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[INTERVIEW] DERRICK GREEN OF SEPULTURA DISCUSSES THE BAND’S UPCOMING CONCEPT ALBUM, THE EVOLUTION OF SEPULTURA AND HARNESSING FUEL FROM THE CRITICS

[INTERVIEW] DERRICK GREEN OF SEPULTURA DISCUSSES THE BAND’S UPCOMING CONCEPT ALBUM, THE EVOLUTION OF SEPULTURA AND HARNESSING FUEL FROM THE CRITICS

Brazilian metal legends Sepultura will soon be dropping their 15th album Quadra. Reminiscent of the old Sepultura, this raw and morbid offering unites old-school members Andreas Kisser (guitar, vocals) and Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. (bass) with frontman Derrick Leon Green and drummer Eloy Casagrande in what promises to be a powerful listening experience. Sepultura, as...
[LIST] 7 METALHEAD CHRISTMAS ITEMS THAT DON'T EXIST BUT SHOULD

[LIST] 7 METALHEAD CHRISTMAS ITEMS THAT DON’T EXIST BUT SHOULD

Following our ultimate muso gift guide, we’ve compiled a list of metalhead Christmas must-haves that we can sadly only pine for. 1. AC/DC-branded Bonbon Scotts 2. Behemoth-style nativity set Image: ‘Isenheimer Altar’ given the Behemoth treatment, painted by Sylwia Makris 3. Pentagram tree topper 4. Dissection carving knives 5. KISS-branded mistletoe 6. Candlemass mass candles   7....
[LIST] THE ULTIMATE MUSO GIFT GUIDE

[LIST] THE ULTIMATE MUSO GIFT GUIDE

It’s overwhelmingly close to Christmas Day and acquiring unique and meaningful gifts within budget is probably an equally overwhelming concept for most. Australians spend approximately $11 billion a year on Christmas gifts yet statistics indicate that over 20 million gifts received each year are actually unwanted. In an attempt to reduce wastage and offer genuine...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] VICIOUS HALESTORM AS FORECAST FOR ADELAIDE’S THE GOV

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] VICIOUS HALESTORM AS FORECAST FOR ADELAIDE’S THE GOV

With four albums and nine EPs under their leather-studded belts, Pennsylvania-born rockers Halestorm thrashed away those Monday night blues with their signature hard style tunes at Adelaide’s The Gov. With Black Stone Cherry recently bowing out as Halestorm’s support act due to a family emergency, New Zealanders Villainy stepped in and took to the stage...
[ALBUM REVIEW] NEVERAFTER BY ANDY GILLION

[ALBUM REVIEW] NEVERAFTER BY ANDY GILLION

Talented British multi-instrumentalist Andy Gillion, of Finnish band Mors Principium Est, unleashes his debut solo album Neverafter today and it’s an enchanting listen from beginning to end. A magical and emotive musical offering, the concept album tells the heartbreaking story of Aria. A girl who mourns the loss of her mother and cherishes the music...
[NEWS] OBITUARY ADD ADELAIDE SHOW TO AUSSIE 'CAUSE OF DEATH' AUSTRALIAN TOUR

[NEWS] OBITUARY ADD ADELAIDE SHOW TO AUSSIE ‘CAUSE OF DEATH’ AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Due to public demand and soaring ticket sales nationwide, an Adelaide show has been added to the Obituary ‘Cause Of Death’ 2020 tour. In 1990, Obituary released the album Cause Of Death­. One considered a classic in the history of the death metal genre—a masterpiece that has stood the test of time and, to this...
[ALBUM REVIEW] WHAT’S MY NAME BY RINGO STARR

[ALBUM REVIEW] WHAT’S MY NAME BY RINGO STARR

The Beatles. 600 million record sales worldwide. Selling more records than Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones combined—dwarfing the likes of Black Sabbath, KISS and Metallica. Need I say more? The Beatles were a powerhouse back in the day, and continue to influence modern music culture. I was born 26 years after they broke up,...
[ALBUM REVIEW] EASTER IS CANCELLED BY THE DARKNESS

[ALBUM REVIEW] EASTER IS CANCELLED BY THE DARKNESS

‘Easter Is Cancelled’ and ‘Rock and Roll Deserves to Die’ are two extremely outlandish and over the top statements; most rock bands would not even contemplate exhorting the latter. The Darkness, though, are not most rock bands. They have always been outlandish and when they make these statements, you know there will be an intriguing...
[ALBUM REVIEW] PRIMAL FUTURE: 2019 BY TOXIC HOLOCAUST

[ALBUM REVIEW] PRIMAL FUTURE: 2019 BY TOXIC HOLOCAUST

Metal prodigy Joel Grind’s musical mastery concept that is Toxic Holocaust is back with the explosive new album Primal Future: 2019. Combining imagery of a post-nuclear world with classic speed and thrash riffs, the album could well be a soundtrack straight from a glorious ’80s Sci-Fi action movie. It’s Toxic Holocaust’s sixth full-length album and...
[INTERVIEW] SOILWORK’S DAVID ANDERSSON ON THE BAND’S EVOLVING SOUND, TOURING AUSTRALIA IN OCTOBER/NOVEMBER AND RELEASING BRAND NEW MUSIC

[INTERVIEW] SOILWORK’S DAVID ANDERSSON ON THE BAND’S EVOLVING SOUND, TOURING AUSTRALIA IN OCTOBER/NOVEMBER AND RELEASING BRAND NEW MUSIC

Swedish metal giants Soilwork are heading our way next month as they tour their majestic new album Verkligheten. We spoke with guitarist David Andersson on what to expect, the musical changes and what the band is currently working on. TEO: You are about to arrive back in Australia to promote Verkligheten. What can fans expect...
[NEWS] JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES TO TOUR AUSTRALIA IN APRIL 2020 WITH SPECIAL GUEST JARED JAMES NICHOLS

[NEWS] JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES TO TOUR AUSTRALIA IN APRIL 2020 WITH SPECIAL GUEST JARED JAMES NICHOLS

John 5 is one of the most influential guitarists of our generation. Best known for his time in Marilyn Manson and as the current guitarist for Rob Zombie, John 5 has been a guitar player for some of the biggest headlining rock bands in the world as well as playing session with Paul Stanley, Rod...
[INTERVIEW] RUFUS TIGER TAYLOR OF THE DARKNESS ON EASTER IS CANCELLED AND TOURING AUSTRALIA IN 2020

[INTERVIEW] RUFUS TIGER TAYLOR OF THE DARKNESS ON EASTER IS CANCELLED AND TOURING AUSTRALIA IN 2020

Those joyous and—at times—pompous warriors of musical excellence are back: The Darkness have come to save us from the tyranny of the world with their excellent forthcoming album Easter Is Cancelled, and an Australian tour in March. We caught up with drummer Rufus Tiger Taylor to discuss the upcoming mayhem. TEO: The new album is...