Photos: System of a Down, Slipknot, Hatebreed, Coal Chamber, Meshuggah, and More at Australia’s Soundwave Festival
Sydney, Australia, hosted the Soundwave Festival in late February. A bevy of heavy bands performed, including Hellyeah, Meshuggah, Coal Chamber, Trivium, Kvelertak, Dillinger Escape Plan, Steel Panther, Hatebreed, Slipknot, System of a Down, Watain, Machine Head, and more. Photographer Nic Bezzina was on hand to capture the mayhem. Check out what he saw below.
Black Sabbath, Van Halen, Slayer, Marilyn Manson, Lamb of God, Down, and many more!
Meshuggah have announced that they will release their highly anticipated new album on March 27. The band said in a statement: “After a long time of deep soul searching and intense wrecking of the psyches, the new album is finally done. Soon you will meet this colossus that will pulverize your being. Welcome to the [...]
Animals as Leaders are essentially a brain-bending conduit for the next-level shredding of eight-string diabolist Tosin Abasi. Maniacally ﬁngertapping with the unpredictable pulse of a sickly modem, Abasi is cybersurﬁng with the aliens, bringing future-shocked wheedle-wheedle to a generation weaned on Meshuggah and Aphex Twin. His 2009 debut suffered from the ﬂat, lifeless hammering of [...]
Gojira Premiere New Song, “Of Blood and Salt,” Featuring Devin Townsend and Meshuggah’s Fredrik Thordendal
French extreme-metal outfit, and Revolver favorites, Gojira have unveiled a new song from their forthcoming self-released benefit EP, Sea Shepherd, which is due out this September. As if a new Gojira song were not exciting enough, this track also features Devin Townsend and Meshuggah’s Fredrik Thordendal! Holy shit. Listen now and let us know what you [...]
Maryland-based prog-metal upstarts Periphery erupted onto the music scene last year with their self-titled record, fusing jagged, Meshuggah-esque riffs with Devin Townsend-like theatrics and guitar wizardry. On the Icarus EP, little has changed, and this core formula is still compelling, but not all fans will appreciate the package being offered here. With only three truly [...]
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