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Hellion - Karma's A Bitch (HNE/Cherry Red Records)

The only problem I can find with Karma's A Bitch, the new release from Hellion, is it's only an EP so it feels like an entree and I'm hungrier than that, give me a main course!
Release Date: 
6 Oct 2014 - 12:01pm

Hellion is one of those eighties bands that deserved to be so much bigger than they were (or are) and on their latest release, an EP entitled Karma’s A Bitch they prove th

Currently Unsigned: Hailstone

We're off to Bavaria in the latest installment in our series on up and coming unsigned Metal acts!

Welcome to Metal as Fuck! And thanks for taking part in our Currently Unsigned series!  First things first - Who are you, and what role do you play in the band?

Slipknot - .5: The Gray Chapter (Roadrunner)

Massive.
Release Date: 
20 Oct 2014 - 11:30pm

Since the untimely death of bassist Paul Gray in 2010 – hence the name of this, Slipknot’s fifth studio full-lengther – a miasma of rumour  and debate has sur

Northern Oak - Of Roots and Flesh (Own Label)

English black metal with one eye on the past and a bright future...
Release Date: 
3 Oct 2014 - 11:30pm

Northern Oak is not a name that tumbles off the lips when mead lovers gather in their local rock taverns to discuss all things folkish and metallic.

Nitrogods - Rats and Rumours (Steamhammer/SPV)

You could do a lot worse than having this gem in your collection!
Release Date: 
20 Oct 2014 (All day)
If you like your hard rock delivered from the balls then you need this album in your life!

In Flames: To The Left, To The Right, But Always Forward

“Well I was hopping on crutches at the time...."

With a band whose ever intensifying reputation completely took them by surprise, it is no wonder the ever so humble yet unassailable In Flames still blush when hearing the words ‘p

James LaBrie of Dream Theater: A Dramatic Turn of Events

"The fans want us all to themselves..."

For close to three decades, Dream Theater have carried the torch for progressive rock, they have seen three decades of new movements, musical milestones, fads and fanatical genres

Eyehategod Australian tour January 2015 - CANCELLED

Sludge masters Eyehategod announce January 2015 Australian tour
Tour Dates: 
29/01/2015 - 01/02/2015

For over a quarter of a century, Eyehategod have carried the torch for the metal culture of New Orleans, sharing stages with the likes of Pantera, Goatwhor

Ne Obliviscaris: Hear a track from new album Citadel here!

One of the most eagerly-awaited Australian releases of 2014 is almost upon us, and you can get a taste of it's brilliance now!

November 7th sees the release of Citadel, the much-anticipated second album from Melbourne based extreme metal troupe Ne Obliviscaris. 

Ozzy Osbourne - Memoirs of a Madman (Epic)

Career-spanning retrospective spectacular! Or maybe not...
Release Date: 
6 Oct 2014 - 11:30pm

Released just in time to get the full benefit of 2014’s Christmas rush – whoever manages Mr Osbourne is no fool, clearly – Memoirs of a Madman is a pretty basic, entry level summation of ‘