Destroyer 666 @ The Hi-Fi Bar and Ballroom (Melbourne), 16 Jan10

Australia's favourite metal sons Destroyer 666 rip their hometown a new one with a thrilling night of evil and mayhem.

Having been a relative Destroyer 666 virgin, I am one of the many Australians that have banks filled with metal records that proudly display a country of origin different to my own

Hatchet Dawn – Faith In Chaos (AmpHead/The Orchard Australasia)

Aussie heavy metal that taps into the old and the new and delivers. Hatchet Dawn are definitely a band to keep your eye on.

A five track EP, Faith In Chaos doesn’t over-stay its welcome, but it definitely leaves you