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Dark Angel Sydney (Sydney, NSW)

26 September 2019 at Manning DARKNESS DESCENDS DOWN UNDER!!! You got it Aus… for the first time in Australia and for a very rare run of shows, DARK ANGEL have reformed and hit Australian shores […]

In The Burial
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INTERVIEW: Mark Hillary – In The Burial

Symphonic Blackened Extreme Metal, hailing from Adelaide Australia, In The Burial combine epic orchestral arrangements, melodic and fierce fret work, fast and intense drumming, penetrating lyrics, stunning symphonies, and one women’s distinctively impressive vocal range, […]

Trashqueen
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INTERVIEW: Trashqueen

Trashqueen is a bluesy stoner hard rock/grunge trio from Brisbane. Find out a bit more in our Q&A with the band.   Metal-Roos: Where do you find your inspiration? I find inspiration in day to […]

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The Amity Affliction (Sydney, NSW)

12 September 2019 at Hordern Pavilion Unfortunately, by the time I worked my way through the Sydney traffic I had missed Pagan, which really sucked. I was truly looking forward to seeing them as they […]

Vulvodynia (South Africa)

Metal-Roos: Hi Duncan, it’s Steve calling from Metal-Roos. Hey man, it’s great speaking with you! M-R: So, it must be exciting to be heading to Australia very soon?   Yeah, man, we are so excited to be […]

The Last Martyr - Creatrix
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The Last Martyr – Creatrix (EP Review)

Carrying on the traditions of acts such as Evanescence and In This Moment, The Last Martyr’s release Creatrix brings together the sweetness and almost poppy elements of metal with distorted guitar, competent drums and the […]

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Lagerstein – 25/7 (Album Review)

Lagerstein has released their new album, 25/7, through Kegstand Productions on August 23. Known as Australia’s own Pirate Metal Band, these guys like singing and making music about drinking. 25/7 is the band’s third album […]

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Cradle of Filth Sydney (Sydney, NSW)

8 September 2019 at The Metro Theatre Hybrid Nightmares is a band that first grabbed my attention when they opened for Anaal Nathrakh back in March. A quintet hailing from Melbourne, they are not just […]

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Dark Funeral Brisbane (Brisbane, QLD)

5 September 2019 at The Triffid As I entered the Triffid it truly felt like a descent into hell. The converted hanger was dark and ominously lit with red lighting [or cracks into hellfire?] and […]

Northlane - Alien
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Northlane – Alien (Album Review)

Reviewing albums like Northlane’s Alien is always going to be a little problematic. Fans have their steadfast opinions, and magazines will write things like, ‘not everyone will like their new direction, but there is no […]

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Screaming Jets Canberra (Canberra, ACT)

30 August 2019 at The Basement I’m back at The Basement again this Friday night.  This time on the fair is some of Australia’s finest hard rockers in The Screaming Jets and the legendary Rose […]

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Metal Church Sydney (Sydney, NSW)

30 August 2019 at Crowbar First time for Metal Church in Australia EVER. One of Metal’s most iconic and genre defining bands! Line-up: Metal Church, Hazmat, TemtrisPhotocredits: Michael Lueders