Overdrive Oz Issue # 30 – Overdrive Heaviest 100 Part 14

Modern Metal is well-represented in this week’s OVERDRIVE OZ, with barely an 80s-influenced riff in sight. Rather, our feet are, for the most part,...

A Beginner’s Guide to Megadeth

History Formed in 1983, as a response to Dave Mustaine being kicked out of Metallica for drinking too much, Megadeth have always existed in their...

The Art Of Touring: Christian “CC” Coma of Black Veil Brides

Welcome readers, to ‘The Art of Touring’. A weekly column, where we chat with touring artists about the nitty-gritty world of professional touring and...

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...

How2Guitar with Ben Plant: Mastering Chords & Sweep Arpeggios

Author Bio: Ben's the space-faring guitarist from Hybrid Nightmares, the masters of progressive extreme metal renown for their stage shows. He's also...

Shaping Metal: Top 3 Most Influential Mathcore Albums

Shaping Metal: Top 3 Most Influential Mathcore Albums   Fusing disorienting fury of hardcore punk with the experimental elements of progressive and avantgarde musical genres, Mathcore...

How2Guitar With Ben Plant: The Ultimate New Year Resolution For Guitarists

What?! He's talking about New Year Resolutions already? There's a reason: they are a trap for guitarists that promise a brighter future, a better tomorrow,...

OVERDRIVE OZ #26 – OVERDRIVE HEAVIEST 100 PART 9

Here’s some Aussie Metal for your Labour Day long weekend Monday! Kick back, relax, and let these amazing bands rock your world. Or if...

OVERDRIVE OZ ISSUE #8 – THE BEST OF AUSTRALIAN DEATH METAL

Australians love their brutality, and that’s clear to see in the quality and popularity of our Death Metal acts. Australian bands run the gamut...

A Beginner’s Guide to AC/DC

History: AC/DC have always been a source of controversy. Even in the 80s, AC/DC swore they were not Metal, and many agreed. When they first...

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