Far North Queensland will come alive to the sound of live music when the inaugural Metal Mayhem hits The Jack Hotel in Cairns on August 13.
 
Featuring a combination of local and interstate bands, Metal Mayhem will host local outfit Only Ghosts Remain, Novus (Gold Coast), RedHook (Sydney) and Frankenbok (Melbourne) in one jam-packed night of entertainment covering rock through to metal.
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After falling victim to COVID last year Brisbane’s Moondoll Music Festival returns in 2021 with renewed focus and a new venue and promises to be one of the festival events of the year on the Australian calendar.
 
Featuring the cream of musical talent from Australia and New Zealand, this year Moondoll expands to include two stages –  the Heavy Mag/Rock Arena Stage and the Good Call Live/Garden Room Stage.
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Northern NSW hard rock/metal outfit Beast Machine have emerged from the shadow of COVID armed with a new resolve and a fresh arsenal of music.
 
With a solid reputation for their live performances, the duo have spent the last 18 months readying themselves for when the inevitable time comes that they can hit the road but once more, but rather than store up existing material and delay its release, Beast Machine instead elected to utilize the time to write songs for what will be a new album later this year.
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To any of those still lamenting the loss of live music in this country, I urge you to take a look through our news section of this weeks DigiMag to see all of the shows on offer!
 
Northern NSW hard rock/metal duo Beast Machine front the cover this week, talking about their upcoming single “Better” and two FNQ shows supporting Frankenbok.
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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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Metal royalty grace the cover of this weeks Digimag, with Fear Factory’s Dino Cazares catching up for a chat about the band’s upcoming album Aggression Continuum plus the departure of vocalist Burton C Bell.
 
Billy Gibbons from ZZ Top also features, talking about his new solo album Hardware and Nathaniel Shannon provides an entertaining look into the world away from the lens in a chat about his stunning new EP The Three Mothers.
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It has been two long years since Frankenbok ventured North of the border but the Melbourne metal machine is making up for lost time by spending a three day weekend reacquainting themselves with local fans.
 
After the announcement of their headlining position at MoonDoll Music Fest 2021, the band has also revealed plans for an old fashioned Sunday Session at Mo’s Desert Clubhouse on July 11.
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After decimating crowds around the country for over two decades Frankenbok could easily rest on their laurels and survive by name alone.
 
They could, but they won’t.
 
After the recent return of arguably their best vocalist in Dan McDougall, Frankenbok have been writing new material and honing their craft almost in secrecy for the last 18 months.
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The newly vamped up Eleven Dive Bar in Maroochydore is wasting no time in attracting some of South East Queensland’s biggest live acts to grace their stage.
 
The official Sunday Service on June 13 welcomes Brisbane nu-metal rising stars Diskust, along with the Petrol Rock sounds of Piston Fist and the metal tidings of Sunshine Coast trio Flesh Torrent.
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The biggest and best story to come out of this last week in Australian music is the number of tours that have been announced all across the country.
 
Leading the way is The Screaming Jets who have revealed a run of shows, plus Frankenbok, Diskust, Frenzal Rhomb and PistonFist have also decided to rekindle their love affair with the road by putting together tours of various degrees.
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