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  • Wolves In The Throne Room, Illyria and Bloodlust @ Badlands, Perth 28/11/2019

    American black metal bands can be somewhat of a rare commodity. A country is rarely known for its icy cold grim riffage, Wolves in the Thorne Room have created a name for themselves ever since their inception...

    • Posted 7 days ago
  • Hideous Divinity – Simulacrum

    Over the past 15 years Italy has developed it’s own sound and identity when it comes to death metal. Bands like: Hour of Penance, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Ad Nauseam and Septycal Gorge are just a few to name....

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Nile – Vile Nilotic Rites

    Losing an influential member of a band can have a massive effect and one which can influence record sales, turnouts at shows during tour cycles and disrupt the dynamic within the process for an album. Dallas Toler-Wade...

    • Posted 1 month ago
  • The Great Old Ones – Cosmicism

    French Atmospheric black metal maniacs The Great Old Ones have been channelling the spirit of H.P. Lovecraft for 10 years now and within that time released some jaw-dropping extreme music. Having first heard of them during a...

    • Posted 1 month ago
  • Hate Eternal – Upon Desolate Sands

    Florida death metal overlords Hate Eternal have returned with yet another release to their already stellar discography. The mind of Erik Rutan never stops churning out relentless extreme music and has crafted a career as a top-notch...

    • Posted 1 year ago
  • Skeletal Remains – Devouring Mortality

    The third album in the career of a band can often be a defining moment and one which is an indication of how much longevity is left within an artist or a band. Master of Puppets, Reign...

    • Posted 1 year ago
  • Sadistik Forest – Morbid Majesties

    Another metal band from Finland who delivers a dose of old school death metal with a distinctive resonation and patriotism with the country which they hail from. A plethora of metal bands from Finland, over the last...

    • Posted 1 year ago
  • Ihsahn – Àmr

    Few artists in the broad spectrum of black metal can boast a career which has seen as many highlights as that of Ihsahn. Twelve years after his debut solo offering “The Adversary” which was largely outside what...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • Judas Priest – Firepower

    48 years and 18 albums into their career and the juggernaut that is Judas Priest is still going strong but has not been without its setbacks. The recent departure of guitar player Glen Tipton due to Parkinson’s...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • Overkill, Entropy & Cold Fate @ Rosemount Hotel, Perth 04/03/2018

    If you were to look beyond the big 4 of thrash (Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax) there would be a plethora of acts who have released quality materials since the 1980’s. From the likes of: Death Angel, Testament,...

    • Posted 2 years ago