HEAVY Premiere: DESECRATOR “Summoning”

Band photo Desecrator

Melbourne thrash machine Desecrator have been far from idle as the world around them crumbles. Back with a renewed vigour and insatiable lust for all things metal, Desecrator have emerged from isolation with an arsenal of new music to go with their already fearsome reputation as one of this countries most entertaining live acts. The […]

The FENRIZ METAL PACT Is Coming

  Have you missed the tones of Norway’s finest metal host?   Have you longed to rediscover tracks or be introduced to new artists and songs from across the world?   Have you often thought how cool it would be to have a podcast formatted like a radio show that featured specially curated playlists by […]

ALIEN WEAPONRY Announce Album & Drop Single

  The wait is over – international metal stars Alien Weaponry have returned with a vengeance, announcing the release of their fervid upcoming sophomore release, Tangaroa, out September 17, 2021 via Napalm Records.   Since releasing their acclaimed debut Tū (2018), the New Zealanders’ kinetic presence and sound – combining elements of thrash and groove […]

METAL MAYHEM To Hit FNQ

  Far North Queensland will come alive to the sound of live music when the inaugural Metal Mayhem hits The Jack Hotel in Cairns on August 13.   Featuring a combination of local and interstate bands, Metal Mayhem will host local outfit Only Ghosts Remain, Novus (Gold Coast), RedHook (Sydney) and Frankenbok (Melbourne) in one […]

MAYA Drop New Single

  Emerging in the summer of 2004 in San Jose, CA., Maya‘s close-to-home fanbase quickly expanded to reach across the world, which led to opportunities to tour across the country and throughout Mexico and Central America alongside heavy hitters including Terror, The Acacia Strain, Emmure, and more.   These days, the band is tapping into […]

MONSTERS ON THE MOUNTAIN Set To Rock

  Monsters on the Mountain, a three-day hard rock music experience brought to you by the creators of the pioneering Monsters of Rock Cruise, will take place this October 15-17 at the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge (2986 Teaster Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863) in Tennessee’s beautiful Great Smoky Mountains.   This immersive fan and […]

BLACK SABBATH With Old Material Made New

  BMG pay tribute to the patron saints of heavy metal – Black Sabbath – with the release of a collection that includes a newly remastered version of the band’s sixth studio album “Sabotage” along with a complete live show recorded during the band’s 1975 tour.   To commemorate this incredible release, BMG has partnered […]

THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA With New Tune

  Sweden’s most charismatic airline crew shake off the glitter again to deliver a fantastic anthem to welcome sweet summertime feelings.   Enjoy some even sweeter cocktails in the sun while shaking your hips to “Burn For Me” from The Night Flight Orchestra.   Alongside this fantastic feel-good song, the band serves a fantastic video […]

PAIN Release New Tune

  Pain, the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer Peter Tägtgren, has revealed the band’s first original song in five years, “Party In My Head”.   Blending ‘80s synth, electro, and metal, Pain delivers one hell of an anthem providing a powerful sonic vaccine against the distress and depression caused by the worldwide pandemic.   Watch […]

CALIGULA’S HORSE With Live Concert/Stream

  Caligula’s Horse are making their return to the stage after nearly two years for Live After Lockdown – a Worldwide Livestream Event.   The band will be performing material from their latest album, 2020’s highly acclaimed Rise Radiant for the very first time, along with a host of fan favourites in front of a […]

HARD-ONS Set For FRANKIES

  America’s leading independent and unstoppable Stone Brewing has partnered with Frankie’s Pizza to release a very special beer on our shores for the Fourth Of July.   This is the coming together of two iconic, alternative institutions, so who better to lead the celebrations than one of Australia’s great cult acts, the Hard-Ons.   […]

TREND KILL GHOSTS With New Single

  Brazilian power metal band Trend Kill Ghosts are getting ready to release their long-awaited new album.   As a taste of things to come the band have released lead single “Phoenix” which is accompanied by a music video recorded at London Studio features  actress and singer Aline Ferrari.   Watch “Phoenix” below:  

