Notoriously difficult to musically label Melbourne outfit High as Hell plan to round out the busiest year of their swift ascension with a massive hometown Vinyl album launch for their debut LP Razorblade Dream this Friday night at The Old bar in Melbourne. With good mates Duneeater, The Balls and Flying Dutchman joining them for […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN CONTENT DIGIMAG #101 HERE Issue 101 of the Australian Content Digital Magazine only serves to highlight the strength of music in this country. On one hand you have the featured cover band Zagtar releasing their debut album and Sin Soto, who played their first gig together at Kaiju Fest last weekend, then […] …Continue Reading

Sydney’s sludged-out groovers Black Rheno hit Vitoria this weekend for the last round of shows on their Vengence of the Hound tour. Teaming up with some of VIC’s absolute finest heavy acts, including FrankenBok, High as Hell, Protospasm, Munitions, Goat Sharman, Life Deprived and Vexation, these shows are stacked to the brim with a slew […] …Continue Reading

Ail hail an annual tradition, recurring every Easter Sunday; each year fermenting into a more fierce and offensive offering: EVIL EASTER. The death knell hath tolled for Frankie’s Pizza, 2022 is the venue’s last year, and so the Evil Easter tradition ends here, with the ‘final sacrifice’ set for Sunday, April 17. Young Henrys SABBATH Black Lager […] …Continue Reading

After a year in hibernation from the live scene, King Parrot will hit the stage at The Bendigo Hotel on Saturday, April 9 for a night of unbridled insanity. Joining King Parrot on their hometown return are heavy hitters Frankenbok and High As Hell. If anyone has attended a King Parrot show at The Bendigo before, they’ll know they […] …Continue Reading

With Kilfest rapidly approaching the music scene has finally been dealt a positive blow with easings on restrictions allowing the almost sold-out event to open up for an additional 100 punters on May 1!
To be held in the picturesque confines of the Old Kilmore Gaol, Kilfest features King Parrot, Desecrator, Frankenbok, Deadweight 80, Piston Fist, Diskust, Flaming Wreckage, High As Hell and 29Bones for the first full metal festival to be held in Victoria since the world was sent into chaos early last year.
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You may have noticed that both Digi-mags are a day later than usual this week for which I apologise. It turns out riding a motorcycle at 11 pm with a flannelette shirt on is not conducive to your health but that won’t stop me in the future!!!
We have a few interviews from some top-notch Aussie bands this week, starting with our cover feature, Arteries, who talk about their killer new album Outdoor Claustrophobic.
Continue reading HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS Digi-Mag Issue #23 at HEAVY Magazine – Rock, Punk, Metal Music & Beyond. …Continue Reading

With Kilfest less than three weeks away you could forgive organisers for focusing on fitting an already fantastic line up of bands into one afternoon of live music but the Kilfest crew have decided instead to expand that lineup by one more band to make their lives harder and yours better.
Sydney thrash outfit Flaming Wreckage have caused such a stir with their latest album Cathedral Of Bones that sheer volume of interest has forced organisers into shuffling plans to accommodate them on the lineup.
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It is an age-old given that before one attempts to conquer the world around him, he must first dominate his immediate landscape.
After toiling in and around Brisbane for the better part of three years, Diskust have well and truly done the hard yards, but more importantly, have seen the fruits of…Continue Reading

HEAVY Interviews Band Influences Playlist 1
With the multitude of bands interviewed by HEAVY each month we got to thinking why doesn’t anyone ever ask them about their personal tastes in music?
Not being able to come up with an answer we decided to ask them ourselves and as such have assembled Spotify…Continue Reading