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 October 2018

Metallise October 2018

Chaos in the Capital strikes this Saturday night headlined by the band whom have not had a comeback but rather a ...
Power Trip

[Gig Review] Power Trip, Shackles, Mental Cavity @ The Basement, 23 Sep

Ergh, Sunday night gigs aren't great for Monday hangovers and bangovers. Mental Cavity kicked off proceedings at the very sensible ...
Metallise September

Metallise September

We've gone into international band overload here in Canberra just in time for spring. We kick off the month with ...
MF

Mighty Few Cinema Vinyl Review

At the end of the 90's and during the early 00's, Canberra's heavy music scene was undergoing a shift. Shaking ...
Metalise July 2018

Metalise July 2018

In what has been a particularly frost bitten and grim Canberra winter, news of Bruce Dickinson coming to town for ...
Metallise June 2018

Metallise June 2018

RIP Vinnie Paul. My friends that know me know I'm not a Pantera fan, nor Damage Plan or Hell Yeah! for that matter ...
skull

Witchskull – Coven’s Will

Witchskull bludgeoned their way onto the metal landscape with The Vast Electric Dark a couple of years back. Having decided to spend a ...
Powertrip Announce Australian Tour

Powertrip Announce Australian Tour

US crossover lords Powertrip from Texas have announced a September Australian tour and the Basement in Belconnen will host the Canberra leg ...
Metalise May 2018

Metalise May 2018

OK so the print version isn't on the streets right now, but the gigs, albums and news don't stop cause ...
AB

Afterburner

Afterburner are a new Melbourne crossover thrash band that have arrived with a line up that comprises as it seems ...