HELLOWEEN Pumpkins Go Ape with Michael Kiske (Video Interview)

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More than two centuries after Kids of The Century shocked the Heavy Metal world with Helloween‘s new sound, Michael Kiske is back recording with the band. Following on from the vivid success of the Pumpkin United Tour, which saw Helloween headline Wacken Festival and sell-out arenas and large venues in many countries, Michael, along with […]

Album Review: HELLOWEEN “Helloween”

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  Dreams do come true — and when there’s a united force, a collective unison of postulates calling for something to eventuate, something always glorious occurs.   In the case of German Power Metal legends, Helloween, this dream eventuated with the Pumpkins United World Tour when Andi Deris, Michael Kiske, Kai Hansen, Michael Weikath, Markus Grosskopf, Sascha […]

CANNIBAL CORPSE Limited Edition Cassette Tape For New Album

  In cooperation with Metal Blade, Subsound Records has announced an exclusive, limited Tape edition of the upcoming Cannibal Corpse album Violence Unimagined set to be released on April 16.   The album title already tells you everything you need to know about Cannibal Corpse’s fifteenth hellish opus. Comprised of eleven brutal tracks, Violence Unimagined […]

Going In Deep With IMMERSE

  While UK based melodic hardcore outfit Immerse have quickly established themselves as a major player on the international landscape, their star is only just beginning to rise on this side of the world.   This is understandable given the wealth of talent that makes up just the local market, especially in the current times […]

AMOMMOTH Release New Song

  Electric Valley Records is just over a week away from unleashing Amammoth’s debut album, The Fire Above.   The Sydney sludgy stoner/doom unit has streamed their new track “Shadows” from the album.   Watch “Shadows” below:      

THORNHILL Announce Shows

  Thornhill have announced an Australian tour kicking off in March.   They will be taking Bloom along with them for the ride, which starts at Mo’s Desert Clubhouse on March 25 and travels through Queensland, NSW and Victoria, finishing in Ballarat on April 30.   Tickets available from5 pm Tuesday through destroyalllines.com    

Premiere: ELECTRIC UNIVERSE “Right On Time”

  After blowing away label expectations and amassing over 120k views of their video premiere for first single “Time” on Facebook; 10k streams on Spotify and 15k plays on Youtube, Electric Universe are back with a killer followup single less than a month later.   “Right on Time” features lead guitarist David Hinds who played […]

ARCHITECTS Drop New Album

  For Those That Wish To Exist, the ninth studio record from England-based post-metalcore quintet Architects is out now via Epitaph Records.   The self-produced record finds Architects tackling the biggest questions facing the future of our planet with their grandest, most expansive sonic offering yet building upon the band’s hallmark post-metalcore sound by layering […]

PISTONFIST Sign To Hard Drive Agency

  Brisbane’s rising heavy rock Sensations Pistonfist have signed a worldwide management deal with Australia’s premier alternative artist management agency Hard Drive Agency.   After tearing up & down the East Coast playing their brand of petrol rock, Pistonfist have been on a search for someone to help them achieve their lofty goals to go […]

BIG SPIN Return With “Bottomless”

  After a more than 17 year period of not playing together, Mexican punk outfit Big Spin penned “Bottomless” as one of their first collaborate efforts in nearly two decades.   “Bottomless” epitomises the 90’s skate punk style of playing employed by the band and can be viewed below:  

MAGIC DANCE Keep The Beats Coming

With new album Remnants due out in December, New York project Magic Dance should be kicking back awaiting the monster to be unleashed, but are instead putting out a full EP in the lead-up. From Death To Life is out now, along with a video for “Zombie Breath Surprise”. Watch “Zombie Death Surprise” below:

RED SEA Tone Things Down With New Single

In a surprising turn of events Red Sea have released their first ballad, “Hopelessly”. Albeit slower than the heavier, haunting and refreshingly raw sonic blast normally associated with Red Sea, “Hopelessly” still has that musical edge that fans have grown to love from the band. Stripped back and minimalistic, “Hopelessly” showcases a new side to […]

HEAVY Magazine / DIGI-MAG Issue #119

VIEW HEAVY DIGI-MAG #119 HERE Welcome to edition #119. HEAVY is pleased to bring you a WORLD EXCLUSIVE this week with the announcement of an all new Nu-Metal Supergroup that promises to rival the mighty Steel Panther! After teasing about the band on social media recently, we finally nailed down General Jerkhov and Tiny D […]

HEAVY Magazine / DIGI-MAG Issue #117

This week IN HEARTS WAKE dons the cover of the HEAVY Digi-Mag #117 and deservedly so. While fans are excited that the Aussie are about to drop their fifth album, the music world are also watching with bated breath as the band have done all they can to try and create a carbon-friendly album. Titled […]

HEAVY Magazine / DIGI-MAG Issue #116

It’s been a couple of weeks between drinks, the music industry is still puckering along even without live music smashing ears across the globe, and we’re chugging along with it. Over the last couple of weeks we developed some brand new features to the HEAVY website: HEAVY Classifieds – Discover music industry professionals. HEAVY Stores […]

