From the opening chords and the catchy chorus, there aren’t many metalheads around who wouldn’t be able to instantly identify the break-out single from the 1998, debut self-titled System Of A Down album. It’s been 25 years since that album was released, and Brisbane prog-rock-metal-fusion stalwarts Therein have decided to pay their tributes to this […] …Continue Reading

Brisbane’s newest rock/metal extravaganza has been announced. Nowhere Festival 2023 will be held at Brisbane’s Mansfield Tavern on May 6, featuring a swag of bands including Frankenbok, Khan, Dreamkillers, Fly Agaric, Artifact, Complexent, Goatzilla, Vulgarite, Dr Parallax, Fumerole, Therein and more. Tickets go on sale in the near future, so keep an eye on Nowhere […] …Continue Reading

With an assortment of national bands descending on Brisbane next weekend as part of the Moondoll Festival the Gold Coast has been fortunate enough to have a couple of the out-of-towners slot in a show while they are here. Making their debut Queensland debut this Friday night at Vinnies Dive Bar will be Adelaide hard […] …Continue Reading

The next installment of the Valtosesh is a comin’! But, without Valtozash… What?! How is this possible?! Who’s playing?! Why am I here?! Why do we exist?! All these questions and more will be answered… right now. Mostly. Valtosesh Pt.3 is going to be a mind melter. Therein will be back in full band glory, […] …Continue Reading

How do you celebrate two birthdays in one band when you are one of Brisbane’s fastest rising metal outfits? You throw a party and invite all of your mates to celebrate in true metal fashion – with a massive line-up of local and interstate bands to boot!!! Lucas and Chalky from Brisbane thrash machine Odius […] …Continue Reading

After the success of the Sydney and Melbourne birthday celebrations, HEAVY is next setting its sights on Mo’s Desert Clubhouse to hold the next musical homage with a host of our favourite friends on July 24. Byron Bay extreme metal outfit From Crisis To Collapse have had little luck getting out of their home town […] …Continue Reading

The words Jazz and Heavy Metal are unlikely bedfellows – some would say impossible. The combining of metal undertones with a horn section would be offensive to some purists, but music isn’t just for the pure at heart. Brisbane 17 piece jazz metal outfit Valtozash are one such band who has defied tradition and unashamedly […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #52 HERE This weeks Aussie DigiMag features newcomers The Rentagades on the cover, talking about their debut single Shape You Like A Bullet and their exciting future plans. We also speak to Sarah McLeod about this weekends Airlie Beach Festival Of Music, Todd Hansen from King Parrot about his run […] …Continue Reading

Brisbane is currently home to an exceedingly large number of bands that have that elusive quality required for success. COVID has not stopped them – or even slowed them down for that matter – but, if anything, has provided somewhat of a catalyst for the continued growth and nurturing of possibly the fastest and strongest […] …Continue Reading

With the uncertainty of lockdown has cleared – for now – many venues are still struggling to meet their obligations for live music with interstate bands currently unable to tour.
Enter Eleven Dive Bar in Maroochydore who have bypassed this potential dearth of live music by filling Friday and Saturday bills this weekend with Queensland talent.
Tonight (Friday) sees Therein, Void Matter and Odius take to the stage, with the Saturday line-up featuring Fun With Explosives, Adriatic and PistonFist.
Continue reading Double Dose Of Heavy Music At Eleven Dive Bar This Weekend at HEAVY Magazine – Rock, Punk, Metal Music & Beyond. …Continue Reading