What did you do with your Saturday? Well, if you weren't at Heaven & Hell festival at Brisbane's Riverstage, then your answer should be nothing. Absolutely fucking nothing. Feels odd to be hitting a festival in the middle of September, but the atmosphere is electric and the weather perfect for our fine city to host some of the best metal bands this world has to offer.
Leading off, are locals Nerve Damage. With a mix of sludge metal and hardcore, these boys waste no time in getting the crowd int...
Last night TOOL released their first taste and details of their new highly anticipated album FEAR INOCULUM.
After many years of fans holding their breath for new music from the progressive rock legends, it seems that the reality has sunk in that the world will indeed get a new record on August 30 and social media was set on fire from excited fans all over the world!
Check out the new single here:
Continuing their affinity for pushing the boundaries of physical packaging, the GRAMMY Award® winni...
When you talk about classic albums shaping genres Cruelty and the Beast by CRADLE OF FILTH sits proudly and menacingly at the top of the tree for extreme music.
In 1998 Cruelty and the Beast was released and showcased the band's hybrid of brutality and macabre romanticism, crafting a concept album based on the life of Hungarian Countess and mass murderer Elizabeth Bathory who tortured and murdered hundreds of young women in the 16th and 17th centuries. The album was both bombastic and grandios...
UK duo Slaves are here to prove that punk’s not dead and boy, oh boy have they been doing just that. With a solid catalogue of harsh bluesy guitar riffs from Laurie Vincent coupled with the energetic drumming and fierce social commentary of Isaac Holman’s lyrics these guys are making sure that people don’t forget the heyday of the UK punk scene.
They’ve been pumping out release after release of cracking material since 2012 and this year sees them offer up the short-but-oh-so...
TOOL have released OPIATE, UNDERTOW, ÆNIMA, LATERALUS and 10,000 DAYS this afternoon on the various digital service providers for the first time – listen HERE.
“Our obsession with, and dream of, a world where BetaMax and Laser Disc rule has ended,” says Maynard James Keenan. “Time for us to move on. But never fear. There’s a brand new thing we think you’re really gonna dig. It’s called Digital Downloads and Streaming. Get ready for the future, folks!”
Gold Coast heavy hybrid-rock band The MOLOTOV have just released BREAK ,the first single from their forthcoming 12 track album, RESISTENTIA. due out in October 2019
BREAK is an upbeat, defiant and high-energy song, an exciting glimpse of what's to come with the new album. The single and video is available now through Bandcamp, Youtube and streaming services such as Spotify and iTunes.
BREAK: The MOLOTOV video :
The 12 track album RESISTENTIA, released October 2019, takes The MOLOTOV's hard hit...
The technical death metal machine that is CARNIFEX will release their vicious new album WORLD WAR X this Friday August 2nd via Nuclear Blast.
From the opening title track World War X to closer By Shadows Thine Held, the album is powerful, heavy, menacing and relentless, proving that Carnifex have more than enough ammunition this far into their career.
In the lead up to the release of World War X and the kick off of the Summer Slaughter Tour, we sat down with the bands frontman Scott Ian Lewis...
Industrial-tinged and true crime-inspired duo SKYND is the dark creative outlet and the alter ego of its lead singer, Skynd, and producer and multi-instrumentalist Father.
Last year, SKYND arrived on the scene with a debut EP featuring three songs and videos that nodded to infamous serial killers. Chapter 1 included "Elisa Lam," "Gary Heidnik," which features a cameo from Korn frontman and true crime aesthete Jonathan Davis, and "Richard Ramirez."