It is fair to say that Sunshine Coast extreme metal outfit Death Plague have yet to fully realise their potential. After releasing their debut EP The Panoramic Bloodscape to an overwhelmingly positive reception, the band suffered from multiple line-up changes while temporarily stalled their momentum. Vocalist Dam Kel is the only remaining member from the […] …Continue Reading

“It kind of gives everyone an inside view of this band and what we’re doing” Brisbane metal outfit Barrelhouse are not your normal, conventional exponents of heavy metal music. Rising from the ashes of death metal band Nescient, Barrelhouse bring you everything you love about metal, and possibly some things you didn’t realise you loved […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #183 HERE Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house… If you finished METAL WAS BLASTING, then we are on the same page! The week before the fat man jumps down our chimney’s is generally pretty quiet in the music industry, and as such we have combined the International and […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #182 HERE Apologies for the delay with this week’s DigiMag. I fell victim to the second jab sickness and spent the best part of three days unsure even who I was, let alone able to put a DigiMag together! But the world of music never stops, so this week please welcome Australian […] …Continue Reading

Brisbane’s swing metal quartet Barrelhouse have just released their crushing new single Ride of Life.
This hard hitting track is a perfect encapsulation of the four piece’s unique concoction of swing music and heavy metal masterfully layered in its sharpness and precision. With energetic riffs, swinging grooves and powerful vocals, Ride of Life proves that Barrelhouse are masters of their signature sonic infusion.
Ride of Life is out now on all major distribution platforms via
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By Luke Scott
Metal of Honor presented Southside Of Hell, a collection of live metal bands from Brisbane, supporting Black Rheno from Sydney on their National Tour.
Mansfield Tavern did a fantastic job of hosting the event, with the venue, food and staff being of fine quality all day/night.
Initial gripes: none really, walking in on Dr Parallax’s set was a good way to get a feel for the room, both atmospherically and sound-wise.
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With music and festivals starting to sprook up around the country, it’s great to see that bands, promoters and punters alike are all ramping up their efforts and love for live music and driving it back into gear. Saturday, May 8th, Brisbane promoters Metal of Honor have put a huge mixed heavy lineup together for one mammoth day of riffs with a solid 13 bands playing from early afternoon right through till late.
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