VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #210 HERE This week Australia pays respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with the annual NAIDOC week honouring their history, culture and achievements. And what better way to further that respect than by featuring one of this country’s best Aboriginal metal bands on the front cover? Southeast Desert Metal have […] …Continue Reading

After an explosive first year, Melbourne metal outfit, Observist are back with another brutal offering in the form of, Human.  It’s a track that incorporates stylistic elements of djent and the low-tuned discordance of Thall to perfectly illustrate the somber longing for self-acceptance present in the track’s lyrics.  Vocalist Chris Conroy explains, “The song it’s […] …Continue Reading

 
Melbourne progressive metalcore outfit Observist‘s debut EP From The Ashes is out now.
 
Truly a phoenix rising out of the ashes of their previous band, Observist have turned the demise of that project into a fully-fledged heavy prospect. The new EP is available now at all digital stores and streaming platforms at https://ditto.fm/from-the-ashes-observist.
 
Watch “Fragments” below:
 
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VIEW AUSSIE DIGIMAG #30 HERE
 
As Victoria continues to be in forced isolation the best thing we can do is keep the music flag flying, which we have done this week in a massive Australian Artists DigiMag that is dedicated to everyone doing it tough down South.
 
New Zealand rock outfit Electric Wizard grace this weeks cover, plus we chat with legendary touring artist Nick Barker about the upcoming Reptiles live shows in October.
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VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #153 HERE
 
As Victoria goes into a seven-day lockdown we send the love of the Metal Gods their way… Things are just starting to feel like some semblance of normality in this country so it is with a HEAVY heart that we send our best wishes to our Southern brothers and sisters and urge them to do the right thing…
 
This week’s DigiMag has plenty to keep you occupied in the meantime, with Burning Witches our cover story, talking about the release of their latest album The Witch of the North.
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Melbourne metalcore outfit Observist are quickly making themselves known in the Australian heavy music scene.
 
The band has released their second single, a new track that is probably most aptly described as a ‘djent ballad’.
 
Watch “Atlas” below:
 
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