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Tasmanian Tech-Death-Grinders Psycroptic will be devastating Europe during August alongside bands such as Misery Index, Hate Eternal, Beneath the Massacre!
For the past decade, Chimaira has been one of the most consistently heavy and dedicated bands in metal. With their latest release, The Infection, the Ohio sextet has further honed their sound to one of punishing brutality. The US sextet is set to return to Australia in January, 2010 to once again destroy venue stages and drive audiences into a frenzy with their patented brand of ferocious precision.
Who better to support Kreator locally than Mortal Sin?
The festival's preferred travel agent, Harvey World Travel Braeside, has pulled together some metal travel packages for anyone thinking about taking the "metal road trip" of a lifetime when attending Screamfest Australia.
Early Bird lowest registration rates have been extended to June 15, and several new speaker/panelists have been added, for 2009's best music biz conference.
Swedish/German extreme metallers Arch Enemy will return to Australia in November for a phenomenal headlining tour. Direct support on the dates will come from New York death metal legends Suffocation. Also appearing on the bill is Winds of Plague.
Sydney band DRED has changed its name to better fit what it is about. They will now be known as OUROBOROS. This change will also see new merch and a new MySpace.
Iron Maiden made waves this week by gaining the top spot in the ARIA DVD charts.
Australian audiences will be privileged to be in a position to be able to witness one of the most acclaimed artists in its genre when Queensrÿche graces our shores for only their second time.