‘Question everything. Consider your sources. Be wary of ulterior motives, insidious media narratives and even your own unconscious bias. Trust sparingly and try to make smart, informed choices. As the world slides further into ruin at the behest of old, rich white men ruling with catastrophic, zero-sum thinking, it’s more important than ever to be vigilant and fight back against the forces that be who seem hell-bent on creating a dystopian future for us all.’
Bristol-based new metal outfit NO:IR are preparing to take the step from a promising band to one that captures a larger audience with the release of their EP Are We Really Alive on June 18.
The five-piece band follows the tried and true formula of rap versus metal but somehow manage to put enough variance on the music to give it that elusive edge in an increasingly cluttered market.
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American thrash metal outfit Flotsam And Jetsam have been going in one form or another since the early 1980s. Recently HEAVY Mag’s Dave Griffiths caught up with their front man Eric ‘A.K.’ Knutson to chat about their fourteenth studio album Blood In The Water.
During the interview Knutson tells HEAVY that the last year has been one of the most prolific that the band has ever had when it comes to song-writing and that he feels that the band are finally achieving the sound ...
HEAVY Mag’s Dave Griffiths has been working as a music journalist for 25 years now and when he recently caught up with the legendary Gary Numan to talk about his new album – Intruder – he said it was one of the most frank and honest interviews that he had ever recorded.
In the interview Numan not only chats to Dave about the brand new album but also talks about his career as a whole.
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On November 19 German metal band Obscura will herald a new era of extreme metal as they combine virtuosic songwriting with surprisingly catchy melodies and stunning craftsmanship.
After recently finishing the recordings in Gothenburg for their sixth studio album to date and the follow-up to 2018’s Diluvium, the combo around mastermind and founder Steffen Kummerer is now announcing the title of their upcoming album to be A Valediction.
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Norway’s progressive metal legends Enslaved have travelled a long way since their origins in the extreme black metal scene of the early 1990s.
This week sees them premiere a new live video performance of “Sacred Horse”, taken from their forthcoming package of live releases, Cinematic Tour 2020, out June 25. For Enslaved, this performance represents a cherished career zenith, unapologetically translating their extreme metal roots into grandiose ...
Melbourne thrash machine Desecrator have been far from idle as the world around them crumbles.
Back with a renewed vigour and insatiable lust for all things metal, Desecrator have emerged from isolation with an arsenal of new music to go with their already fearsome reputation as one of this countries most entertaining live acts.
The release of “Summoning” heralds the return – and then some – of a band who are almost as recognisable for their fresh take on thrash ...
Have you missed the tones of Norway’s finest metal host?
Have you longed to rediscover tracks or be introduced to new artists and songs from across the world?
Have you often thought how cool it would be to have a podcast formatted like a radio show that featured specially curated playlists by Fenriz?
If the answer was yes – then this is your lucky day – THE FENRIZ METAL PACT is here for you!
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Emerging in the summer of 2004 in San Jose, CA., Maya‘s close-to-home fanbase quickly expanded to reach across the world, which led to opportunities to tour across the country and throughout Mexico and Central America alongside heavy hitters including Terror, The Acacia Strain, Emmure, and more.
These days, the band is tapping into their heritage to share their stories as first-generation Mexican and African American musicians from Northern California.
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The wait is over – international metal stars Alien Weaponry have returned with a vengeance, announcing the release of their fervid upcoming sophomore release, Tangaroa, out September 17, 2021 via Napalm Records.
Since releasing their acclaimed debut Tū (2018), the New Zealanders’ kinetic presence and sound – combining elements of thrash and groove metal with lyrics in the native indigenous language, te reo Māori — has attracted throngs of fans and media supporters across the ...
Sweden’s most charismatic airline crew shake off the glitter again to deliver a fantastic anthem to welcome sweet summertime feelings.
Enjoy some even sweeter cocktails in the sun while shaking your hips to “Burn For Me” from The Night Flight Orchestra.
Alongside this fantastic feel-good song, the band serves a fantastic video today that will put a huge smile on your face.
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Monsters on the Mountain, a three-day hard rock music experience brought to you by the creators of the pioneering Monsters of Rock Cruise, will take place this October 15-17 at the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge (2986 Teaster Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863) in Tennessee’s beautiful Great Smoky Mountains.
This immersive fan and artist celebration will host over 20 rock acts, plus an array of interactive events and activities.
