Author: Christian Graus

LO!: Decibel Magazine Streams Vestigial From Australia-Based Post-Metal/Sludge Unit; Record To See Release Via Pelagic This Friday

October 6th marks the official unveiling of Vestigial, the impending third full-length from Sydney, Australia-based post-metal/sludge unit LO! Well-crafted with a larger scope both musically and thematically than previous outings, Vestigial finds the band tighter than ever before boasting a sound that’s seismically heavy yet organic, with a mammoth harmonic density behind their stupefying heavy riffs. In advance of its release, today Decibel Magazine is streaming the record in its entirety hailing, “A momentous collection… Vestigial is immense, but it maintains an aggression rarely found in most post-metal.” LO! literally made a splash last year with the ingenious video...

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On Tour Now! Aussie Thrashers HIDDEN INTENT – Kangaroo Thrash USA Tour 2017 w/ Lich King

Like the riotous music they play, since their inception in 2011, Aussie thrash trio HIDDEN INTENT have been carving their way through the masses with their unabashedly unapologetic ‘80s-throwback thrash metal, a form of music that wholly embraces its American and European roots in the Bay Area, Scandinavian and Teutonic thrash scenes. Being lauded for their “energetic” live show and the “party thrash” they play for their audience, the Adelaide trio have continued to build their name well into the now, which has currently taken them on their “Kangaroo Thrash USA Tour” supporting Lich King plus a last-minute slot...

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SEPTICFLESH Announces North American Co-Headline Tour with Dark Funeral, Support from Thy Antichrist

Gods of orchestral extreme metal SEPTICFLESH released their 10th studio album, Codex Omega, on September 1 via Prosthetic Records. Next February and March, the band will bring their latest auditory onslaught on the road – SEPTICFLESH is thrilled to announce their upcoming North American co-headline tour with Swedish black metal legends Dark Funeral. Support will come from Thy Antichrist. Dates are set to be announced soon, so stay tuned. The band says, “We’re returning to North America in Feb / March 2018 to support our new album Codex Omega, and with us, Swedish lords of the black Dark Funeral...

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Dimevision Volume 2: To Be Released via Metal Blade on Nov 24

With 2006’s Dimevision Vol 1: That’s The Fun I Have, fans of Dimebag Darrell and his work with Pantera and Damageplan were afforded the chance to see into the world of the legendary guitarist.  Compiled from the many, many hours of video footage captured between the mid-80s and his later years, it was a funny, touching and poignant memorial. Metal Blade Records is thrilled to announce the release of Dimevision Vol 2: Roll With It Or Get Rolled Over – another true celebration of the man and how he lived his life – on November 24, 2017. Going into making...

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OUR LAST ENEMY Announce The Night They Came Home Tour, New Members, New Music

Sydney’s heavy rockers, Our Last Enemy are back! After an extended hiatus they are at full force with new members, new music and a new tour! After spending 2016 locked up in their home studios working on new material for the follow up to 2011’s Fallen Empires (#1 iTunes Metal Charts Australia) for their US label Eclipse Records, Our Last Enemy are playing a handful of shows before hitting the studio to record the finished product! NEW MEMBERS The band are proud to announce Frankie Macri (The Chaotic Borderline, As Angels Bleed) as their new permanent drummer following the departure...

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