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Dave Brockie AKA GWAR's Oderus - Backstage at the Brisbane Soundwave

"Fuck it! Bring the sun! I’ll beat the sun. I’ll stab the fucking sun right in the fucking heart and kill it! I’ll bring it down to the fucking plains of Australia – we’ll put it on that big rock you guys have – and we’ll all fuck it!”

As the Australian media attempts to invoke outrage over GWAR's beheading of Tony Abbott (haven't heard much about the debreasting of The Queen yet

Richie Sambora, The Tivoli, Brisbane 20/02/2014

No mosh pit but fun times were had by all...
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Regardless of whether you actually dig Richie Sambora's particular breed of rock or not, the man can put on a show and he sure as hell can play.

Mephistopheles: Sounds of the End?

Mephistopheles vocalist Chalky sits down with Metal as Fuck to talk about their latest release and the grim prospect that if things don't start happening for the band soon, there might not be a future for them.

Playing extreme metal can be a very arduous pastime. There's a bloody lot of work involved for sometimes little to no reward.

Norse: All is Mist and Frog

"If you're an asshole, you're still an asshole."

Aussie black metal miscreants Norse made their triumphant return to the live circuit last Friday week to celebrate the release of their Plaguewhore 7" vinyl single.

Whitechapel: At The Very Peak

We Will Be Filming At Soundwave.... So Get Ready

“It’s about 4.30am here” What kind of person roped you into doing an interview at this time of morning?

Testament: Keeping You Young At Heart

We Have Been Wanting To Play Soundwave For Years!!

Testament are pretty much the happiest thrash mongers this summer; after numerous attempts to jump onto the Soundwave bandwagon the time has now come for these titans to bring the

Stitch.D on those lovely Americans (and other stuff)

Go on! Bring me some Monster Munch...

Stitch.D has just flown in to chilly England (he’s currently residing in Los Angeles) in order to prepare for the start of The Defiled’s UK tour.

HIM: The Romance With Rock

Wellington's Should Promote Rock Festivals...

Sitting in your lounge chair chugging your Java and contemplating blowing the literal popsicle stand of Europe to venture out to Australia has crossed the minds of a lo

Getting Dirty with Dirty Arya From Skindred

Too much cow-bell is never enough...

‘Dirty’ Arya Goggin is bouncing along on the tour bus, on his way to Germany for the next leg of Skindred’s latest tour.

Biffy Clyro's James Johnston on Accordions and Perspectives on Life

Please, not the accordion...

While waiting for James Johnston to connect, I’m being subjected to quite possibly the worst ‘hold’ muzak that I’ve ever heard; it’s like accordion blues meets 70’s porn.