Grabbing you from the opening vocals of Rat Detective and refusing to let you go until the final sing-along chorus of Return To Mars, Melbourne punk-rock 5 piece Captives thrill on their sophomore album Return To Mars.  Lyrically on Return To Mars, the band lean into various themes about power, relationships, greed, living through the […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #68 HERE There’s plenty to love about music in Australia right now. The first International tour of the year is underway, with Under The Southern Stars bringing Bush, Stone Temple Pilots, Cheap Trick and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club to our shores with a couple of shows down and more to […] …Continue Reading

Melbourne punk-rock band Captives have once again created a thundering new single that turns the volume up to eleven. Miles Away is the latest track to be released from their forthcoming album Return To Mars out on March 31 ahead of their East Coast and Adelaide tour.  Their new record features the fierce rock anthems Buried and Bones, Villain and Gold.  The song […] …Continue Reading

For Melbourne punk-rock 5 piece Captives, 2021 has been a year of enduring long days in lockdown but fruitful in terms of recording and releasing new music. Today they unleash their blistering new single Villain, which attacks all your senses at once creating a raw and electrifying follow up to Buried and Bones.  Captives will be touring the East […] …Continue Reading

The creature returns … from the undead! Halloween Hysteria 2021 will be smashing it out of this dimension with a massive, incredible, stupendous, and SPOOKY star-studded line-up at Mansfield Tavern on Saturday 23rd of October!
This edition features Australian alt-rock royalty Spiderbait headlining this premier event, plus an entire galaxy of Australian heavy music stars, both emerging and established.
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Here are some of the noteworthy metal / rock singles to be released this week! Browse and listen below. For singles from previous weeks – CLICK HERE. To see all the most anticipated albums for December 2020 – CLICK HERE. To see new albums released this week – CLICK HERE. Allegaeon…Continue Reading

UK based newcomers Captives announced earlier this week that they had signed to SharpTone Records for the release of their debut album, which will be coming in 2021.
Today the band release a brand new, standalone single to tide fans over until further news of the full length can be revealed.
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