Notoriously difficult to musically label Melbourne outfit High as Hell plan to round out the busiest year of their swift ascension with a massive hometown Vinyl album launch for their debut LP Razorblade Dream this Friday night at The Old bar in Melbourne. With good mates Duneeater, The Balls and Flying Dutchman joining them for […] …Continue Reading

Perth’s newest heavy outfit Pincer+ recently announced their signing to independent alternative music label Greyscale Records, and today they unveil their debut EP, Hunting God Tapes. Vol. 1: Violence. Hunting God Tapes. Vol 1: Violence uncovers the intrinsic human desire to be happy, or at least acknowledged and loved. Spread across five tracks, Pincer+’s debut […] …Continue Reading

“We’ve got a bit of a different set to normal. We’re opening and closing a bit differently, and I’m really keen to see how that goes with the crowd.” Jacob Charlton Australian metal outfit Thornhill proved their musical confidence and diversity earlier this year with the release of their sophomore album Heroine, an album that […] …Continue Reading

ASTRODEATH have launched their new video for the single Red Weed into the stratosphere. The crushing track is lifted from ASTRODEATH’s brand-new album VOL.2 and is available for pre-order through Tuff Cuff Records in Australia and Black Farm Records in Europe. VOL.2 is also available to pre-add/pre-save on your favourite streaming services. * Pre-orders for […] …Continue Reading

Emerging from the shadows of a music world left in turmoil, Brisbane blackened death metal outfit Black Lava have wasted little time in establishing themselves on the national radar. Comprising members and former members of known acts such as Hadal Maw and Ne Obliviscaris, Black Lava have remained relatively quiet in the lead-up to their […] …Continue Reading

Australia’s progressive metal giants, Circles, shape a new era with the release of the first part of their long-awaited two-part EP – The Stories We Are Afraid Of | Vol. 1., out now via Wild Thing Records. Produced during the extensive lockdowns in Melbourne, Circles’ new EP emphasises the importance of self-reflection and self-realisation in the face of despair and hopelessness and illustrates the first […] …Continue Reading

These Four Walls are back with their first single in over 18 months, delivering the anthemic belter Marigold. Showcasing the band’s trademark combination of soaring vocals, heavy riffs and driving percussion, this track is the first of what promises to be a killer batch of new material for the Brisbane-based rockers. Marigold follows on the […] …Continue Reading

Chook spearhead a massive local line-up supporting international heavy weights Skeletal Remains on Sunday, November 27 at Melbourne’s Bendigo Hotel. Joining them will be Misery, Carcinoid, Vexation, Munitions and Nembutolik with doors opening at 3 pm. In even better news the show will be all ages so you can bring the next generation of metalheads […] …Continue Reading

Four big shows are scheduled for December in Tasmania and Western Australia to round out the year for Melbourne metal warriors King Parrot as they gear up to working on a new album in 2023. They’ve pulled together monster lineups for all shows and can’t wait to get back to these less frequently travelled destinations. […] …Continue Reading

Organisers of this year’s Good Things Festival have managed to find a way to open the showcase event up to an even larger percentage of Australian bands. Rather than select the final band to play on each of the three line-ups themselves, organisers instead threw that challenge over to fans who first voted online to […] …Continue Reading