The inaugural Knotfest Australia swept through this country recently, with three sold-out shows across three states. To say it was a triumphant debut for the festival is an understatement, but that success is largely to do with the quality of bands on the bill. Bands like Slipknot and Parkway Drive were two of the biggest […] …Continue Reading

KNOTFEST Australia is officially sold out in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane, a week ahead of its Australian Debut. The music and counterculture experience destination festival is created by the multi-platinum sonic phenomenon SLIPKNOT. Headlined by SLIPKNOT, the hugely stacked festival line-up includes PARKWAY DRIVE, MEGADETH, TRIVIUM, NORTHLANE, AMON AMARTH, IN FLAMES, KNOCKED LOOSE, SPIRITBOX, STORY […] …Continue Reading

Megadeth are one of the few bands in the world – of any genre – that need no introduction. For four decades they have been at the forefront of the metal landscape, with their most recent album The Sick, The Dying and The Dead their highest-selling to date. Whereas most bands plateau somewhat or more […] …Continue Reading

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Interview by Erin Eddy As the emo kids of the 2000s have exited their 20s and are now in their 30s (and some sailing into their 40s) there’s a wave of nostalgia surfacing. Just as nu-metal has resurfaced and is being embraced with fondness, so is the emo and pop-punk genres. Story Of The Year […] …Continue Reading

KNOTFEST, the music and counterculture experience destination festival created by the multi-platinum sonic phenomenon SLIPKNOT will be making its Australian debut in March 2023. Brisbane has now hung up its sold-out sign alongside Melbourne. Tickets for Sydney are flying out the door and final tickets are on sale. Be sure to grab your ticket before […] …Continue Reading

“We make albums, we don’t make singles.” Bjorn Gelotte Swedish purveyors of metal In Flames are counting down to the release of their new album Foregone on February 10. It is an album that the band themselves promise to be heavy and aggressive and one which will nestle comfortably amongst a back catalogue featuring 13 […] …Continue Reading

GRAMMY Award-winning Iowan icons SLIPKNOT have shared Bone Church, a surprise standalone single available today on all streaming platforms. The new song arrives with a M. Shawn ‘clown’ Crahan directed video piece titled Yen – Director’s Cut (Bone Church) which finds the multidisciplinary artist and founding member refreshing footage from the band’s Yen music video. […] …Continue Reading