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KING PARROT – 10th anniversary Tour – Melbourne

Review – Clare
Photos – Mitch

On Friday the 9th of July, King Parrot kicked off their 10 Year Anniversary Tour at Maxx Watts in their hometown of Melbourne. This gargantuan tour will head all around Australia stretching all the way until December later this year. Considering it has been a while since EM have had the privilege of seeing KP in the flesh at a live gig (almost forgot what these were) we were more than stoked for a night out of great metal, so the 5 band line up headlined by the now metal veterans King Parrot definitely helped in making up for some lost time. Special guests for the night included Nicolas Cage Fighter, Womb To Tomb, Hidden Intent, and Choof.
This ragtag line-up of bogan metalheads all helped in creating a ‘no shirt, no shoes, no worries’ kinda vibe for the evening.

Opening act Choof, the 4 piece grind from hell, successfully warmed up our eardrums with a mix of grind, thrash and groovy sludge.

“Drop Bears are fucking real!”

Hidden Intent, a 3 piece band from Adelaide gave us a face-full of old school thrash metal vibes, some fat and tasty guitar solos.

Next up was Womb To Tomb, birthed out of Frankston and featuring Matt Rizzo on drums (former member of King Parrot). With their super energetic lead vocalist and extreme metal and thrashy instrumentals, the crowd got thoroughly pumped.

Nicolas Cage Fighter were the last support act for the night, and apart from a solidly awesome band name, this band from Ballarat also brought with them a kick-ass set of solid metalcore. The crowd really started to get back into the swing of things and got themselves ready for the main event.

Finally, King Parrot arrived and launched straight into their classic on-stage trash banter and clown-like antics which although they are well known for, also back themselves with a huge sound that boasts a technical proficiency of a band with more than 10 years’ experience. Although their drummer Toddy couldn’t be there, they still gave it their all and gave the audience a show they could really get involved in and remember for years to come. In an impressive feat, Youngy got the entire audience to shut the fuck up while Ari “Mr White” on guitar cracked open a can of beer into the lead mic making a surprisingly crisp psssscht sound in honour of the band member that couldn’t join them on stage.

10 years is a tremendous milestone for a metal band and they marked it with an incredible night that left us all sore and satisfied.

“We are Steel Panther!”
“Fuck covid. Let’s all kiss and get aids and shit”

Massive thanks to lads in KING PARROT and for having us and a special shout out to the good people at Cult Etiquette.

Check out the rest of the tour dates here and stay up to date with the bands on their respective social media.



SLEEP TOKEN – Alkaline

Cover shot – SLEEP TOKEN

Enigmatic rock collective SLEEP TOKEN have released their latest single ‘Alkaline‘. This is the first look at new music since their debut album Sundowning, hailed as of the best records of 2019.

Alkaline is taken from their upcoming album ‘This Place Will Become Your Tomb‘ and is accompanied by a cinematic video.

Check out the video below and pre-order the new album here and stay up to date with SLEEP TOKEN on social media.

You can see more from SLEEP TOKEN on their official YouTube channel.

Special thanks to Collision Course PR.


DISENTOMB – Australian Tour 2021

Cover shot – Mitch / Everyday Metal

DISENTOMB are hitting the road in September bringing their signature brutal death metal to Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne!

Presented by EVP Recordings, DISEBTOMB will be supported by ZEOLITE and FREEDOM OF FEAR. Check out the dates below, get your tickets here and keep up to date on social media.

Don’t forget to check out our previous coverage of DISENTOMB for their The Decaying Light headline tour supported by Whoretopsy, Zeolite and Odiusembowel.

You can see more from DISEMTOMB on the official Unique Leader Records YouTube channel.


BURIAL PIT – Subhuman Scum live stream

Cover shot – BURIAL PIT

If you are like us and live in the perpetually locked-down state of Victoria you would have missed BURIAL PIT on their Subhuman Scum headline tour. But lucky for us and fans all over the world, BURIAL PIT has uploaded the full video of their album live stream for your viewing pleasure.

Check out the video below, get your hands on the new record here and follow the band on social media.

You can see more on the BLIGHTTOWN official YouTube channel.


TO THE GRAVE – ‘Death By A Thousand Cuts’ video

Cover shot – TO THE GRAVE

Sydney based deathcore band TO THE GRAVE are melting faces with their latest track and video ‘Death By A Thousand Cuts‘ taken from their album Epilogue.

This song is both an introspective response to appeals to futility from those unwilling to act and a depiction of the looming collapse of systematic slaughter. We each have a part to play in how the world ends up and this song analyzes both sides of the blood-stained coin. – To The Grave

To The Grave recently announced the Epilogue Tour for August with special guests Earth Caller.

Due to demand, they have added extra shows in Sydney and Melbourne.
If you missed out on the first round, get in quick as the new tickets won’t last long!

Thursday, August 5: The Brightside, Brisbane
Friday, August 6: The Brightside, Brisbane
Saturday, August 7: Factory Floor, Sydney (Sold Out)
Sunday, August 8: Factory Floor, Sydney (additional date – selling fast)
Friday, August 13: Enigma Bar, Adelaide
Saturday, August 14: Workers Club, Melbourne (Sold Out)
Sunday, August 15:  Workers Club, Melbourne (additional date – selling fast)

Get your tickets now via Destroy All Lines and follow TO THE GRAVE on social media.

