With Darkthrone due to release their latest album Eternal Hails on June 25, we knew we had to track down Fenriz for an update on proceedings.
Unfortunately, tracking him down isn’t as easy as that so we had to send him out some questions via email and were lucky enough to be one of only two Australian publications that reached the great man…
HEAVY – Darkthrone will be releasing your latest album, Eternal Hails, on June 25.
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With the titular hero Ed Banger off somewhere in the universe pondering his next adventure it was a little tough to nail him down to answer a few questions. Instead we had to contact Christian ‘Indy’ Inderbitzin, himself a busy man, who sent us these on the fly.
Enjoy, and welcome to the beautifully strange world of Ed Banger And The Kardashits…
1) Ed Banger And The Kardashits are preparing to release your EP Crash And Burn later this month.
UK metalcore/djent outfit InRetrospect have been steadily working towards an album since their inception in early 2018.
A combination of life, elements, and a super virus have all conspired to slow down the progress of this immensely talented band, forcing them to re-evaluate their early plans and release a succession of singles to keep the band not only relevant in a changing musical landscape, but also provide them a firm platform from which to launch their assault on the ...
More than two centuries after Kids of The Century shocked the Heavy Metal world with Helloween‘s new sound, Michael Kiske is back recording with the band. Following the vivid success of the Pumpkin United Tour, which saw Helloween headline Wacken Festival and sell-out arenas and large venues in many countries, Michael, along with Kia Hansen, went into the studio and recorded what is proving to be one of their greatest albums to date.
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Therion‘s seventeenth Studio album, Leviathan, was released on January 22, 2021, and proved to be another big success for the symphonic metal pioneers.
The band have now released another music video for a track taken off Leviathan called Eye Of Algol. It refers to the ‘demon star’ Algol (“al-ġūl” means “the demon” in Arabic), a multiple star consisting of three separate stars that has an ominous connotation in astrology and is also ...
Alternative rock icons Fuel have announced the upcoming release of their first album in 18 years, ÅNOMÅLY, due out in October 2021.
The 11 original tracks were written by songwriter/guitarist Carl Bell reunited with original Fuel drummer Kevin Miller, accompanied by new singer John Corsale (lead vocals, guitar), Mark Klotz([guitar, vocals) and Tommy Nat (bass, vocals).
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Florida-based melodic death metal masters The Absence have unveiled a live-action lyric video for This Consuming Nocturne.
The song is the fourth preview track from the group’s new album Coffinized which will be released on June 25 via M-Theory Audio.
Watch This Consuming Nocturne below:
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Finland outfit Bloody Hell‘s new album The Bloodening hit the mosh pit this past April via Rockshots Records.
In support of the record, the band is presenting a new music video for the banger Midnight Man. The track tells a story of a man with issues (which any one person can relate to).
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Vancouver’s Rebel Priest is well known in Western Canada for pumping out solid rock n roll tracks and putting on a deadly, old-school stage show.
They have three full-length albums to date and to make sure people haven’t forgotten about them, have a four-track EP coming out this summer, Lost In Tokyo.
The first single off the EP is the title track which is a story about their first couple of nights in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, Japan, which is famed for its ...
As bassist of prog legends Opeth, Martin Mendez has gained worldwide popularity and now he returns with another virtuous death metal crusher that captures the fear, loss of control and despair of lockdown in eight new tracks.
For their new album Dancing Into Oblivion, his project White Stones goes further down the path of progressive extreme metal with haunting growls, jazz-induced intermezzo and an incredible level of technical perfection.
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The Black Wreath have announced the full line up appearing at Blacken Open Air festival.
Blacken is a camp out metal festival taking place from July 30 to August 2 2021 in the Dead Centre of Australia. This three night outdoor festival is nestled in the beauty of Ross River Resort right at the mouth of N’Dhala Gorge.
Over a dozen more bands have been added to the already stacked lineup.
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Seattle multi-platinum rock band Candlebox have announced a US tour in support of their upcoming new album, Wolves. With COVID restrictions lifting, the band is happy to return to normalcy.
The tour kicks off in Louisville, KY, on August 5 and runs until November 6, ending in Candlebox’s hometown of Seattle. The final two Seattle shows on November 5 and 6 will both feature Candlebox’s original lineup.
