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THE IRON MAIDENS Rescheduled 2020 Australian Tour Dates

In light of the Australian Government COVID-19 directives, including the compulsory 14-day quarantine of all international travellers, and the closing of all live venues, together with the uncertainty of the time frames surrounding these directives, The Iron Maidens and Silverback Touring have decided to postpone The Iron Maidens tour scheduled for April. New show dates […]

CALIGULA’S HORSE New Album ‘Rise Radiant’ + Song “The Tempest”

Rise Radiant is the album we’ve been working towards for almost a decade. It represents everything we love about Caligula’s Horse” – Sam Vallen Caligula’s Horse have announced their fifth studio album Rise Radiant will be released on May 22nd. Rise Radiant was produced by the Caligula Horse’s Sam Vallen, and mixed by Jens Bogren […]

D-A-D Announce 35th Anniversary September 2020 Australian Tour

Danish rockers, D-A-D are heading to Australia in September with their “35th Anniversary World Tour”. This will be D-A-D’s first Australian tour since 1990. They will perform their greatest hits including “Sleeping My Day Away”, “Girl Nation”, “Laugh And 1/2”, “Bad Craziness”… basically all of Risking It All (’91) and more! D-A-D September 2020 Australian […]

MAC SABBATH Announce May 2020 Australian Tour 🍔

“It’s fun, they did a good job, they are funny as f*^k.” – Ozzy Osbourne The Drive-Thru Metal MAC SABBATH were founded in California, the home of fast food, in 2013. Ronald Osbourne and a cast of characters named Slayer Mac Cheeze, Grimalice, and the Cat Burglar, performed secret shows in the basements of local […]

TRAPPED UNDER ICE Announce Australian Tour with BORN FREE

Baltimore’s favourite hardcore sons, Trapped Under Ice will return to Australia this April / May. Formed in 2007, Trapped Under ice consists of guitarists Sam Trapkin and Brad Hyra, bassist Jared Carman, drummer Brendan Yates, and vocalist Justice Tripp. After self-releasing a demo, the band signed to Reaper Records and released their Stay Cold EP […]

I Prevail, Motionless In White and Windwaker Announce Australia Tour Together

Well, this is nothing short of massive! I triple lineup thiller killer with I Prevail, Motionless In White and Windwaker. With I Prevail’s previous Australian tour COMPLETELY selling out in a matter of days, tickets for this tour are sure to disappear very quickly – so do NOT sleep on this! Tickets will be on […]

FAITH NO MORE Announce Australia and New Zealand Tour

Faith No More will tour Australia and New Zealand in May 2020, performing seven arena shows – one show only in each city – in their biggest venues ever down under. These will be Faith No More’s first international gigs worldwide since 2015. Fans are encouraged to sign up to take part in the Frontier […]

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Release New Song “Full Circle” from ‘F8’

Five Finger Death Punch are already having a happy new year as they release “Full Circle” which is the second track from their 8th studio album F8, out February 28! “Full Circle” is the follow-up track to the current hit single “Inside Out” that crashed into the Top 10 shortly after its release. “Full Circle” […]

THE OFFSPRING Announce Australian & NZ Tour

The Offspring have just announced an Australian and New Zealand Tour and we’re Joining this titanic double bill of epic punk rock proportions is SUM 41 who will be performing a full one-hour set including hits such as “Fat Lip”, “In too Deep”, “Still Waiting” and tracks from their latest release, Order In Decline. Early […]

HEAVY Magazine / DIGI-MAG Issue #103

The last few years have been a crazy time for the mighty Finns Apocalyptica. That period of time has found the band nearly constantly touring, however, at some stage, they did find time to head into a studio to record their ninth studio album – Cell-O. It is one of the first things we talk […]

DEVILSKIN Release New Single

The unstoppable DEVILSKIN unveil “CORRODE,” a monstrous new video, single and details of their long awaited fourth album. The New Zealand four piece–who have toured with the likes of Slash, Halestorm, Motley Crue, and Disturbed–have announced their new album, titled RED, which will be released worldwide Friday April 3 on all formats across all platforms. RED is the universal colour of passion, vitality, […]

