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  • Windhand and Beastwars headlining Doomsday Festival 2014

    Sure there’s only two bands announced but it’s enough to call Doomsday Festival’s 2014 incarnation the best to date. The latest release, Soma, from the USA’s Windhand was an absolutely superb piece of classic stoner doom, and New Zealand’s Beastwars kick major arse on the...

    • Posted 21 hours ago
  • Comeback Kid Are Touring Australia This October

    Canadian hardcore punk band Comeback Kid are touring Australia this October alongside special guests Rotting Out (US) and Sydney’s Relentless. The band are currently promoting their latest album, ‘Die Knowing’. COMEBACK KID are an undeniable staple of the hardcore community....

    • Posted 2 days ago
  • Prong Are Touring Australia & NZ This November

    Joining the huge string of unexpected international tours down under are US metal band, Prong. Having begun their career in 1986 and gone through disbands and reforms of the band, Prong have held strong through the years. With nine studio...

    • Posted 1 week ago
  • Adrift For Days members go acoustic on “The Isolation Tapes”

    Well when we say members go acoustic we really mean Adrift For Days guitarist Lachlan R. Dale who you may also know from Serious Beak, Jxckxlz, Battle Pope and a million other projects .  “The Isolation Tapes began when, upon deciding I needed a...

    • Posted 1 week ago
  • Yanomamo release new single ahead of tour with Conan

    Ahead of their tour with UK doom trio Conan, Sydney’s Yanomamo have dropped a pretty groovy new single by the name of “Minions”, featuring some fitting organ courtesy of Daniel Tucceri. The track was recorded back in January at Frank Street Studios out...

    • Posted 1 week ago
  • Whoretopsy release ‘Bashed and Fucked’ karaoke video

    We’ve been a little slow on the news over the past week. So slow that we didn’t share the ridiculous new video that Melbourne brutal death metallers Whoretopsy released last week. Whoretopsy debuted the hilariously titled new song ‘Bashed and Fucked’...

    • Posted 1 week ago
  • MetalStorm announce ‘I – Saeculum Obscurum’ EP details

    I’ve been waiting on news from Melbourne thrash powerhouse MetalStorm for a while now, and here it is. The band has been relatively quiet since February when they played shows with King Parrot and Havok. Their scheduled tour with Toxic Holocaust...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Hadal Maw post first sample of new album

    Melbourne’s Hadal Maw aren’t too far away from the release of their debut album now (finally!). In the video below you can hear the very first taste of it, and it’s sounding HUGE. Make sure to stick around until the end for a...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Psycroptic join Thy Art Is Murder’s Australian tour

    If you thought Thy Art Is Murder‘s upcoming tour in December couldn’t get any better after Disentomb and Revocation were announced as supports, you were dead wrong. As the Facebook event page hit 2500 attendees last night, Tasmanian death metal giants Psycroptic were added...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Venues and supports announced for Merauder’s November tour

    If you’re wondering what international bands you can go and see in November now that Toxic Holocaust and Iron Reagan aren’t coming, well… you probably already know about Sinister, Krisium, Gorguts and the mighty Accept, but here’s one you might not know about. Old School Cartel...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago