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.
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 ...
Torche - Admission [Relapse Records]

Torche – Admission [Relapse Records]

In the four years since Torche released their Restarter, the Florida quartet and its founding member Steve Brooks have been ...
[Column] Metallise June/July - Lord @ Metal Fiesta 14, Tank, Sumeru & Plenty More

[Column] Metallise June/July – Lord @ Metal Fiesta 14, Tank, Sumeru & Plenty More

Friday 21 June welcomes Lord to town for the launch of their new album Fallen Idols headlining the phonetically pleasing ...
Henry Fiat's Open Sore - Fiat Currency [Dustward]

Henry Fiat’s Open Sore – Fiat Currency [Dustward]

There’s a couple of heavily inspired by '80s/'70s punk releases floating around this issue. Normally, as a parochial supporter of ...
Metallise May/June - Stoner-tinged Rock, Texan Deathcore, and whatever the hell Troldhaugen is

Metallise May/June – Stoner-tinged Rock, Texan Deathcore, and whatever the hell Troldhaugen is

Korpiklaani kick off this publish cycle the day we hit the streets, Thursday 23 May, at The Basement in Belconnen ...
[Album Review] Big Business - The Beast You Are - [Joyful Noise/Gold Metal Records]

[Album Review] Big Business – The Beast You Are – [Joyful Noise/Gold Metal Records]

Four Stars Jared Warren (bass and vocals) and Coady Willis (drums) are Big Business. A two-piece from Seattle, Washington who formed in 2003 ...
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