VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #201 HERE Due to some personal matters I have only had time to put out one digital magazine this week, so you are in effect getting a super version of your weekly metal round up! Brisbane hardcore/groove outfit Massic are our cover feature this week, talking about their new album Cognisant which […] …Continue Reading

Minds? End have suffered more than their fair share of hardships over the last 18 months. Firstly, it was COVID, then came the flooding in their home of Northern New South Wales. While they weren’t alone in these setbacks they were certainly hit harder than many, but through it all have managed to come out […] …Continue Reading

Northern New South Wales metal pioneers Minds?End are a band known for their tenacious spirit and consistent musical output that has seen them stretch far beyond their local confines. After a sustained period of inactivity due to a variety of circumstances beyond their control, Minds? End make a triumphant return with the release today of […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #74 HERE There’s so much going on in the Australian metal scene at the moment, I have had to start keeping a diary! Up and coming metal outfit Sugar Spine make this week’s front cover talking about their recent EP Mirror Talk, plus we catch up with Freedom Of Fear […] …Continue Reading

After the success of the Sydney and Melbourne birthday celebrations, HEAVY is next setting its sights on Mo’s Desert Clubhouse to hold the next musical homage with a host of our favourite friends on July 24. Byron Bay extreme metal outfit From Crisis To Collapse have had little luck getting out of their home town […] …Continue Reading

This weekend Coffs Harbour comes alive to the sounds of hard rock to metal with the area hosting Hell On High Water.
Headlined by Byron Bay metal titans From Crisis To CFollapse, Hell On High Water is rounded out by Sydney outfit Astrodeath, Minds End, The Outcome, Bakasura, The Black Tusk and Flying Giant, with limited tickets still available through
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After the dearth of festivals the last 18 months it’s great to see more and more quality lineups emerge.
One of these is Hell on High Water, a festival created by musicians for music lovers everywhere and featuring an assembled lineup of established and emerging artists.
To be held in Coffs Harbor on June 12, Hell On High Water is providing the old adage of “if you build it they will come”, with well over half of the tickets already snapped up.
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By Luke Scott
Metal of Honor presented Southside Of Hell, a collection of live metal bands from Brisbane, supporting Black Rheno from Sydney on their National Tour.
Mansfield Tavern did a fantastic job of hosting the event, with the venue, food and staff being of fine quality all day/night.
Initial gripes: none really, walking in on Dr Parallax’s set was a good way to get a feel for the room, both atmospherically and sound-wise.
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Local businesses Sawtell Concreting, Fluke and Fern Marketing Agency and Big Griff Events have teamed up to bring an epic evening of seaside hard rock and metal sounds to the Coffs Harbour Coast this June Long Weekend.
To be held on Saturday, June 12 the inaugural Hell On High Water event will bring fans of rock through to metal to the sleepy seaside town, with Byron Bay metal legends From Crisis To Collapse headlining the mammoth event.
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