Def Leppard + Dallas Crane, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, 8th November 2018

Review: Matt Maric Photos: Andrew Basso After touching down from Los Angeles at 7:25am, this reviewer was planning to brave the jet-lag and make his way...

Conan + Bell Witch – Max Watt’s, Melbourne, 8th November 2018

Review: Brady Irwin Photos: Jose Sanchez In the day and age where technology is treated with almost religious fervour, and the ensuing pace can leave one bereft...

Mammal + Supports, The Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne, 11th August 2018

Photos by DYLAN MARTIN. Check out more of Martin’s work at https://www.instagram.com/dylanmartin_photography/ Words by CALLUM DOIG Late October in 2017 saw the reunion of one of Australia’s...

Stryper + Supports: Max Watts, Melbourne, Australia, Friday August 17th

Words: Nick Barrett Photos: Dylan Martin Last night, multi-platinum album selling Christian metal icons Stryper performed for the first time ever as a three-piece, following Oz...

Legions Of Steel – Max Watt’s, Melbourne, Australia, Saturday June 2nd

The annual Legions of Steel festival is an institution of the Melbourne Metal scene, driven by none other than Denis “Den Den” Sudzuka of...

Live Review: Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Friday...

Photos by Andrew Basso Some names are just legendary. You hear them and you just know that what ever...

Drown This City – The Workers Club, Melbourne, Friday June 1st

It is the first winter night here in Melbourne, and needless to say how devastatingly freezing the environment is. Though, the temptation to hibernate in...

FORGE, Max Watts, Melbourne, Australia, Saturday July 14

PHOTOS BY ANDREW BASSO PHOTOS BY BETHANY MAFRICI

Jordan Rudess – Art Centre Playhouse, Melbourne, November 23, 2018

Words by Joseph Dipisa-Fiorenza Photos by Anne Laure-Marie The first thing that stood out about Jordan Rudess’ solo show in Melbourne was how incredibly intimate the whole...

PAGAN + Supports at Crowbar, Brisbane Australia August 18th

It's Saturday night and after having the absolute pleasure of reviewing Psycroptic on Thursday night at my favourite local live music venue, I find...

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Tunisian Progressive Metal Band MYRATH Announce “Shehili” Release Date

MYRATH have slowly but surely established themselves as one of the most fascinating bands in the current international metal scene — thanks to their incredibly...

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Album/EP Reviews

Review: Life’s Ill – What God Wouldn’t Tell You

Words: Maya Kiternas ‘What God Wouldn’t Tell You’ is a step away from Life’s Ill’s hardcore roots through deeper...

Review: Millencolin – SOS