DRUID Announce New Single

  Melbourne outfit Druid are summoning all their mana to announce their brand new single and video “I, Exist (Voices)”.   The brutal track drops this Friday, June 18 on all digital stores and streaming platforms at https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/druid2/i-exist-voices.   The video for the single dropped on Tuesday morning Australian Time at Slipknot’s Festival Knotfest’s music […]

ANGELS & AIRWAVES Announce New Album & Tour

  Angels & Airwaves have officially announced their highly anticipated sixth studio album Lifeforms will be released on September 24.   They have also announced a world tour, beginning on September 29 of this year that will extend into 2022. Both of these announcements were first made from space, when the band partnered with Sent […]

CRACK THE KEGS With Late Lineup Change

  Brisbane’s Crack The Kegs line-up has been updated due to the recent lockdown in Victoria.   Both planned Melbourne acts – Witchgrinder and Triple Kill – have had to withdraw from this Friday night’s show at the Brightside, with two local acts stepping in to fill the void.   These Four Walls and Krave […]

EX DEO With New Album

  Four years after the release of The Immortal Wars, Juno Award-nominated Ex Deo returns with more massive, brutal soundscapes than ever on their highly anticipated upcoming full-length album The Thirteen Years Of Nero, which comes out on August 27, 2021 via Napalm Records.   The Canadian unit is led by founding frontman Maurizio Iacono […]

GO AHEAD AND DIE Drop Debut Album & Next Single

  Arizona’s Go Ahead And Die is proud to release its self-titled debut album via Nuclear Blast Records.   Go Ahead And Die is a raw, urgent, unrelenting, thrillingly shocking, and vibrant new band. In celebration of the release, the band offers fans the music video for “G.A.A.D” which features a news broadcast from Ice […]

MACHINE HEAD Release Three Track Digital Single

  Bay Area metal titans Machine Head have released a three-track digital single titled “Arrows In Words From The Sky”.   The release features three new songs, “Rotten,” “Arrows In Words From The Sky” and the single “Become The Firestorm.”   Written against the backdrop of a once-in-a-century pandemic, and the long and painful death […]

INNASANATORIUM Release New Single

  West Australian metal outfit Innasanatorium have released the lyric video for their new single “Science In The House Of God”.   The song is part of the upcoming album Odyssey Of The Mind which will be independently released on July 10.   Watch “Science In The House Of God” below:  

WE ARE PIGS Drop New Single

  Following the launch of the blistering track “MOOT” (featuring Kittie’s Morgan Lander) in April, We Are PIGS have now unleashed her latest creation — the gripping and brutally honest single “Blood Diamond,” accompanied by a visually alarming new video.   We Are PIGS is the brainchild of accomplished South African-born producer/songwriter/artist Esjay Jones who […]

DARKENING SKIES Release EP

  Jib Machine Records is excited to announce the recent signing of Virginia thrash metal outfit Darkening Skies.   Forged out of the desire to create kickass metal music and breakthrough encroaching, pessimistic oppositions at work, Darkening Skies relentlessly stockpiles its high octane sound in the debut EP, Jump Off The Bridge…And Live!!!   Taking […]

DANKO JONES Drop New Tune

  Rock juggernauts Danko Jones have released their newest single “Saturday” along with a music video.   The track is the second single off of the band’s new album Power Trio which will be out on August 27 via Sonic Unyon Records.   Watch “Saturday” below:  

SCREAMING BANSHEE Release New Video

  Featuring present and former members of Fleshgod Apocalypse and Stormlord, Screaming Banshee‘s sophomore album incorporates catchy death metal riffs, tons of grooves and melodies as well as fierceful technical passages showing the band skilled musicianship.   The band has premiered the official videoclip for “Born Creators” which is taken from their recent album Pierceive, […]

AVALANCHE Announce Australian Tour

  West Sydney hard rockers Avalanche are on the road again for a massive, five month-long tour on the back of their latest single and EP release, Second Hand Band. The whole East Coast of Australia won’t be safe from their raucous, energetic live show.   What to expect? Blood, sweat and piss, but most […]

