VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #75 HERE One of the things I love most about Aussie music is the consistency we seem to churn out awesome bands. Take, for example, this week’s cover band IBVS. These Gold Coast masters of metal haven’t even released their first EP yet, but already you can hear that they […] …Continue Reading

Sydney’s sludged-out groovers Black Rheno hit Vitoria this weekend for the last round of shows on their Vengence of the Hound tour. Teaming up with some of VIC’s absolute finest heavy acts, including FrankenBok, High as Hell, Protospasm, Munitions, Goat Sharman, Life Deprived and Vexation, these shows are stacked to the brim with a slew […] …Continue Reading

Out Now Housecore Records / Dead Set Records Words by Jimmy Glinster What better a way to kick off my Sunday morning then to review a split EP by two Aussie bands that tend not to fuck around with their songwriting furiosity and intensity. And luckily so, because I’ve got a baby shower and a […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #72 HERE You know the music scene is coming back to life when you actually have to schedule yourself a weekend off for a friend’s birthday party… It’s not so bad a place to be in, and I’m sure there’s gigs happening somewhere, so if you aren’t on your way […] …Continue Reading

The new Black Rheno single and video Flea Ridden has arrived. Taken from the upcoming split 7” release with US noise rockers Child Bite on Dead Set Records (AUS)/Housecore Records (US), the video was created by Mitch Hertz at Hertz Fist Productions and captures the zany, off kilter antics of the band in their hilarious […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #71 HERE HEAVY music is back ladies and metalheads, with recent festivals proving that Aussie bands more than stack up against the international heavyweights. Last weekend’s Halloween Hysteria proved that with three stages full all day and half the night with Aussie talent and not an unkinked neck could be […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #197 HERE Welcome to another wrap-up of the last week in heavy metal. As usual, we have plenty to get through, starting with the cover feature this week from Truth Decayed. These guys have released an awesome debut album, and join HEAVY to chat about what to expect from the band moving […] …Continue Reading

In 2019 CHILD BITE toured Australia for the very first time.  An invitation to record and film a video for the Housefox Sessons in Sydney was gratefully accepted. BLACK RHENO vocalist Ryan Miller happens to be the chief engineer at Housefox and after hitting it off famously with the CHILD BITE guys, he approached the […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #70 HERE There’s plenty happening in the Aussie metal scene at the moment, with a host of festivals around the country and more and more new releases from our bands. This week we feature Brisbane metal outfit Void Matter on the cover, talking about their great new single Wildfire. We […] …Continue Reading

Halloween Hysteria III hits Brisbane this weekend at the Mansfield Tavern with the best line-up of national bands to descend on Brissy in a very long time. Rock out to bands like Spiderbait, King Parrot, Clowns, Stepson, Black Rheno, RedHook, Diskust, From Crisis To Collapse, Massic, Flaming Wreckage, Bare Bones, Mountain Wizard Death Cult, Smoking […] …Continue Reading