VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS Digi-mag #29 HERE
 
I want to start out by sending a big shout out to all of Victoria. The whole state is in its first day of a seven-day firm lockdown and although we can only imagine how tough it is, know the metal fraternity has your back! This has already led to the cancellation or postponement of a number of interstate shows so let’s hope we can ease the numbers over the next week so the rebuilding can begin.
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Brisbane contemporary progressive metal outfit Caligula’s Horse will be performing material from their latest album, 2020’s highly acclaimed Rise Radiant for the very first time, along with a host of fan favourites in front of a live audience at The Triffid (itself an old WWII US aircraft hangar), in the heart of their home town of Brisbane, Australia. Celebrate the return of live music with Caligula’s Horse.
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VIEW AUSSIE DIGIMAG #27 HERE
 
This week’s Australian Artist DigiMag is further proof – if any was needed – that music in this country is great and only getting better!
 
Acolyte feature on the cover, talking about their latest masterpiece Entropy, with Grinding Eyes, Carmeria and Nothing Sacred also giving us the inside information on their new releases.
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After an incredible response to last week’s Live After Lockdown show and global Livestream announcement, Caligula’s Horse have added an additional show at The Triffid in Brisbane on Friday, June 18.
 
For this live show only, Viking metal legends Valhalore and our very own The Stranger will join the band for a massive gig which will serve as a warm-up for the global Livestream event.
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Brisbane prog metal outfit The Stranger have signed with Octane Records and Wild Thing Records for their anticipated new album.
 
With an eclectic mixture of progressive metal, djent and funk, The Strangers incorporate influences such as Opeth and Dream Theatre to good effect, allowing them to share the stage with contemporaries Caligula’s…Continue Reading

Unsurprisingly, my favorite metal albums of 2020 are a mix of always reliable heavy hitters and remarkable up-and-comers who absolutely deserve more attention. If there’s any connective tissue between them—aside from shared styles—it’s that a few of these records really took me by surprise regarding their peculiarities and experimentations. EvenContinue Reading