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.
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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[Album Review] Precursor – ‘Little People Big Defects’

Review by Josh Nixon Almost 30 years ago the Drill Hall Gallery used to share the building with 2XX community radio ...
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[Album Review] Space Boozies ‘I Feel Alright!’

Four Stars This Woy Woy 3 piece are made up of Leith on drums and vocals, Michael on guitar and ...
Metallise April

Metallise April

So the Basement with its ever expanding main room has had some great international structural integrity and capacity checks last ...
Hottest 100s & 1000s to Infinity

Hottest 100s & 1000s to Infinity

2014 marked 25 years of Triple J's endlessly interesting musical anthropological democracy, the Hottest 100. It also triggered an idea ...
Voivod - A Perpetual Future

Voivod – A Perpetual Future

Last year Canada’s Voivod released their 14th studio album The Wake, and left the rock writing community still scratching to ...