After releasing five songs from their upcoming album Endless Arcade, Scottish alternative rock outfit Teenage Fan Club believe they have covered the expanse of their new offering, giving fans the chance to experience the differing sounds on the album by way of representation across all levels.
 
One of the bands’ two songwriters, Raymond McGinley, sat down with HEAVY to talk about the album and the lengthy process between completion and release.
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Gold Coast heavy rock outfit Kobrakai have courted controversy with the release of their latest single “Vessels”.
 
Not that the subject matter is offensive; more so contentious, with the lyrical content loosely based around cults and the effects they have on people and society.
 
Guitarist/vocalist Cloudy joined HEAVY for a chat about the song and other happenings within the Kobrakai camp.
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The German rock scene has recently been pretty excited by the arrival of Ivy Gold – a band that seems to have found the perfect mix of hard rock and blues. So why the excitement? Well really this is an all-star band. Tal Bergman (who has played for Sammy Hagar and Billy Idol) is on the skins, Anders Olinder (Peter Gabriel) is on the keys while the whole project was put together by Avalon guitarist Sebastian Eder.
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2020 was a frustrating year for Chicago punk rockers Indoorsmen. The band formed and were all ready to go but then the dreaded pandemic hit. Instead of wasting time though the band put together some new music and the result will be debut EP Cleaning House Part 1 which is out now… and if you love the sound of that then get ready for Part 2 later this year.
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If you are a fan of Black Coast then the last month has been pretty exciting for you with the release of not one but two new singles – Paradise and Vodka Smile. The two singles are from the band’s forthcoming debut album that is due out later in 2021.
The band have used the last twelve months to do nothing but write, spurred on by the band’s recent signing to Blood Blast.
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Sydney hardcore outfit Arteries have recently dropped their crushing new album Outdoor Claustrophobic, a monumental slab of metal that gets better with each listen.
 
For this album, the band elected to go more back to the basics to create a more accessible listening experience, a goal that Arteries have managed to smash out of the ballpark.
 
Guitarists Braithe Selby and Daniel Graham joined HEAVY for a chat about the new album and the process behind it.
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Newcastle hard rock outfit Zombonimo recently released their latest single “Speak”.
 
Featuring a three-pronged vocal attack, Zombonimo have been plying their trade for over a decade, with the band still retaining all four original members.
 
Guitarist/vocalist Kim Abbott sat down with HEAVY earlier this week to chat about the new single and what the future holds for Zombonimo.
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Melbourne hardcore outfit Deadweight 80 return to the fold with their crushing and brutal new tune “N.J.N.P (No Justice No Peace)”.
 
The song not only serves as a timely reminder of the abundance of talent within this band before their performance at Kilfest in a couple of weeks but also serves to introduce new vocalist Geordie who actually wrote the song.
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After almost a decade bereft of original music releases, Evanescence late last month released their latest album The Bitter Truth via Sony Music Australia.
 
The result has overwhelmed fans and newcomers alike, with its harder-edged, out and out rock sensibilities surprising even the most diehard of fans. It s an epic, guitar-driven album, accentuated by the unmistakable prowess of vocalist Amy Lee, solidifying her reputation as “one of rock’s defining voices”.
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