A scathing sonic takedown of consumption and greed, the brand new single Rat King from Aussie sludge metal lords Lo! marks a monstrous step closer to the quartet’s forthcoming album The Gleaners, out April 7 via Pelagic Records. Armed with a gritty accompanying music video, directed by Lo!’s very own Carl Whitbread and premiered on […] …Continue Reading

HissThroughRottenTeeth is the debut album by Melbourne blackened deathhore group Mélancolia, out Friday, April 21 via Greyscale Records and Nuclear Blast Records. Immersing listeners in a torturous tale of birth, life and death, HissThroughRottenTeeth follows a fallen deity, cast down from a godly realm and met with the punishment of reincarnating as a human with […] …Continue Reading

The demise of festivals such as Soundwave not only robbed music lovers of opportunities to witness large-scale international festivals in this country, but it also created a reduced capacity for touring this side of the world for many bands who based Australian tours around such events. One of those bands that suffered through lack of […] …Continue Reading

Tasmanian self-proclaimed thrash metal royalty Coward Punch are certainly a force unto themselves. Cloaked in only the most expensive bank robber style ski masks with accents that sound like a cross between deep Southern drawl and the seedier side of The Bronx, Coward Punch are what can only be described as a musical enigma, and, […] …Continue Reading

Out Now Words by Kris Peters Names can often be misleading. Just take music project The Angel Affair for example and hit play. Heck, just read the press release for the bands latest EP Def-Eye: The Renaissance Part 1 and you will discover a world void of angelic creatures, replaced instead by a bleak dystopian […] …Continue Reading

In a short amount of time Melbourne rock outfit Coolabah Kings have managed to use the power of music to entrench themselves musically in the hearts and ears of an Australian public yearning for more fun in their music. Since announcing their arrival with the 2021 single Spineless, Coolabah Kings have sprinkled their infectious DNA […] …Continue Reading

Australian metalcore trailblazers THE AMITY AFFLICTION today announce their highly anticipated Australian tour Not Without My Ghosts with special guests Silverstein, Earth Caller and Winnerz Circle. The national run will begin at the band’s hometown Brisbane at Fortitude Music Hall on October 19 before heading to Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion, Adelaide’s Hindley Street Music Hall, Melbourne’s […] …Continue Reading

Rock phenoms Måneskin have announced their first-ever headline tour of Australia as they bring their RUSH! World Tour to Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide this November. Bringing their raucous live set and phenomenal production, the tour will hit Australia in November, kicking off in Brisbane at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on November 20, before […] …Continue Reading

Brisbane based hard-rock band WildAsh have released their highly anticipated second single, Broken Ground. The track explores the ongoing disregard for the environment by humanity and features intimate verses, soaring choruses, and a powerful bridge that is sure to leave listeners wanting more. The lyrics of Broken Ground delve deep into the issue of environmental […] …Continue Reading

Internationally acclaimed West Australian boogie masters DATURA4, who are fronted by Dom Mariani of legendary Oz garage rockers The Stems, are set to tour the east coast of Australia for the first time in 6 years on the success of their fifth album, Neanderthal Jam. With plans to tour Europe in the latter part of […] …Continue Reading