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Death Metal masters Malevolent Creation have been added to this year's Screamfest bill, in lieu of Destruction.
Touring in support of their fourth studio album and their Nuclear Blast debut, Ob(Servant), Tasmania's technical death metallers Psycroptic recently played 5 shows throughout the islands of Java and Bali to literally thousands of crazed metal fans each night, breaking new ground and playing in places that no international metal band has ever played.
With a special blend of grind, death, thrash, rock & humour, Cuntscrape unload shot after shot of pure molten fury, like a custard catapault to the pretty, petite palette of your little princess.
Halloween will rain down on Australia this February, with the arrival of shock-rocker and one-time Murderdoll vocalist Wednesday 13 and his band. Get your ghoulish make-up out in preparation for a string of gore-filled, dirty, sleazy live shows that will leave you begging for more.
The countdown for entries to Australia's only Truly Independent music awards, Musicoz 2010, is now on. Entries close 30th November 2009. While the focus is on the independent music scene as a whole, there is a category for metal acts.
There has been a fresh allocation of tickets for Screamfest and to celebrate, the promoter is offering a deal exclusive to the Just Say Rock website. If you purchase a 2-Day Pass to Screamfest from Just Say Rock before the 15th of December 2009, you will go into the draw to win a prize pack valued at over $350.
Ace Frehley’s 'It’s Ace Downunder' tour is now scheduled for February 2010. The East Coast venues remain the same and all tickets bought for the October tour are valid for the rescheduled February shows - but there have also been additions...
Decapitated are back! Bands like Decapitated don't come along very often, having created a vicious, precise and innovative form of death metal since their inception in 1996. Soundworks Touring are extremely pleased to announce their first shows back, in Australia and New Zealand, to deliver to us all their distinctive brand of technically flawless death metal.
As a deviation from Toehider's "12 EPs in 12 months" metal project, the band are set to release their self described "most metal song in the world" entitled "...But Mostly Metal."
Original KISS lead guitarist Ace Frehley was due in Australia next week for three shows, however Australian promoters advised today that the tour will now be postponed until February 2010 in order to accommodate the artist's schedule.