“Messages From the Deep” sees Binary Order delivering ten tracks of brutal industrial metal, sprawling cinematic electronics, and atmospheric laced ambience. From the insanity of “Violence”, through to the pounding of “Parasite” and the overwhelming dread of “My Own Mortality”, “Messages From the Deep” is a collection of songs drenched in anxiety, isolation, and anger. Birthed from a […] …Continue Reading

Mastic Scum are undoubtedly one of Austria’s best-known metal exports. Since the early 90s, the band has been ravaging the international metal scene, delivering brute and technically high-quality death anthems that couldn’t sound more crushing. Striking guitar riffs, merciless drums and massive grooves define the band’s sound. Even though the last album was released a […] …Continue Reading

Formed in 2019 by French multi-instrumentalist Stéphanie Nolf (Unsafe, Syrinx), CHAOS RISING is a unique concept that brings together the best female metal musicians from across the globe. Our aim is to showcase women’s talents and fill the gaps in which women are underrepresented in metal. The ambitious model has so far resulted in twenty singles/video releases, spanning metal […] …Continue Reading

“Fireflies” is R3VO’s debut EP and conclusion of their first song-writing phase dated 2019 (founding year) to 2021. The 5-songs EP consists of “Artificial Pleasure”, a very well-received (featured on Metal Hammer, Kaaoszine, Heavy Magazine) electro-prog metal opener, “Fireflies” a prog rock snowflake with an explosive electronic outro, “Dorian Gray” a 2 min slam-rock gem, “Darling” a […] …Continue Reading

“Terran” is the debut album by Canadian metal artist MORGAN REID. Morgan is a guitarist, composer and producer known for his fierce technical shredding, slamming modern riffs and his expressive, melodic lead lines. That being said, “Terran” is much more than a simple combination of these elements. It is the summary of the diverse life experiences and interests that […] …Continue Reading

Sydney based Rock lords Teddy Rizzo have just released their new single and video ‘Oxygen’. “The song is inspired by the beliefs of Dominic Perrottet who fell into the position of NSW premier after Gladys Berejiklian took her own corrupt ass off the circus roster and joined Optus. Most of these people in government leadership positions only care […] …Continue Reading

Melbourne hard rockers Dead City Ruins are gearing up for two massive shows in November to support the recent release of their fourth studio album, Shockwave.  Straight off the back of supporting the hottest band in the world KISS, the hottest band from Croydon bring their incendiary live show to life for two exclusive performances in Sydney and Melbourne […] …Continue Reading

Last week (November 4th), The Offering released their sophomore album, Seeing the Elephant, via Century Media Records. On Seeing the Elephant, The Offering has constructed a new framework from past work with the help of mixer Zach Weeks (Kvelertak, The Armed) at Salem, Massachusetts’ renowned God City Studios. The resulting 10 tracks are rich, adventurous, and heartfelt. Conceived during the chaos […] …Continue Reading

When it comes to soundtracks featuring heavy music there have been some absolute classics over the years. There are some today that I still regularly listen to and as I sit down to write this review I just realised that they came out 20 years ago. There was the Spawn soundtrack which strangely saw rock […] …Continue Reading

Melbourne based Thrash Metal outfit Vault Hill have just released their ferocious debut EP ‘Amber Falls’. They have also announced a launch show at Whole Lotta Love on September 10th to celebrate the release. ‘Amber Falls’ is a tribute to the late and former drummer Nathan Johnston. Nathan contributed to writing to majority of the tracks on the release. The title and […] …Continue Reading