Reviews Albums


November 12, 2017 Andrew Massie

  Swedish thrashers F.K.U. return with another set of horror inspired thrash metal tracks in the form of “1981”, a bloodbath of speed metal that pays homage to the year of classic horror movies, 1981. […]

Fuel | Photo Credit: Jena Ardell

INTERVIEW: Brett Scallions – Fuel

November 8, 2017 Andrew Massie

  American alternative rockers Fuel finally return to Australia this December as part of the “The Sunburn 20th Celebration Tour”. Two decades since the debut album “Sunburn” was released which contains such hit songs as […]


INTERVIEW: Rob Nassif – Gyroscope

October 29, 2017 Andrew Massie

  Perth band Gyroscope recently announced their first studio recordings since 2010, with the release of their double A-side single, ‘Crooked Thought’ / ‘DABS’ which is currently out now. This is the first studio recordings […]


INTERVIEW: Stu McGill – Silent Knight

October 25, 2017 Andrew Massie

  Following the success of their recent tour of Germany, including a well received performance at the Headbangers Open Air Festival and to promote the release of their re recorded debut album The Masterplan, Perth […]

10 Years

INTERVIEW: Brian Vodinh – 10 Years

October 19, 2017 Andrew Massie

  Sometimes when band members reunite, it’s as if no time has passed and nothing has changed. That couldn’t be further from the truth for 10 Years. And, that’s a good thing. When guitarist/drummer Brian […]


INTERVIEW: Matt Heafy – Trivium

October 11, 2017 Andrew Massie

  Trivium are about to unleash their 8th studio record “The Sin And The Sentence”, an album that encompasses the sound that the band are known for including the return of Matt Heafy’s signature growl […]


INTERVIEW: Tor-Arne Vikingstad – Slotface

September 3, 2017 Andrew Massie

  Norway’s Sløtface will be performing at this year’s BIGSOUND Festival, the global industry gathering in Brisbane, headlining the Brightside Outdoor Stage on Tuesday 5th September. This adds to dates already announced in Sydney  and Melbourne as part of their debut […]

Dead Havana

INTERVIEW: Matt Veck-Gilodi – Deaf Havana

September 2, 2017 Andrew Massie

  Deaf Havana has a well-earned reputation as an impressive live act, touring consistently over the last twelve years, nurturing a passionate and dedicated following. Their current album ‘All these Countless Nights’ debuted at #5 […]

Direct Hit

INTERVIEW: Nick Woods – Direct Hit

August 29, 2017 Andrew Massie

  Milwaukee punk quartet Direct Hit! are headed to Australia for the first time ever starting this Thursday, we get a few choice words from vocalist/guitarist Nick Woods ahead of the shows to discuss the […]


INTERVIEW: Vincent Cavanagh – Anathema

August 10, 2017 Andrew Massie

  Stargazing Post-Progressive Rockers Anathema return to Australia this December to celebrate the release of their highly anticipated 11th album The Optimist. Following their celebrated stripped down shows of 2015, Anathema are bringing their full […]

Dream Theater

INTERVIEW: Jordan Rudess – Dream Theater

August 9, 2017 Andrew Massie

  Progressive metal giants Dream Theater return to Australia this September as part of their “Images, Words & Beyond” world tour celebrating 25 years since the release of their groundbreaking album “Images & Words”. After […]

Terror Universal

INTERVIEW: Massacre – Terror Universal

July 30, 2017 Andrew Massie

  Horror Metal cannibals Terror Universal, who were born in a dark galaxy of terror and feature current and former members of (Machine Head, Ill Nino & Soulfly). Terror Universal have already desecrated Australian soil […]


INTERVIEW: Mark Tornillo – Accept

July 28, 2017 Andrew Massie

“Get ready, we’re coming. Open me an oil can of Fosters, I’m on my way!” Mark Tornillo is excited to return to Australia as German metal legends Accept get ready to perform an exclusive show […]


INTERVIEW: Dustin Bates – Starset

July 14, 2017 Andrew Massie

  STARSET’S musical vision is only understood by entering the psyche of founding member and multi instrumental vocalist, Dustin Bates. Bates – a graduate with a Masters degree in electrical engineering, who taught at the […]


INTERVIEW: Primordial

July 5, 2017 Andrew Massie

  Irish pagan black metallers, Primordial make their Australia debut this week with 2 exclusive shows in Melbourne and Sydney and we caught a few words our way from the band ahead of the shows.   […]

Prong - Zero Days
Reviews Albums

ALBUM REVIEW: Prong – Zero Days

July 1, 2017 Andrew Massie

  It’s been barely a year and a half since groove/hardcore metallers Prong released the brilliant “X – No Absolutes” which we picked out as last year’s metal album of the year and before we […]

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