Australian metal

Hadal Maw- Senium (Own Label)

A fine debut...

Death metal in Australia seems to be in a very healthy state at the moment.

Envenomed's Anthony Mavrikis on the unseen evils of being an unsigned band

MaF chats to the Melbourne thrashers about their new album.

Envenomed is a band that’s set to start making waves within the Australian scene.

Brian Giffin on The Encyclopaedia of Australian Heavy Metal: "I wanted it to be a testament to the scene"

Maf sits down with Brian Giffin to talk about his landmark project.

The Encyclopaedia of Australian Heavy Metal is a project attempting something that has never been done before: to bring to life the most detailed catalogue of Australian heavy music that h

Voyager- V (Birds Robe Media)

Voyager unleash something really special with V.
Release Date: 
2 Jun 2014 (All day)

There’s always been something rather distinct about Voyager and their mix of power, prog and trad metal.

Twelve Foot Ninja + Daniel Calabro, The Algorithm & Shadowgame - 170 Russell, Melbourne, 5/4/2014

Twelve Foot Ninja’s homecoming was universally adored. Welcome to prime time, my fusion metal senpais

Opening Twelve Foot Ninja's record-breaking video Ain't That a Bitch is a bearded Karate ManChild.

Cauldron Black Ram- Stalagmire (20 Buck Spin)

Cavernous Aussie pirate-themed metal that sounds more like Autopsy than Alestorm
Release Date: 
1 Apr 2014 (All day)

Avast landlubbers. Shiver me timbers, hoist the main-sail and other obligatory pirate slogans.

Mephistopheles: Sounds of the End?

Mephistopheles vocalist Chalky sits down with Metal as Fuck to talk about their latest release and the grim prospect that if things don't start happening for the band soon, there might not be a future for them.

Playing extreme metal can be a very arduous pastime. There's a bloody lot of work involved for sometimes little to no reward.

Norse, Eternal Rest, Mephistopheles, The Seer, Apparitions of Null, The Bald Faced Stag, Sydney, 7/02/2014

Norse return to the stage and bring a whole bunch of awesome bands along with them.

You can tell a lot about a city's metal scene by the number of people that attend any given local show.

Flesh of the Earth- Nature's Reign (Own Label)

These Melbourne youngsters have potential.

Flesh of the Earth is a five piece technical death metal band hailing from Melbourne and their debut EP Nature's Reign is an impressive display of instrumen