Neo-Nazis @ #ReclaimAustralia in Melbourne

I thought I may as well feature here a few of the neo-Nazis who attended the Reclaim Australia (RA) rally in Melbourne yesterday. First, Shermon Burgess’s #BFF Neil Erikson (far right w camera and orange vest) of ‘Nationalist Republican Guard’:


The bonehead in the centre of the above photo, Joey Edwards, was very active on the day. The man standing in front of Erikson with his hand on his comrade’s shoulder, Linden Watson, was also very active. He and Erikson later helped launch the ‘United Patriots Front’ (UPF).


Both Joey and Neil attended the 2010 (2011?) Ian Stuart Donaldson memorial gig organised by local neo-Nazi groups Blood & Honour and the Southern Cross Hammerskins and can be seen below grappling/dancing with one another:


The bonehead was accompanied by a few other nazis, including some bloke sporting a ‘Full Blooded Skips’ (FBS) hoodie (L) and on the (R), Moody McCann, who is now (2016) a member of the ‘Soldiers of Odin’:


TBH, I’d forgotten the FBS existed. In brief, it was one of several tiny gangs formed around the same time as and in the wake of the emergence of the ‘Southern Cross Soldiers’, a short-lived yoof gang. Otherwise, the FBS forms part of a loose network of neo-Nazis and white supremacists based in the northern suburbs. At least one member of FBS, Dan Newman (AKA Danny Krieger), also fancies himself a member of another neo-Nazi micro-sect called ‘Combat 18’:


Another nazi to throw his weight around on the day was Glenn Anderson (AKA Glenn Androvski):


Also present on the day as a small organised group distributing leaflets was Nationalist Alternative. Below is the group’s leader Mark Hootsen:


Another NAlt member, Fergus Hunt (from the nu-metal band Art Of Wor):


And here is an old photo of one the other members of the group present on the day:


The boys of NAlt were joined by the Cottrells: Christopher (left) and Blair (right):


I’ll probably add moar photos during the week as they’re made available.

Dani the neo-Nazi goth:


[Update : Daniel Jones posted the following on my Facebook page, denying any neo-Nazi association …]


Beardy neo-Nazi:


Golden Dawn supporter @ RA:


Finally, in a rather humourous development, an organisation known as the Australian Jewish Communal Lobby (no, I hadn’t heard of it either), has offered to pay court costs for any RA supporter who was arrested at the rallies:


A pity that the AJCL was not available to provide legal support to Neil Erikson when he was convicted of harassing a rabbi in Melbourne last year.

About @ndy

I live in Melbourne, Australia. I like anarchy. I don't like nazis. I enjoy eating pizza and drinking beer. I barrack for the greatest football team on Earth: Collingwood Magpies. The 2024 premiership's a cakewalk for the good old Collingwood.
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13 Responses to Neo-Nazis @ #ReclaimAustralia in Melbourne

  1. And there weren’t neo nazis amongst the unemployed socialists who were anti-rally? Really?

  2. Cal says:

    Are you really that thick, Virginia?

  3. Mark says:

    Yes there were Virginia. Not traditional neo nazis, but new nazis, the products of our ‘education’ system. Nazi is the perfect epithet for them.

  4. Freddie says:

    Well both of the mods from Scumfront downunder have got their ugly mugs in pics above, that tells you a lot about who is really running Reclaim.

  5. @ndy says:

    Both? I see Mark Hootsen, yes, but the other fella?

  6. Freddie says:

    Williams, the bonehead, don’t know his first name

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  8. marek says:

    The moron with Anglo Saxon (Germanic) tattooed on his head is in fact Macedonian (South Slavic). He changed his name from Androvski to Anderson. He is despised in the Macedonian community.

  9. Cooldude89 says:

    Hey it’s fergus. The high kickin’ lord of the dance. Remember finding his facebook back in 2012. No surprises that he’s now just another stormtrooper for the far-right. Dude is fakked.

  10. AP says:

    I went to school with Fergus Hunt. He was clueless…

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  12. nunziomadden says:

    I cant thank you enough for this information. I was literally listening to Art of WOR this morning and Im so glad I know now.

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