Since forming in early 2010, ALKIRA have made a name for themselves as a young group of talented musicians with a brutal live show. Hailing from the small country town of Strathalbyn in the Adelaide […]

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Sepultura Tour (Sydney, NSW)

5 October 2014 at Manning BarHeading out to the Manning Bar, I had a number of things running through my head about how this particular outing would play out. This was Sepultura's second tour in […]


Lillye – Lillye (EP Review)

This five-track self-titled EP by Sydney band Lillye manages somehow to transcend decades. Rooted firmly by the vocal sound of Virginia Lillye in the ’80s and ’90s, it’s most probably the sharp instrumental ebbs and […]


INTERVIEW: Wolf Hoffmann – Accept

Accept have a new album coming out titled “Blind Rage”, so we talked to guitarist Wolf Hoffmann about the new songs as well as their first ever tour to Australia.   Metal-Roos: Congrats on the […]


Crowbar – Symmetry In Black (Album Review)

I do love Crowbar. They are just one of those bands that always seem to be unappreciated and underrated as they producing consistently uncompromising records with zero pretentiousness. Kirk Windstein, the singer/guitarist and only original […]


Electric Wizard – Time To Die (Album Review)

Light the incense, the candles and anything else you might want to light because the new Electric Wizard album “Time to Die” has arrived with 9 tracks of unbridled, drug-fueled, stoner riff brilliance. Electric Wizard […]


Exist Within – New Atmosphere (EP Review)

Exist Within and their 4 track EP, New Atmosphere, is a nicely produced well-executed little package of dynamite and drama, with a surprising amount of detail and depth and contrasts that has you listening long […]