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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 the same”....

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Metal Obsession’s Monthly Giveaway #5 (Merauder Australian tour, MetalStorm + more!)

    Last month’s monster giveaway featured two Metal Down Under prize packs, new CD’s and a double pass to the heavy metal boat festival, Hell On The Bay, this Saturday. Congratulations to the 6 people that won something; Euan Ruddick,...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Metal Obsession’s Monthly Giveaway #4 (Metal Down Under, Hell On The Bay + more!)

    This is our fourth month of doing monthly giveaways on Metal Obsession. The response to these has been excellent, thanks to everyone who has entered and we hope the winners enjoyed their stuff. This month’s giveaway will have six winners...

    • Posted 2 months ago
  • Help Save The Cherry Bar

    The Cherry Bar on AC/DC Lane, Melbourne is an icon of rock ‘n’ roll in Australia, yet with the sad advent of big business that has already led to the closing of such celebrated venues as The Palace Theatre,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
  • Metal Obsession’s Monthly Giveaway #3 (Toehider, Whoretopsy + more!)

    It’s that time again, where we round up a bunch of new releases from Australian bands, as well as other goodies, and give them away! The response to this over the past two months has been great, so thanks...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • Metal Obsession’s top albums of 2014 (so far)

    This year has seen a great number of amazing releases. As we reach the half way point of 2014, it seems only fitting we compile a list of our top albums for 2014 (so far)…in no particular order. Mitch...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • Metal Obsession Metal Festivals: 2014

    It’s time for another sojourn, a hiatus from the minutiae of work, life and local metal, and to journey across the seven seas (via the magic of aeromoplanes) to the land of kings, queens, castles, and mountains in mainland...

    • Posted 4 months ago
  • ‘Mystery: Born To Rock’ Gala Event @ The Astor Theatre, Melbourne 24/04/2014

    The other night was a pretty unique and interesting experience for me. While I’ve been to a ton of gigs now and experienced much of that culture and its many great supporting venues, one place I’ve never been to...

    • Posted 5 months ago
  • Metallica: Through the Never (Movie review)

    Metallica; you know the name, you know the music and whether or not you are a fan of them one has to admit that the Metal world would be an entirely different place without them. You can ask anybody,...

    • Posted 8 months ago
  • The Soundwave Festival 2014 Interviews

    The Dillinger Escape Plan :The Interview: :Facebook: Thy Art Is Murder :The Interview: :Facebook: Trivium :The Interview: :Facebook: Testament :The Interview: :Facebook: GWAR :The Interview: :Facebook: Volbeat :The Interview: :Facebook: I Killed The Prom Queen :The Interview: :Facebook: DEEZ...

    • Posted 8 months ago