Making this Kegstand Productions largest event so far in 2021, Lagerstein‘s Crack the Kegs Brisbane has become a two-stage mini-fest thanks to our friends at The Brightside. This means more bands, more partying and more space for all of your friends.
 
Now, with the addition of killer bands like Seraphic, Virtues, F.U.C. and Peruvian Flashback to the already massive lineup – Lagerstein, Witchgrinder (VIC), Hammers, Triple Kill (VIC) and Snake Bite Whisky, the line up is taking shape.
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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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Sydney brutal groove master’s Black Rheno have just released one hell of a slab of sludge with their new tune “Battle Ready” and they are about to hit the road with it.
 
They are a band that has forged a name for themselves as one of the country’s top heavy acts with their genre-bending mix of stoner, sludge, grind and groove metal.
 
Along with creating their own vibe and style with this infectious assault off riffs, they are also well known for putting on one hell of a live show.
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The wrap up is in from Si-Fest 2021 which was recently held at the Mansfield Tavern.
 
The event, of course, was a benefit for local metal identity Simon Russell-White and didn’t it prove what a lovable and affable young gent he is!
 
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Si-Fest is upon us!
 
This Saturday night, February 20, sees the Brisbane metal community unite to pay respects and raise money for Simon Russell-White, vocalist from local outfit Massic, who suffered a near-fatal heart complication late last year.
 
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As if to prove the current healthy state of Australian music this week we feature interviews with five of our finest, starting with fresh Adelaide rockers Higgs Field who talk about their debut album Paracusia. Punk tinged outfit Clay J Gladstone and metal monsters Flaming Wrekage stop…Continue Reading

 
The metal family is never stronger than when one of our own is in need.
 
Especially when that person is as likable, loveable, and downright talented as Massic vocalist Simon Russell-White.
 
In December Simon collapsed while running with an exploded aorta that required immediate and highly risky open-heart surgery. The initial prognosis was…Continue Reading