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  • Download Festival @ Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne 11/03/2019

    Images: Rebecca HouldenWords: Matt Barton Click here to view the full gallery. People of Australia have been screaming for Download Festival to come down under for many years and, last year, it finally did. Now in its...

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  • Seether – Poison the Parish

    It’s hard to believe that South African hard rockers Seether have been a band almost twenty years. I remember getting into them at the time of their second release, Disclaimer II, way back in 2004. Ever since,...

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  • Hell Or Highwater – Vista

    Around the time that Atreyu went on hiatus back in 2011, their drummer/clean singer Brandon Saller formed a band called The Black Cloud Collective, the name was later changed to Hell or Highwater and they went on...

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  • Miss May I – Shadow Inside

    Miss May I are one of those bands that the few tracks I’ve heard from them I’ve always enjoyed but have never gotten around to listening to any of their records in full. I was surprised to...

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  • Wednesday 13 (Undead Unplugged) @ Corner Hotel, Melbourne 25/03/2017

    Images: Sebastian Marino Words: Matthew Barton Black shirts? Check. Black lipstick? Check. Black hair? Check. Black everything? Check. Wednesday 13 must be in town! Having caught his last couple of tours, I knew he puts on a...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • Ocean Grove – The Rhapsody Tapes

    Fans of Melbourne’s Ocean Grove have waited a long time for their debut album but well done to the band, they took their time to release something they would be completely happy with. The Rhapsody Tapes is...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • Black Star Riders – Heavy Fire

    Thin Lizzy are one of the most renowned hard rock bands of all time. After their frontman Phil Lynott died in 1986 they would go on to not release any more albums. Years later, guitarist Scott Graham...

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  • Testament – Brotherhood of the Snake

    Ever since Dark Roots of Earth came out in 2012, fans of thrash metal giants Testament have been keenly awaiting another new album. That moment finally came late in 2016. It also marked bassist Steve DiGiorgio’s first...

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  • Sepultura – Machine Messiah

    It’s hard to believe that in the thirty plus years that Seputlura have been active, the four years between 2013’s “The Mediator Between Head and Hands Must Be The Heart” and the upcoming “Machine Messiah” is the...

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