Led by their mesmerising frontwoman The Imperial Priestess –  without doubt the most arresting front person in heavy music and possessor of a remarkable voice honed over her many lives and incarnations throughout human history – Neptune Power Federation are one of the most aurally and visually compelling bands in Australia. Combining all manner of classic ’70s melodic hard rock with punk […] …Continue Reading

“Not in a mean way, but I don’t know if he loved going heavier with Korn. While many bands are bandied around by different sections of the media as having been groundbreaking in their approach to music, or having revolutionized the music world in some form or another, very few are universally spoken about in […] …Continue Reading

Emerging from the alt-rock depths in a shroud of emo-punk comes three skeletal figures… Adelaide’s own Nocturnal Animals are back, already making their mark on 2022 with brand-new single Where’s My Mind Been?  Known for their high-energy anthems, recounting angst-ridden tales with distinctively thematic stylings, Nocturnal Animals have produced six smashing singles since their debut in 2020, with last year’s release of Outside and Articuno Makes […] …Continue Reading

Golden Robot Global Entertainment is pleased to announce the signing of the following artists to their labels. Hong Faux – The four-piece has done shows all over Europe, sharing stages with such diverse bands as D-A-D, Clutch, Graveyard, Danko Jones, Coheed, Cambria and Babyshambles. 2022 will see the release of new material, developed sound and live […] …Continue Reading

Formed in the winter of 1999, SkinInc. quickly hit the Perth music scene with a bang. Their fourth gig was played from the middle of a speedway to 5,000 racing fans, and their biggest performance was at Australia’s Big Day Out festival in the year 2000 with 35,000 people – not bad for the band’s […] …Continue Reading

Papa Roach are kicking off the new year with a powerful message behind their anthemic single.  “Stand Up is inspired by the social unrest of marginalized people throughout the world. It’s about feeling of wanting to give up when you’re backed against the wall,” shares frontman Jacoby Shaddix. “‘For the ones that have been oppressed for so long […] …Continue Reading

The countdown is on for HEAVY‘s massive tenth birthday party at Melbourne’s Bendigo Hotel on January 26. We have assembled an awesome line-up of Australian rock and metal acts, with locals Armoured Earth, Moustache Ant and Da’nish being joined by Beast Machine, Diskust, Odius, Clam Sandwich and Engraved. Tickets are just $25 pre-sale and on […] …Continue Reading

Few bands in the entire music network have mastered the art of expression through music as well as rock outfit Asking Alexandria. Equally as comfortable belting out the metal tinged hard rock bursts of controlled aggression as they are at manoeuvring their way around a well crafted rock ballad, Asking Alexandria are that proficient and […] …Continue Reading

In late 2021, Perth prog/pop sensations Voyager announced that they officially were launching their tilt towards becoming Australia’s choice for Eurovision. They will take part in Eurovision – Australia Decides on February 26, 2022 on the Gold Coast in Queensland – and today they are unveiling the video and song that they will be performing. […] …Continue Reading

London-based Japanese electronic metal band Esprit D’Air release their brand new 16-track album Oceans worldwide on February 18. The band’s second album has already amassed over 1 million streams on Spotify with their most popular track Leviathan gaining over three-quarter of a million views on YouTube. With a genre-fluid mix of djent, electronicore, industrial, goth, […] …Continue Reading