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 Slow Recovery Edition - Venues reopening? Plus top metal to watch and hear

Metalise Slow Recovery Edition – Venues reopening? Plus top metal to watch and hear

Is anyone else sick of the internet yet? I mean, I feel like I've seen the whole thing now. I've ...
Metallise - Purgatory Edition - Lucifungus, Witchskull, Elder soundtrack the apocalypse

Metallise – Purgatory Edition – Lucifungus, Witchskull, Elder soundtrack the apocalypse

Does music even exist when you can't share it in the form of your 10, 20, 30 greatest/most life changingest ...
Metalise Mar/Apr - Top 7 Albums To Listen To Right Now + all the gig goodness

Metalise Mar/Apr – Top 7 Albums To Listen To Right Now + all the gig goodness

March kicks off brutal with the USA extremity of Sulfuric Cautery and Girth being joined by killer Melbourne band Contaminated ...
Metalise Feb/Mar - Pod People return, Mental Cavity surge, Metal meets The Simpsons + A massive month of remarkable metal at The Basement

Metalise Feb/Mar – Pod People return, Mental Cavity surge, Metal meets The Simpsons + A massive month of remarkable metal at The Basement

Happy new year! Can't blab on, there's too much to share. Danish thrashers Artillery bring the dark hygge to Canberra ...
Metalise January - Punknats, Okilly Dokilly, The Neptune Power Federation, Download + more

Metalise January – Punknats, Okilly Dokilly, The Neptune Power Federation, Download + more

The festivus period has been and gone and apart from giving me headaches in looking and contemplating Top 5s and ...
Metallise Wrap Up Not Just of 2019, But THE DECADE

Metallise Wrap Up Not Just of 2019, But THE DECADE

Part of being a columnist at BMA for, I think, 22 or 23 years now is that I can go ...
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, ...