REVIEWS

Nothgard – Malady X (Album Review)

There aren’t many heavy metal albums that you listen to that automatically become ‘classic’. I’m not sure what it is, but there is a feeling of timelessness to these albums. You’ll never remember when they […]

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PurEnvY – Redemption (Album Review)

PurEnvY is motoring and their new self-released album ‘Redemption’, the follow up to 2013’s ‘As The Light Fades’ is the heavy-duty V8 vehicle they are driving. Hailing from Newcastle in New South Wales, PurEnvY has […]

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Primal Fear and Sinner in Sydney (Sydney, NSW)

17 November 2018 at Max Watts What a fantastic night. For the 2nd time in their long history German power metal legends Primal Fear visited Australia’s distant shores with one goal – to provide the Sydney […]

October Tide (Sweden)

Metal-Roos: There is no doubt that Norman is one of the most iconic guitarists currently. He enriched our souls, and hearts with thousands of unforgettable tunes and rhythms. It is a great honour to me […]

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Beastwars @ Frankies (Sydney, NSW)

4 November 2018 at Frankies Pizza A beastly night of Hardcore Smoke, Doom, Black Metal and Psyched out shit! The colossal sounds of New Zealand’s BEASTWARS came stomping on in. To cut through the smoke […]

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INTERVIEWS

INTERVIEW: Dave Haley – Psycroptic

Piercing through the dark winter clouds, innovative leaders of the modern death metal scene, PSYCROPTIC, have decided that the time has arrived to lunge out of the darkness and back onto the stage! Since their […]

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Fozzy Judas Rising Tour (Sydney, NSW)

10 November 2018 at Manning Bar Fozzy is a five piece all American hard rock/heavy metal band who formed in Alanta, Georgia in 1999 by vocalist Chris Jericho and guitarist Rich Ward.  Currently, the band […]

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Def Leppard in Sydney (Sydney, NSW)

10 November 2018 at ICC Sydney Theatre Rock icons, DEF LEPPARD, extended their 70-plus US and UK tour to run riot Down Under, finally playing their landmark, longest recording in full – 1987’s seminal Hysteria […]

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Conan & Bell Witch Sydney (Sydney, NSW)

9 November 2018 at Manning Bar The UK’s CONAN, a monumentally brutal stoner doom three piece, hold a sinew-tight line and an iron-grip command over the uber-synchronised powerchord changes and tempo-shifts of the anti-holy trio […]

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Sinsaenum Australia Tour Sydney (Sydney, NSW)

8 November 2018 at Factory Theatre The supergroup featuring Joey Jordison (ex-Slipknot), Frederic Leclercq (Dragonforce), Attila Csihar (Mayhem), Sean Z (Chimaira), Seth (Heimoth) and Stephane Buriez (Loudblast), has teared the roof off  on the backs […]

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Killswitch Engage Sydney (Sydney, NSW)

30 October 2018 at The Metro During Killswitch Engage’s recent tour of Australia in support of Parkway Drive, they were able to slot in a few intimate head-line shows of their own. Now, it’s not […]

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Tamerlan Empire Melbourne (Melbourne, VIC)

3 November 2018 at Reverence Hotel It’s always heartening to see strong expressions of solidarity and community focus within our scene; this joint production between our comrades from Girthsword Promotions and Melbourne’s Cove Events exemplifys […]

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Hobo Magic Sunshine Coast (Maroochydore, QLD)

3 November 2018 at Solbar After studio-crafting the songs and exploring a more progressive and melodic side of the Hobo Magic soundscape on the next album overall, the new single ‘Sonic Sword’ could be seen […]

REVIEWS

Crawl – Rituals (Album Review)

Honesty time folks, I often find the best policy is to keep everything above board so to speak, saves a lot of hassle. Yes, I have reviewed this little doozy of an album before, for […]