VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #83 HERE Metal is alive and well Down Under, just check out the quality of releases and bands in this issue alone! Deathgrind act Remains have just released their debut album, Grind Til Death, and it’s a banger! So good, in fact, we decided to put their mugs on the […] …Continue Reading

Set to release their debut album Future Lovers on Friday 29 July via UNFD, Melbourne-via-Auckland heavy agents Banks Arcade are igniting the lead up to their maiden LP today via Used, a brand new bouncy ode to self doubt in the digital age. Ramping up the energy following their previous introspective single Be Someone, Used is a high octane blend of alt rock riffage, […] …Continue Reading

“I always wanted to make history”; so goes the first lyric that Melbourne-via-New-Zealand modern heavy mavericks Banks Arcade penned together, setting the bar for their ambitions about as high as it gets. Fortunately, the future looks bright as can be for the quartet as they fiercely barrel towards the release of their debut full-length, with the announcement […] …Continue Reading

With a post covid world almost upon us and having survived the most recent variants and lockdowns, Australia’s new rock fest, UNCAGED, is finally ready to be unleashed on the east coast of Australia in April/May in some of Australia’s most iconic live venues. Packing a punch of rock diversity with classic rock, alternative, metal, pop […] …Continue Reading

A crew of UNFD‘s fastest rising acts will descend on The Corner Hotel tomorrow (December 1) for the UNFD 10 Year Anniversary Showcase. UNFD is pleased to reveal the likes of Thornhill, Banks Arcade, Drown This City and Up Late (DJs) will each perform, while label-mate Jack Bergin (Void Of Vision) will also take to the stage with DJ sets throughout the night.  In addition […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #46 HERE This past week has seen some big announcements and releases in Australian music, and as such we have a heap of interviews for you. Pandamic, Gutterfire! and Shihad have new albums out or coming out, so we get the lowdown from all of them, plus we speak with […] …Continue Reading

New Zealand-natives Banks Arcade are the fresh dose of modern heavy this side of the ditch called for. Darting between elements of hard rock, electro and metalcore, lovers of names like Northlane, The Prodigy and SAINt JHN will hear licks of this influence across the BA catalogue. As of 2021, the band are now stationed […] …Continue Reading