Immolation, Astriaal, Cruciform @ The Manning Bar, Sydney 24/09/2016

...and now, the Sydney perspective

As much as I like to bitch and moan about attendance numbers at gigs and Sydney’s general listless enthusiasm for metal, sometimes you have to stand back and get a little perspective.

Immolation, Astriaal, Nocturnal Graves, Ignivomous @ Max Watts, Melbourne, 23/09/2016

The long wait to finally see death metal legends Immolation take the stage in Melbourne is over, with a killer lineup of Australian blackened-death metal bands in another stellar offering from Direct Touring.

Sometimes, you have the honour of witnessing a concert of truly spectacular dimensions.

Astriaal - Anatomy of the Infinite (Obsidian)

You have to be in the right mood to listen to Astriaal. And if you are, then this release - especially with close attention and repeat listens - is damn good.

Mayhem main support act announced!

Brisbane-based black metallers Astriaal have been announced as the main support act for Mayhem on their upcoming tour of the country.

Brisbane black metal outfit Astriaal has been announced as the main support for the upcoming Mayhem tour, with the exceptions of the Auckland and Perth shows.

Astriaal w/Lustration, Disentomb and Defamer @ Rosies Tavern 23rd July 2010

Sound the trumpets and ready the citadel, ASTRIAAL release their long awaited follow up to "Renascent Misanthropy", "Anatomy of the Infinite". Supported by Lustratiion, Disentomb and Defamer

Gallery: Astriaal @ Rosies Tavern 19 Feb 2010

Astriaal's long-awaited return to the stage was an awesome experience. Playing to a capacity crowd at Rosies tavern, they were supported by Laceration Mantra, Mongrels Cross and Disentomb.