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Forming Musical Bonds With SINNER

Legendary German metal outfit Sinner return this month with their latest album Brotherhood, three years after the previous album Santa Muerte and a staggering 40 years after the band’s debut album. Formed and fronted by Mat Sinner, who, along with guitarist Tom Naumann also perform with Primal Fear, Sinner have survived two generations of musical […]

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Entering The Dirty Thirties With THE SCREAMING JETS

Fancy planning to enter your Dirty Thirties with a massive party planned with all of your mates from around the country and then just before you blow the candles out everyone packs up their bags and goes home? It would be not only deflating but also a lonely start to what is supposed to be […]

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Feast On Metal With VULGAR DISPLAY OF 90s At MO’S DESERT CLUBHOUSE

Are the band names System Of A Down, Korn, Slipknot, Sepultura, Pantera and Machine Head like red flags to a bull? Does 90s metal take you back to a better time with louder music? If you even thought before answering, then book yourself a date with Vulgar Display Of 90s at Mo’s Desert Clubhouse, Burleigh […]

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FROM CRISIS TO COLLAPSE With Gold Coast Birthday Cheer

Gold Coast, it’s your turn next to join in the celebrations as HEAVY keeps delivering the goods as part of their 10th year. On Sunday, July 24, Mo’s Desert Clubhouse will feel the wrath of a wall of heaviness led by Byron Bay extreme metal legends From Crisis To Collapse who look finally set to […]

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Brewing Up A Storm With CONJURER

Seldom does a band as young to the metal scene garner as much attention and respect as British outfit Conjurer. With their debut album Mire in 2018, Conjurer bludgeoned their way into the souls of the metal family with a brilliant and pulsating slab of music that belied their fledgling status. Mire forced its way […]

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Bringing Out The Psycho With CYCOTIC YOUTH

When US punk/thrash outfit Cycotic Youth first hit the music scene with a crushing straight jab to the jugular in 1983 the whole crossover thrash/punk/metal scene was still simmering angrily beneath the more established and traditional forms of metal. The band released a blistering self-titled album in 1985 which led to them sharing the stage […]

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WEREWOLVES: ‘From The Cave To The Grave’

Prosthetic Records Out Now Words by Metal V If you are a follower of my on/off again contributions to this fine HEAVY publication, then you may have come across my musings of death metal South AusTasBourne (just made that accurate living destination of the members up on the fly – LOL) brutal bastards WEREWOLVES. Album […]

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THIRTEEN GOATS: ‘Servants Of The Outer Dark

Out Now Words by Michael Naidos Themes from the occult possibly attracted guardian demons when this Canadian genre-hopping extreme metal band recorded their debut. Vocalist/guitarist GRAHAM K. MILES speaks about “weird shit” happening during recording such as the constant flickering of studio lights and the noticeable drop in temperature. “I’m not superstitious, but it felt […]

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Laying Down The Law With PUNISH

There’s a new Punisher in town – in Sydney to be more specific – but this time the punishment is more sonic than straight out violent. While it would be easy to picture the moshpit at a Punish show featuring moments of metal/punk infused violent tendencies, it also promises to be a land of musical […]

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES Tour Kicks Off

Australia, BLACK VEIL BRIDES Australian tour kicks off this week! Tickets for their Australian headline tour are flying out the door. With Adelaide and Melbourne’s 18+ show sold out, the tickets for Melbourne’s all ages show are selling fast and final tickets remaining for Sydney and Brisbane. BLACK VEIL BRIDES have championed the isolated, the dismissed, and the forgotten […]