One can question the existence of tribute bands on the musical landscape, but there is no denying the impact they have had on music in general over the last five years in particular. They provide an affordable option for fans to hear the music of their favourite bands – and often at places and venues […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #286 HERE Welcome to our first DigiMag of the year and what a cracker it is! We feature Brisbane rock outfit Young Lions on the cover, with interviews from Sam Totman, Distorted Views, Beyond The Black, Soulfly and As Paradise Falls there to bring in the New Year. There’s also video footage […] …Continue Reading

In 2023 HEAVY are joining up with Gold Coast-based entertainment machine Vamped Up to bring you a weekly round-up of what’s happening in the world of rock, punk and metal plus slightly off-beat interviews with local, national and international bands and musicians. With the official launch of Season 2 of Vamped Up! rapidly approaching we […] …Continue Reading

Starting in January, HEAVY will have our own weekly segment as part of Vamped Up Season 2, where we will be conducting interviews from KRISPY’S BAR(RED) as well as bringing you up to date on news and events from the world of rock, punk and metal. The first episode is airing on New Years Day […] …Continue Reading

Metal powerhouse Dragonforce are in the final stages of their first major tour back since COVID. Taking in North America starting in early March, the Extreme Power Metal Tour is due to finish up in California on April 23, with Dragonforce not only playing to massive live crowds every night, but also taking their show […] …Continue Reading

Throughout March and April, some of the world’s greatest guitarists will come together to raise money and celebrate the music of legendary guitarist and composer Jason Becker, who has been living with ALS for over 30 years and continues to compose and record music.
The virtual event, hosted in part by DragonForce guitarist Herman Li, will include three components:
1) A Livestream telethon-style fundraiser on Twitch: special guests will appear on Herman Li’s Twitch channel to play, jam and participate in fan-generated challenges with all money raised going directly to Jason’s medical trust.
Continue reading HERMAN LI With Money Raiser For JASON BECKER at HEAVY Magazine – Rock, Punk, Metal Music & Beyond. …Continue Reading