AMON AMARTH – Knotfest side show Melbourne

One of the greatest perks of having a major international metal festival come to Australia is the additional side shows that all the bands put on while they’re in town

ALEXISONFIRE – Live in Melbourne

Cover shot – Ben Gunzburg for EVERYDAY METAL Photos & words Ben Gunzburg A lot has happened in the 6...


The Good Things Festival finally returned! It was back in 2019 in the ‘before time’ that we first attended the alternative music festival Good Things, and we had nothing but good things to say about the experience. For 2 years we all waited patiently for the music industry to get back on it’s feet after those cursed covid years and the wait was oh so worth it.

DEFEATED SANITY – Northcote Social Club

DEFEATED SANITY Playing the Northcote Social Club as part of their co-headline tour with DISENTOMB

NORTHLANE – Obsidian Tour Melbourne

After what feels like an eternity, live music is starting to return to Australia, from local bands in tiny backroom gigs to stadium-filling behemoths. For those unfamiliar with the Melbourne venue The Forum, it’s a grand building with a highly detailed and imposing façade, and a cavernous interior adorned with high blue ceilings and Romanesque-style columns and statues. This place couldn't be more fitting for the evening’s proceedings.

SLEEP TOKEN – First Melbourne Offering

SLEEP TOKEN's first Melbourne offering

SIGNS OF THE SWARM – The Workers Club Melbourne

The devastating SIGNS OF THE SWARM, supporting Within Destruction at the Workers Club Melbourne

ISUA – Live at the Evelyn Hotel Fitzroy

Heavy music fans converged on Fitzroy's Evelyn Hotel for an evening filled with sludge and Doom. The evening was opened by TUMOUR, followed by BURN THE HOSTAGES, WHITEHORSE and finally local headliners ISUA

SAINT SIDE – 13th Annual Show Off

Starting out in 2009 as a humble little workshop in the Melbourne suburb of St Albans, SAINT SIDE has become a staple in the Lowrider community, producing high-quality bikes and signature merchandise.

KING PARROT – 10th anniversary Tour – Melbourne

On Friday the 9th of July, King Parrot kicked off their 10 Year Anniversary Tour at Maxx Watts in their hometown of Melbourne.