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  • Sabaton – The Great War

    Swedish metal giants Sabaton have returned with their ninth album The Great War to deliver their usual fare of anthemic war-themed power metal. The album is themed around the First World War, telling a variety of short...

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  • “It was a long process doing this album” – An interview with Lord Tim (LORD)

    Australian metal legends LORD have returned with their new album Fallen Idols. I caught up with Lord Tim to chat about the process of making the album, the way that the band works and Australian metal in...

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  • LORD – Fallen Idols

    Australian power/trad band LORD is back in full force with their sixth album Fallen Idols. LORD has been a mainstay in the Australian metal scene for decades, stretching back to their original incarnation as Dungeon, yet Fallen...

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  • Envenomed – The Walking Shred

    Melbourne thrash/power band Envenomed return with their second full-length The Walking Shred, a follow up to 2014’s Evil Unseen. For those not familiar with the band, Envenomed play a fairly melodic brand of thrash metal, reminiscent of...

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  • “It feels awesome to be selling out shows here in Australia” – An interview with Henri Sison (Disentomb)

    Brisbane brutal death metallers Disentomb have recently released their third full-length album The Decaying Light and completed a tour of Australian alongside Whoretopsy. I caught up with drummer Henri Sison to chat about the recent developments in...

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  • Disentomb – The Decaying Light

    Queensland brutal death metal band Disentomb has recently released their third full-length album The Decaying Light in July, delivering another slab of punishing and technical death metal gloom. Following up such an acclaimed release as 2014’s Misery...

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  • Disentomb, Whoretopsy, Gape @ Brisbane Hotel, Hobart 27/07/2019

    Last Friday the metal fans of Hobart were treated to a fantastic death metal bill including Gape, Whoretopsy and Disentomb. While Mephistopheles and Zeolite were also slated to appear at the gig, an unfortunate set of illness...

    • Posted 2 months ago
  • Stardrifter – Volume 0

    Adelaide drone metal two-piece Stardrifter has recently released a demo tape titled Volume 0 that I came across online and decided to give a listen to. A two-track affair coming in at around 21 minutes, Volume 0...

    • Posted 5 months ago
  • Illimitable Dolor – Leaden Light

    Illimitable Dolor has been gradually garnering attention in the doom metal world, ever since their formation in 2014 in tribute to Gregg Williamson, former vocalist of The Slow Death. Indeed, the band are in part driven by...

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  • At The Gates, Zeolite, Earth Rot & Spire @ Odeon Theatre, Hobart 28/04/2019

    On Sunday night I was lucky enough to catch At The Gates‘ first ever gig in Hobart, Tasmania. It’s rare to have a band of this calibre down in Hobart, so these opportunities must be seized when...

    • Posted 5 months ago