Published August 2009

Voivod - Infini (Relapse/Riot)

Voivod's final album is more than just a tribute, it's a final trip down this unique road of metal that have made Voivod legends of metal.

When founding Voivod member and guitarist, Denis 'Piggy' D'Amour, died from cancer in 2005, he requested that the band make one last album using songs he had alrea

Alice Cooper @ Palais Theatre (Melbourne), 27 August 2009

Shock rock royalty Alice Cooper returns to Australia with a new show.

One of the first things I noticed upon arriving at The Palais in St Kilda was the wide assortment of people who gathered to

Queensrÿche @ Club Capitol (Perth), 27 August 2009

Call it what you will: thinking man's metal, progressive rock or a throwback to the '80s... Queensrÿche put on one hell of a show in Perth in support of their latest album, American Soldier.

The legend goes like this: way back in 1980, a singer named Geoff Tate declined an invitation to join a band called The Mob, although he sang live and recorded a d

Lynch Mob – Smoke And Mirrors (Frontiers/Riot)

Like a Stepford Wife, this album looks the part and, acts the part, but it lacks a soul.
Release Date: 
18 Sep 2009 (All day)

It’s been 17 years between albums for original Lynch Mob vocalist Oni Logan and guitarist George Lynch, and sadly I’m not sure it

The Wacken Diaries – 02: Day Zero

The festival hadn't yet started, but the fun had...

Wednesday was an early start: up at 6am, pack up all our shit, hotel breakfast, and then hustle down to the train station, meet up with Vagrant, and figure out how the hell we were going to get to

Danger Danger - Revolve (Frontiers/Riot)

Two decades after their debut album and a support slot with KISS, are Danger Danger ready for the 21st century?
Release Date: 
18 Sep 2009 (All day)

I've said it before and I'll say it again; I love a bit of hair metal. For me, the 80s/early 90s brought something exceptional to music.

Lord - Set In Stone (Riot! Entertainment)

Delivering what is their finest material to date, Lord's legacy has truly been Set In Stone.

Formed out of the ashes of Australian power metal legends Dungeon, Lord have proven themselves to be one of Australia's premier metal acts with consistant touring,