Australian groove metal sensation Carbon Black proudly presents the official music video for the track Under Order featuring the legendary Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens. The captivating video, directed by Adam Jordan and starring the talented Shakira Pacana, serves as a visual masterpiece that perfectly complements the band’s energy and lyrical intensity. Under Order is a gripping […] …Continue Reading

Brisbane! Symphonic groove metal outfit Mezmik are playing their first hometown show since representing Queensland in the Wacken Metal Battle Australia & New Zealand competition. Catch them at Bad Luck Fortitude Valley alongside DIRTY BREW, Regular Gonzales and Tailor Made Rejects on June 23. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets $15 available at the door. …Continue Reading

Israel metal outfit Matricide have released the third single from their upcoming album, Obey. The track consists of slow tribal-like drums, solid meditative riffs and an epic chorus which takes melodic influence from Depeche Mode. With elements from groove metal and hardcore, this single is Matricide’s most musical and original release. The lyrics question the […] …Continue Reading

Groove metal kings DEVILDRIVER recently made their triumphant return with part two of their Dealing With Demons saga, their 10th full-length, Dealing With Demons Vol. II, out May 12, 2023 via Napalm Records. Once again produced and engineered by Steve Evetts with additional engineering from guitarist Mike Spreitzer, Dealing With Demons Vol. II is inarguably […] …Continue Reading

One of the most powerful and humbling things about being a part of the global metal family is the bonds that are forged through music. Not only the out-and-out friendships and life-changing moments but also the subtle nuances that often go unnoticed by all except the parties directly involved. It can be a smile, a […] …Continue Reading

UK-based groove/grunge/melodeath outfit Past The Fall have spent the last couple of years consolidating themselves and their music since the release of their debut album From Insanity’s Ruin in June 2021. It is an album that has laid the foundations for a global assault on the back of crushing riffs, beautifully chaotic music and an […] …Continue Reading

“Wrapped Renaissance” is the debut album by the Italy-based groove metal outfit DOSGAMOS. The tracks have been written during the first lockdown, caused by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. As reflection, the whole album is pervaded by a caustic, suffocating atmosphere, allowing the band to criticize the uncontrolled exploitation of the environment, as well as the oppression […] …Continue Reading

For the past two weeks, JINJER have been ripping across the United States, opening mosh pits and leaving great times in their wake. They have plans to do the same for yet another month with a brief run in Australia between the USA stops – all before taking over Europe and the United Kingdom in […] …Continue Reading

“People who are coming to see us for the first time just expect really good, heavy, groovy tunes with a lot of energy.” Rob Giles New South Wales metal merchants Carbon Black return to Queensland after a prolonged absence this weekend for a smash and grab run of shows taking in the Gold Coast, Sunshine […] …Continue Reading

When New Jersey scene veteran Dan Lorenzo (Hades, Non-Fiction) was looking for musicians for his new project, Overkill’s Bobby Blitz gave him the idea of knocking on John Kelly‘s (Danzig, Type O Negative) door, because – according to Blitz – “he would fit your riffs perfectly“. Blitz was right and Lorenzo and Kelly, who had never worked together before, formed PATRIARCHS […] …Continue Reading