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  • Brisbane’s Lavidius announce new vocalist and release new single ‘Captain Benjamin Hornigold’.

    Brisbane metallers Lavidius have recently announced the arrival of their new frontman, Ben Davis into the fold. The band have also released their latest single ‘Captain Benjamin Hornigold’, now streaming via the band’s official Youtube channel. Lavidius formed in 2008 and...

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  • Germany’s Obscura touring Australia for the first time this March.

    For the first time in the band’s extensive death metal career, Germany’s Obscura will be touring Australia this March with special guests Alarum and Somnium Nox. From their very beginnings in 2002, the band have demonstrated an uncanny ability for...

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  • Alestorm supports announced for upcoming February tour dates

    Soundworks Direct has confirmed the national and local support acts of the upcoming Alestorm tour, kicking off in Australia on February 6th in Perth at the Capital and concluding in Brisbane on February 11th at The Triffid. See below...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Soilwork re-schedule Australian tour dates

    Hardline Media, the promoters behind the upcoming Soilwork Australian tour in March have announced the postponement of the tour due to circumstances beyond their control. Soilwork posted the following statement. “It is with great sadness that we have to...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Australian composer, Mick Gordon is looking for heavy metal screamers.

    Australian composer and sound designer, Mick Gordon, most notably known for creating the soundtracks for video games; Killer Instinct (2013), Doom (2016), Wolfenstein: The New Colossus (2017) and the upcoming release of Doom: Eternal is currently in search of...

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  • Legions of Steel returns in 2019

    Legions of Steel, Melbourne’s long-running heavy metal festival dedicated to thrash, power and traditional heavy metal will make its return to Melbourne this year at its new location at The Croxton Bandroom in Thornbury. Previous years have seen Legions...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Supports announced for The Ocean & Monuments Perth and Adelaide sideshows

    Progfest, Australia’s fastest growing progressive music festival will be celebrating its 1oth anniversary in 2019 with its biggest lineup to date featuring Germany’s The Ocean, UK djent kings Monuments and India’s finest progressive rock export Skyharbor, who will be making...

    • Posted 1 month ago
  • Australia’s Rue Morgue Records launches its own label

    Rue Morgue Records started out as an independent music outlet which supplies a plethora of rare and unique vinyl to the public. Rue Morgue Records has quickly solidified itself among the top tier independent online stores this year, offering...

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  • Darwin based hardcore quintet Tapestry release ‘Love/Deception’ music video

    Darwin based Post-Hardcore outfit, Tapestry is rounding out a massive year with the release of their first single ‘Love//Deception‘. Earlier this year on Friday, March 30, the NT’s premier melodic hardcore outfit released the EP ‘Ghost of Me’. The latest single and...

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  • Zeal & Ardor to perform exclusive shows across Australia in February 2019

    Zeal & Ardor, the avant-garde metal ensemble led by Swiss-American, Manuel Gagneux, will be touring select shows across Australia in February 2019 thanks to Carbon Sunset and Vahalla Touring. The band’s latest release ‘Strange Fruit‘ has gained a lot...

    • Posted 1 month ago