HOLDING ABSENCE have announced the release of their eagerly anticipated third album, The Noble Art Of Self Destruction. Serving as the third and final entry in a trilogy that began with 2019’s Holding Absence, The Noble Art Of Self Destruction will be released on August 25 via SharpTone Records. In the wake of the album […] …Continue Reading

Holding Absence have released their first new music of 2023 in the form of captivating new single A Crooked Melody. Accompanied by a beautifully stylised video that was directed by Lewis Cater, A Crooked Melody is an exceptional example of Holding Absence’s keen ability to craft insatiably catchy songs that serve as a vessel for […] …Continue Reading

The Plot In You have shared the video for their newest single Left Behind. The song is gorgeously mercurial — shifting from upbeat to pensive to ballistic — and it nods to some sonic inspirations. It’s also lyrically introspective, as is expected from the band. “Left Behind was inspired by old nostalgic bands and artists I […] …Continue Reading

Today sees the release of the split EP between Alpha Wolf and Holding Absence titled The Lost & The Longing. To celebrate, Alpha Wolf have unleashed a merciless video for the final single 60cm of Steel ft. Holding Absence. 60cm of Steel is an onslaught of everything that makes Alpha Wolf standout amongst their peers […] …Continue Reading

Sharptone Records August 15 Words by Lewd Scoff 2021’s A Quiet Place to Die saw Melbourne, Australia’s Alpha Wolf nominated for an ARIA (Australian Record Industry Award) in the category of Best Hard Rock or Metal Album category. Losing out to Tropical Fuck Storm (yes, who?) was a travesty to say the least, but now […] …Continue Reading

This August, double your sonic pleasure as two of the modern alternative greats team up for a special split EP release. Fusing Welsh post-hardcore icons Holding Absence alongside Melbourne-based metallers Alpha Wolf, The Lost and the Longing split EP combines four magnetic tracks, two tracks per band, of dynamic and diverse heavy bliss that’ll certainly leave you yearning for more. […] …Continue Reading

Here are the new records that will be coming out this week! If you’d like to see releases added to the list for future weeks, contact us by clicking here. To see all the most anticipated albums for April 2021 – CLICK HERE. To see music from previous weeks – CLICK HERE. Amigo The Devil […] …Continue Reading

Here are some of the most anticipated metal & rock album and EP releases for April 2021! Which are you looking forward to the most? To see albums from previous months, CLICK HERE. Amigo The Devil – Born Against (4/16) August Burns Red – Guardians Sessions (4/16) Bodom After Midnight – Paint The Sky With […] …Continue Reading

Melbourne metal stalwarts Void Of Vision are confirming details of their new record today, due out this Friday via UNFD.
Titled Hyperdaze (Redux), this re-release of the band’s 2019 album Hyperdaze comes complete with a heaving list of guests collaborating across every track.
Following recent cuts with Thornhill‘s Jacob Charlton and Ecca Vandal…Continue Reading

Revisit the songs that kept us rocking through a difficult year. Continue reading… …Continue Reading