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BMG pay tribute to the patron saints of heavy metal – Black Sabbath – with the release of a collection that includes a newly remastered version of the band’s sixth studio album “Sabotage” along with a complete live show recorded during the band’s 1975 tour.
To commemorate this incredible release, BMG has partnered with Bewilder Box Ltd., creators of award-winning physical and digital escape room adventures and specialists in IP based puzzle gaming, to ...
Pain, the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer Peter Tägtgren, has revealed the band’s first original song in five years, “Party In My Head”.
Blending ‘80s synth, electro, and metal, Pain delivers one hell of an anthem providing a powerful sonic vaccine against the distress and depression caused by the worldwide pandemic.
Watch “Party In My Head” below:
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Brazilian power metal band Trend Kill Ghosts are getting ready to release their long-awaited new album.
As a taste of things to come the band have released lead single “Phoenix” which is accompanied by a music video recorded at London Studio features actress and singer Aline Ferrari.
Watch “Phoenix” below:
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Arizona’s Go Ahead And Die is proud to release its self-titled debut album via Nuclear Blast Records.
Go Ahead And Die is a raw, urgent, unrelenting, thrillingly shocking, and vibrant new band. In celebration of the release, the band offers fans the music video for “G.A.A.D” which features a news broadcast from Ice T.
Max Cavalera comments, “Pissed off!
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Bay Area metal titans Machine Head have released a three-track digital single titled “Arrows In Words From The Sky”.
The release features three new songs, “Rotten,” “Arrows In Words From The Sky” and the single “Become The Firestorm.”
Written against the backdrop of a once-in-a-century pandemic, and the long and painful death of frontman/guitarist Robb Flynn’s mother, these three songs represent one of the darkest ...
West Australian metal outfit Innasanatorium have released the lyric video for their new single “Science In The House Of God”.
The song is part of the upcoming album Odyssey Of The Mind which will be independently released on July 10.
Watch “Science In The House Of God” below:
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One of New Jersey’s most blistering metal exports, Cognitive, have released their eviscerating second single “To Feed The Worms”.
The single is a prelude to the bands fourth album Malevolent Thoughts of a Hastened Extinction which is due out July 16 via Unique Leader.
Watch “To Feed The Worms” below:
Pre-order Malevolent Thoughts of a Hastened Extinction here: https://orcd.co/Malevolent
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Jib Machine Records is excited to announce the recent signing of Virginia thrash metal outfit Darkening Skies.
Forged out of the desire to create kickass metal music and breakthrough encroaching, pessimistic oppositions at work, Darkening Skies relentlessly stockpiles its high octane sound in the debut EP, Jump Off The Bridge…And Live!!!
Taking their cues from The Big Four, Pantera and Mastodon, Darkening Skies fuels their five-track arsenal starting with swarming ...
Following the launch of the blistering track “MOOT” (featuring Kittie’s Morgan Lander) in April, We Are PIGS have now unleashed her latest creation — the gripping and brutally honest single “Blood Diamond,” accompanied by a visually alarming new video.
We Are PIGS is the brainchild of accomplished South African-born producer/songwriter/artist Esjay Jones who has worked behind the scenes with Krewella, Grey Daze, Billy Corgan and Brian “Head” Welch.
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Four years after the release of The Immortal Wars, Juno Award-nominated Ex Deo returns with more massive, brutal soundscapes than ever on their highly anticipated upcoming full-length album The Thirteen Years Of Nero, which comes out on August 27, 2021 via Napalm Records.
The Canadian unit is led by founding frontman Maurizio Iacono (Kataklysm) and producer/guitarist Jean-François Dagenais (Kataklysm, Misery Index, Despised Icon), with the stylings of Stephane Barbe ...
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I’m not gonna lie, I’ve never heard of these UK guys Ballsdeep before, but hey, if you’re gonna do it you may as well go balls deep!
Temperence is one of a three-part album release titled Temperance, Death and the High Priestess, and I might add right now that it’s not a bad start to the series.
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When King Buffalo wrapped up recording in late 2019 for their absolutely stellar album Deadstar it’s fair to assume that next on their priority list would be to hit the road and test out their new tunes onto some adoring audiences. With a release date set for March 2020, little did they know at the time, the absolute clusterfuck of a world they would about to be dropping their album into.
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Aussie metalcore legends Parkway Drive released another documentary earlier this year, Viva La Underdogs. Front man Winston McCall hosted a live view party and Q & A this week to shed some light on what’s been happening in the world of Parkway and what may be happening in the future, (Covid permitting of course).
If you haven’t seen any documentaries from these Bryon Bay boys – get onto it!