IN HEARTS WAKE New Song + Video “Hellbringer” featuring Jamie Hails of Polaris

In Hearts Wake joined up with Jamie Hails of Polaris on their new song and video ‘Hellbringer’ from their “Kaliyuga” album out August 7, 2020. The video clip for “Hellbringer” was created to remind people that they don’t need to take themselves too seriously. The video that parodies the awkwardness of live music streams. Vocalist […]

Watch BAND TOGETHER: Isolation Covers Project – Episode #2 – Tool’s “Eulogy”

Today we bring you the Band Together: Isolation Covers Project – Episode #2 created by Code Atlantic/Painting Fires guitarist Matt New. This episode features Tool‘s “Eulogy” from their 1996 record Aenima. The Band Together: Isolation Covers Project was created to bring together musicians from across the World to perform and record a cover song and […]

HEAVY Magazine / DIGI-MAG Issue #115

> READ HEAVY DIGI-MAG #115 < It’s been a couple of weeks between drinks, we apologise for that. The Music Industry is still slugging along but we’re starting to see evidence of new albums in the making and the possibility of some surprises soon. Unfortunately, though we have to wait a bit longer to find […]

PARADISE LOSTs’ New Album ‘Obsidian’ is Out Now + New Video “Darker Thoughts”

PARADISE LOSTs’ new album, Obsidian, is out now and today they release a new video for the song “Darker Thoughts“. You can order Obsidian via Nuclear Blast – nblast.de/ParadiseLostObsidianAU The unique and captivating visual style of the video is also due to the restrictions of COVID-19. Nick’s performance was shot before the lockdown and video […]

PRIMAL FEAR Release First Single “Along Came The Devil”

PRIMAL FEAR just finished recording their 13th studio album titled Metal Comando and it’s going to be out on July 24th. Pre-Order Metal Comando: music.apple.com/au/album/metal-commando Today Primal Fear released the first single as a lyric video called “Along Came The Devil“. Get the single digitally here: nblast.de/PF-AlongCameTheDevil  

GREY DAZE, Chester Bennington, Released a Fourth Single “Soul Song”

Grey Daze have released a fourth single “Soul Song” along with a video which was directed by Chester Bennington’s son, Jaime Bennington. PRE-ORDER Amends – Out 26 June via Loma Vista Recordings – https://found.ee/GD_Amends Pre-orders include instant downloads of What’s In The Eye, Sickness, Sometimes and Soul Song. “Having Jaime involved in the recording of […]

VOLUMES release new video for “Pixelate”

Today Volumes surprised us all with an official video for their new song “Pixelate“. “The song is about consuming and ingesting too much social media and news,” the band explains. “It’s about the negative influence that these platforms, applications, and publications have on us today.” The video was shot safely and while adhering to social […]

BEHEMOTH announces new EP, “A Forest” + new video clip

Behemoth will release a new EP, A Forest, worldwide on May 29th. Today they have released and song from the EP, also titled, “A Forest” and features guest vocals by Shining’s Niklas Kvarforth. A Forest will be a 4-track release which includes today’s video – it’s a cover version of The Cure’s classic. Nergal commented […]

ALICE COOPER Releases Brand New Song “Don’t Give Up”

Alice Cooper just released a new single “Don’t Give Up” which is all about keeping your head high and sticking together during quarantine. Two weeks ago Cooper and his band members were filming and recording separately and they asked fans to send them messages. Over 20,000 responded by holding up signs with messages of unity […]

ALEXISONFIRE New Video “Season Of The Flood”

ALEXISONFIRE just-released video for “Season of the Flood” which is comprised of footage of Alexisonfire concert-goers in Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver. During the ASF’s Canadian tour this year fans were asked to record footage of the band playing “Season of the Flood” from their mobile devices and later send it to the band. The […]

ENTER SHIKARI released “The Great Unknown” video clip

Enter Shikari just released a video for “The Great Unknown” the video was produced during the lockdown period. The band members self-recorded at home and sent it to video Director, Polygon, who also worked on a Bring Me The Horizon clip. You can get Enter Shikari’s Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible here – […]

Watch BAND TOGETHER: Isolation Covers Project – Episode #1

While we all sit in our homes, playing music, smashing out boss levels on our favourite games and perhaps cooking more than usual, musicians around the world are creating new music and it’s beginning to get very interesting. While a virus can shut down borders it can’t stop musicians hooking up and belting out a […]

JUSTICE FOR THE DAMNED

Justice For The Damned‘s upcoming album Pain Is Power just got a whole lot closer as they dropped their third single from the sophomore album. It will be available on June 12th via Grey Scale Records. Guitarist Nick Adams shares his thoughts on the lyrical culmination of the album, summed up in the title track […]

AVERSIONS CROWN release video for “Born In The Gutter”

Aversions Crown will soon be releasing their fourth album titled Hell Will Come For Us All. Today they dropped the second single and video clip, “Born In The Gutter“. Vocalist Tyler Miller commented on the song, “‘Born In The Gutter’ is a heavy take on the great divide between the rich, the poor, and the […]

CALIGULA’S HORSE release “Valkyrie” their third single from ‘Rise Radiant’

