Gallery: Western Front Metal Awards

West Australian metal's night of nights... performances by four local Perth bands, plus the announcement of the Western Front award winners for 2009.

Neverborn “Decimator” launch @ Villa (Perth), 22 Jan 2010

Neverborn launch their third studio effort atop an outstanding lineup of local talent. Fuck we’ve got a talented bunch over here on the West Coast.

My role as reviewer has doomed me to a life of desperately trying to get to the gig before the first band starts, and more often than not failing miserably.

Chimaira @ The Amplifier Bar (Perth), 14 Jan 2010

A small group of Perth punters woke up on Thursday morning suffering from severe bangovers, and this is why…

Starting a review of a Perth gig by complaining about the size of the crowd is becoming a cliché – but yet again, a show was moved from Club Capitol to the smaller (bu