Category: Columns

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 ...
PUNK AND DISORDERLY - Is the DIY Scene set for a resurgence? This gig makes a bloody good go at it...

PUNK AND DISORDERLY – Is the DIY Scene set for a resurgence? This gig makes a bloody good go at it…

With Alice Worley Hey y’all! I’m pretty much just going to talk about one event this month because it just ...
LOCALITY - New Venues, New Opportunities, New Shows, New Newness!

LOCALITY – New Venues, New Opportunities, New Shows, New Newness!

By Ruth O'Brien Hey beautiful people! So good to be writing about the arts and events after whatever-the-hell last year ...
METAAAAAAAL!!! Covid Rants, Gigging Bants, And Album Slants

METAAAAAAAL!!! Covid Rants, Gigging Bants, And Album Slants

Wordage by Josh Nixon I was thinking the title "New Year, Same Shit" would suit but I don't want to ...
PUNK & DISORDERLY RETURNS to dish out gems of the genre, with st.sinner, Highland Light, Boysclub and plenty more

PUNK & DISORDERLY RETURNS to dish out gems of the genre, with st.sinner, Highland Light, Boysclub and plenty more

Brought to you by Alice Worley Well hello there, Canberra. Long time no see. What’s it been, like, two years ...
[Metalise] F%k This Year, Let's Look At 2020's Top Tunes and Celebrate Those Who Pushed Back

[Metalise] F%k This Year, Let’s Look At 2020’s Top Tunes and Celebrate Those Who Pushed Back

2020, you're over. Now pick up your shit and go and get the hell outta here. There has been a ...
Metalise - Is 2020 Over yet?

Metalise – Is 2020 Over yet?

Blergh. How much fatigue can one planet take over the course of this redefinition of "annus horriblis" which, for our ...
Metalise - The Nightmare Continues

Metalise – The Nightmare Continues

These are strange times indeed friends. Intimate seated metal shows? Live Streams? Patreon? It's all feeling like a cultural defibrillator, ...
Metalise Slow Recovery Edition - Venues reopening? Plus top metal to watch and hear

Metalise Slow Recovery Edition – Venues reopening? Plus top metal to watch and hear

Is anyone else sick of the internet yet? I mean, I feel like I've seen the whole thing now. I've ...
Metallise - Purgatory Edition - Lucifungus, Witchskull, Elder soundtrack the apocalypse

Metallise – Purgatory Edition – Lucifungus, Witchskull, Elder soundtrack the apocalypse

Does music even exist when you can't share it in the form of your 10, 20, 30 greatest/most life changingest ...