As parts of Europe open back up after the Covid pandemic bands such as Slovenia’s HELLSWORD are finally able to get out and once again ply their skills to the fans who have been patiently waiting for it. When HEAVY Magazine’s Dave Griffiths recently caught up with the death metal trio they were not only […] …Continue Reading

The premise behind the brutal SON OF A SHOTGUN was simple. It was a project for BLOOD RED THRONE’S Ivan ‘Meathook’ Gujiic to mix his love of Southern Rock with brutal metal… but as Paul Kelly was said ‘from little things big things grow.’ Today Meathook as a full roster of talented musicians by his […] …Continue Reading

While most of us mellow somewhat with age, thrash metal warriors Exodus are peddling more in reverse. Their brand of musical intensity that has continued unabated for over four decades has never been more apparent than on the band’s upcoming eleventh studio album, Persona Non Grata, which only reinforces their undeniable right to be at […] …Continue Reading

What started as one man’s project in Brazil has now turned into one of the world’s most interesting metal bands. For Guilherme Aguiar Leal HERETIC started as a way for him to experiment mixing what we would call ‘world music’ with metal. The blend worked better than he expected, and was soon named Oriental Metal, […] …Continue Reading

Metal fans know that Dave Lombardo has worn a hat or two in his day. The former Slayer stickman has held down the fort for bands across the heavy spectrum ranging but not limited to Misfits, Suicidal Tendencies, Testament, Dead Cross, Mr. Bungle and Fantômas, and he's not stopping there. During our extensive sit-down with […]
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Faced with the harsh reality of a band imploding around them earlier this year, Nic Martin and Kody Naidoo from New Zealand hard rock outfit Seas Of Conflict were left with two options. One, inherently easy, but also terminal, the other to salvage the remnants and push on, confident in their own ability as the […] …Continue Reading

Rising from relative obscurity, black metal outfit Ghost Bath have resurfaced with a fierce new album, Self Loather, ready to wreak havoc on October 29. After gaining more traction over the course of three albums and an EP, Ghost Bath close out the trilogy of tragedy, ecstasy and dread/hatred which started with Moonlover in 2015 […] …Continue Reading

Brisbane hard rock outfit Gutterfire! are one of those bands where genre classification is virtually impossible. In an era where bands are forced into neat genre specific packages and titles, Gutterfire! have refused to be drawn in, allowing for a creative musical freedom unrestrained by labels and expectations. Self-coined as ‘upbeat doom’, Gutterfire! draw from […] …Continue Reading

Japanese rock icons MONO last week dropped their latest album, Pilgrimage Of The Soul via Pelagig Records. We seldom publish Q&A interviews at HEAVY but with the language barrier a little hard to get over we have relented on this occasions, with guitarist Taka answering some questions via email. HEAVY: Mono are releasing your 11th […] …Continue Reading

He's a living legend in heavy metal. The drummer's drummer and the cornerstone to perhaps the greatest thrash metal band ever. Previous comments aside, Dave Lombardo requires no introduction. With nearly four decades of liquidating faces under his belt, and with time punched in projects past and present including but not limited to Slayer, Misfits, […]
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