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Articles : Metal Obsession’s Monthly Giveaway #5 (Merauder Australian tour, MetalStorm + more!)

By on September 3, 2014

Last month’s monster giveaway featured two Metal Down Under prize packs, new CD’s and a double pass to the heavy metal boat festival, Hell On The Bay, this Saturday. Congratulations to the 6 people that won something; Euan Ruddick, Lee Walton, Pete Snappa, Ben Dean, Darcy Brajkovic and Ian Mathew. Enjoy your prizes!

New York hardcore kings Merauder are making their way Down Under this November for 5 shows, in Brisbane, Sydney, Newcastle and twice in Melbourne (all shows 18+). The line-ups for these shows are huge, with Against as the main support on all shows, and bands such as Blood Duster, MetalStorm, Crowned Kings, Within Blood and more playing one of the shows (check out the full line-ups here). Thanks to Old School Cartel, Metal Obsession have two double passes to giveaway, as well as the latest vinyl release on their label. Check out the music video for “Master Killer” at the bottom of this post.



Also up for grabs, we have the following releases:

MetalStorm – I: Saeculum Obscurum 12″ (VIC – Old School Cartel)
The first of two EP’s being released by MetalStorm this year. Limited to 100 copies on blue 12″ vinyl, this blackened thrash assault is something you need to own. It sounds like Kreator if they had listened to a bit too much black metal.
Listen: “Oracle of the Dead”


In Malice’s Wake – Visions of Live Destruction CD/DVD (VIC – Independent)
With this CD/DVD digipak, you can witness the chaos that these Melbourne thrashers caused back in June at The Bendigo Hotel for the first annual Legions of Steel Festival. Featuring favourites from their first two albums and two brand new songs, all professionally recorded and sounding darker than they ever have. Watch the trailer here.


Earth Rot – Follow the Black Smoke CD (WA – Independent)
Self-proclaimed “HM2 laden Black ‘n’ Death ‘n’ Grind ‘n’ Roll” band from Perth, featuring past and present members of Entrails EradicatedSensory AmusiaDisentomb and many other bands.
Listen: “The Pact”


Two people from VIC, NSW or QLD will win:
– Double pass to Merauder gig of their choice
– MetalStorm – I: Saeculum Obscurum 12″ OR In Malice’s Wake – Visions of Live Destruction CD/DVD

One person will win:
– MetalStorm – I: Saeculum Obscurum 12″
– In Malice’s Wake – Visions of Live Destruction CD/DVD
– Earth Rot – Follow the Black Smoke CD

One person will win:
– In Malice’s Wake – Visions of Live Destruction CD/DVD
– Earth Rot – Follow the Black Smoke CD

To enter this competition, email [email protected] with the subject “September Giveaway″ and your name, address and Merauder show you wish to attend. For a bonus entry in the draw, share this competition or the Merauder tour flyer on your social media page.

The competition is open to Australian residents only, and entries will close/winners will be drawn on Tuesday September 30 at 5:30pm.


Patrick has been a dedicated contributor to Metal Obsession since 2011. He believes that you can put Lars Ulrich's face on just about anything. Add Patrick on Facebook.