Industry Spotlight: Freddy Lim – Chthonic Frontman & Taiwanese Political Activist

Freddy Lim, frontman of the Taiwanese Blackened Death Metal band Chthonic, is easily one of the most interesting characters in Metal today. Not only...

Powerwolf’s Matthew Greywolf on ‘The Sacrament of Sin’

It's been more than a decade since Germany's Powerwolf first caused a splash in the metal world with the release of their debut full-length...

Mayday Parade’s Alex Garcia On New Album ‘Sunnyland’

Calling all fans of Mayday Parade; if you haven’t been keeping up to speed with the movements of the band, you might not have...

Valhalore’s Anthony Willis On The Upcoming ‘Overdrive Forge Festival’ & More

For those who are unaware, Overdrive Music Magazine just passed its first birthday and we've already seen some changes, such as the new sleek...

“You don’t want to deprive the fans that have been listening all these years.”...

When Extreme announced they would be touring Australia this year, the news was met with excitement. Founded in 1985, the glam/hard rock/funk metal band...

The Lockhearts’ Tim Meaco & Jameel Majam on ‘Americana Doom Fuzz’ & What the...

Three years after releasing their double EP 'Tales from the Sea', and playing countless gigs in their hometown of Sydney and the rest of...

Dead City Ruins’ Jake Wiffen on ‘Never Say Die’ & Surviving Life on the...

When I reviewed Dead City Ruins’ third album 'Never Say Die' last month for Overdrive, I had no idea just how much the Australian...

The Ascended’s Mat Wale On New Album ‘Awaken Within’

The Ascended have certainly started to make a name for themselves in Australia. A four piece melodic metalcore band originating from Warrnambool in Victoria,...

Dream On Dreamer’s Marcel Gadacz On New Album “It Comes And Goes” & The...

Calling all fans of Dream On Dreamer: not only are they releasing their long awaited fourth album ‘It Comes And Goes’ on May 25th,...

“All bands are dangerous.” – An Interview With Skull Fork

May is here and brings with it the inaugural Meltdown Festival, ready to take the east coast by storm! The festival kicks off on...

Recent News

THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Release Cover Of Julien Baker’s ‘Sour Breath’

Rise Records and The Devil Wears Prada have released the band's cover of Julien Baker's "Sour Breath" at all DSPs today, Friday, May 25. Listen here. "We were most flattered when Julien...

Overdrive Underground

HATRED REIGNS Debut EP ‘Realm: I – Affliction’ Out Now

Ontario’s HATRED REIGNS unleash to the metal world their debut EP "Realm: I – Affliction" out now as of May 25th. This 3 song EP takes songs from their...

Album/EP Reviews

Review: In Deception – Lore

For a band that only formed in 2017, a lot has happened for this not-so-quiet Melbourne band In Deception. After supporting the likes of...