Man Overboard are still proudly flying the pop-punk flag and have released a new video for their track, “For Vince”. We’re proud as punch to be premiering it for Australian audiences!
That’s right. Kingdom Sounds are on the lookout for 10 bands to take part in a mini festival before the December 13th show in Sydney!
Philly alt rockers mewithoutYou return for their first Australian appearances since Soundwave 2008.
They made a pact to rock together forever. They meant it. Canadian cult metal heroes Anvil have announced a five-date November tour!
Converse are gettin’ creative with the launch of their new “fall” collection by hosting a series of random, super secret, free rock’n’roll shows.
In Hearts Wake, Confession and Antagonist A.D. join the metalcore heavyweights on a regional tour!
Been overloaded with news from the web this week? That’s cool, the internet is a weird and wonderful place – let BLUNT be your guide.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Joyce Manor crowdsurfing saga but were too lazy to click all over the internet to find out.
UNIFY: A Heavy Music Gathering is here! Click through for all of your line-up and ticketing info.
Melbourne’s favourite metal weirdos King Parrot are taking the US by storm with a little help from Phil Anselmo.
We sent competition winner Jarrad Jones and his mate along to Resist Records in Sydney to go record shopping with his favourite band Neck Deep! Photos by Billy Zammit.
The wait is over! Faith No More and Slipknot head up an all-star line-up for Soundwave Festival 2015. Check out the full first line-up for next year’s event.
California’s Say Anything have announced an October headline tour!
I Killed The Prom Queen and The Ghost Inside have announced a massive double-headline tour with In Hearts Wake, Bury Tomorrow and Hellions!
Are you ready for this? The Amity Affliction have announced a huge headline tour with Architects, Issues, Stray From The Path and Deez Nuts!
Guitar enthusiasts rejoice! Here’s a demo version of DragonForce’s new track “Defenders”. ‘Maximum Overload’ is out August 15 via 3Wise.
Here’s the final video in the three-part series on the making of I Am The Avalanche’s latest banger, Wolverines, out March 21 via Rude Records/Rocket.
Check out our exclusive video of Prepared Like A Bride frontman Ryan Bowles discussing the lyrical themes behind Overcomer’s “2am”.
Our own experimental post-hardcore sextet Hands Like Houses have announced a national headline tour for January/February next year!
BULLET PROOF is a newly formed label with a focus on all genres of heavy music.
After all the babbling about “Bonox” and having a “Good Day”, it seems the Australian underground metal community has gone mad for King Parrot.
Arizona pop rockers The Maine will be dropping their fourth release, the ghoulishly titled ‘Forever Halloween’.
Alright, time to add another gig to the “miss this and you’ll be goddamn kicking yourself” list. Everyone’s favourite summer tour is back and it’s bigger and better than ever.
The increasingly smooth, poppy choruses on Let The Ocean Take Me haven’t made Amity any less of a live force – if anything, they allowed the band to fill the room sonically greater than ever before.
When it comes to Violent Soho, there’s no trickery; you’re not being duped. What you see, in all of its scruffy glory, is what you get.
Check out our gallery from the Sydney leg of the Rise Of Brotality Tour featuring I Killed The Prom Queen, The Ghost Inside, In Hearts Wake, Bury Tomorrow and Hellions.
Have a look at our live gallery from Twenty One Pilots and D At Sea’s recent Sydney show at The Metro!
A secret Trash Talk show to launch Converse’s CONS Project with free booze and burgers in the centre of Melbourne was always going to be wild.
Curated by prized metalcore exports Northlane – and boasting a silver platter of some of the world’s most talked about bands currently populating the genre – this show was never going to disappoint.
Welcome to South By Southwest – a conference/music festival that completely takes over the bars, restaurants, car parks and streets of Austin, Texas. And by the end of it, your sanity, too.
We sent budding journo Lachlan Young and on-the-rise photographer Billy Zammit along to Shorefest 2014 to capture Dream On Dreamer, Hand Of Mercy and more while repping Team BLUNT.
After 10 years in the game tonight was the perfect setting for the long-standing four-piece to rub their talents in the faces of any cynics.
Hayley Williams may be one of the tiniest women in existence but that voice filled the cavernous surrounds with ease, Paramore tearing through a large chunk of their latest record in a compelling fashion.
We’re not gonna lie: the announcement that Limp Bizkit – the arguable lords of rap rock and nu metal – would be returning to Oz for their first run of headline shows got the BLUNT staff a tad excited.
