Metal BYTES edition 5: 19 March 2014

Soundwave Festival may be over for another year but the folks over at Soundwave Touring are still busy with some epic tours. They are bringing both Killswitch Engage and Kill Devil Hill Down Under for one massive tour kicking off at Eatons Hill Hotel, 11 April. Tickets on sale now through Oztix.

Morbid Angel have announced a three date Australian tour playing their Covenant album in its entirety, followed by classic material from their influential and legendary releases in Altars Of Madness, Blessed Are The Sick and more. See them at the HiFi Brisbane, 22 April. Tickets available at

IWrestledABearOnce (pictured) are returning to our shores next month with two huge shows in Queensland. They’ll be in Brisbane at Thriller on Saturday 5 April and The Lap, 6 April for an all ages show. Tickets through Oztix.

One of Australia’s most legendary live bands Lord will be hitting the road for their Singing for our supper mini tour in May, See them at the Crowbar in Brisbane 24 May to help the guys raise some cash to fund their new album. You know they are worth it.

American death metal heavy weights Origin have just announced the End Of An Eternity Australian tour and will be playing a show at Electric Playground, 11 May with A Million Dead Birds Laughing and Eternal Rest.

Northlane are bringing their Free Your Mind mini-fest to the HiFi Brisbane, 22 May. The epic line up includes Thy Art Is Murder, Veil Of Maya, Volumes and Make Them Suffer. This looks like one show not to be missed so make sure you get your tickets through Oztix before it sells out.

Darkc3ll and Witchgrinder are teaming up for Industrial Revolution Tour next month. The tour kicks off at Crowbar Brisbane, 3 April with Bound For Ruin and Black Swamp and then at the Coolangatta Hotel, 4 April with Black Swamp. Tickets through Oztix.

The Metal Heart Festival is back for its second year at the Tivoli on 26 April. The line up boasts 19 bands from Australia and New Zealand including 8 Foot Sativa, Frankenbok, Tria Mera, Demodocus, Chronolyth, Aeon Of Horus, Smoking Martha and more. Tickets through Ticketmaster.

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