Art as Catharsis

Serious Beak launch crowdfunding campaign for their new album Ankaa

Serious Beak are a progressive metal band that makes the human race cry a thousand tears of joy and confusion. Watch their crowdfunding video below!

Serious Beak have launched a crowdfunding campaign to press their long-awaited new album, Ankaa, on vinyl.

Art as Catharsis Records: New Hardcore Sampler Available!

Dig in! It's All Free!

Sydney-based record label Art As Catharsis is greatly contented to bring you Distortion and Dissonance: a free digital sampler of Australia's best hardcore bands (with a f

Snakes Get Bad Press - Residues (Art As Catharsis)

Why does the music cut me so?
Release Date: 
19 Sep 2013 - 11:30pm

Snakes Get Bad Press show that Australian music is in fine form - forget all that reality Idol/X-Factor shite - the stuff that matters; the decent music, the interesting stuff; tha

Fat Guy Wears Mystic Wolf Shirt - Dys/Closure (Art As Catharsis Records)

A rare and beautiful musical pearl...
Release Date: 
14 Apr 2013 - 11:30pm

Those spaz-grind-punk masters Fat Guy Wears Mystic Wolf Shirt (FGWMWS) are back with an album of dischord and insanity as a follow-up to their 2012 EP Counter/Transference

Battle Pope, Jesus Christ Posse, Machina Genova, Fuck Mountain, Ritual Harm, Sun Distortion Studios, Brisbane, 18/01/13

My faith is restored. Hallelujah!

Tonight's dinner menu at the special hospital where I usually reside consisted of a massive prawn curry and a variety of medicinal pills; all washed down with several large beers.

Battle Pope vs Jesus Christ Posse - We Had a Saviour Once... I Judged Him (Art as Catharsis)

Blasphemy has never been so much fun...
Release Date: 
12 Dec 2012 - 12:30am

Battle Pope have returned - and this time they're bringing their chums Jesus Christ Posse to the party.

Various Artists - Stargazing Under Southern Skies (Art As Catharsis)

Mmmmm....dreamy...
Release Date: 
15 Oct 2012 - 12:30am

Metalheads know their musicians are a talented bunch and while this compilation isn’t exactly metal, I think everyone who gives it a whirl will be thinking ‘Fuck!

Space Bong - The Death of Utopia (Art As Carthasis)

Space Bong's seminal 2009 album, released as a digital download
Release Date: 
19 Sep 2012 - 11:30pm

There's no justice in the world; I recently looked up both 'doom' and 'drone' in the dictionary and to my utter disappointment there wasn't a picture of Space Bong under either def

Adrift for Days mini tour July 2012

Sydney's psychedelic droners Adrift for Days are hitting Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney as part of a mini-tour in support of their new album "Come Midnight..."

Adrift for Days formed in late 2008 in Sydney, Australia. Their debut album The Lunar Maria was released in August 2010 to widespread critical acclaim...

Adrift For Days - Come Midnight (Art As Catharsis)

This psychedelic doom is tripping me out...NURSE!
Release Date: 
12 Jul 2012 - 11:30pm

Prepare to be compressed by the enormous weight of Adrift For Days' Come Midnight album. It’s a beast. A monster.