, Tasmania. Having spread his time across various industries and worksites for over 20 years, he is most at home in the world of Music, especially of the Heavy kind.

Chalk has worked as promoter of events since before he could drive a car and has engaged with bands of varying sizes from the local, national and international scene.

For the last 6 years he has been a Programmer at the Dark Mofo Festival, in addition to continuing his work under his Southern Extremities Productions banner, which he founded in 2006, along with various other roles at different events.

He’s most well known for his tenure fronting some of Tasmania’s best known Death Metal bands and is currently working a new album for a yet to be announced project, to be released in 2022.


Supported by Live Music Australia – an Australian Government initiative

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