Author: Josh Nixon

Josh is about as metal as Canberrans get. He's also mates with everyone in the Aussie scene, and he writes our Metalise column. Send him gigs, loud noises and devilish hand gestures at doomtildeath@hotmail.com.
Metalise Nov/Dec - Iron Maiden, Ploughshare, Mental Cavity, Bastardizer, Wolves In The Throneroom, The Neptune Power Federation, and so, so, so, so, much more

Metalise Nov/Dec – Iron Maiden, Ploughshare, Mental Cavity, Bastardizer, Wolves In The Throneroom, The Neptune Power Federation, and so, so, so, so, much more

Busy month for local guitar player Rohan Todd with not one but two absolutely killer releases with two bands and ...
The Hard-ons - So I Could Have Them Destroyed

The Hard-ons – So I Could Have Them Destroyed

The Hard-ons album number 12 - not counting the live albums, the EPs, and the rest of a discography that's ...
Orodruin - Ruins of Eternity

Orodruin – Ruins of Eternity

Doom metal is not immune to uncompromising fans that form a clique and decide if a band is “true” to ...
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, ...

Metallise October

If the announcement of James Hatfield going back into rehab instead of coming to Australia on a package tour with ...
Metallise Sep/Oct - Simpson and Doom Metal... Together At Last

Metallise Sep/Oct – Simpson and Doom Metal… Together At Last

Necrot dress for success 29 September kicks off with a brutal dose of Californian death metal courtesy of Necrot. Their ...
Metalise Aug/Sep - King, Serpent (Holy), Filth (Cradle of), Potion, Cain (Mark of)

Metalise Aug/Sep – King, Serpent (Holy), Filth (Cradle of), Potion, Cain (Mark of)

Cold frigid winds brought the grim to the ACT recently, but there’s some absolutely brutal frosty riffs on the way ...
Metallise July - The Best Releases of 2019 so far, I Exist soon won't for awhile, plus plenty-plenty gig news

Metallise July – The Best Releases of 2019 so far, I Exist soon won’t for awhile, plus plenty-plenty gig news

2019 is half way down so I took pause to see what has tickled my date this year for the ...
Beastwars - IV [Destroyer Records]

Beastwars – IV [Destroyer Records]

At time of writing, this album is the current number 1 in Beastwars' native New Zealand. It won’t last at ...
Dickie Birds - Dickie Birds [Beat On The Brat Records]

Dickie Birds – Dickie Birds [Beat On The Brat Records]

Local bands with a pedigree as long as the Dickie Birds that could take up more room than the review ...