BREWTALITY 2: HOW HIGGO SAW IT

On Saturday August 2nd, HEAVY Music Magazine held their second instalment of BREWTALITY – A Celebration of Metal Rock and Beer. Launched last year to much nervous anticipation, it succeeded in showcasing Australian music, so much so that they just HAD to run it again. The venues remained the same, with the iconic Tote hosting […]

TOMMASO RICCARDI TALKS ALL THINGS FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE

Interview: Paul Hammond Who does majority of the writing for Fleshgod Apocalypse, or is it a joint effort? Our composition process starts from Francesco Paoli, who is the mastermind behind our music, in collaboration with Francesco Ferrini, who takes care about the Orchestral arrangement and works together with Paoli on many ideas of the main […]

Australian Rock Band Bellusira Inks Deal With U.S Management Team

 Stephanie Christie Management & Publicity Signs Australian Rock Act Bellusira. The Band Will Be Co-Managed by Will Hunt of Evanescence and Stephanie Christie. Orlando based management and publicity firm Stephanie Christie Management and Publicity has announced that they have signed Australian rockers Bellusira to their roster. The 4-piece band will be co-managed by veteran manager […]

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE & NINE INCH NAILS ANNOUNCE DOUBLE HEADLINE TOUR

Frontier Touring Company have announced that two of the world’s most influential bands of the last decade, Queens Of The Stone and Age Nine Inch Nails, will join forces for a massive double headline tour of Australia and New Zealand in 2014! In what could arguably be described as one of the biggest double bills […]

The Cult: virile, aggressive, and gutteral

The Cult are one of the the most iconic and enduring rock bands going around.  With a new Australian visit just around the corner, HEAVY caught up with frontman Ian Astbury to talk about their plans to perform the entire 1987 Electric album live. Words: Karl Lean  It has been a busy time for The […]

FACE THE MUSIC IS COMING!

Face The Music 2013 will be held over two days at Arts Centre Melbourne 15 and 16 November. With last year’s conference selling out to a record number of local and global industry attendees and featuring keynote speakers AJ Maddah and Kimbra, Face The Music 2013 promises to be yet another stellar line up. With 150 high […]

WEDNESDAY 13 AUSTRALIAN TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT

WEDNESDAY 13 is the undisputed leader in Horrorpunk and will be will be bringing his gore-filled, ghoul-fest, sleazy live shows to Australia in October just in time for Halloween! TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY 19 SEPTEMBER, 9AM LOCAL TIME WEDNESDAY 30 OCTOBER – BRISBANE, THE HIFI – 18+ www.thehifi.com.au THURSDAY 31 OCTOBER – SYDNEY, THE METRO […]

KVELERTAK SUPPORTS ANNOUNCED

Taking the intensity of both modern death metal and traditional black metal, Queensland destroyers KYZER SOZE are a primal force. Since forming, the band have very quickly conquered their home state and wasted no time in devastating stages across the country. KYZER SOZE will open for Kvelertak in Brisbane. After 6 months with very little […]

Cradle Of Filth

Cradle Of Filth

For most, the arrival of 31 October means sugar and scaring the neighbourhood kids, but for a few others it sometimes signals a certain biennial event – a new album release from the masters of symphonic, black, theatrical and horror metal, Cradle of Filth. This latest release has taken the band in a different direction. […]