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  • Powerflo – Powerflo

    While the band name Powerflo might not be prompting any memory flashes, the earlier projects of some of its members might ring some bells – Cypress Hill? Fear Factory? Biohazard? Yeah, you have probably heard of these...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • Sirenia – Dim Days of Dolor

    Sirenia has always been a band for me that has drawn the short straw. What I mean by that is musically the band has been as brilliant, and if not better than their genre counterparts in Finland’s...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Body Count – Bloodlust

    When I was offered the opportunity to review Bloodlust by Body Count I must admit that I wasn’t sure what to expect. I had heard of the band before, but actually hadn’t heard anything the band had...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Firewind – Immortals

    Five years ago Firewind released Few Against Many and while this was an album I was internally hoping that it was going to be an album that could give Firewind the fame and fortune that they deserve....

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Hadal Maw – Olm

    Technical Death metal and Australia might surprise most of you as being a match made in heaven. With a history that boasts bands like The Berzerker up to more recently The Schoenberg Automaton, there is just something...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Stick To Your Guns, Knocked Loose, Relentless & Reactions @ The Brightside, Brisbane 26/01/2017

    Music and Australia Day are as synonymous with each other as meat pies and sauce, or ‘shrimp’ and barbeques; and on a night where there were a few places in Brisbane you could go to escape the...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Grave Digger – Healed By Metal

    I don’t know if there is something in the beer in Germany but for some reason power metal bands seem to have some freakishly longevity when they originate from there. Helloween, Blind Guardian, there’s plenty on offer...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Dyssidia – Of Delight And Despair

    Let me be frank, at the best of times I struggle to digest progressive metal. I have always appreciated a faster and more unapologetic speed when listening to music, which quite often doesn’t meld well with the...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Jake Patton’s Top Albums of 2016

    2016 has been a crazy year for releases across all genres, and with so many great albums it inevitably makes the job of creating a top 10 list even harder. So many bands are producing music of...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Ye Gods Of Metal @ New Globe Theatre, Brisbane 04/12/2016

    Images: Rebecca Reid Words: Jake Patton If there was ever a time to get out and support local music or bands, now is the time. In the void that Soundwave has left there have been numerous Boutique...

    • Posted 3 years ago