Caligula’s Horse well and truly ready to release their fifth studio album, Rise Radiant, on the May 22. Produced by the group’s Sam Vallen, and mixed by Jens Bogren (Opeth, Devin Townsend Project, Leprous) the album sounds crisp, clean, deep and brings Caligula’s Horse to the forefront of Prog music globally. “Valkyrie” is the third […]

LAMB OF GOD’s Mark Morton Discusses “New Colossal Hate”

LAMB OF GOD will release their self-titled album on June 19th via Nuclear Blast. In a video released today Mark Morton (guitars) reveals about the recently released single “New Colossal Hate” and how was formed. Lamb Of God is the Lamb Of God’s first release in five years and the first to involve drummer Art […]

EBONIVORY Ready to Take On The World

[Editors Note: This interview was conducted pre-COVID-19 bullshit. The bands touring schedule is obviously on hold. We very much look forward to seeing Ebonivory on stage again soon!] For music fans watching the rise of Ebonivory has been a very pleasant musical journey. Starting off as a one-piece in rural Victoria with the truly talented […]

Premiere: MINDS?END “Prepare For War”

Today we are bringing you a mind-smashing song titled “Prepare For War” as a lyric video by Minds?End. “Prepare For War” is spiritual call-to-arms; a battle cry for the awake and aware — a message of strength for those disillusioned and blinded by the Powers The Be. Its a fitting song for a completely confused […]

HEAVY Magazine / DIGI-MAG Issue #114

The mighty Finns are back! With sold-out world tours and some of the highest-selling albums of the past decade, it is hard to imagine that the talented juggernaut that is Nightwish could get any bigger. Yet the release of their brand new album Human :II: Nature recently has seen the band reach new heights that […]

HEAVY Magazine / DIGI-MAG Issue #113

While it’s been quite in the music industry of late we’ve been busy upgrading our website and internal systems… riveting stuff. Oh, we chatted to Matt Heafy about Trivium‘s new album What The Dead Men Say which is out today! Check out the latest version of the HEAVY Digi-Mag for a bunch of killer HEAVY […]

HEAVY Magazine / DIGI-MAG Issue #111

What shit week this has been– really though, what a fucking head fuck of a week! I won’t be apologising for the curse words as they are fucking appropriate. The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has not only made 200,000+ people around the world sick but it’s destroyed thousands of Entertainment Industry jobs. We are all hit […]

EBONIVORY Release New Single and Video “For Explosions After Dark”

We’re hoping that fans, old and new, allow these crashing auditory waves to wash over them and feel the chilling multiplex of themes hidden in this song’s depths. – Charlie Powlett – Ebonivory Ebonivory have released a brand new track from their forthcoming album, “Explosions After Dark“.   Ebonivory vocalist, Charlie Powlett says, “Explosions After […]

CHEALSEA WOLFE & Emma Ruth Rundle Announce Australia & New Zealand Tour, June 2020

Following her first-ever New Zealand tour with shows in Auckland & Wellington, Chelsea Wolfe will bring her visceral, vivid live performance to Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane. Chelsea Wolfe will be joined at all shows on this tour by singer-songwriter Emma Ruth Rundle. The curator of this year’s Roadburn Festival, Emma Ruth Rundle is […]

HEAVY Magazine / DIGI-MAG Issue #106

READ / LISTEN to HEAVY Digi-Mag #106 – Click Here While HEAVY Magazine Issue #105 – Feb/Mar 2020 Print Edition hits the streets and stacks line up in venues may we bring you this week’s Digi-Mag, Issue #106. Featuring an impressive interview by Neil “Vince” Vance with Bill Steer of Carcass about recording and tour […]

16 Gigs You Don’t Want to Miss in Early 2020

From all of us at HEAVY Magazine have a very HEAVY NEW YEAR and may 2020 be the heaviest of them all! As you are probably quite aware tomorrow is the first day of 2020; it’s a new year and a new decade and that means a new year of amazing heavy music bands coming […]

7 Awesome Places to Shop Online for Gifts

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Yep, it’s that farkin’ time of the year again… The shopping centres are playing those horrid friggin’ songs again and the kiddies are lining up to get lied to by Santa. If you’re looking for something awesome to give a friend or loved one this holiday period checkout this we’ve put together with seven of […]

OZZY OSBOURNE “Straight To Hell” New Song!

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OZZY OSBOURNE today has released his next track “Straight To Hell” which is the second song from his upcoming album Ordinary Man — due out on Epic Records through Sony Music Entertainment Australia in early 2020. LISTEN HERE: https://smarturl.it/Ozzy.STH “Straight To Hell” features Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash. On Wednesday OZZY surprised a sold-out audience […]

HELMET Release Australian Tour Dates 2020

HELMET just announced a welcome return to Australia shores in 2020, celebrating 30 years of the band by performing 30 essential songs from their storied career. Hear and watch them play classics like “Unsung”, “Wilma’s Rainbow”, “In The Meantime”, “Milquetoast”, “Pure” and “Ironhead” and more! 30 years. 30 songs. No openers. just HELMET. HELMET- 30 […]