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  • Italy’s Hierophant premiere sludgy new track “Mass Grave”

    Italy’s Hierophant are the perfect band for when you need a concise slab of sludge. 2014’s Peste was a bit of a more aggressive deviation but if anything the title track from their new album Mass Grave, and first with guitarist Lollo on...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Perth’s Wardaemonic prove simple video clips still work

    There is absolutely nothing fancy about the first video clip from Perth’s Wardaemonic, but it’s proof that there doesn’t need to be; fire, death and corpse paint still works when filmed this well. The beach makes for a cool...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Hobb’s Angel of Death are back with first new material in 20 years

    When you think of classic Australian metal bands it’s hard to go past Hobbs’ Angel of Death, despite their limited discography. Peter Hobbs and Co released a couple of well loved demos and their debut, self titled album back...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Diploid announce tour, streaming track from “Is God Up There?”

    Diploid are one of those bands that throws a bit of everything into short, noisy, frantic tracks; grind, post-punk, screamo, powerviolence, it’s all there. Ahead of the release of their new album Is God Up There? (it’s excellent, trust us), the...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Premiere: Départe share first track “Vessel” from debut album ‘Failure, Subside’

    Last week, Tassie’s Départe announced the details of their debut album, Failure, Subside, as well as the accompanying tour dates. And while that was all well and good, audio is what we’ve really been waiting for. Below, we’re proud to have...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Wounded pig announce truly massive “A Permanent Mark” album launch tour

    Well the newly announced tour from Mount Gambier-based grind/punk/powerviolence/etc band Wounded Pig is one to put others to shame, just look at the amount of dates! Not to mention the lineups feature bands called John Howard, Shame Worn and Rabid Abbott. Topical. The...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Flaming Wrekage heading on “Cataclysm” tour with new single

    In the lead up to their sophomore album Sydney’s Flaming Wrekage are hitting the road with new single “Cataclysm” to get you all pumped. There are some seriously good lineups in here, including a couple of shows where it...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Départe reveal album details and launch tour

    The debut from Tassie’s Départe feels like it has been coming forever. The first single “Citylights”, a different sound then the beast they are now, was back in 2011 with the only recordings since a 2-track demo in 2014....

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Be’lakor – Vessels

    There’s a clear line of progression from 2007’s The Frail Tide through to 2012’s Of Breath and Bone, with Be’lakor perfecting their upbeat, riff-driven style of melodeath. And while Vessels still has that distinct Be’lakor sound, it’s...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Post-black metal band Numenorean streaming debut album ‘Home”

    “‘HOME’ is a tumultuous voyage where waves of hope and solace carry you over oceans of despair. It is an experience that forces you to choose either to drown in the collective misery or fight to keep...

    • Posted 4 years ago