Kim Benzie wasted no time running right up to the front of the stage to stand tall on the monitors and raise his hands to the adoring fans.
Frenzal Rhomb opted for a low-key entrance led by The Doctor in a faded onesie that looked like it had been plucked from the arse end of a Vinnies sale.
Few bands embrace the folk elements of folk metal as heavily as Eluveitie, but across the globe their unique music attracts a dedicated fan base, one which has extended itself all the way to Sydney.
We had our UK chum Jake Owens write us some words and snap us some shots from the recent Bring Me The Horizon show at The Koko in London.
The latest metal enthusiast to join the BLUNT ranks, Peter Zaluzny made his way to The Metro Theatre in Sydney recently to catch metal maestros Epica.
Emily Bielby and Jake Owens write us some words and snap us some shots from the recent Thy Art Is Murder show at The Barfly in London.
We had our Aussie mate Josh Butler check out the raucous garage punks FIDLAR while he’s holed up in LA for the next few months.
Snatch up a double-pass to see offbeat hip hop artist Sage Francis in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane this December!
Win one of three exclusive You Me At Six blockmounts signed by the band!
Score a copy of Dream Theater’s ‘Breaking The Fourth Wall (Live From The Boston Opera House)’ on DVD before catching the prog metal lords in the flesh.
Looking to bulk up that sweet vinyl collection you’ve got going on? How about adding a copy of Say Anything’s latest album, Hebrews, signed by the entire band?
Despite the immense pressure riding on .5: The Gray Chapter, this is the sound of a band with nothing to lose, unafraid and unashamed to make a record that is anything but safe.
You can’t fault Motionless In White’s commitment to pushing their own sound, which is significantly more impressive than playing it safe.
It just goes to show how successful Suicide Silence were that even in the time they’ve been away from the limelight, no band has come along and taken their (black) crown.
This is The Amity Affliction at their full capability – totally focussed on producing their heaviest, catchiest and most refined work yet.
Successfully following up a record that was as commercially viable as it was lauded by the fans can be tricky, yet Memphis May Fire have done just that with Unconditional.
The seamlessly-blended influences of the band’s favourite sounds from each of their records come together to create an Architects best-of.
The sharpened songwriting and successful risk taking supremely sets up Behemoth to continue their reign of doing whatever the fuck they want in the realms of extremity.
Despite the unbelievable chain of events in the lead up, Common Courtesy is A Day To Remember at their multi-faceted, arena-wrecking best.
Describe 8:18 in one word? Creepy. Wonderfully, wonderfully creepy metalcore.
Whereas 2011′s What Are You So Scared Of? captured the chutzpah of ambitious up-and-comers; The Other Side declares Tonight Alive a substantial force to be reckoned with both here and abroad.
Progressive music is not always intended to possess such wide-reaching appeal, but Asymmetry has the capacity to kick down even more doors for Perth’s awesome five-some.
Dallas Green is one of today’s most discerning and able songwriters and this is but another small slice of what the man and his band are capable of.
It’s imperative you don’t get bogged down in your search for the Bring Me The Horizon of old, as the creatively liberated 2013 model is a far superior listening experience.
These five no-frills roughnecks are near-untouchable when it comes to ballsy, shout-along bangers that blur the lines between infectious rock’n’roll and angst-ridden punk with ease.
There is a supreme art to making apparently brain dead self-help tunes into metal anthems, and on The Divinity Of Purpose the Connecticut bruisers hit the target yet again.
“Honorary Australians” Pennywise are back for Soundwave 2014. From beers and beaches to crazy antics, they tell us why they love it here so much.
Right hand yellow! Wales’ Funeral For A Friend indulge in a game of Twister before their headline show at Manning Bar in Sydney. Game on!
Stone Sour and Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor chats to us in Sydney’s Kings Comics about his favourite comic books ahead of the release of his own graphic novel, The House Of Gold Bones.
Along with the traditional rooftop running and clandestine knife wielding the series is famous for, Black Flag perfects what its predecessor started on the water.
Crazy stretches of road, jumps, breakables, weapons, police road blocks and even helicopters combine with the dynamic weather to make Rivals one of the craziest thrill rides out.
It’s Criminally Deranged Multiple Personality Disorder: The Video Game, but they went with calling it Grand Theft Auto V, which has a snappier ring to it, and it’s nothing short of amazing.
Each level is considered platforming genius. But it’s coupled with the kind of nonsensical non-sequitur humour that Cartoon Network wishes it could bottle.