You can also check out our coverage of TO THE GRAVE supporting VULVODYNIA on their first Australian Tour.

To The Grave are:
Dane Evans – Vocals
Simon O’Malley – Drums
Tom Cadden – Guitars
Jarrod Smith – Bass
Jack Simoni – Guitars

You can see more from TO THE GRAVE on the official Unique Leader YouTube channel.

Special thanks to Maric Media


GRAVEMIND – ‘Reveal’ live in Melbourne

Cover shot – Mitch – EVERYDAY METAL

Melbourne legends GRAVEMIND have released the live video of ‘Reveal‘ shot during their sold-out show at Melbourne’s 170 Russell Street.
Reveal is the opening track from their stellar debut album Conduit, it was amazing to finally see the lads play live after their headline tour was delayed for 15 months due to the global pandemic.

Check out the full video below, get your hands on Conduit here and stay up to date with GRAVEMIND on social media.

You can also view our full photoset from the live show here and our pre-Conduit interview with vocalist Dylan here.

Gravemind are:
Karl Steller – Drums
Damon Bredin – Guitar
Aden Young – Guitar
Michael Petritsch – Guitar
Dylan Gillies-Parsons – Vocals

Camera Crew – Andrew Bromley, Liam Davidson, Dylan Houston, Tavis Pinnington, Nat Smith, Nicholas Van Vidler
Grade – Liam Davidson
Editor – Dylan Gillies-Parsons
Mix and Master – Lance Prenc

You can see more from GRAVEMIND on the official Greyscale records YouTube channel.


TECH-TUESDAY – ALLUVIAL ‘Anodyne’ Drum playthrough

Cover shot –ALLUVIAL

This Tech-Tuesday we are checking out ALLUVIAL drummer Matt Paulazzo effortlessly blasting his way through the track ‘Anodyne‘ taken from their recently released record SARCOMA.

Formed in 2016 and hailing from Portland Oregon, Alluvial recently started making waves with their single ‘40 Stories‘ gaining them critical acclaim and amassing an insane amount of reaction videos on YouTube.

ALLUVIAL’s Sarcoma is out now on all good streaming services, merch is available here and you can keep up to date with the band on social media.

You can see more from ALLUVIAL on Nuclear Blasts official YouTube channel.


DEFOCUS – ‘Disease’ new track & video

Cover shot – DEFOCUS

German metalcore quartet DEFOCUS are hitting us hard with their latest track ‘DISEASE‘ taken from their upcoming album In The Eye Of Death We Are All The Same.

Created in close collaboration with James McKendrick (VOID OF VISION), who served as a co-producer the band describes ‘Disease‘ as “an anthem against totalitarian systems of rule, it positions itself against any kind of human rights violation“.

With the COVID-19 pandemic in full swing, DEFOCUS recorded the tracks remotely from home before they were mixed and mastered by Christoph Wieczorek (ANNISOKAY) from Sawdust Recordings.

In The Eye Of Death We Are All The Same, due for release on 2nd July via Arising Empire, you can get your pre-orders here.

Check out the official video for DISEASE below, view their previous video ‘Common Grave‘ here and stay up to date with the band on social media.

Simon Müller | Vocals
Jeffrey Uhlmann | Guitar
Marcel “Bambam” Heberling | Bass
Jonas Mahler | Drums

Special thanks to Collision Course


AT THE GATES – Spectre of extinction

Cover shot – Mitch – EVERYDAY METAL

Swedish death metal pioneers AT THE GATES have released a fresh track & video “Spectre of extinction” from their forthcoming studio album The Nightmare Of Being.

“It is always very hard to choose which song to release to the public first, especially with this album having so many layers and textures. We did feel, however, that this, the opening track of the record, represented the overall feel of the album. It has the musical depths that you would expect from an At the Gates track, and still carries that intensity and urgency that we have always tried to get across with our music,”Tomas Lindberg – Vocals

The Nightmare of being is At The Gates 7th studio album and is due out on July 2nd, you can get your pre-orders here.

Check out the official video for Spectre of extinction below and stay up to date with AT THE GATES on social media.

You can also see our coverage of AT THE GATES headlining the Triple Kill Bill alongside THE HAUNTED, WITCHERY and IN MALICES WAKE at Max Watts Melbourne.

You can see more from AT THE GATES on Century Media Records official YouTube channel.



Cover shot – DRUID

Melbourne based DRUID dropped their latest single DTHBLW giving us a fresh piece of their twisted, mashed- up nu-metal/metalcore sound.

“…plays an integral part of the overarching story told throughout our upcoming album ‘The Beauty and The Decay’ as it’s the moment when our character comes to grips with the atrocities he has committed. Whilst exploring themes around depression and self loathing it’s also a commentary on how people will do what needs to be done to get ahead in life and that we’re all not that different from each other.” – DRUID

DTHBLW continues the narrative set by their lead single Room 44, finding the protagonist in a black void, where he is now in an endless cycle of death. He is trying to escape his demons whilst coming to grips with the passing of his partner. The cover art of each single is also unique, bringing the viewer/listener one step closer to the final view.

DTHBLW is out now on all good streaming services here, and you can keep up to date with DRUID on social media – FacebookInstagram

You can see more from DRUID on their official YouTube channel.

Special thanks to Collision Course