Australian metal

Gods Of Eden- From the End of Heaven (Own Label)

Is this a forbidden fruit worth tasting?
Release Date: 
16 Oct 2015 (All day)

There are pros and cons to being musically illiterate when reviewing an album.

Orpheus Omega, Hadal Maw, The Seer, Daemon Pyre, Immorium, Newtown Social Club, Sydney, 7/08/15

A home-grown metal bill as good as it gets rolls into town.

Let’s not beat around the bush, Sydney has a very particular attitude towards supporting live music.

Hope Drone- Cloak of Ash (Relapse Records)

I still have hope in the power of editing.
Release Date: 
24 Jul 2015 (All day)

There’s no more rewarding feeling as a metal fan than seeing one of your favourite band’s hard work finally start to pay dividends.

4ARM - Survivalist (Own Label)

Get in the pit...
Release Date: 
19 Apr 2015 - 11:30pm

Remember when Metallica were pure and holy? No? I don't blame you; it was such a long, long time ago.

A chat with Aussie bruisers Decimatus

It's not easy being a fresh new band on the Australian scene, but Decimatus is well on their way to making a real impact. MaF catches up with the group's bassist, Andrew Rondinelli, for a chat.

Fresh from whatever forge is responsible for creating bands of cast-iron, Decimatus is a group that looks set to create major waves in the Australian metal scene.

Abominator- Evil Proclaimed (Hells Headbangers)

War metal. War metal never changes...

Simply by virtue of the limited audience and reach available to them, most Australian metal bands can be considered to be underground bands.

Psycroptic- Psycroptic (EVP Recordings)

Australia's key metal export returns once again to flex their musical muscles.

In addition to being one of the most well-known names in Australian extreme metal, Psycroptic can honestly be considered a major influencer in the tech death scene.

In Malice's Wake- Visions of Live Destruction (Own Label DVD)

Real live thrash...

Melbourne’s maniacal thrash metal crew In Malice’s Wake have returned to the fold with a brand new live album and DVD.

Ne Obliviscaris- Citadel (Season of Mist)

A stunning success.
Release Date: 
7 Nov 2014 (All day)

Ne Obliviscaris has managed to achieve quite a lot in a short period of time.