Jinjer - Micro
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Jinjer – Micro (EP Review)

Having different genres living in perfect harmony is an extremely difficult thing to do in music, but when it is done well, my hat (if I ever wore one) would be doffed to the band […]

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Heresiarch – Incursion (Album Review)

Heresiarch’s compilation release Incursion could possibly be the darkest metal I have ever heard. I think this release needs to come with a warning label that says – CAUTION: do not listen to while pregnant […]

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Death Cult Tour (Brisbane, QLD)

24 May 2019 at The Brightside Australian technical deathcore act, Zeolite, have announced a national tour set to kick off this May, which will see them hitting the East Coast of the country with the […]

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Korpiklaani Sydney (Sydney, NSW)

22 May 2019 at Manning Bar Wednesday isn’t the typical time I listen to folk metal but last night I made an exception and I’m certainly glad I did. Korpiklaani, supported by Troldhaugen and Saralisse, […]

Sabaton
INTERVIEWS

INTERVIEW: Par Sundstrom – Sabaton

Sabaton are one of the biggest metal bands on the planet, your high energy performances headlining massive festivals to hundreds of thousands of fans all over the world. You have your own personal Sabaton Open […]

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Quoth The Raven (Melbourne, VIC)

18 May 2019 at Croxton Bandroom It’s a very rare occasion to see a band that you love and adore come to the brink of dissolution, to then not only recover, but to return so […]

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Darkcell Brisbane May 2019 (Brisbane, QLD)

18 May 2019 at Crowbar The final show of the tour to celebrate the release of Darkcell’s self titled album was kicked off with Brisbane locals Torizon. The heavy rock group warmed up the crowd […]

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Bongzilla Brisbane 2019 (Brisbane, QLD)

17 May 2019 at Crowbar Your Mate Bookings, Young Henrys and Get on The Stage brought this onslaught into the depths of the Crowbar for the first leg of Bongzillas Oz Kiwi tour. Local instrumental […]

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Eluveitie Sydney 2019 (Sydney, NSW)

17 May 2019 at Manning Bar Saralisse packed some serious punch for the already dense manning crowd, with songs about dragons and other fantastical subject matter. The consummate entertainers had their stage presence on show, […]

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Avantasia Sydney (Sydney, NSW)

12 May 2019 at The Metro Wow Wow WOW! When I heard The Scarecrow about ten years ago, I was completely hooked on Avantasia. Tobias Sammet (Edguy) has created something amazing, including several of the […]

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These Four Walls (Brisbane, QLD)

10 May 2019 at The Back Room After meeting as support acts for the mighty Seether in 2018, These Four Walls team up with Brisbane born/Melbourne based Flynn Effect for an epic co-headline reunion, with […]

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The Painted Progression Tour Sydney (Sydney, NSW)

11 May 2019 at Manning Bar The metal fans of Sydney turned out in true force tonight for this powerful line-up, and it truly was a fantastic bill, headlined by two of Australia’s best technical […]

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The Painted Progression Tour Australia (Adelaide, SA)

9 May 2019 at Lion Arts Factory  It is with great anticipation that the night of this show is finally upon me. The line-up is massive, three international acts supporting two of Australia’s biggest underground […]

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Loudness (JAP) Sydney (Sydney, NSW)

10 May 2019 at Crowbar Heavy Metal legends Loudness from Japan were in Australia for the first time. Line-up: Loudness, Temtris, MetreyaPhotocredits: Michael Lueders

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He Danced Ivy (Brisbane, QLD)

4 May 2019 at Wooly Mammoth I was told to expect a great line up of bands, and I wasn’t disappointed. Having already seen Inovo once before I was definitely keen to see them again. […]

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Superheist – Sidewinder (Album Review)

Skateboards, baggy pants, a starter cap, spray cans, matching band clothing, dreadlocks and cornrows are all things that come to mind when I think about Nu Metal. And I know it has always been a […]

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Darkcell – Darkcell (Album Review)

The new self-titled album from Brisbane gothic shock rockers Darkcell, has retro-futuristic pull, throwback vibrations and LOTS going on. First off, it’s worth mentioning that Darkcell is stalwarts of the scene up in Brisbane (and […]

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Nitro Zeus – I.anomaly (EP Review)

Where to start with a band that sounds like Nitro Zeus… Nitro Zeus is currently a four-piece that hail from Queensland, Australia. Apparently struggling with line-up changes until finding vocalist Zichxyna in late 2017, the […]

Pestilence (Netherlands)

Metal-Roos: Pestilence has voyaged through several genres since your forming in 1986. What was the motivation and desire to move away from your Thrash roots and into Death and Extreme Metal sounds, and why? Well, […]