The Hard-Ons kicked off their I’m Sorry Sir, That Riff’s Been Take tour – their first tour with new singer Tim Rogers – with three sold out shows on the weekend, only to hit a hurdle yesterday.  The group issued the following statement this morning: “We regret to advise that the band has unfortunately been struck with Covid, with one of […] …Continue Reading

If you had to list the most important heavy Australian albums of all time, it’s likely that Sunk Loto’s 2003 release Between Birth and Death would be near the top, and metal aficionados still consider the band one of the most influential home-grown bands of the early 2000s. Signed to Sony in 1999 when the average age of the band members […] …Continue Reading

Liveconformdie are heading out on their first tour ever across Australia – it’s about damn time – but they waited for an absolutely RIPPING tour package to come along. Phoenix trap metal outfit Dropout Kings have announced the dates for their upcoming tour of Australia with Earth Caller, and Liveconformdie. The tour begins on October […] …Continue Reading

Eclectic UK rock outfit Enter Shikari have made a career out of the sheer unpredictable nature of their music. Following the breakout success of their debut album Take To The Skies in 2007 – which featured the hit singles Sorry, You’re Not A Winner, Mothership and Anything Can Happen In The Next Half Hour… Enter […] …Continue Reading

The Angels are one Australian band that needs no introduction. After more than 40 years atop the Aussie rock tree, the band still shows no sign of slowing down. Part of that is due to the appointment of one Dave Gleeson to frontman duties just over ten years ago, another part due to the injection […] …Continue Reading

After six years without releasing new music, Melbourne melodic metal veterans Vanishing Point triumphantly returned in late 2020 with their highly rated album Dead Elysium. Despite being robbed of valuable touring opportunities because of recent world events, the band have vowed to make up for lost time this month and into next when they take […] …Continue Reading

As the release date draws nearer, the mighty alien overlords of GWAR have unleashed the second track from their forthcoming masterpiece, The New Dark Ages. Watch the visualizer, and listen to the song Berserker Mode below.  The visualizer features the first animated art cells from the band’s upcoming graphic novel GWAR In the Duoverse of Absurdity. Lead singer Blóthar had […] …Continue Reading

Sweden’s melodic death metal veterans SOILWORK are set to return to Australia this November courtesy of Hardline Media and they will be armed with their latest album Övergivenheten. Övergivenheten isSoilwork’s latest masterpiece, their first studio album in three years and the follow-up to Verkligheten, will be released on August 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. SOILWORK have evolved both musically and lyrically and Övergivenheten is their most complex […] …Continue Reading

Acclaimed Mongolian rock band The HU have released a new single called This Is Mongol ahead of their second official studio album set for release later this year via Better Noise Music.  With This Is Mongol, as with all of their music, The HU connects the world to Mongolian culture and its unique core values of natural preservation and spiritual connection […] …Continue Reading

My Chemical Romance have returned with a new track, The Foundations Of Decay. The Foundations of Decay marks My Chemical Romance’s first new release since 2014’s Fake Your Death and can be heard below. The band have also announced an Australian tour for 2023, details below. MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE 2023 AUSTRALIAN TOUR Monday 13th March 2023 – Brisbane Entertainment Centre […] …Continue Reading