Melbourne groove/thrash metal merchants The Ascended have hit the ground sprinting with their latest single The Dark.
Taking all of the elements that has thrust the band into the forefront of Australian metal and combining it with lessons learned along the way, The Ascended have sonically and visually stepped up another massive level, delivering a cracking tune that is the culmination of more than half a decade of toil to the metal grind.
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Melbourne rock machine The Ugly Kings are preparing to unveil their latest album Strange, Strange Times on Friday, August 13.
The album is a sonic journey detailing the tough times we live in currently, with a blending of blues, grit and rock setting the tone for a bleak outlook where music is the only saviour.
Guitarist Christos sat down with HEAVY to discuss the album, staring with the recently released title track and why it is the perfect introduction into the descent into madness ...
While most of us have lived through a veritable Tropical Fuck Storm in recent times, Melbourne post-punk, psychedelic rock, noise rock, art punk, experimental rock, punk blues, blues rock, alternative/indie outfit (yes, they cover ALL of those genres) have named themselves after what all of us think and set about revitalizing the world through music – one song at a time.
With their latest album Deep States out on August 20, TFS have vowed to bring joy to the world with a (hopefully) ...
After many years of searching for the ultimate line-up, The Dark Horde is finally ready to unleash their musical masterpiece to the world.
Assembling a collection of Melbourne’s internationally renowned musicians, vocalists and actors, The Dark Horde is as much a cinematic production as a musical conglomerate, utilising a variety of mediums to produce music on a world class level.
With their debut album The Calling due for release in October this year, The Dark Horde have introduced the ...
Melbourne skate punk band All Hope Remains have dropped their new single, Vortex.
The track is the lead single from the band’s debut album A Silent War that will be out on September 3.
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In case you missed it – Sydney group the Hard-Ons, who have been cranking out their own brand of punk rock for nearly 40 years now (yes, they started young), last week announced the addition of a new frontman/singer, one Tim Rogers.
They have followed that up with the release of first single and video with Tim on board, a tearaway punk-pop number called Hold Tight.
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It’s no secret that the music industry and all of those – from the performers to the venues to the studios to the punters – have all been affected, and in most cases decimated, by the rules and laws governing lockdown and restrictions.
While the argument will continue to rage over the rights and wrongs of the way things are being handled, one fact remains true throughout.
The music industry is suffering.
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With recent government lockdowns continuing to make life for touring bands a complete headf#ck, King Parrot continues on to bring us their 10 Years Of The Grindin’ Frashin’ Punk Rock Wrecking Machine anniversary tour.
Having had to reschedule their shows that were booked for this month’s heavy rituals in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast, King Parrot are not backing down and already have new dates locked in as they move as best they can with the continually changing ...
Sydney’s Melodic Death Metal Quartet ENDVS release their crushing new single Becoming The End, the second offering from their upcoming album Cessation due for release on September 24 via Octane Records.
Becoming The End is a larger-than-life and unapologetically epic masterpiece boasting virtuosic songwriting skills and orchestral arrangements akin to cinematic scores. The track treats listeners to energetic fretwork underpinned by a thrash infused rhythm section bolstering Andy ...
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 ...
Turkey’s First “Dungeon Synth” project, Tir (now residing in Australia) has released his fourth full-length record, Persepolis.
Released under Brilliant Emperor Records label in Australia, Persepolis was completed in only three months. The record was mixed and mastered by Oytun Bektas (Orko Entertainment /Sydney).
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This Friday, August 13, 2021 will see Melbourne’s alternative rockers THE UGLY KINGS release their new and hotly anticipated album, Strange, Strange Times, via Napalm Records.
THE UGLY KINGS may channel the flavor of groups like Queens Of The Stone Age and Danzig, but their distinctive, revitalizing infusion of dark energy is evident while preserving razor sharp, daringly introspective control with clever lyricism, addictive riffage, catchy melodies and a heavy power blues ...
It is with extreme disappointment that The Screaming Jets have announced today a delay in the release of the 30-Year Anniversary Edition of their groundbreaking debut album All For One.
The release date will now be October 22, 2021.
Accompanying this change is the rescheduling of all current tour dates, into 2022, with new dates to be advised in due course.
Both changes are unavoidable given the current status of border restrictions and Covid lockdowns across Australia.
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Melbourne-based, five-piece metal band Pridelands are thrilled to reveal their brand-new single, The Walls.
The track is being released on Resist Records in Australia and on their new label home, Sharptone Records (for the rest of the world).
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One of the most ambitious projects of last year was the Murders In The Rue Morgue Vol 1 album, and the great news is it was so successful that Rue Morgue now has Vol 2 well and truly on the way. Once again the album is going to be full of some of Australia’s most creative artists and one of the first people to put his hand up to be involved with the project was Mat Robins from Melbourne’s very own Cicadastone.
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Support Act are delighted to welcome an additional $20 million in funding, announced by the Australian Government through the Office for the Arts today, to assist music industry and performing arts workers who are struggling due to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The latest round of funding will allow Support Act to continue to bring much-needed relief to those in the music industry who have lost work, gigs and their livelihoods due to the ongoing lockdowns and ...
Tasmanian heavy rock outfit Mountains Of Madness have dropped their new single Bitches Brew, which is taken from the band’s upcoming first full length album titled Hold My Beer.
With Joe Hayley (Psycroptic) behind the producer’s desk for Hold My Beer chances are the album will be as well polished and excellent as Bitches Brew!
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South East Queensland extreme groove metal outfit Death Plague have dropped their latest single Swarm.
The song is taken from Death Plague’s recent EP Panoramic Bloodscape which you can check out HERE
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Following their debut EP Lucid In Turmoil, Gold Coast metal outfit Awake In Time introduce the long awaited visuals for their latest single No Way Out.
No Way Out is a story about deep depression, and a severely damaged emotional state with no clear path to escaping the chaos that surrounds your life. The artwork and visuals are symbolic of the terror that consumes you when experiencing the feeling of being so overwhelmed and deep inside your own thoughts, that you are a ticking time bomb ...
Words by Jimmy Glinster
Buckle-up punks because Buckled are about to take us on a 10-minute party starting, cocktail drinking, trouble making journey. At least that’s what this punk outfit from my hometown of the Gold Coast are telling me! I’m always up for trouble making, especially when it includes cocktails and a party, so let’s see if this 4-track release lives up to the self-proclaimed hype.
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