Posts tagged "Metal"
[LIST] MESHUGGAH THROUGH THE AGES: TEO’S TOP PICKS

[LIST] MESHUGGAH THROUGH THE AGES: TEO’S TOP PICKS

Metal titans Meshuggah have released eight albums over their extensive career, while continuously upholding their own echelon of filthy sounding, convention defying heavy music. To celebrate their impending Australian tour, we’ve selected our favourite tracks from each of their genre defining LPs. The Violent Sleep Of Reason (2016) Easily their most malice ridden and spite...
LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: PERIPHERY AT FOWLER'S LIVE

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: PERIPHERY AT FOWLER’S LIVE

Last night, the iconic Adelaide Venue, Fowler’s Live accommodated Washington, DC’s metal juggernauts, Periphery, with their proud Australian support acts, Circles and Polaris. The sticky Adelaide weather didn’t deter diehard fans as they filled the floor space, ready for a night of metal. Melbourne boys, Circles opened the night with a smooth blend of gutsy...
EP REVIEW: BLIND LEADING THE LIFELESS BY ICE ON MERCURY

EP REVIEW: BLIND LEADING THE LIFELESS BY ICE ON MERCURY

It’s been a little over two months since Adelaide’s Ice On Mercury released their third EP and the votes are in: it slayed. Titled Blind Leading The Lifeless, it sees the band take their next step towards a much heavier sound than their previous releases—yet still maintaining their signature melody fans know and love. The...
LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: PERIPHERY AT THE METRO THEATRE

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: PERIPHERY AT THE METRO THEATRE

Six-piece progressive metal giant, Periphery is back in Australia to satisfy hungry fans with the band’s signature brand of pounding, melodic and mathematical sounds. And satisfy they did; filling the room with complex triple guitar noise, harsh but beautiful vocal melodies, and drums that pounded hard enough to kick your heart right out of your...
LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: KATATONIA AT THE GOV

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: KATATONIA AT THE GOV

Friday nights are for metal and on Friday the 9th of December, Swedish metal band, Katatonia filled The Gov with all that was heavy. There was a certain vibe as everyone gathered: the pierced, the tattooed, the corset wearing, the fans with cutting edge haircuts—it was expectant of great things. The two opening acts were...
SWEDISH METAL BAND, KATATONIA TO TOUR OZ NEXT MONTH

SWEDISH METAL BAND, KATATONIA TO TOUR OZ NEXT MONTH

With 10 albums down, Swedish metal band, Katatonia is heading to Australia for the band’s first ever headline tour! The sound has definitely changed since the band’s conception in 1991, drawing away from the original death metal sound and morphing into more progressive and melodic metal. Australian fans are very excited to meet the five...
BEST SITES FOR STREAMING UNDERGROUND METAL MUSIC

BEST SITES FOR STREAMING UNDERGROUND METAL MUSIC

The internet has provided an incredible platform for underground artists to share their work with the world. Metalheads can enjoy an incredible selection of tunes at the simple click of a button. The following sites are great resources for those looking to give their ears a sample of what’s offered outside the mainstream. Spotify.com With...
SCOPARIA RELEASE EP: THE IDOL’S DREAM

SCOPARIA RELEASE EP: THE IDOL’S DREAM

Tasmanian progressive-metal band, Scoparia, have released their new EP, The Idol’s Dream. After a changing lineup early on, the band have been playing gigs locally and on the mainland, supporting the likes of Infernal Outcry. TEO got to sit down and review the band’s 30-minute offering. ‘The Idol’s Dream’ is a track of epic proportions....
LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: DROWNING POOL AT THE GOV

LIVE MUSIC REVIEW: DROWNING POOL AT THE GOV

The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel is a well-worn venue, much loved by the local radelaide people. Its dusky interior hosts a variety of acts and it was a Tuesday night when Drowning Pool took to the stage and absolutely tore it up. Zelorage opened up the night with their deep, heavy tunes. The trio from Renmark...
ALBUM REVIEW: KNOCK ‘EM OUT… WITH A METAL FIST BY ELM STREET

ALBUM REVIEW: KNOCK ‘EM OUT… WITH A METAL FIST BY ELM STREET

Melbourne heavy metal band, Elm Street, have returned with their second full length album, and you’re going to want to get yourself a copy, sit down and listen to the whole thing in one go. And after you do, you’ll realise that life isn’t the same without Elm Street. Knock ‘Em Out…With A Metal Fist...
ALBUM REVIEW: THE FAMILIAR // THE DECAY BY SAVE THE CLOCK TOWER

ALBUM REVIEW: THE FAMILIAR // THE DECAY BY SAVE THE CLOCK TOWER

Tasmanian metalcore act, Save The Clock Tower, are back with a brand new album. The Familiar // The Decay soared to #1 on the iTunes metal chart in Australia and, while sampling genres like punk, hardcore and metalcore for influences, Save The Clock Tower re-laid the foundation of their band: to be meaningful as well...
55 BANDS, FIVE STAGES, THREE VENUES, TWO CITIES = ONE EPIC EVENT ON THE AUSTRALIAN MUSIC CALENDAR!

55 BANDS, FIVE STAGES, THREE VENUES, TWO CITIES = ONE EPIC EVENT ON THE AUSTRALIAN MUSIC CALENDAR!

Melbourne: Saturday, August 6 Sydney: Saturday, August 13 The annual Brewtality Festival will return in August and promises to be the biggest one ever! The 2015 event sold out in Melbourne, breaking the highest ever bar taking record at The Tote and The Bendigo Hotels! That’s impressive! This year’s event will be held once again...