METALISE - the Canberra Metal flame still flickers

METALISE – the Canberra Metal flame still flickers

Canberra Metal column brought to you by Josh Nixon It's pretty rad living in the bubble of the ACT. While ...
Metalise Wintery Edition - The Basement is dead, long live The Basement! - Lots of locals light up the gig calendar - 2-day CBR metal fest announced

Metalise Wintery Edition – The Basement is dead, long live The Basement! – Lots of locals light up the gig calendar – 2-day CBR metal fest announced

With Josh Nixon To kick off this edition of Metalise, Australia's longest running continuous metal column stretching back to the ...
Metalise Winter Warmer - Massive fests, local metal at its best, and a brutal gig calendar at your behest!

Metalise Winter Warmer – Massive fests, local metal at its best, and a brutal gig calendar at your behest!

With Josh Nixon The mercury is dropping faster than a Coalition capitulation over getting me vaccinated sometime this year, but ...
Metalise May 2021 - Covering news from roughly 33 metal and metal-related things

Metalise May 2021 – Covering news from roughly 33 metal and metal-related things

With Josh Nixon Does it feel a bit weird that music is coming out of hibernation when it starts to ...
METALISE Mar/Apr - where we farewell an old friend of a Canberra band and usher in a new live calendar of doomy tidings

METALISE Mar/Apr – where we farewell an old friend of a Canberra band and usher in a new live calendar of doomy tidings

The cracks in the COVID gig freeze are big enough to put your hand in, what does this mean for ...
GATECREEPER's new EP AN UNEXPECTED REALITY is an unexpected delight; half chainsaw death metal, half doomy tidings, all good

GATECREEPER’s new EP AN UNEXPECTED REALITY is an unexpected delight; half chainsaw death metal, half doomy tidings, all good

Review by Josh Nixon Gatecreeper belted out a really fun top ten album of the year in 2019 called Deserted ...
Sydneysiders SUMERU slam sludgey stoner songs with old school death metal influences in BLOOD ORDINANCE 7"

Sydneysiders SUMERU slam sludgey stoner songs with old school death metal influences in BLOOD ORDINANCE 7″

Review by Josh Nixon Hold onto your hats, ladies and gentlemen, but a Sydney metal band has done something that ...
METAAAAAAAL!!! Covid Rants, Gigging Bants, And Album Slants

METAAAAAAAL!!! Covid Rants, Gigging Bants, And Album Slants

Wordage by Josh Nixon I was thinking the title "New Year, Same Shit" would suit but I don't want to ...
Good ol' Belco Boy PRIVATE BENJAMIN reeeally bares his soul in his "cuck-rock" GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY LP where "confused, beta-male arena anthems abound"

Good ol’ Belco Boy PRIVATE BENJAMIN reeeally bares his soul in his “cuck-rock” GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY LP where “confused, beta-male arena anthems abound”

Review by Josh Nixon Ben Green is a good ol' Belco boy who now resides in Bayonne. This vastly glosses ...
The Neptune Power Federation - Memoirs of a Rat Queen

The Neptune Power Federation – Memoirs of a Rat Queen

The Neptune Power Federation are a five-piece Sydney band featuring four exceptionally seasoned rockers on the classic two guitars, bass, ...