THE UNKNOWN With New Single

  Currently putting the finishing touches to their fourth studio album The Unknown which is due out this autumn, LA-based hard rock act Edge Of Paradise have released a new single, “Digital Paradise”.   The song serves as a prelude of what to expect from the full-length record, showcasing a band that have taken a […]

BALLSDEEP With New Album & Single

  Ballsdeep formed in 2010 with one main plan; to become more aggressive, more energetic and more extreme with every release that they create.   The band is set to release a triple-release album, where they release each part every six months, so you get to hear their new material become more aggressive and nasty […]

RESOLVE Drop New Tune

  Metalcore outfit Resolve have released their latest single “Beautiful Hell”.   While they wanted to experiment with a different facet of their music on previous single “Seasick Sailor”, this time they’re bringing back the riffs and a healthy dose of screaming vocals.   “Beautiful Hell” is a tribal, percussive track that highlights all of […]

CHUNK! NO, CAPTAIN CHUNK! Release Song

  Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! have just shared the video for the anthemic and inescapably dancey title track of their upcoming fourth album Gone Are The Good Days, out July 30 on Fearless Records.   The video features the band in performance mode, Sheriff Woody from Toy Story, and a love story told through old […]

FIST FULL OF ROCK To Hit Sydney & Brisbane

  Fist Full of Rock is set to deliver the ultimate line-up in Australian hard rock over two incredible nights, November 19 at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre and November 20 at Brisbane’s Eatons Hill Hotel.   These celebrated artists need no introduction. Join The Angels, Baby Animals, Rose Tattoo and The Poor for a one-off night […]

LORD Cover SAVAGE GARDEN

  In response to the overwhelming success of the ARIA charting release Undercovers Vol.1, Australian metal band Lord have released a video clip for their Savage Garden cover “To the Moon and Back”.   Bassist Andy Dowling explains, “Video clips have always been an identifiable part of LORD. With the recent success of Undercovers Vol.1, […]

TIMES OF GRACE With New Single

  Times Of Grace, featuring Adam Dutkiewicz and Jesse Leach of Killswitch Engage, will release their eagerly awaited second album Songs of Loss and Separation on July 16 via the band’s own imprint label Wicked Good Records and distributed by ADA Worldwide.   The band has just shared the second single and video for “Medusa” which can […]

FORE Drop New Tune

  Formed last spring and featuring current and former members of Kreator, Venom Inc, Inhuman Condition, Old James and The Absence, punk quartet Fore self-released their first album Hombres in August of 2020.   The band’s 12-song, 22-minute debut album brought back the sounds of 80s/early 90s hardcore, nodding to bands like Bad Religion, The […]

AURI To Release Album

  In the fleeting moments between the state of being awake and reaching the doors of dreamworld lies a borderland whence comes the mood music of ancient stories told – the celestial unison of three creative souls known as AURI.   Originally born in 2011 from the special connection of Johanna Kurkela, Tuomas Holopainen and […]

ESPRIT D’AIR Release New Single

  London based Japanese rock outfit Esprit D’Air have released their latest single “Glaciers”.   The song marks new territory musically, slowing down the tempo to create a hauntingly beautiful post-rock ballad.   The solo artist behind Esprit D’Air, Kai says “The track was approached differently to our usual work as I was musically inspired […]

TO OCTAVIA Release Second Single

  Melbourne powerhouse heavy quartet To Octavia have released their second single “Sleep”.   The song is taken from the bands forthcoming EP Somewhere In A World, Not Of The Dream and can be viewed below:  

BLACK SABBATH Expand ‘Sabotage’ Album

  Black Sabbath was embroiled in a protracted legal battle with its former manager in 1975 when the band started recording its sixth studio album, Sabotage.   The group felt sabotaged at every turn – hence the album’s title – but that feeling helped fuel the intensity of the new music they were making. In spite of […]

HORSEHEAD Announce Second Show

  On the first of February 2020, after a 20-year absence, Horsehead returned to the stage at The Corner Hotel Richmond.  It took less than a week for this show to sell out and has been a highlight for many, as the following 12 months saw the world – and live music – change for […]