OBITUARY ‘Cause Of Death’ Australian Tour Local Supports Announced

Making their long-overdue first appearances in Australia are Singapore’s vitriolic grind terrorists WORMROT. Their performances are intense, spectacular, furious, a barrage of unrelenting, head-caving grindcore, honed by a singular determination to fucking destroy the competition. Get it or get out of the way!! Joining them on the tour, in their local areas, are Truth Corroded, […]

MOJO BURNING Just Added Another 14 International and Touring Acts to the Bill

Annual boutique event Mojo Burning has today added another 14 international and touring acts to its bill on March 28 in Brisbane. The festival’s second announcement features Swedish Hard Rock act Deville as a first for Australia, pop fuzzy band Fight Ibis, internationally touring blues and roots troubadour Minnie Marks, alongside Sydney’s Born Lion, Melbourne’s […]

DOWNLOAD 2020 Santa Paws Is Comimg To Town!

Get yourself down to Utopia Records in Sydney, 12 pm – 1 pm, Saturday, December 14th and to Rare Records (Highpoint Shopping Centre) – Maribyrnong, 7 pm – 8 pm Thursday, December 19th and get your annual alternative Santa photo with our very own Santa Paws, Download Dog! He will be dishing out loads of […]

DOWNLOAD Announces Aussie Sideshows: Deftones, Ministry, In Flames Testament, The HU

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Download Festival Australia just announced sideshows for Deftones, Ministry, In Flames, Testament, The HU. Brisbane and Adelaide, you have not been forgotten! Tickets at livenation.com.au Deftones Baroness will open for Deftones in Brisbane. Not sure about Adelaide yet… Wed 18 Mar 20 – Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane Mon 23 Mar 20 – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide […]

AVALANCHE OF ROCK FEST. – Sat Dec 28th, Crowbar, Sydney

Coming to Crowbar, Sydney on the 28 December is AVALANCHE OF ROCK FEST: VOL. 1! This mini-festival is the ultimate celebration of Aussie rock music with 11 bands from all over NSW. featuring the best of hard rock, punk, ska, thrash, indie, soul, surf, alt and metal! It’s going to be the first of a […]

Premiere: THE MIS-MADE “Tic Toc” Video

Today we are sharing with the world The Mis-Made’s new song and video clip, “Tic Toc”. Check it out and make sure you follow the links to their social media! www.facebook.com/TheMisMade /www.youtube.com/c/TheMisMade

Premiere: FAUX BANDIT “The Pros and Cons of Object Permanence”

If you like your ROCK gritty, raw and tight the check out this new clip by Faux Bandit! Faux Bandit recently released their EP Rock ‘n’ Roll Simulator and have a new video for the single “The Pros and Cons of Object Permanence” which you can see here first! The music video portrays the tension […]

Meet The HEAVY Shop! We now have T-shirts, hoodies, caps, mugs, beanies and more!

Today we officially launch our new store with heaps of new items now including not only HEAVY magazines and photo prints but you can get yourself some T-Shirts, caps, beanies, jewellery, hoodies, books & more to come! For a limited time get 15% off your first order! Use this code during the checkout: HEAVY666 Check […]

DEADSPACE new album on Aug 15 today + new video!

  Depressive black metal, Deadspace will release their fourth album The Grand Disillusionment on August 15. Pre-order available now https://deadspacecollective.bandcamp.com/album/the-grand-disillusionment www.deadspace.com.au www.facebook.com/deadspaceaus  

THE DARKNESS new video “Rock And Roll Deserves To Die”

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  The Darkness have released their brand new single “Rock And Roll Deserves To Die” along with an… entertaining video. The in your face new album, Easter Is Cancelled, will come out on October 4 on Cooking Vinyl. PRE-ORDER EASTER IS CANCELLED HERE

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE release “I Am Broken” new video!

