The Smashing Pumpkins’ highly anticipated album ATUM is out now. The sequel to 1995s Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness and 2000s Machina/Machine of God, ATUM features 33 tracks in three acts and was written and produced by Corgan over the past four years. Act three has arrived with a special edition box set featuring […] …Continue Reading

Pix by Kaotic Images With The World Is A Vampire Festival Tour wrapping up earlier tonight at the Gold Coast’s Broadwater Parklands, HEAVY thought it fitting to take you back to the first day of the run at Brisbane’s Eatons Hill, which featured Brissy rising legends PistonFist as local opening support. The festival – thanks […] …Continue Reading

Gold Coast rock outfit The Silencio have long been held in high regard amongst the local music community. Their passion and enthusiasm for their craft is infectious, which, coupled with a highly professional attitude and outlook has seen the band recently anointed as a “local emerging act to watch” by Gold Coast’s Blank Magazine. That […] …Continue Reading

Words by Matt New Pix by Angie New Billy Corgan is a busy dude. Not only does he front one of the most influential rock bands of all time, he is also the owner of a wrestling association. And what better way to showcase both passions than visiting Australia with The World Is a Vampire […] …Continue Reading

By Kris Peters What can we say about Sydney music legends RedHook that we haven’t already said over the last couple of weeks? The quintet are this weekend finishing up their run of shows with The Smashing Puumpkins and Jane’s Addiction as part of The World Is A Vampire Festival before turning around and heading […] …Continue Reading

Normal Behaviour have defied convention from the outset, forming as a band while all members were enrolled at film school. Using that love of film and cinema the band quickly branched into songwriting, blending the rebellious spirit of rock, the dark allure of goth and the raw energy of grunge and funk into a sonic […] …Continue Reading

Not many bands get to celebrate the release of their EP by sharing the stage with two of the biggest bands in the world, but that’s exactly what awaits Melbourne metal outfit XCalibre this weekend when they open The World Is A Vampire Festival in front of their home crowd and headlined by The Smashing […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #300 HERE When it comes to having legends grace the DigiMag cover it doesn’t get much better than a gentleman by the name of Dave Lombardo! Dave joined HEAVY this week to chat about his new solo album Rites Of Passage and was an absolute pleasure to chat with. We also spoke […] …Continue Reading