VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #46 HERE This past week has seen some big announcements and releases in Australian music, and as such we have a heap of interviews for you. Pandamic, Gutterfire! and Shihad have new albums out or coming out, so we get the lowdown from all of them, plus we speak with […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #170 HERE If the amount of interview requests coming across the HEAVY bar are anything to go by, heavy metal has decided to kick COVID in the nuts and finally move on with life! This week we feature the mighty Exodus on the cover, with vocalist Steve ‘Zetro’ Souza joining us to […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #41 HERE
It’s been a big week in Australian metal, with Melbourne thrash metal masters Desecrator unveiling their latest album Summoning today. Frontman Riley Strong sat down for a chat with Dave Griffiths for this week’s cover, running us through the awesome album and other things happening within the Desecrator camp.
We also catch up with Shihad about their long overdue new album Old Gods, plus Jeff Apter gives us all the latest on his new biography Bad Boy Boogie: The True Story Of AC/DC Legend Bon Scott.
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New Zealand rock outfit Shihad sound younger and fresher on their upcoming album Old Gods, much more so than a band who have been around for just over three decades should!
Shihad have continuously churned out the hits, with songs like My Mind’s Sedate, Home Again, Pacifier and Bitter reaching another level on the live circuit, which is where Shihad surpassed many over their contemporaries with each outing.
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Kiwi rock icons Shihad have released their new single, Little Demons, from their upcoming 10th studio album Old Gods, available on August 27th.
If anger is an energy, then Old Gods could single handedly power our capital city for a year. Old Gods is a step into fury for frontman Jon Toogood whose lyrics encapsulate our collective anger at recent world events.
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VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTIST DIGIMAG #35 HERE
 
This week we feature Brisbane rock machine PistonFist on the cover, with the boys having just released their latest single and (pardon the pun) firing on all cylinders!
 
We also catch up with Audio Reign to talk about their new track Relentless, Orpheus Omega stop in to talk about their new stuff and Shatterbrain talk the Root Of All Evil with us.
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Kiwi rock icons Shihad have announced their new album Old Gods will be released on August 27, 2021.
 
Alongside the announcement, the band have released a taste of the album with opening track Tear Down Those Names and revealed they will also embark on their first Australian headline tour since 2018. They will be blasting around the country in October to deliver the new and classic songs live, with the pulsating live show Shihad are known and loved for.
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Unlike anything else in this world, music has that rare and innate ability to transfer your whole being to an era or moment in life where nothing else mattered.
 
A moment of pure bliss that, although often forgotten, lays dormant in our subconscious until one familiar note or lyric awakens it from its slumber and allows the memories to flow forth from within.
 
This is why concerts such as Spring Loaded are such a vital part of our existence.
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After a twenty-year absence, Elephant Gun have returned with new single “Kill Street Blues”.
The song proves Elephant Gun have lost none of their edge, retaining that dirty rock feel that saw the band play with The Screaming Jets, Sunk Loto, Grinspoon and Shihad around the turn of the century.
They have also…Continue Reading