  Killswitch Engage have just dropped the video for I Am Broken Too. The full-concept video was directed by Kyle Cogan and Zack Stauffer of SIMIAN.LA (A Perfect Circle, Breaking Benjamin) and was shot in the Los Angeles area. “The video is a reflection of real-life events that loved ones have gone through,” says singer Jesse Leach. “Kyle Cogan and Zack Stauffer […]

THE HU to release “The Gereg” album September 13th

  Get ready for THE HU, a band that are unlike any other rock band in the world. *TWO SINGLES DEBUTED AT #1 AND #2 GLOBALLY ON iTUNES *34 MILLION YOUTUBE HITS* *SOLD-OUT TOUR IN EUROPE AND UK* The Mongolian rock band and worldwide online sensation bringing eastern traditions to western rock will release their […]

HEAVY Magazine / DIGI-MAG Issue #84

  This week we hung with Caligula’s Horse ahead of their East Coast Australian tour “Let It Grow”.  They are celebrating the anniversary of their albums The Tide, The Thief & River’s End and Bloom by performing both in their entirety. Read all about it or listen to the podcast interview. Tickets on sale from wildthingpresents.com We got to […]

Premiere: PAVILION new song and video “Hellfire”

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Hard Rock/Metal band, Pavilion, might be new on the scene but they’re exploding with “Hellfire“! This four-piece will have the song available on digital stores and streaming platforms from Friday, July 12 and here: http://ffm.to/pavilion_hellfire But today, we have the video for you here first! \m/ If you are lucky enough to live in Brisbane, […]

LAGERSTEIN announce Australian tour

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Ahoy crew! Lagerstein are returning to home shores after sailing on an extensive overseas tour this November with their new album 25/7. Pre-orders for the album available now through the band’s website and the single available now through all digital stores/streaming platforms at https://ffm.to/lagerstein_digburydrink Lagerstein Australian Tour Dates Tickets at https://www.lagerstein.com Friday 15th November – […]

Win! DARKTHRONE T-Shirt and Green Vinyl LP

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Win a Darkthrone tshirt + green LP of “Old Star”. To win join our weeky Digi-Magazine Email (sent every Thrusday evening) [wd_hustle id=”website-subscribers—footers” type=”embedded”] and answer these questions: [wd_hustle id=”Competitions” type=”embedded”]

THE GLOOM IN THE CORNER “Flesh & Bones” Out Today!

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Melbourne’s The Gloom In The Corner release “Flesh & Bones” on May 30 – that’s today! Watch the tale of Sherlock, a psychopathic misanthrope hellbent on demonstrating his power over people unfold over two incredible music videos: Misanthropic & Survivor’s Guilt Follow The Gloom In The Corner Facebook | Instagram | Twitter Get The Gloom In […]

DEE SNIDER Releases Video For “Tomorrow’s No Concern!”

DEE SNIDER just released his seventh video for the track “Tomorrow’s No Concern” from his Napalm Records debut album “For The Love Of Metal” DEE SNIDER on the new video: “It is almost a year to the day that the lyric video for “Tomorrow’s No Concern” was released. The song immediately connected with the metal […]

NORTHLANE announce new album “Alien”, video and tour

Northlane, announce the upcoming release of their fifth studio album, Alien, out August 2 via UNFD. Alien pre-orders are available now Alien is available as Exclusive Vinyl, CD and Merchandise options in limited quantities worldwide via unfdstore.com For a band that have traditionally focused on wider issues in the outside world, Alien is easily the most […]

SKINLAB and PISSING RAZORS Announce Australian Tour

San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB, often mentioned in the same vein as Machine Head, but with a sound and presence all their own will hit the East Coast of Australia with a NEW ALBUM this August! Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne – get ready for the return onslaught of SKINLAB. STRICTLY LIMITED TICKET PRESALE – […]

Premiere: THE GLOOM IN THE CORNER “Misanthropic”

  Today we are hosting The Gloom In The Corner “Misanthropic” which is from their upcoming EP “Flesh & Bones” due out at the end of May. “Misanthropic” was created by this concept-driven 5 piece and tells a story of Sherlock a psychopathic misanthrope hellbent on demonstrating his power over people. The video is the first […]

THY ART IS MURDER Announce Australian Headline Tour

  Extreme metal band Thy Art Is Murder have announced an Australian East Coast in July. “The Life In The Crosshairs” tour will be their headline dates in Australia since early-2018. Tickets on sale Wednesday, April 3rd @ 9 am AEDT oztix.com.au Their upcoming tour will serve as a formal introduction to their newest member […]


Blending their heavy blues with psych-rock and alt-rock Creek are today premiering their new song “The Deep” with a very… interesting (watch it to the end)… video clip which was directed by filmmakers Sammy Pearson (Cruelty Road Studios) and Jackson Tipping (Superculture).

