Amorphia - Arms To Death

Amorphia – Arms To Death (album)

Release date: 23rd November 2019 || Genre: Thrash || Label: Awakening Records It tried to make a sneak attack last November. Under the defences. But the plan was uncovered! An Indian metal band, on a Chinese label, delivered by an Australian PR company. This truly is an international affair. The Awakening Records release, Arms To War, is […]

Acid Reign - The Age Of Entitlement

Acid Reign – The Age Of Entitlement (album)

Release date: 27th September 2019 || Genre: Thrash || Label: Dissonance Productions Acid Reign are back, with their first studio album in 29 years! Rebooting in 2015 with the single Plan Of The Damned, they went on to prove the new line-up (only featuring Howard “H” Smith from the band’s past) still had all the […]

Disposable - Suffocator

Disposable – Suffocator (album)

Release date: 28th April 2019 || Genre: Thrash/metal || Label: Self-released Holy face-melting fuck! Disposable have well and truly cracked open a huge can of “how’s that for a raised bar?” on this release! From solos stacked with huge character to organically human time shifts. From the heart-shuddering energy to the world-class, yet ragged-edged production […]

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 […]

Fusion Bomb - Concrete Jungle

Fusion Bomb – Concrete Jungle (album)

Release date: 25th January 2019 || Genre: Thrash  || Label: Iron Shield Records Seriously, who still listens to old-school, cross-over thrash? Well, me for one! And not just because I have to review it. I still love it, and I’m 100% sure there are plenty out there who still feel the same. So, with that in mind, […]