The Art of Touring: DAVEY SUICIDE / TWIZTID’s Sean “Drayven” Davidson

Welcome to THE ART OF TOURING, where we discuss the ins and outs of the not-so glamorous world of touring with different artists from...

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...

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 #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...

Gear Rundown – Steve Vai’s Signature Ibanez JEM-JR Guitar

Overview The Ibanez JEM-JR is fantastic low budget alternative for guitarists wishing to get the look of Steve Vai’s iconic JEM guitar, as well as...

Overdrive Oz Issue #33: Darkcell’s Psycho Circus Edition

Darkcell are one of Australia’s best-known Industrial Metal bands, and they’ll be bringing their own mini-festival to Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane in August and...

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...

A Beginner’s Guide to MANOWAR

History: Manowar formed in 1980, releasing their first album, Battle Hymns. Although hailing from New York, their success in the USA dried up quickly, the...

Overdrive Oz Issue #34: Darkcell’s Psycho Circus Sydney Edition

What better place to hold a celebration of the weird, the diverse and the heavy than Sydney’s venerable Bald-Faced Stag? After exploring some of...

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...

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SOEN Premieres ‘Martyrs’ Video Via Metal Injection

Swedish progressive metal unit SOEN is pleased to unveil their new video, "Martyrs," via Metal Injection. The tune comes by way of the band's...

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Album/EP Reviews

Review: FALL – The Dreamer Of Tragedy

FALL are dropping a new EP, and boy, is it ever a wild ride! Texas...