KORPIKLAANI Release Lyric Video for “Øl Øl” Featuring TROLLFEST

Finnish folk metalers, KORPIKLAANI, recently kicked off 2019 with a bunch of successful Finnish shows and are now heading to Europe. In the meantime they’ve release a lyric video for ‘Øl Øl’, which features their longtime tour mates TROLLFEST. The track is taken from the band’s “Kulkija”, which is out now. Order now: http://nblast.de/KorpiklaaniKulkijaTE Check out […]

NEREIS New Video Clip ‘Now’

Italy’s hard-rocking alternative metal band NEREIS have revealed a new music video for the song “Now”. The video was directed by Maurizio Del Piccolo, and filmed on location at Adrenaline Stadium (Moscow), and A2 Green (St. Petersburg) while the band was on tour in the Russian Federation during November, 2018. “Before leaving, everyone in Italy […]

TOTALLY UNICORN New Song “Sorry” and Album

Totally Unicorn have announced their new album ‘Sorry’, set for release on April 12 via The Farmer and the Owl. Not long after, the band will take the album out for a spin around the country as part of their headline tour in April/May. Stylistically, ‘Sorry’ springs from the band’s origins as party monsters and […]

AT THE SUN Announce Their ‘Leave Before The Light’ UK Tour

London rockers AT THE SUN are in the ascension and will be taking their impressive debut album ‘Leave Before the Light’ on tour in the UK, kicking off on Friday 5th April 2019, in Wolverhampton. The 8-date headline tour will run until Sunday 14th April, after which AT THE SUN will be playing at The Patriots  22nd Weekender […]

JOE JACKSON Premieres New Song Friend Better New Album, Fool, Out Friday!

Leading up to the release of Joe Jackson’s new studio album “Fool”  on January 18, the Grammy-winning artist has premiered his brand new song “Friend Better” A straight forward toast to friendship, “Friend Better” builds on the assumption that whereas love is fleeting, friendship endures. Listen To “Friend Better” Here: https://joejackson.lnk.to/FriendBetter “Fool”, the 20th studio album celebrating the […]

POWERWOLF Release Brand New Video

After the release of their latest NUMBER #1 album ‘The Sacrament Of Sin’ this summer on Napalm Records, followed by an extensive tour while selling out EVERY single venue, Germany’s most successful heavy metal band POWERWOLF has just unleashed a brand new music video to the track ‘Let There Be Night’! A stunning cover version […]

Perth Show Added to the THRASH BLAST GRIND Tour as Part of SLAYFEST 2019

Following on from a successful return in 2018, SLAYFEST is back again in 2019 with a massive 15 band line-up over 3 stages. Headlining is the legendary PHILIP H. ANSELMO AND THE ILLEGALS, who on his first visit to Australia in over 5 years, is now heading west to blast powerhouse anthems from his days […]

MAMMAL New Song!

Mammal are proud to announce the release of their new clip for their aggro/anarcho anthem “DEAD”. Shot by Gareth McGilvray, this clip is a gritty as a picket line, as loud as a swarming mob and as tough as concrete. Just to pour a little more fuel on the inferno, Mammal’s triumphant and sold out […]

DREAM THEATER Launch In-the-Studio Video Series

Dream Theater recently announced the forthcoming worldwide release of their 14th studio album, Distance Over Time on February 22, 2019. The album marks the first for the band’s new label InsideOutMusic / Sony Music Australia. The artwork was created by long-time cover collaborator Hugh Syme (Rush, Iron Maiden, Stone Sour). Distance Over Time was produced […]

GHOST Announced Brisbane Sideshow

Ghost today announced they will be extending their Australian pilgrimage to Brisbane during the Download Festival events. THE TIVOLI, BRISBANE WEDNESDAY MARCH 6 Download media release, tour assets and content available to media via: media.livenation.com.au TICKETS ON SALE 10 AM WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21 Pre-sale begins 9 am Tuesday, November 20 For complete tour and ticketing information, visit: livenation.com.au

PROGFEST 2019 Massive 2nd Line Up Announcement feat over 40 bands!

It’s PROGFEST’S 10th Anniversary next year and today announce the final, and massive, line up for 2019. With already three colossal international acts announced,  The Ocean, Monuments and Skyharbor, who will be making their first ever appearances on Australian shores. The Ocean and Monuments have now both announced special Progfest sideshows in Perth and Adelaide, […]

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