After several delayed attempts to get off the ground, Monolith Festival is set to make its debut at Brisbane’s Eatons Hill Hotel on August 13. Featuring two of Australia’s heavyweight progressive rock outfits in Karnivool and COG – who have not toured together for 17 years – Monolith is a celebration of not just music […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #200 HERE There’s been some big albums, tours and announcements this week, making the choice for the DigiMag cover a little harder than usual, but we think we got it right by electing to have Electric Mary and Shotgun Mistress share the space, both talking about their upcoming tour that sees them […] …Continue Reading

UNFD Out Now Words by Jimmy Glinster With a name like Ocean Grove I was straight up expecting some kind of Parkway Drive imitation band like the many we’ve seen over the years once it became popular to name your band after the place you grew up. At least they didn’t feel the need to […] …Continue Reading

The perfect collab does exist, and in 2022 it prevails in the form of the brand new single and music video BORED, boasting Oddworld icons Ocean Grove teaming up with fellow beloved party-starters Dune Rats. Offering one last mouthwatering peek at Ocean Grove’s impending new album Up In The Air Forever, due out tomorrow April 22 on UNFD, BORED is a boisterous […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #73 HERE It’s a monster week in Australian music, with the inaugural Uncaged Festival due to kick off in Sydney on April 23 before moving to Brisbane the following day. We speak with a few of the bands appearing, including Molly & The Krells, El Colosso, I Built The Sky […] …Continue Reading

Melbourne heavy outfit Ocean Grove are a band known for their eclectic nature and refusal to conform to musical trends and whims. They are a band who have released music for themselves first and foremost and have been fortunate enough to find an audience that shares in their experimental nature. For their third album Up […] …Continue Reading

Fresh from the announce that theirvisionary third album Up In The Air Forever is dropping in April, Ocean Grove are serving up another injection of high octane creative juice direct from the belly of the Oddworld™. The SEX DOPE GOLD single and video release further exemplifies the inspired vision and creative intellect of the album and its makers. “Contrary to the abundant messaging we unconsciously receive […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #60 HERE Allow me to be a little sentimental for a moment. In just a few short days, HEAVY will officially turn 10! The very first issue of HEAVY, thanks to the passion and dedication of an Australian metal princess named Olivia Reppas, was published on January 26, 2012. Back […] …Continue Reading

Ocean Grove have announced details of their visionary third album Up In The Air Forever which will be out on April 22 via UNFD. Birthed straight from the belly of Ocean Grove’s creative engine — none other than their own Oddworld™ universe – Up In The Air Forever is a 10-track, genre-bending epic musical journey. An evolution of the trio’s early heavy sound, the record finds Ocean […] …Continue Reading