First wave Feb update

Smashed line-ups March and April

Despite a slightly rough ride during the changeover of owner ship at the regular venue for Perth’s ultimate live heavy music night, Smashed is still standing! Shifts of dates and line-ups have caused little more than a few scrapes and bruises. Below is a full and current update of all the bands announced to play […]

Behemoth Annexet

Behemoth, At The Gates, Wolves In The Throne Room (live review)

Annexet, Stockholm, January 26th 2019 Although it was somewhat more underground, our review of Agrypnie at The Viper Room in Vienna might have started an addiction of sorts. Only a few months later, it seemed impossible not to cover this monster! A triple bill of some terrifyingly great names in current metal, the show was […]

Agrypnie

Agrypnie, Total Self Hatred, Arroganz, Asphagor (live review)

Viper Room, Vienna, 17th October 2018 Vienna is some city. Everything seems to be built massive. To be honest, it can leave one awestruck at times. That doesn’t stop them from hosting an exemplary transport system, but we still managed to arrive a bit late (after walking the wrong way for a few minutes) and […]

All Consumed - Birth Of Ruin

All Consumed – Birth Of Ruin (album)

Release date: 07th October 2018 ||¬†Genre: Death metal ||¬†Label: Self-released Right from first blast, there’s always been something comfortingly filthy about All Consumed, and new album, Birth Of Ruin continues this legacy perfectly. Charging in again, like early Carcass with all the pretty bits amputated, it doesn’t get much heavier than this. The Preston mob […]

Threshold Sicks 2

Threshold Sicks release “Splatterday” Jam-video (with in-house interviews)

Perth based death-thrash-sludge cult, Threshold Sicks, have recently taken a short break from the studio to give us an inside view. Between perfecting the re-working of their upcoming Beat Unmerciful long player, they have recorded a jam video for the track Ad Infinitum. The full video also features interviews with each member, and behind the […]