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Taberah- Sinners Lament (Independent)

There'll be no lamenting when this stormer hits the shelves...
Release Date: 
19 May 2017 (All day)

Taberah has got to be one of Australia’s best kept secrets.

Lagerstein- All For Rum and Rum For All (Independent)

Many a fun time to be had with this album
Release Date: 
2 Feb 2016 (All day)

Out of all the pirate-themed bands that have followed in the wake of Alestorm’s massive success, Lagerstein’s debut album is the only album I’ve heard that has man

Lagerstein: Raise Your Steins

"I beer-bonged an entire bottle of rum and Tabasco sauce"

Ahoy lads, grab your eyeliner and hide your rum because the crew of the S.S.

Fifteen Albums that Shook the Twentieth Century: Lord's Andy Dowling

The affable bassist runs the rule over our list of key albums from the last century...

Welcome back to Metal as Fuck, Andy Dowling! – it’s been a while seen you’ve shared your opinions with us!

Powerwolf- Blessed and Possessed (Napalm Records)

Have the werewolves struck again? Or is it time to get a silver bullet and send them the way of Old Yeller?

By all rights, Powerwolf is a band that shouldn’t really require much critical appraisal.

Megadeth return to Australia with Children Of Bodom in tow

Thrash metal legends Megadeth will return to Australia this October. Fresh out of the studio where they have been working industriously on their new album, the follow up to 2013’s Super Collider,
Tour Dates: 
16/10/2015 - 21/10/2015

Having sold over 50 million records worldwide, earning platinum certification in the US for five albums and receiving eleven Grammy nominations, Megadeth have firmly cemented thems

That one time at…Brewdle’s Bandcamp Besties!

We continue our kick around Bandcamp by highlighting five releases that have grabbed my attention since the last of these dribbles of mine. I’ve tried to cover a variety of styles so there’s something for everyone. Remember, all of these are available free for streaming, or you can download the albums for a modest fee. Get on board and support the bands and labels that are supporting you by providing their music on the Bandcamp platform.

Doomed & StonedThe Enchanter’s Ball (Second Anniversary Compilation) – sampler (released 14 July 2015 through Doomed & Stoned)

Unleash the Archers - Time Stands Still (Napalm Records)

Behold... the new Metal Queen!

My word, there’s a lot o’ good stuff emanating from the Great White North these days, and the latest slab of metallic goodness heading our way from Canada comes in the shape of Time Stands Stil

Burning Point- Burning Point (AFM Records)

Burning Point’s melodies will burn deep into your skull…
Release Date: 
7 Jul 2015 (All day)

It is clear right from the first listen that Burning Point's Burning Point is not the kind of album that will wilt to an afterthought in the vast genre o

That one time at…Brewdle’s Bandcamp Besties!

The internet can be a wonderful thing, and Bandcamp.com is one of the greatest little corners of it. If you’re not aware of what Bandcamp is, then let me give you a very brief run down. It’s a platform for musos to sell and promote themselves directly to their adoring public, and it’s a place I spend a lot of time at, digging around for my next favourite band. So below are my spotlight artists for the month, get on and check em out.

For around $30 you can support the following five releases.

Listenable Records - sampler (released 8 July 2015 through Listenable Records)