Category: Columns

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 ...
[From The Bossman] A Dissertation On Horror

[From The Bossman] A Dissertation On Horror

Why do we like horror so much? People getting tortured, murdered and other atrocities… Why engage with that? Surely that’s ...
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 ...

Questioning The #AC100

With the Hottest 100 changing dates for 2018, a bunch of alternatives have raced to the bottom to attempt to ...
From The Bossman: The Bootleg Psychologist – The Curious Case of Clothes, and The Tally Poppy Syndrome

From The Bossman: The Bootleg Psychologist – The Curious Case of Clothes, and The Tally Poppy Syndrome

With the always-controversial Australia Day in the books, my attention turns to an interesting trait many Aussies seem to adopt when ...
Slop Of The Plops: No Wave For No Year

Slop Of The Plops: No Wave For No Year

It’s 2018. You’ve woken up to stifling heat, fatigued by irksome people making the ‘I haven’t showered since last year ...
Punk & Disorderly – January / February 2018

Punk & Disorderly – January / February 2018

First off, I hope everyone had a very punk Christmas and New Year, like I did. Listened nearly non-stop to ...

Planet of Sound: Weighing Up The Musical Highlights of 2017

The previous 12 months can be placed in a ‘good but not great’ category that hopefully didn’t set a precedent ...
Metalise – January / February 2018

Metalise – January / February 2018

Greetings 2018 . Hope you had a good Festivus, if you spent it in the wilds of Victoria at the ...