Author: Lewis Allan

OVERDRIVE OZ #10 – SCORCHING STEEL EDITION

Australia is host to a range of regular festivals showcasing our home-grown Metal talent, along with plenty national tours led by bands from all over our vast continent. With some stellar line-ups coming up, it seems there are some introductions in order! This week we’ll check out some of the contenders on the bill for Scorching Steel, hosted at Melbourne’s Bendigo Hotel on 10 – 11 November. GET YOUR TICKETS FOR SCORCHING STEEL HERE! EYE OF THE ENEMY (VIC) Eye of the Enemy are one of the most aggressively brutal Death Metal bands you’ll encounter in Australia, and that’s...

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OVERDRIVE OZ #9 – THE BEST OF NEW ZEALAND METAL

So far in Overdrive Oz, we’ve covered 40 Australian bands across a range of Metal genres. Now at a reader’s request, we jump the ditch to cover the best Metal from our neighbours in New Zealand! While Australia has a reputation as a deadly country, New Zealand holds its own from frozen wastelands to forest vistas, powerful traditions and of course, brutal tunes. Here are five of the best from all over New Zealand. ALIEN WEAPONRY (WAIPU) Alien Weaponry are unmistakably a New Zealand band, as many of their songs include lyrics in Maori language! These guys may be...

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