Hand of Fear: “Drowning In The Mainstream” Album Launch Party Feb 24th

Having recently listened to Hand of Fear's upcoming album, "Drowning In The Mainstream" (you can check out the review HERE) we urged all listeners and Overdrive Music Magazine metalheads to...

Caedeous – Exploring the Hidden and Horrific

The brilliance of this project can once again be stated purely by its genre and mixing of tropes.

Review: Band Aidz

After previously giving a smaller insight into what Band Aidz is and what its main purpose is (read it here), it was time to...

Why You Need To Be At Summer Breeze Festival

Summer Breeze is a venerable institution of the European festival scene, having been running for just over 20 years now. Like many of the...

Five Reasons Why Wacken Open Air Should Be On Your Heavy Metal Bucketlist

In its near 28 year run, there hasn’t been one Wacken Open Air festival that has disappointed, showcasing some of the biggest metal acts in music history.

The first Melbourne Download Festival is only 3 months away, here’s why you should...

England's Download Festival has been an ongoing venture since 2003, and finally, after long last, Australia is finally experiencing a slice of that in...

Music, Mayhem And Memories: Why You Should Be At Bloodstock 2018

In the world of heavy metal live shows, the open air festival holds a special place. Typically a gathering of hordes of metal fans...

Bandaidz: The Revolutionary Music App

There’s nothing worse as a music fan than trying to browse a Gig Guide on your mobile; majority of the time it hasn’t been...

SVCRED: The Melbourne Alternative Metal Men

Calling all the fans of up and coming bands from your home town! Introducing SVCRED, the exciting band that you’ve not heard of before....

He Danced Ivy: Australian Larrikins Bringing Laughter To Prog

Let’s face it. Prog is definitely a guilty pleasure for many of us. Admitting to liking prog can sometimes feel akin to perhaps, say,...

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Totty Annouce Cut The Poppies EP Tour

TOTTY have moved from strength to strength in the past year. The Wollongong trio recently announced their new label home, Ratbag Records (Dune Rats, Skegss, Pandamic)...

Album/EP Reviews

Review: Abraham – Look, Here Comes The Dark!

There really are endless possibilities when it comes to creating music within the post-metal realm. Although various elements of metal are incorporated into the...