All Aboard Melbourne’s ‘Hell On The Bay’ Metal Cruise

Melbourne’s seafaring metal festival, Hell On the Bay, is getting ready to set sail for its third year running on Saturday, 5th September. Ingeniously dubbed ‘Tritanic’, the 2015 instalment is packing a ship-load of Australia’s best heavy metal acts onboard a Victoria Star cruise ship. This year, the boat will be rocked by viking headliners […]


Aussie Viking Metal Band Barbarion Want To Play Eurovision

Barbariön, a Melbourne heavy metal band with Viking-inspired attire, have put up their collective hands to represent Australia at Eurovision 2015. Following news earlier this week that Australia will send an act to perform in the grand final of Eurovision, the industry has been mulling over who it will send to compete in Austria. Thankfully, […]


Ronnie James Dio’s Label Shuts Down Melbourne Metal Musical

Licensing issues and legal threats have forced the cancellation of The Legend of Dio: A Metal Musical – a new production based entirely around the music of late metal legend Ronnie James Dio that was scheduled to premiere in Melbourne this March. “Sound Chaser Productions regrets to announce that, due to licensing issues, The Legend […]


‘The Legend of Dio: A Metal Musical’ To Premiere In Melbourne

The music of metal legend Ronnie James Dio will be celebrated once again when a new musical dedicated entirely to the late musician, dubbed The Legend of Dio: A Metal Musical, makes its world premiere in Australia this March. Described as “equal parts Tenacious D, Rock of Ages and Shakespeare”, the fictional comedy will debut […]

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