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November 28, 2019

For the second last episode for season one of Behind The Soundcheck, come dive deep into the rabbit hole as we today venture far beyond the stage and studio, joining Caligula's Horse bass-man and musicology wizard Dale Prinsse on a lo...

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18 Aug 2019

From death metal heroes to potent prog titans, Swedish lords Opeth have never been ones to sit sonically still for too long. And while their humble beginnings in a small Stockholm town in the late 1980s may seem a distant memory to both the band and their legion of fan...

5 Aug 2019

ALBUM: Atonement  //  ARTIST: Killswitch Engage

Surviving the conversion from late 90s musical outliers to bona-fide metal behemoths, there's no question that the upcoming eighth studio album 'Atonement' from Massachusetts metalcore pioneers Killswitch Engage is on...

18 Jul 2019

SINGLE: The Path // ARTIST: Fierce Deity

With a name like Fierce Deity (for those Zelda fans playing along at home), it's little surprise that Tassie artist Jonathon Barwick is tipping his metal-tinged cap to video game lore with his latest venture and track 'The Path'...

16 May 2019

VIDEO: Rainier Fog // ARTIST: Alice In Chains

Raise a cold one to the Masters of Metal as Alice In Chains unveil a bodaciously cheeky new clip for title track 'Rainier Fog' off their most recent Grammy-nominated release.

Embracing their ongoing love for tongue-in-cheek...

14 May 2019

The last time The Soundcheck caught up with the venerable guitarist Ted Furuhashi from prog rock/metal leviathans Circles, the group were dangling ready to release their sophomore album 'The Last One' and embark on a string of local and international tours. Now, less t...

13 May 2019

ALBUM: -untitled- // ARTIST: Rammstein

The year was 2009; Barack Obama was inaugurated as president of the United States, Kanye interrupted Taylor Swift onstage and German rockersRammsteinreleased their critically acclaimed (and temporarily censored) sixth studio album...

10 Apr 2019

ALBUM: Darkcell // ARTIST: Darkcell

Come take a walk on the dark side! Tomorrow, Brissie kings of industrial freak chic Darkcellunveil their long-awaited self-titled album, and it's a daring, devilish delight.

Long revered for their superlative heavy tones and bomba...

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