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Chelsea Grin + Born of Osirs (Sydney, NSW)

24 June 2019 at The Crowbar Unfortunately, I came quite late to the party at the Crowbar and missed the first two bands but was there just in time for American crushers Chelsea Grin. It took […]

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Incantation Brisbane (Brisbane, QLD)

24 June 2019 at The Crowbar Cudos to Bleed Records for bringing another top line up to the dungeon of the Crowbar. Beginning the evening with local band Bone Marrowblasting off with their Death based […]

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Incantation (Sydney, NSW)

23 June 2019 at The Crowbar After our Saturday evening of Black Metal at the Factory Floor the night before, our heads and necks barely had enough rest for our Sunday afternoon, that had us […]

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Dragged Into Sunlight (Sydney, NSW)

22 June 2019 at The Factory Theatre Known only by their initials, I was very excited to see Dragged Into Sunlight. An extreme British metal band, I had heard that this band were composed of […]

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Metal United World Wide 2019 Sydney (Sydney, NSW)

15 June 2019 at Valve Bar There are a talented bunch of musicians with great song-writing ability in the lead band Avalon’s Peak. Unfortunately, they suffered under a lopsided sound in the Valve Bar. Stand […]

Nightbound - Nightbound
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Nightbound – Nightbound (EP Review)

I grew up in the late 80s early 90s, so I’m very used to hearing the difference between 70s proto-metal and the more polished releases of the 90s and beyond. There was a certain timeless […]

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Heathen Fest 2019 (Moruya, NSW)

1 June 2019 at Mouyra Waterfront After a six-hour car ride down the South Coast, I arrive in Moyura (a place where the locals tell me I pronounce completely wrong) and I am immediately taken […]

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Graham Bonnet (Sydney, NSW)

8 June 2019 at Manning Bar The James Dean of Heavy Metal is set to grace our shores in June 2019, nonetheless with Alcatrazz in tow! Renowned for his suave stage presence heading up the […]

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Nature/Nurture Tour (Brisbane, QLD)

7 June 2019 at Crowbar Clowns highly anticipated new record Nature/Nurture is OUT NOW and as you may have guessed, the gang will not be waiting long to take these tunes to the stage across […]

Mirrors - Cold Sanctuary
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Mirrors – Cold Sanctuary (EP Review)

Look, there are metalcore bands and there are metalcore bands. It’s a genre with a bit of a checkered history and you’re really not sure how much of it to like or hate. This is […]

Rotting Christ - The Heretics
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Rotting Christ – The Heretics (Album Review)

2019 sees the release of Greek masters Rotting Christ’s thirteenth studio album The Heretics. Originally much more of death, black, even grind band Rotting Christ have over their 30 something years in the industry, evolved […]