heavy metal

Mad Max - Interceptor (SPV/Steamhammer)

Good, at times great - but you've heard it all before...
Release Date: 
27 Oct 2013 - 11:30pm

Veteran German rockers Mad Max, nearly thirty years in ‘the hardest game in the world’ now, have returned to the fray with a new album, Interceptor that sounds like, well,

Tigertailz - Knives (Scarlet Records)

Just an EP, but enough to give a (lipstick) teaser of better things to come...
Release Date: 
22 Oct 2013 (All day)

Welsh glamsters Tigertailz are BACK!!

Perpetual End - Blood Complex (Own Label)

Impressive stuff...

Canberra proggies Perpetual End are back for a second bite at the rock n’roll cherry and, luckily, they’ve brought some pretty good material along for the ride.

Subtract Launch Talk Minus Action Equals Nothing

As intense and straight up heavy a prospect as one will witness!

New Zealand’s purveyors of heavy metal goodness; Subtract have once more unleashed their ever-sharpened formula for metal and it has materiali

Hell - Curse and Chapter (Nuclear Blast)

An (evil) Curate's egg of an album...
Release Date: 
21 Nov 2013 - 11:30pm

After Hell’s triumphant return to the fray a couple of years ago after a quarter century in self-enforced musical purdah, with an album – the quite magnificent Human Remains

Fozzy's Chris Jericho: "Wrestling is great, but it’s not where my focus lies any more..."

MaF Publisher Allan Sko caught up with Fozzy frontman and WWE wrestler extraordinaire Chris Jericho on the eve of the band’s Australian tour alongside cock rockers Steel Panther to talk about their increasing success, the crucial decision that led to it, and how music has become such a focus that we may never see him wrestle again.

In a world where people can’t focus long enough on one task to get my kebab order right, Chris Jericho has balanced being one of WWE’s top wrestlers with the rigou

Spiral Arms - Freedom (SPV/Steamhammer)

Masterful stuff...
Release Date: 
21 Oct 2013 - 11:30pm

Well, well, well… I’d always assumed that Spiral Arms – featuring Craig Locicero of Bay Area thrash notables Forbidden and Tim Narducci

Behemoth: Trumpeting a New Era...

Presaging a new album, the Polish extremeists release a new single very soon!

A first sign of the new life Polish black/death metal legends Behemoth comes in the form of the song Blow Your Trumpets Gabriel from their forthcoming new album The Sa

Merciless Terror - Vile Extinction (Devil's Clause Records)

The orgiastic apotheosis of all that is righteous about death metal...
Release Date: 
6 Oct 2013 - 11:30pm

Christ almighty.

Darkc3ll - The Basement, Canberra, 25/10/13

A severe absolution to one's sense of propriety or decency; an outrage ha-ha and we ate it up!

Both Dark Versus AND Reboot:Repeat have been playing in my head for over a week now and rightly so!