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November 7, 2019

Australia's fastest rising metalcore outfit, Polaris, have just released a brand new song and video for "Masochist" which you can check out below. Fans have been waiting patiently for new music ever since their ARIA-nominated Top 10 debut, 'The Mortal Coil' was released two years ago. Ever since then the band have grown with legions of fans around the country and, largely to an extensive international touring schedule all over...

November 7, 2019

One of the biggest bands in the world, Iron Maiden, are bringing their spectacular Legacy Of The Beast World Tour to Australia in May 2020, with 5 huge arena shows. Joining them will be none other than metalcore pioneers, Killswitch Engage, bringing their bone-crushing heaviness back to our shores once again.

Tickets go on-sale on Thursday 14 November at 12noon from
As always there will be an exc...

November 6, 2019

Parkway Drive have announced the forthcoming release of feature length documentary, Viva The Underdogs. The flick is due to hit EVENT and Village Cinemas for one night only on January 22, 2020.

The documentary follows the bands 15-year journey from their Byron Bay roots to playing at some of the world's biggest metal festivals, covering their years couch (and wave) surfing, the creation of their albums, and every success t...

November 5, 2019

The wait is finally over as the world’s premier rock and metal festival Download returns to Australia after a wildly successful 2019 that saw the event debut to 20,000 heavy music fans at Parramatta Park in Sydney and return to Flemington in Melbourne to satiate 20,000 more! 

Get ready to do it all over again in March 2020 as Download is back to serve up another two days of pure rock and metal fury across four stages, lace...

November 4, 2019

It's your chance to perform at Good Things Festival, with the east coast summer music festival offering 3 bands a shot at joining the line-up. FInd out how to enter below!

How to Enter:
1. Enter your band at
2. Create an account via the link at bottom of that page.
3. Fill out all the information on the form about your band. 
4. Submissions will be screened to ensure all submiss...

October 29, 2019

Written by Nicole Roberts

It's a bittersweet time in the Aburden camp. While the group have announced a brand new single, they're also saying farewell to drummer Kylan Ridings and taking a short hiatus to concentrate on their own mental health.

In an emotional message to fans and supporters, Aburden have written:

"It is very hard to be an aspiring musician, as many aspiring musicians know. Being in a group of aspiring musici...

October 17, 2019

Written by Nicole Roberts

Soilwork have announced Melbourne thrash metal band, Desecrator. With a seasoned following, the thrash titans give a nod to old school with a sound to rival many of their contemporaries. Adding some more Aussie flavour, the tour will include local supports for each city, including From Crisis to CollapseFlaming Wrekage, and Mason.


Thursday 31st October - The Triffid - BRISBANE


September 17, 2019

Aussie prog rock/metal sensation VOYAGER are now releasing the next brand new track of their upcoming opus 'Colours in the Sun', which will be released on November 1 via Season of Mist! In celebration, VOYAGER launch a cityscape guitar walk-through with Simone and Scott for the single "Water Over the Bridge". Watch the video below which was created, edited and directed by DarKSpiritPhotography:

Simone comments on...

September 17, 2019

Famous for being the maniacal and entertaining frontman for German industrial metal legends, RAMMSTEIN, vocalist Till Lindemann is about to release his second album this November. LINDEMANN, the second coming: the German-Swedish power duo consitsting of Till Lindemann and Peter Tägtgren (mastermind behind legendary metal bands Pain and Hypocrisy) are set to unleash the second LINDEMANN album on the 22nd of November. In this re...

September 3, 2019

Today sees the release of a brand new video for DragonForce’s second single “Heart Demolition”. Inspired by classic arcade games, the retro look of the video perfectly completes the song’s fast and furious guitar sound and triumphant, uplifting melodies.

The supremely catchy and instantly memorable melodies that stand shoulder-to-shoulder with some outrageous speed, power, complex twin guitar wizardry and extreme metal drumming...

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