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Joe Pantoliano has played iconic characters in both the Bad Boys and The Matrix franchises now he chats to HEAVY Cinema about his role in the new film From The Vine which is released in cinemas today.
Take a listen to the full interview below:
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Molly Johnson’s husband is away droving cattle, leaving her alone to care for their four children at their remote Snowy Mountains homestead. Despite being heavily pregnant, Molly keeps various threats, from nature and other people, at bay. But when Yadaka, an Aboriginal man on the run from white law enforcement, intrudes on the sanctuary she has carved out, the brutal hardships and secrets that have followed them both throughout their lives must be confronted.
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As fans worldwide celebrate the 30th anniversary of the beloved animated 1991 classic, Disney+ announced the greenlight of a limited musical series, “Beauty and the Beast” (working title) from Disney Branded Television and ABC Signature.
An eight-episode prequel to the 2017 live-action film, “Beauty and the Beast” will star Luke Evans (“The Alienist”) and Josh Gad (“Frozen 2”), reprising their roles as Gaston and LeFou (Louie), and introduce ...
Disney+ debuted “Gugu,” a new featurette for Marvel Studios’ “Loki” showcasing Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who plays Ravonna Renslayer, a judge in the Time Variance Authority who has more to her than meets the eye.
“Loki,” Marvel Studios’ newest original series, launched on Disney+ Wednesday, June 9, with new episodes streaming every Wednesday through to July 14.
Marvel Studios’ “Loki” features the God of Mischief as he steps out of his brother’s shadow in a new series that takes place after the ...
Australian filmmaker Martin Wilson chats to HEAVY Cinema about his brand new horror film – Great White – which is in cinemas now.
You can take a listen to the full interview below:
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Its Cowboys vs. Creatures this July when the Skinwalker hits the old west!
After looting a Native American burial site, a hunter unleashes the legendary Skinwalker, a shape shifting demon, onto an unsuspecting world. Once thought to be only a legend, this ancient evil returns from the grave to wreak a terrible vengeance on all who are unfortunate enough to cross its path.
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When it comes to make up and visual effects nobody is as good as Hollywood legend Todd Masters and this week he was a special guest on HEAVY Cinema to reflect about his work on the cult classic film Resurrected 30 years ago.
The film has just been re-released on home entertainment and you can hear our full interview with Todd below:
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This week on HEAVY Cinema we spoke to Aussie actor Nicholas Hamilton about the launch of his music career and his brand new film Endless which is available on streaming platforms now.
You can take a listen to the interview right here:
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To call me a Fast & Furious fan is a major under-statement. I fell in love with this franchise when I saw the first film on the day it opened back in 2001. At the time I was almost unaware of Paul Walker (Snow Dogs) or Vin Diesel (XXX) but by the time I left the cinema I was wishing I was them.
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Disney have just pulled off one of the biggest surprises of 2021. I was one of those people who was wondering what all the fuss was about when Disney first announced that they were making a film that would explore the beginnings of one of their vilest villains – the dog killer Cruella de Vil. Of course this isn’t the first time that the House Of Mouse have brought out an origins story for one of their villains, in fact as far as fantasy films go I quite enjoyed the original ...
20th Century Studios’ “Vacation Friends,” will debut August 27 streaming as a Star Original on Disney+ in Australia and New Zealand. The film stars John Cena (“F9,” “The Suicide Squad”), Lil Rel Howery (“Get Out,” “Judas and the Black Messiah”), Yvonne Orji (“Insecure,” “Night School”), Meredith Hagner (“Search Party,” “Palm Springs”), Robert Wisdom (“The Alienist,” “Ballers”), Andrew Bachelor (“The Babysitter,” “Holidate”) and Lynn Whitfield (“Greenleaf,” “Madea’s Family Reunion”). ...
Stan today released a spine-tingling new trailer for the terrifying true crime drama series Dr. Death, announcing all eight episodes of the limited drama series will premiere Friday, 16 July, same day as the U.S. and only on Stan.
Watch and share the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzUc-_hZag4
Starring Joshua Jackson, Grace Gummer, AnnaSophia Robb with Christian Slater and Alec Baldwin, Dr.
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I’ve noticed over the years that often one of the reasons why sequels fail is because the filmmakers behind them try to make them too different to the original. There is often a hint of ‘well the hero learnt his lesson so he is different’ or ‘we wanted to go bigger and bolder than the first film.’ The end result is often a film that the fans of the original film end up giving a thumbs down.
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