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.
Canberra Metal Fest Set Times

Canberra Metal Fest Set Times

How does one approach a three day metal festival? With a plan and the set times! ...
The final METALISE for 2021! The Year In Review; The Year To Come

The final METALISE for 2021! The Year In Review; The Year To Come

Metalise column with your metal host Josh Nixon Are you rolling into 2022 like me? We could recap the year, ...
METAL returns! Festivals, gigs, and releases galore!

METAL returns! Festivals, gigs, and releases galore!

Metal column brought to you by Josh Nixon Is it over? Can we come out and thrash yet? Of course ...
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 ...