Melodic black metal

Megadeth return to Australia with Children Of Bodom in tow

Thrash metal legends Megadeth will return to Australia this October. Fresh out of the studio where they have been working industriously on their new album, the follow up to 2013’s Super Collider,
Tour Dates: 
16/10/2015 - 21/10/2015

Having sold over 50 million records worldwide, earning platinum certification in the US for five albums and receiving eleven Grammy nominations, Megadeth have firmly cemented thems

Grimoire - L'aorasie des spectres reveurs (Eisenwald)

A satanic bat god dressed in fine silks...
Release Date: 
27 Jan 2015 - 12:30am

Grimoire is the solo project of Fiel (Fortress/Csejthe) and this EP L'aorasie, comes four years after the debut A la

"We have a lot of new stuff in the works" - Ne Obliviscaris' Tim Charles

Ne Obliviscaris were recently in Brisbane, offering the perfect opportunity for Metal as Fuck to find out what the Melbourne based six-piece metal band have planned to follow their successful 2012 release Portal of I, and what impact signing with Season of Mist may have.

In recent times in Australia it is increasingly rare to see a local metal festival without Ne Obliviscaris as one of the headliners.

Vex – Memorious (Horror Pain Gore Death Productions)

Texas outfit with a Germanic sound.
Release Date: 
1 Jan 2013 - 12:30pm

I’m quite used to hearing European bands with an American sound, but never the other way around. 

Cormorant - Dwellings (Own Label)

Cormorant have a flair for success. Dwellings is all that any band dream in their path to success. If they fail, shame on them.
Release Date: 
6 Dec 2011 - 12:30pm

I came across this band some weeks ago when I had seen the art and then the extended artwork of Dwellings' cover.

Mister Misanthropy - Galder of Dimmu Borgir

There's been upheaval in Dimmu Borgir and Metal as Fuck is on the case, investigating the new album, ramped-up sound and what fans can come to expect with only a three-piece line-up.

Black Metal (BM), it seems has almost run its course as the tabloid news' whipping boy du jour; a cult-like, evil and all-destroying force that terrorizes normal "folk" is too hard to resi

Netherbird – Monument Black Colossal (Soundpollution/Riot)

Dark, gothic and extremely melodic. This is an album that could have you slashing your wrists whilst bopping around the room.

Extreme, dark, black – all words that are thrown around to describe the sort of sound Swedish Metallers Netherbird are creating, but what about melodic, powerful, melancholic