Overdrive Oz Issue #49: Blister IV Metal Festival Edition

The Blister series of Metal festivals has become a Melbourne staple over the past few years, gathering some of the most brutal bands Australia...

Overdrive Oz Issue #48: Amped Festival Edition

Following on from the massive success of last year’s inaugural event, Melbourne’s iconic Cherry Bar brings you Amped Festival II! Located in the world-famous...

OVERDRIVE OZ #47 – Metal In The Mountains Edition

There’s definitely something of the metal aesthetic about mountain landscapes. Perhaps it’s that they’re prone to bitter frost, evoking the dismal settings of Scandinavian...

Overdrive Oz #46: Metal United Down Under Edition Part 9

What better place to birth true metal in our sunburnt country than in the frostbitten wastes of our southernmost region? Overdrive Oz has brought...

Overdrive Oz Issue #45: Metal United Down Under Edition Part 8

Sydney-siders! Metal United Down Under haven’t forgotten about you. This week in our ongoing coverage of MUDU, we make our way back to a...

Overdrive Oz Issue #44: Metal United Down Under Edition Part 7

This week in our ongoing scan of the upcoming national shenanigans of Metal United Down Under, OVERDRIVE OZ takes a deep dive into the...

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...

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FAILURE Release New Album ‘In The Future Your Body Will Be...

Failure, the influential LA trio of Ken Andrews, Greg Edwards and Kellii Scott, release their eagerly-awaited fifth album, 'In The Future Your Body Will...

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FISTER Unveil New Video For ‘I Am Kuru’

Missouri-based doom trio Fister is pleased to unveil the grisly new video for I Am Kuru. The punishing psalm comes by way of the band's...

Album/EP Reviews

Review: All My Memories – Umwelt

Whilst bands in the Metalcore genre have definitely put out some of the best albums in Metal, it’s undeniable that the genre, as of...