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  • Metal Down Under: A History of Australian Metal (DVD review)

    The old saying “We’ve come a long way” immediately came to mind upon viewing the documentary Metal Down Under; but, by that same token, so did the old adage “The more things change, the more they stay...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Alestorm – Sunset On The Golden Age

    I fucking hate pirates. They are a crude, disease ridden Male debauchery fantasy whose history of being the Dutch East-India Company’s bitch is well documented, whilst their own historical exploits are as reliable as a screen door...

    • Posted 5 years ago
  • Toehider – What Kind Of Creature Am I?

    What kind of creature is this album? If you answered: a full and vibrant blast of musical enjoyment and exuberance, then you are in the ballpark. I love it when an album leaves me with nothing to say...

    • Posted 5 years ago
  • Fallen Order – The Age of Kings

    Fallen Order have been hailed as one of New Zealand’s more exciting, up and coming acts; and with their debut EP The Age of Kings, it is not hard to see why. The Age of Kings is...

    • Posted 5 years ago
  • Diamond Noir – Monsters

    Diamond Noir, comprised of the two surviving members of Hatchet Dawn (something to do with a rocket launcher and a zeppelin filled with hydrogen, I’m told), have exploded onto the Australian Metal scene in rather impressive fashion....

    • Posted 5 years ago
  • Marty Friedman – Inferno

    Music is a wonderful thing, wouldn’t you agree? The right rhythm and melody can fill your mind with the most surreal and craziest of images; it is a catalyst for the imagination to take flight in extravagant...

    • Posted 5 years ago
  • The Black Dahlia Murder – Fool ‘Em All

    I have heard it said before, that bands are better heard and not seen, as documentaries can do a band a great disservice. With a particular sound comes a specific image to the mind of a listener,...

    • Posted 5 years ago
  • Amelus – Amelus (Demo)

    When it comes to bands, first impressions matter and a good demo is a significant part of making that first impression. Now, let’s get something straight here, I love metal and being able to support the local...

    • Posted 5 years ago
  • Eye of the Enemy – The Vengeance Paradox

    Eye of The Enemy is a band that, for some, might be in need of an introduction; for those of you who are aware of this powerhouse of a band, kindly ignore the preceding statement. Eye of...

    • Posted 5 years ago
  • Babymetal – Babymetal

    Oh, Japan you whacky bunch; ever walking the tightrope between the wholly excellent and utterly absurd. Japan has given the world a number of great things; The Katana, Ninjas, Dragonball Z and the Lone Wolf and Cub...

    • Posted 5 years ago