Overdrive Oz Issue #43: Metal United Down Under Edition Part 6

In this week’s edition of OVERDRIVE OZ, with our continuing coverage of Metal United Down Under, we take a look at some of the...

Overdrive Oz Issue #42: Metal United Down Under Edition Part 5

We’ve taken a tour of the more remote regions of Australia’s North, including last week’s coverage of Metal United Down Under Maryborough, but with...

Overdrive Oz Issue #41: Metal United Down Under Edition Part 4

This week we have a massive focus on Queensland as we take a look at the Metal United Down Under line-up for Maryborough! Metal...

How2Guitar with Ben Plant: Shred-tastic Minor Pentatonic Solos

Once you've learned how to play and improvise with the minor pentatonic scale, you'll definitely want to jump in and learn some easy minor pentatonic...

Overdrive Oz Issue #40: Metal United Down Under Edition Part 3

This week we take a look at another of the regional events for Metal United Down Under, this time turning our attention to Lismore...

Overdrive Oz Issue #39: Metal United Down Under Part 2

As the name indicates, Metal United Down Under occurs not just in one place, but in a variety of locations across Australia, with more...

Overdrive Oz Issue #38: Metal United Down Under Edition Part 1

Hot on the heels of Metal United Worldwide, Metal United Down Under returns in September with simultaneous events occurring across South Australia, New South...

Overdrive Oz Issue #37 – Steel Assassins Edition

The steel rises again at Sydney’s Bald-Faced Stag! This two-day event will be an absolute celebration of Heavy Metal, with a killer line-up from...

How2Guitar with Ben Plant: Making Your Songs Come Alive with Dynamics

We've got our Open Day coming up at Ben Plant Guitar on June 24th, which means lots of students are preparing songs to perform. One...

Overdrive Oz Issue #36: Aura Noir Tour Support Edition

Fans of Blackened Thrash, take note! Norwegian trio Aura Noir will be hitting Australian shores for three blistering shows in July, including two intimate...

Recent News

GOROD Stream Brand New Track ‘The Sentry’

Technical metal icons GOROD recently announced their upcoming 10-track album, Aethra, set to be released on October 19, 2018 via their new international label,Overpowered...

Overdrive Underground

DEADPRESSURE To Release Self-Titled Full Length Album

San Jose grind/punk trio DEADPRESSURE will drop the antagonistic bounty of their self-titled debut next month through a joint venture between Carbonized Records, the...

Album/EP Reviews

Review: Chaos Doctrine – Self-Titled

Most readers will be unfamiliar with Chaos Doctrine, but the band’s aiming to change that with their self-titled debut album. The South African five-piece...