HELL ON HIGH WATER TO Rock Coffs Harbour

  This weekend Coffs Harbour comes alive to the sounds of hard rock to metal with the area hosting Hell On High Water.   Headlined by Byron Bay metal titans From Crisis To CFollapse, Hell On High Water is rounded out by Sydney outfit Astrodeath, Minds End, The Outcome, Bakasura, The Black Tusk and Flying […]

KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD Drop Album

  King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have released their new album Butterfly 3000 via KGLW/Virgin Music Australia.   It might be their most fearless leap into the unknown yet: a suite of ten songs that all began life as arpeggiated loops composed on modular synthesisers, before being fashioned into addictive, optimistic and utterly seductive […]

HAMMER KING With New Song

  In the spirit of old school power metal, German up-and-comers Hammer King have gathered to release their third single, “Awaken The Thunder”, and set ablaze on their new album, Hammer King which is out now via Napalm Records.   The new single is a heavy, fist-pumping power metal anthem and can be viewed below: […]

THE RUMJACKS Drop Tune

  The Rumjacks have shared the video for “Rhythm Of Her Name”.   The track features on their new album Hestia which was released in March to widespread critical acclaim and follows the announcement of an extensive UK and Ireland tour in 2022.   Watch “Rhythm Of Her Name” below:     UK & IRELAND […]

CARNIFIED Return With New Single

  Carnified is one of the veteran forces from the Brazilian extreme metal scene.   Formed in 1994 by Alex Oliveira (vocals), Eduardo Araújo (bass), Leonardo Pinheiro (guitars) and Vicente Azevêdo (drums), the group released its first demo Putrid Development in 1994. After working on the re-release of their old work, the band, which is […]

WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM With New Song

  Two decades into their journey as ritualistic black metal conjurers, Wolves In The Throne Room have emerged from the forest with Primordial Arcana, their most majestic album to date, and their first release via Relapse Records (North America only) out August 20.   Watch the “Mountain Magick” music video, directed by Wolves in the […]

MOTORHEAD Rare Recording Released

  Life on the road isn’t all glamour and rock’n’roll excess and Motörhead’s punishing tour schedule in 1981 took them all over the globe as they rode high on the success of Ace Of Spades. One integral part of the daily grind on the road is the soundcheck, although very little of it is ever […]

MINISTRY Announce Touring LineUp

  With less than 4 months until the kickoff of the much-anticipated Industrial Strength Tour on October 3, Ministry today shares the official touring lineup of the band that will be appearing on the 23-date trek.   In addition to Ministry creator and frontman Al Jourgensen (vocals, guitar), the band will include Roy Mayorga (drums), […]

CRYPTA With New Song

  Brazilian/Dutch death metal powerhouse Crypta is ready to re-open the portals of hell by presenting the third single “Dark Night Of The Soul” off their upcoming debut album, along with an official full-band playthrough video.   The new single delivers a bold message of pure hardness, perilous atmosphere and underlines the heightened level of […]

BOHEMOTH Drop New Video

  Polish heretics Behemoth have today unveiled a sumptuous and visceral new video for “Shadows Ov Ea Cast Upon Golgotha”, a track taken from last years four-track A Forest EP.   The video, produced by longtime Behemoth collaborators Grupa 13, brings to life some of the spectacular artwork by renowned Polish artist and photographer Sylwia […]

SEPULTURA Announce Live Album

  While the pandemic paralyzed the entire world and prevented bands from touring, Latin America’s biggest metal export Sepultura refused to sit back and act like an animal trapped in a cage.   Like the flowers growing out of the deceased bird’s body depicted on the stunning colourful cover artwork by Eduardo Recife, the thrash metal pioneers […]

EPICA With LiveStream Event

  While Dutch symphonic metal heavyweights Epica are gearing up for their first-ever streaming event titled Ωmega Alive, they now give their fans – and those who might want to become one – the chance to get in the live mood and learn how to sing along. The setlist for the upcoming universal streaming event that will mark […]

ZEOLITE With New Single

  Australian death merchants Zeolite stand ready to make their mark with new music for a new era.   Roaring through the senses like the dissonant discomfort of a buzzsaw carving through frozen bones, new single “Indoctrinated” shows a band that has firmly gripped the technical and brutal foundations of their prior work while pummeling […]