VIEW AUSSIE DIGIMAG #23 HERE
 
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.
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Melbourne five-piece hardcore/thrash machines Deadweight 80 have bounced back from the global events of the last 18 months with a ripping new single “N.J.N.P” (No Justice No Peace).
 
The song is a throwback to the early days of hardcore with an unrelenting delivery of in-your-face vocals punctuated by blasting drumbeats and guitar and bass work that threaten to melt the very skin from your face.
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Despite all of the uncertainty and turmoil of the last 18 months, it is refreshing to see some things never change, as perfectly exemplified when King Parrot spewed forth from our television screen last weekend, performing in a rehearsal room no bigger than your grandmother’s drawers and possibly twice as hot and stinky!
 
Youngy is still an unmovable presence out the front, Slatts is still cracking jokes faster than Jim Jefferies can write them, Squiz is getting closer to pulling off the perfect guitar playing splits, Toddy is still in dire need of a hairbrush and Ari still endorses VB where demand still far exceeds supply.
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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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As a rule, we here at HEAVY steer away from Q & A type interviews, but when the man you want to speak to is Phil Anselmo himself and he says the only way he can fit you into his schedule… well sometimes you just how have to concede and take what you can.
 
Phil was nice enough to take five minutes to answer some questions we put to him about this weekends A Vulgar Display Of Pantera Livestream event, so read on to hear what the great man had to say…
 
1)  The countdown is on to Philip H Anselmo And The Illegals Vulgar Display Of Pantera virtual concert on April 9.
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Philip H. Anselmo And The Illegals will return to the stage next month for a very special Livestream event.
 
Dubbed A Vulgar Display Of Pantera, the multi-camera shot, fully live performance will take place on Friday, April 9 and find the band celebrating the legacy of Pantera with a set featuring select…Continue Reading

 
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

 
The Melbourne festival circuit is now officially open with the announcement of Kilfest – a one-day heavy music festival which will be held in the grounds of the historic Old Kilmore Gaol on May 1.
 
Presented by Quirky Sounds and HEAVY, Kilfest 2021 features a stellar line-up headlined by King Parrot with…Continue Reading

 
VIEW AUSSIE DIGIMAG #14 HERE
 
As the week draws to a close I want to send out best wishes and strength to everyone in Melbourne as they enter another lockdown as of midnight tonight. I don’t want to jump on the bandwagon but for all that is metal please stay in for…Continue Reading

 
The Melbourne festival circuit is now officially open with the announcement of Kilfest – a one-day heavy music festival which will be held in the grounds of the historic Old Kilmore Gaol on May 1.
 
Presented by Quirky Sounds and HEAVY, Kilfest 2021 features a stellar line-up headlined by King Parrot and…Continue Reading