Live Review: The New Dead IV MetalFest

Anybody organising a metal festival in Australia at the moment has what they always call “a coach’s favourite problem”. Exactly who do you leave out? Australian metal seems to be in a purple patch at the moment, and this was thoroughly demonstrated at New Dead IV.

Black Conjuration II @ Fowler’s Live, Adelaide, South Australia

It was a dark and stormy night… Actually it wasn’t, yet Black Conjuration II presented an ominous and foreboding line-up that brought a chilling atmosphere to the pleasant Adelaide evening. Assembling some of Australia’s most unique extreme metal acts, and claiming to be Adelaide’s deadliest metalfest, BCII certainly had a strong underground feeling to it, […]