What was the best album you bought this year?
I can't narrow it down to just one... Times of Grace - Hymn of a Broken Man, Decapitated - Carnival is Forever or Textures - Dualism
And what was the best album you’ve heard this year but never got round to buying?
Scar Symmetry - Unseen Empire
Worst Album you bought this year?
Hmm... didn't buy it but Metallica & Lou Reed - Lulu
Best Band you saw live in 2011?
Datura Curse! Australian made!
Your most exciting event of the year?
For me it was Dead of Winter in Brisbane. Awesome festival and great to be a part of.
And the most yawn-inducing event of 2011?
Working for the man to pay bills!
What will you be drinking at Midnight on December 31 to see in 2012?
And who is your tip to break out of the underground and into the general consciousness in 2012?
Hopefully us!!! But in all seriousness, Aussie metal is on the rise. Lynchmada, Datura Curse, Double Dragon - We have some solid shit coming out down here!
That's this year dealt with. What does 2012 hold in store for you?
We're going to Western Australia for the first time! Also, touring the USA mid-year. We'll also be releasing our first music video in January/February
And what is your Christmas message to the readers of Metal as Fuck?
Support Australian metal, go to shows, buy merch. You'll get back what you put in... and most of all keep reading Metal as Fuck!