Sydney melodeath powerhouse ENDVS return with a headbang-inducing single The Immortals, the third offering from their upcoming album Cessation due for release on Friday September 24 via Octane Records. Sure to send Heavy Music fans into a frenzy, The Immortals boasts virtuosic songwriting with a cinematic approach to traditional death metal that warrants multiple listens. The Immortals […] …Continue Reading

 
Sydney’s melodic death metal resurging veterans ENDVS release their empowering new single A Storm’s Clarity from their upcoming album Cessation, due for release on September 24 via Octane Records.
 
A Storms Clarity showcases the band’s second to none songwriting skills, drawing the listener in with rhythmically sophisticated guitar work complemented by methodically curated lead lines underpinned by superbly tight drum and bass grooves.
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Sydney’s melodic death metal quartet ENDVS announce their new album Cessation due for release on September 24 via Octane Records.
 
Incorporating their roots in extreme metal genres while experimenting with memorable hook-laden choruses underpinned by the terse and urgent instrumentation, ENDVS create the sonic existential dissection of the human condition. With ten unique tracks showcasing a stunning and satisfying infusion of heavy metal, cinematic orchestral and synth layers, soaring melodic hooks, guttural growls and harmonically consonant guitar call-and-response, Cessation is the ascension of traditional melodic metal and riff-focussed ferocity.
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Unfortunately that bastard child of no-one COVID has put paid to yet more planned activities. I hate to mention it week after week but until it pisses off and leaves us to our devices it is a sad reality that cancellations and postponements will become more the norm than an anomoly.
 
Next weekend sees the postponement of Brisbane’s Moondoll Festival, which in turn leads to Frankenbok having to reschedule their three day Queensland visit as well.
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Sydney’s melodic death metal quartet ENDVS are proud to sign with Australian alternative artist label Octane Records.
 
Comprised of individuals who possess extensive touring and writing experience, ENDVS have been spending time methodically curating their craft under wraps to take Australian metal to new heights. A unique combination of soaring melodic hooks, guttural vocals and harmonically consonant guitar call-and-response build the core foundation of the band’s signature sound.
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Sydney-based industrial metal heavyweights Our Last Enemy have just dropped their virtuosic new EP As Above So Below via Octane Records.
 
As Above So Below highlights a more sophisticated side of Our Last Enemy with sonically diverse layers underpinned by the band’s signature merciless soundscape.
 
This high-impact audible manifesto takes the listener through a spectrum of sonic assault ranging from pensive riffs, moody guitar-picked passage, tense rising pulses of synths, crushing distorted guitars, infectiously catchy melodies, superbly right drum and bass grooves and cinematic multi-dimensional orchestral layers complete with dark elements of industrial metal and goth rock.
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Sydney-based Industrial metal heavyweights Our Last Enemy have just released their merciless new single “Decline Atrophy” via Octane Records taken from their upcoming EP As Above, So Below due for release on May 14.
 
“Decline Atrophy” takes the listener through a spectrum of sonic assault ranging from pensive riffs, fast-paced drum and bass grooves, powerhouse vocals interweaved with cinematic multi-dimensional orchestral layers.
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Brisbane’s progressive metal outfit The Stranger have released their entrancing new album Kaleidoscope via Octane Records and Wild Thing Records.
 
As vibrant and immersive as its name suggests, the band’s sophomore album provides a stunning and satisfying cross-section of progressive metal, djent and funk genres punctuated with ambient passages to deliver a tasteful juxtaposition between darkness and the light.
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Brisbane progressive metal  outift The Stranger have released their compelling new single “The Gemini” via Octane Records and Wild Thing Records.
 
“The Gemini”  introduces itself with the band’s new synthwave inspired soundscape which sets the scene for the pure progressive power to follow. This dynamic composition draws the listener in with rhythmically sophisticated guitar work complemented by methodically curated lead lines that are underpinned by superbly tight drum and bass grooves.
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Sydney-based Industrial Metal Heavyweights Our Last Enemy have signed with Australian artist label Octane Records for their highly anticipated upcoming new release.
 
Incorporating influences such as Rammstein, Fear Factory, NiN and Korn, Our Last Enemy masterfully blend dark and moody elements of industrial metal and goth rock to create their signature high…Continue Reading