Posts tagged "Doom Metal"
[INTERVIEW] GET A RIFF OF ADELAIDE’S DIRTY PAGANS: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH LOCAL DOOM MASTERS

[INTERVIEW] GET A RIFF OF ADELAIDE’S DIRTY PAGANS: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH LOCAL DOOM MASTERS

Stoner metal band Dirty Pagans sit down with us to discuss the direction they’re heading in—since forming in only 2016, the well-mannered South Australian ‘boys next door’ have unleashed two EPs and have another release on the way. The band recently took home SA Music Awards’ Most Popular Heavy Artist—alongside Adelaide-based thrash metal three-piece Hidden...
[ALBUM REVIEW] VIRULENT HOST BY APOPHIS

[ALBUM REVIEW] VIRULENT HOST BY APOPHIS

The second offering from Adelaide’s multi-instrumentalist metal prodigy Aidan Cibich, Virtulent Host proves that time may heal but memories and emotions never die. Initial track ‘Sunlight Drowns In Apathy’ commences with a hauntingly reverberated solo guitar. Saturated by feelings of solitude, it lulls the listener into the false sense that a calm journey is to...
[INTERVIEW] AIDAN CIBICH ON NEW APOPHIS ALBUM VIRULENT HOST

[INTERVIEW] AIDAN CIBICH ON NEW APOPHIS ALBUM VIRULENT HOST

Aidan Cibich is a local musician who has talent and time to burn for his project Apophis. His sophomore album Virulent Host is out on September 18th and, to put it simply, it’s a masterpiece. Think along the lines of Intervals and Plini but with a heavier, almost cinematic undertone. It’s layers upon layers of...
[NEWS] TWO NEW TRACKS ADVOCATE THE REAWAKENING OF VIRGIN BLACK

[NEWS] TWO NEW TRACKS ADVOCATE THE REAWAKENING OF VIRGIN BLACK

After almost 10 years of silence, gothic metal band Virgin Black has re-emerged with two new songs from their much-anticipated album Pianissimo. The tracks were uploaded to the band’s official YouTube account in the early hours of the morning, with no visuals—only a pitch black screen. Fans quickly flocked to social media to speculate that...
[FEATURE] ADELAIDE FUNERAL DOOM DUO VIRGIN BLACK SHOWING SIGNS OF LIFE

[FEATURE] ADELAIDE FUNERAL DOOM DUO VIRGIN BLACK SHOWING SIGNS OF LIFE

A long dormant cult fan base has been resurrected as Adelaide doom metal band Virgin Black breaks its near decade silence on social media through a series of cryptic posts. Starting on the 8th of August with a graven image that alluded to the official end of the band, the posts since have shown photos...
LEGENDARY BLACK METAL HORDE, INQUISITION ARE COMING TO AUSTRALIA THIS AUGUST!

LEGENDARY BLACK METAL HORDE, INQUISITION ARE COMING TO AUSTRALIA THIS AUGUST!

DIRECT TOURING PRESENTS: INQUISITION Blood Across The Australian Altar Australian Tour – August 2016 Legendary Black Metal horde INQUISITION will return to Australia for a long awaited headlining tour this August, to spread their blackened cosmic chaos across the nation. Inquisition formed nearly three decades ago and morphed from a thrash band into one of...
MUSIC: CHANGING DIRECTIONS WITH THE SWORD

MUSIC: CHANGING DIRECTIONS WITH THE SWORD

The Sword is often labelled as a doom metal band, but these days the quartet are embracing a more uplifting vibe. Since forming in 2003, the Texan rockers have grown considerably as musicians and people. They are committed to making music they would want to listen to. Three years have passed since their last record,...