Motley Crue

A Beginner’s Guide to Motley Crue

History: Formed in 1981 in LA by Nikki Sixx after he left the band London, with Tommy Lee the other member in from the start....

Overdrive Oz Issue #38: Metal United Down Under Edition Part 1

Hot on the heels of Metal United Worldwide, Metal United Down Under returns in September with simultaneous events occurring across South Australia, New South...

OVERDRIVE OZ ISSUE #6: THE BEST OF AUSTRALIAN THRASH METAL

When it comes to Thrash Metal, here in Australia we’re spoilt for both quantity and quality. Thrash is arguably the most prolific genre on...

Gear Rundown: MI Audio Megalith Beta Amplifier

The megalith beta comes straight out of a niche but popular company situated in Sydney, New South Wales. MI Audio construct and sell a...

Overdrive Oz Issue #40: Metal United Down Under Edition Part 3

This week we take a look at another of the regional events for Metal United Down Under, this time turning our attention to Lismore...

A Beginner’s Guide to Metallica

History: Formed in 1981 in LA by James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, Metallica famously fired Dave Mustaine before hiring Kirk Hammett from Exodus and Cliff...

Beginner’s Guide to Deep Purple

History Forming in 1968, Deep Purple started off as a progressive rock band, and were arguably always that, but as they drifted towards more and...

Overdrive Oz Issue #42: Metal United Down Under Edition Part 5

We’ve taken a tour of the more remote regions of Australia’s North, including last week’s coverage of Metal United Down Under Maryborough, but with...

The Merch Stand: No Offence

Heavy music is renowned (or perhaps notorious) for its use of controversy and shock value in the imagery of everything from lyrical content, to...

Hidden Classics: Dirty Looks – Cool from the wire

In 1984, Danish born Henrik Ostergaard  moved from Pennsylvania to LA along with members of his band at the time, and started a new...

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