Four big shows are scheduled for December in Tasmania and Western Australia to round out the year for Melbourne metal warriors King Parrot as they gear up to working on a new album in 2023. They’ve pulled together monster lineups for all shows and can’t wait to get back to these less frequently travelled destinations. […] …Continue Reading

Pix by David Rubinich SWORDFISH TROMBONE VOID OF VISION TOTALLY UNICORN GRAVEMIND DIAMOND CONSTRUCT CLOWNS ALT. KING PARROT ALESTORM …Continue Reading

Ten years ago, an album called Bite Your Head Off was released by a little-known Australian grindcore band called King Parrot. When I say little known, they already had a passionate and loyal fanbase that was growing by the minute, but the band had yet to reach the almost crossover mainstream acceptance which surprisingly opens […] …Continue Reading

For the first time ever King Parrot will play their debut album Bite Your Head Off in its entirety at Max Watts in Melbourne on October 29 to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the release. A lot has happened since the rabid debut record was unleashed on the unsuspecting public and King Parrot has […] …Continue Reading

Since the country opened back up King Parrot have toured Australia and played favourites to the mainland east coast of Australia only. That changes today. The band felt it would be unsatisfactory to leave Tasmania and Western Australia off the map any longer so four big shows are scheduled for December to round out the […] …Continue Reading

For the first time ever King Parrot will play their debut album Bite Your Head Off in its entirety to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the release. A lot has happened since the rabid debut record was unleashed on the unsuspecting public and King Parrot has since forged itself as a household name in […] …Continue Reading

Words by Jimmy Glinster Pix by Rashid AlKamraikhi Thanks to the impending school holidays and the general cluster fuck of Southeast Queensland traffic, I rocked up fashionably late to Odius riffing the shit out of the place with their fresh twist on old-school thrash metal. Their performance was relentless and threatening, and their windmills of […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #80 HERE There’s some big things coming up in the Australian music calendar, with the next one the travelling Monolith Festival headlined by Karnivool and Cog. HEAVY caught up with Cog’s drummer Lucius Borich earlier this week to chat about the shows and other things happening with the band. Our […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #207 HERE Good afternoon ladies and metalheads and thanks for joining us for DigiMag number 207! This week we feature Australia’s own King Parrot as our cover artist, with vocalist Matt Young detailing the current Regional Rampage tour amongst other things. We also catch up with The Heretic Order, downset., The Soapgirls […] …Continue Reading

It’s fair to say that Australian extreme metal outfit King Parrot are one of a kind. Their brand of metal is brutal to every extreme, a sonic cavalcade of relentless pressure that is the musical equivalent of a marauding army. Going into a King Parrot moshpit is like going into battle, with many an unsuspecting […] …Continue Reading