308: AC⚡️DC

They’re Australian rock royalty, one of the most successful bands in history, and made such an impact so early on that they directly influenced other bands we consider huge influences today. AC/DC are one of only a handful of worldwide stadium hard rock bands, capable of commanding enormous audiences across the globe. And, in reality, … Continue reading 308: AC⚡️DC

281: MESARTHIM

Mixing atmospheric black metal and synth-driven electronic trance, Mesarthim creates a sound that sounds strange on paper yet, once you hear it, you realise it just works. While industrial metal, another fusion of metal and electronic, often sounds mechanical and dirty, Mesarthim’s creation is clean, bright, and graceful. There’s some similarities to blackgaze, given they … Continue reading 281: MESARTHIM

260: INTERNAL ROT

Internal Rot is premium grade, no fuckin’ about, pure grindcore. Their 2020 album, ‘Grieving Birth’, with 22 tracks, clocks in at just over 23 minutes. As is expected with the genre, the pace is blistering. This is a guitar-driven shotgun to the face. The riffs are fucking brilliant, switching it up throughout and remaining exciting … Continue reading 260: INTERNAL ROT

234: PORTAL

How the fuck is Portal a thing? How does this abrasive, confronting, utterly bizarre yet critically adored experimental metal band hail from… of all places… sunny old Queensland? To hear (and see) Portal, the outlandish appearance, the chaotic, frightening, explosive sounds - one would likely assume the band’s origin to be some little-known country, tucked … Continue reading 234: PORTAL

190: TWELVE FOOT NINJA

As one of the most interesting heavy bands Australia has ever produced, Twelve Foot Ninja combine funk with alternative metal, progressive elements, and just general oddness, into a unique sound that defies genre and makes for amazing music. Twelve Foot Ninja’s funky, constantly evolving, twist on alternative metal feels like something Mike Patton could’ve spawned … Continue reading 190: TWELVE FOOT NINJA