Tag: Josh Nixon

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 ...
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 ...
Good ol' Belco Boy PRIVATE BENJAMIN reeeally bares his soul in his "cuck-rock" GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY LP where "confused, beta-male arena anthems abound"

Good ol’ Belco Boy PRIVATE BENJAMIN reeeally bares his soul in his “cuck-rock” GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY LP where “confused, beta-male arena anthems abound”

Review by Josh Nixon Ben Green is a good ol' Belco boy who now resides in Bayonne. This vastly glosses ...
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, ...
Canberra's Pod People return after 9 years away. Time for a catch up...

Canberra’s Pod People return after 9 years away. Time for a catch up…

Whew! Nine years? Has it really been NINE YEARS since Pod People blitzed our ears and blackened our souls? Forming ...
Metalise Nov/Dec - Iron Maiden, Ploughshare, Mental Cavity, Bastardizer, Wolves In The Throneroom, The Neptune Power Federation, and so, so, so, so, much more

Metalise Nov/Dec – Iron Maiden, Ploughshare, Mental Cavity, Bastardizer, Wolves In The Throneroom, The Neptune Power Federation, and so, so, so, so, much more

Busy month for local guitar player Rohan Todd with not one but two absolutely killer releases with two bands and ...
Orodruin - Ruins of Eternity

Orodruin – Ruins of Eternity

Doom metal is not immune to uncompromising fans that form a clique and decide if a band is “true” to ...
Metallise July - The Best Releases of 2019 so far, I Exist soon won't for awhile, plus plenty-plenty gig news

Metallise July – The Best Releases of 2019 so far, I Exist soon won’t for awhile, plus plenty-plenty gig news

2019 is half way down so I took pause to see what has tickled my date this year for the ...