Do metal aficionados care much for punctuality?
More dates for other states on top of their appearance at Sydney’s VIVID LIVE.
Hipster metal. Poser metal. False metal. Pitchfork metal. Heavy metal is a wide, wide spectrum that has come to incorporate elements of countless of other styles and sounds. These, however, are not sub-genres – these are the tags and taunts that follow around Deafheaven like a bad smell. Not that the band will ever let
After a shaky few months, All Tomorrow’s Parties have reconfirmed their intentions to return to Iceland next year. Their impressive first lineup was headed up by Belle and Sebastian, and organisers have now added Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Run The Jewels and Deafheaven, among others, to their 2015 event. The festival will be heading back
It was strange but understandably ironic when the Smiths came over the PA before the second support act of the evening. Whitehorse play an underground doom metal where the riffs are informed by the electronic instrumentation and progress at a ploddingly slow pace. Bald, bearded and bellied vocalist Peter Hyde donned a Sissy Spacek top.
In the year that San Francisco metal project Deafheaven silenced all detractors with their dizzying, critically-lauded epic Sunbather, the group have now announced that their relentless touring schedule will see them play their first ever Australian shows in January 2014. After crafting one of the year’s most accomplished metal albums, Deafheaven launched a full-fledged assault