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  • 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 7 days 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 4 weeks 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 1 month 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 2 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 3 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 6 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 6 months ago
  • Sam Maher’s Best Albums of 2013

    This year sucked. Well, that’s how I thought this year’s article would start. By the time 2013 was half way done I was actually excited at the prospect of getting to be original and say that this year was...

    • Posted 7 months ago
  • Gary Carson’s 2013 Hit And Shit List

    A Happy New Year to you all and welcome to the second of my annual wrap-up of the hits and shits of progressive and power metal from 2013. As of today I’ve purchased around 250+ prog/power CDs (CD buying,...

    • Posted 7 months ago
  • Anwar Rizk’s Best Albums of 2013

    This year has been fantastic for heavy metal. I’ve found it extremely difficult to put together a list of my top albums without going back moments later and procrastinating over which albums need to go where on my list....

    • Posted 7 months ago