Industry Spotlight: Sam Dunn – Creator of Banger Films/BangerTV

Photo by Dustin Rabin Sam Dunn. Maker of multiple award-winning metal documentaries such as Metal: A Headbangers’ Journey, Global Metal, the widely acclaimed Metal Evolution...

The Art of Touring: DAVEY SUICIDE / TWIZTID’s Sean “Drayven” Davidson

Welcome to THE ART OF TOURING, where we discuss the ins and outs of the not-so glamorous world of touring with different artists from...
Pantera

A Beginner’s Guide to Pantera

History: Forming in Texas in 1981, Pantera were initially a Hair Metal band before, after four failed albums, they got in Phil Anselmo as lead...

A Beginner’s Guide to MANOWAR

History: Manowar formed in 1980, releasing their first album, Battle Hymns. Although hailing from New York, their success in the USA dried up quickly, the...

Overdrive Oz Issue #41: Metal United Down Under Edition Part 4

This week we have a massive focus on Queensland as we take a look at the Metal United Down Under line-up for Maryborough! Metal...

Gear Rundown – Steve Vai’s Signature Ibanez JEM-JR Guitar

Overview The Ibanez JEM-JR is fantastic low budget alternative for guitarists wishing to get the look of Steve Vai’s iconic JEM guitar, as well as...

Overdrive Oz Issue #39: Metal United Down Under Part 2

As the name indicates, Metal United Down Under occurs not just in one place, but in a variety of locations across Australia, with more...

Shaping Metal: Top 4 Influential Progressive ‘Djent’ Metal Albums

Perhaps one of the most highly contentious subgenres to exist ‘Djent’ was originally a musical term synonymous with a high gain, percussive and metallic guitar tone/playing style.

Overdrive Oz Issue #44: Metal United Down Under Edition Part 7

This week in our ongoing scan of the upcoming national shenanigans of Metal United Down Under, OVERDRIVE OZ takes a deep dive into the...

The Art Of Touring With Xen Campbell Vocalist Of NE OBLIVISCARVIS

Welcome to “THE ART OF TOURING.” It’s great to have you here, reading along about the ins and the outs of the not-always wonderful...

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Album/EP Reviews

Review: Pelican – Nighttime Stories

If you’ve ever familiarised yourself with the audible aestheticism and ethereal fingerprint of Post-Metal, you’d sure as hell know of the innovative...