Australia

Orpheus Omega release first single, Beacons, from forthcoming new album Partum Vita Mortem

Featuring aggressive and melodic guitar work, intricate and powerful drumming, chaotic keyboard work and a varied array of vocal stylings, the album is sure to become a staple in modern melodic death metal.

Since the release of 2013’s acclaimed ResIllusion, Melbourne’s Orpheus Omega have cemented themselves as one of melodic death metal’s most promising newcomers. 

Breaking Orbit to release second full length album Transcension on Friday May 29

This next installment from the Sydney based four-piece follows on from their critically acclaimed debut album The Time Traveller

Breaking Orbit has continued the journey they began with 2012's The Time Traveller.

Mammoth Mammoth – Volume IV: Hammered Again (Napalm Records)

There's nothing not to like on Volume IV: Hammered Again, it's the perfect blend of in your face heavy, fuzzy, stoned out punk n roll - it's mammoth!
Release Date: 
27 Mar 2015 - 12:00pm

There are some damn fine bands bashing around the pubs and clubs of Australia at the moment, and those of you whom regularly frequent said venues should already be aware of the monster that is

King Parrot new album Dead Set available for digital pre-orders on Bandcamp

Emerging from the Australian metal scene, King Parrot have pillaged their way to international recognition since their inception in 2010.

Australian thrash/grind/punk misfits, King Parrot, are excited to announce the launch of digital pre-orders of their new album, Dead Set.

Thy Art Is Murder reveal album title and release date

Australia’s incendiary extreme musical export Thy Art Is Murder, have just revealed their next album title: Holy War.

Produced and mixed by Will Putney (Suicide Silence, Northlane, Misery Signals), Holy War is the band’s second relea

Craft and Cult: Beer and metal in perfect harmony.

Fire up for an evening of craft beer and great bands Melbourne

Von Grimm Records in association with Grumpys Green and Good Beer Week introduce the first annual Craft and Cult - the first annual craft beer and cult music festi

Seedy Jeezus - Seedy Jeezus (Blown Music)

Seedy Jeezus aren't jumping on a trend, you can tell these blokes live this life, it's seedy and off the wall and drug fueled and reckless. It's a mind blowing acid trip. I genuinely believe these blokes do believe they're living in the seventies.
Release Date: 
20 Mar 2015 (All day)

I've been in the mood for local fare recently, not only local Canberra like Tonk or Johhny Roadkill, but stuff from further afield, for example Thrashed