The German rock scene has recently been pretty excited by the arrival of Ivy Gold – a band that seems to have found the perfect mix of hard rock and blues. So why the excitement? Well really this is an all-star band. Tal Bergman (who has played for Sammy Hagar and Billy Idol) is on the skins, Anders Olinder (Peter Gabriel) is on the keys while the whole project was put together by Avalon guitarist Sebastian Eder.
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2020 was a frustrating year for Chicago punk rockers Indoorsmen. The band formed and were all ready to go but then the dreaded pandemic hit. Instead of wasting time though the band put together some new music and the result will be debut EP Cleaning House Part 1 which is out now… and if you love the sound of that then get ready for Part 2 later this year.
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If you are a fan of Black Coast then the last month has been pretty exciting for you with the release of not one but two new singles – Paradise and Vodka Smile. The two singles are from the band’s forthcoming debut album that is due out later in 2021.
The band have used the last twelve months to do nothing but write, spurred on by the band’s recent signing to Blood Blast.
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Sydney alternative outfit Dip have given Australia the first taste of their soon to be released EP when they dropped their new single Fire Escape. Excited about the release band member Dil Harre recently sat down to have a chat with Dave Griffiths about the track.
Vocalist Dil Harre explains, “the chorus ‘sometimes I wish the world would explode so we could all die together’ was a one line poem I wrote that had this lovely irony: the happiest ending we could wish for is to all go together so we don’t have to miss each other.
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Australian brutal stoner groove masters Black Rheno return with a blistering new track and typically entertaining film clip for “Battle Ready”.
This is the band’s first release since unleashing their debut album Noise Smasher – a full-on assault of heavy groove-laden stoner riffs blended in with intense moments of grindcore laced with the most putrid of sludge ridden tones  – upon the world in late 2019.
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Radio stations right around Australia have called it one of the biggest party bangers of 2021, and they are not wrong. Hailing from NSW St Sinner And The Revelators have surprised everybody with their awesome track Dead For The Weekend.
To find out a little bit more about the band who have released such a killer track and what we can expect to hear from them for the rest of the year Dave Griffiths caught up with front-man Rory MacLean.
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If you are part of the Adelaide heavy music scene then you will have known that Heartline have been a band to watch for quite awhile now. The band exploded onto the scene at a very early age and very quickly made those stages their own.
With the respect of the local scene earned the band then surprised everybody with the release of their critically acclaimed debut album. Now the band return with their new I Call For Sinking Warmth EP and this week frontman Luke Taylor sat down with Dave Griffiths to chat about what fans can expect from this album.
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Sunshine Coast indie rockers Swimsuit Issue have had a pretty busy start to 2021 with the release of two singles and are now preparing for the release of their forthcoming debut album.
Recently frontman Danny sat down with Dave Griffiths to talk about their singles and of course the album which has everybody waiting with baited breath.
Take a listen to the interview right here:
 
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Melbourne ‘fun’ rockers Eat The Damn Orange break the Melbourne lockdown live music drought as they take to the stage alongside Riff Raiders and Karly Jewell. This week HEAVY Magazine sat down with the band and chatted to them about the show and also about their new single “Hook” and their brand new album that will…Continue Reading

After a year of pandemic lockdown Melbourne artist Karly Jewell is brushing off the musical cobwebs and jumping headfirst into 2021. Not only has Jewell been able to announce that her latest track ‘Dancing With The Devil’ is set to appear on the new Murder In The Rue Morgue Vol II…Continue Reading