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Hellfest announced the almost complete line-up for their 15th-anniversary edition and set the bar high with an XXL line-up shaking the grounds of Clisson, France, from June 17 to June 26 in 2022.
Nuclear Blast is proud to announce that not less than 36 bands from the label roster are under the high-class selection of well-known artists and underground heroes!
Jerome Riera, head of label Europe, comments: “It’s difficult to find the words to describe what the ...
In November 1981, rock ‘n’ roll legends Mötley Crüe stormed into the cultural zeitgeist with the release of their debut album Too Fast for Love, setting the stage for what would become one of the most iconic careers ever in music.
This year, the band is celebrating their 40th Anniversary with a special series of music re-releases and fan activations, revisiting their globally acclaimed catalogue.
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In December 2020, TesseracT invited fans to join them in P O R T A L S – an ambitious concept created to offer an escape in a time of isolation. The live cinematic experience fused live performance with beautiful lighting and striking effects, brought together by chaptered screenplay. By taking their most daring steps as a creative force, the band offered the viewer a completely new and unique experience.
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On July 16 British metal legends Paradise Lost will bring an icy breeze of gothic doom over this summer by releasing the captivating testimony of last year’s streaming event At The Mill.
Captured at The Mill Nightclub near the band’s hometown in Yorkshire, England, the recording of the BluRay was directed by Ash Pears, who previously worked with the band on their music videos for Medusa and Obsidian.
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Following the recent release of their self titled album, Helloween have also released their third single, Best Time.
Lyrically the song by Sascha Gerstner reminds you of the good old days, musically it’s convincing with confident Helloween style guitar harmonies and a chorus that stays in your long-term memory after hearing it for the first time.
Get the album here: http://nblast.de/HelloweenAU
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GRAMMY Award-winning rock band Switchfoot confirmed their new album interrobang will be released on August 20, 2021 via Fantasy Records.
interrobang is the follow up to 2018’s Native Tongue and last year’s Covers EP.
The band also shared the sparkling new track fluorescent, which can be viewed below:
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Third World Posse – a collective of visual artists from developing countries – have arrived to deliver a healthy dose of heavy metal philanthropy, with their first release putting a fresh coat of paint on Metallica’s iconic debut.
Recalling the metal band’s most volatile era and translating it into a series of incredibly ornate and vicious paintings, Felipe Mora’s Dealing Out The Agony is a beautifully brutal collection based on Metallica’s debut trash ...
San Diego deathcore pioneers Carnifex have released a music video for their new single Pray For Peace.
Carnifex comments, “With each song we release, our goal is to take you further into the abyss, further from reality. Pray For Peace is no exception. A nihilist’s anthem with blasts, bounce, and breakdowns to keep you pitting! See you on the road!”
Watch Pray For Peace below:
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West Australian metal outfit EnforcE have released a visualiser for the title track Deep Blue.
The song is taken from the band’s long-awaited fourth full-length release Deep Blue which will be officially released on July 1 2021.
Watch the visualiser below:
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Spinefarm can today reveal that Sleep Token will release their second studio album This Place Will Become Your Tomb on September 24 2021.
Experience the video for the first single Alkaline, which collectively conveys a sense of darkness and evil, but also of power and control below.
This new 12-track offering delves further into the enigmatic universe of Sleep Token, pushing boundaries and blurring genres, whilst retaining their signature sound.
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Extreme industrial metal pioneers Fear Factory have released their tenth studio album Aggression Continuum via Nuclear Blast.
In celebration of the new album, the band offers fans the music video for the track Recode, which can be viewed below:
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The wait is (nearly) over… English extreme metal legends Carcass have revealed their long-awaited, massively anticipated 7th studio album Torn Arteries will be released on September 17 with Nuclear Blast Records.
Along with the announcement, the band has debuted new song Kelly’s Meat Emporium that is available now on all stream services.
Pre-Order Torn Arteries: http://www.nuclearblast.com/carcass-tornarteries
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Bullet For My Valentine announce their self-titled, seventh album Bullet For My Valentine.
The record will be released on October 22 via Spinefarm / Search & Destroy and sees the band open a bold new chapter. It’s easily their heaviest, fiercest album so far.
Bullet For My Valentine follows the success of their last album, 2018’s Gravity, which saw the metal juggernauts’ catalogue surpass 1 BILLION (yes, with a B!) streams in the U.S.
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Words by Jimmy Glinster
Beartooth, a name I’ve heard, but a band I’ve never had the pleasure of listening to.
Their press release photo had me thinking that this was going to be some kind of ‘middle-of-the- road’ radio rock band, with a singer that looked like the ‘WISH’ version of M-Shadows.
Without jumping to too many conclusions though, I threw this on while driving around at my boring day job.
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Words by Luke Scott
Shots by CeeJay Johnson
It was a cold June night, the 18th . The lovely Brisbane punters were expecting to be entertained and kept warm through aggressive dance to progressive music. The Triffid answered the call and provided the stage for the night’s heroes, The Stranger, Valhalla and the mighty Caligula’s Horse.
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Pix by Rashid Alkamraikhi
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.
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Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios Company has acquired director Miles Doleac’s macabre riff on the Cernunnos myth, DEMIGOD, starring Rachel Nichols (Continuum, Star Trek). The distributor plans for a late-October, day-and-date streaming and theatrical release. Directed and co-written by Doleac (alongside Michael Donovan Horn), DEMIGOD was produced by Doleac, James Victor Bulian, Lindsay Anne Williams, and Wesley O’Mary, the same team behind 2020’s The Dinner Party.
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Today, Disney+ revealed the official trailer and key art for “Turner & Hooch,” the original series premiering Wednesday, July 21. When an ambitious, buttoned-up US Marshal inherits a big unruly dog, he soon realises the dog he didn’t want may be the partner he needs. “Turner & Hooch” stars Josh Peck as Scott Turner, son of Detective Scott Turner portrayed by Tom Hanks in the 1989 film of the same name.
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Nobody quite makes low budget cult films the way that Australian filmmakers do. Over the years I have been pleasantly surprised by films like Red Hill and Acolytes, so surprised in fact that I have gone back and re-visited them a number of times. Now Aussie filmmaker Martin Wilson (Roll) raises the Aussie cult flag high once again with Great White, a film I’ll admit was a lot better than I expected it would be.
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She made a name for herself with movies like Blue Crush and Along Came A Spider and now Mika Boorem goes behind the camera with Hollywood.Con. She chats to HEAVY Cinema all about it.
You can listen to the interview right here:
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A few years ago if actress Meagan Fox had a film coming out the world knew about it. The talented actress was the face of huge franchises including Transformers and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. She was so popular in fact that when she left the Transformers franchise there were fans out there saying they would boycott the Bay juggernaut due to the fact they thought she had been unceremoniously and unfairly dumped.
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This week at HEAVY Cinema we chat to filmmaker Tim Brown about what it was like working with Bill Nighy and filming in Broken Hill for his new film Buckley’s Choice.
You can take a listen to the interview below:
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Today, Disney+ debuted the key art for comedic murder mystery “Only Murders In The Building” and announced that the series will premiere exclusively on Star on Disney+ as a Star Original from Tuesday, August 31st.
From the minds of Steve Martin, Dan Fogelman and John Hoffman, “Only Murders In The Building” follows three strangers (Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez) who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one.
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In the lead-up to its 85th birthday in July 2022, Ritz Cinemas is undergoing renovations and upgrades. The plans retain all the cinema’s spectacular historical elements and gorgeous Art Deco details, while adding some exciting new features.
An information session about the renovation plans will be held on Sunday 1 August at 11am followed by a rare screening of A Star is Born (1937) starring Janet Gaynor and Fredric March, which was released in theatres the same year that the Randwick ...
The latest episode of He Says/She Says Film Reviews has just landed and this time Dave and Lee Griffiths are taking a look at the brand new feel-good film Dream Horse.
Take a listen to the episode right here:
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From writer/director James Gunn comes Warner Bros. Pictures’ superhero action adventure “The Suicide Squad” featuring a collection of the most degenerate delinquents in the DC line up.
Welcome to hell—a.k.a. Belle Reve, the prison with the highest mortality rate in the US of A. Where the worst Super-Villains are kept and where they will do anything to get out—even join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X. Today’s do-or-die assignment? Assemble a collection of cons, including ...