Tag: Polaris

Playthrough: “Hypermania” from Polaris!

Oh how the Great Plague of 2020 robbed us. We would have seen Australian Progressive Metalcore merchants Polaris on their run with Alpha Wolf, Currents and Varials in May, had the whole year not gone up in smoke. Fortunately we were lucky enough to see them on previous runs, including their support slot for Northlane

Playthrough: “Above My Head” from Polaris!

Filmed at six10 Studios by Mitchell Harley, Australian Progressive Metalcore outfit Polaris have recorded a twin guitar and bass playthrough video for single “Above My Head” with Ryan Siew and Rick Schneider playing Mayones Guitars, Bare Knuckle Pickups, D’Addario Strings, EVH Amps, Dunlop Picks and Jake Steinhauser playing Dingwall Basses, Darkglass Electronics, D’Addario Strings, Dunlop

NEWS: Impericon Never Say Die Tour back in 2021!

One piece of good news is that the Impericon Never Say Die Tour will be back in November 2021 with five UK dates. The line up is double stacked with Australian Progressive Metalcore titans Polaris headlining and joined by Emmure, Currents, Spite, Invent Animate, Gravemind and Stepson taking the other slots. 9th London, Electric Ballroom

Bootleg: “Vagabond” from Polaris!

The second part of the double header of songs which Polaris performed with Plini filling in for Ryan Siew in session for Triple J Radio in their native Australia sees them play their own cut in “Vagabond” having previously covered “Black Fingernails, Red Wine” by Eskimo Joe for the programme. The fill in was due

NEWS: Polaris cover “Black Fingernails, Red Wine”!

As “The Mortal Coil” reaches its third Anniversary, Australian Progressive Metalcore act Polaris have appeared on the Triple J Radio segment “Like A Version” performing a cover of “Black Fingernails, Red Wine” by Eskimo Joe. Guitarist Ryan Siew became unwell a few days before they were due to play and Plini stepped up to fill

NEWS: Heavy Music Awards 2020 – The Winners!

After much delay this years Heavy Music Awards finally took place last night and there weren’t many surprises in the winners this time around. It seems strange to have a Best Festival award at the end of a summer where there have been no festivals in the physical sense however it seems logical to award

Review: “DCX2” by Diamond Construct

Back in July it was announced that the Australian dream team were back giving a helping hand to Diamond Construct with Lance Prenc (Polaris, Gravemind, Void Of Vision) recording, mixing and mastering this new EP and Colin Jeffs (ex-Aversions Crown, Tongues) directing a music video for “Psychosis”. The band, a Tech-Metal infused Metalcore quartet, comprising vocalist

Playthrough: “Ravenous” from Dweller!

Mixed and Mastered by Jeff Dunne (Wage War, Crystal Lake, Chelsea Grin), “White Rabbit” is an EP from Dweller that knocked our cotton socks off. The Melbourne Australian outfit’s guitarist duo of Rory Bond and Andy Holt, who actually met at a Polaris show, have chosen “Ravenous” for a playthrough video while the band itch

Playthrough: “Pray For Rain” from Polaris!

…with immediate touring activities on hold, Progressive Metalcore merchants Polaris have returned to the studio to record a playthrough video for “Pray For Rain” from their new album “The Death Of Me“. When we say they have, well bassist Jake Steinhauser and guitarist duo Ryan Siew and Rick Schneider have, with album producer Lance Prenc

Review: “Kaliyuga” by In Hearts Wake

It’s safe to call Byron Bay natives In Hearts Wake veterans of the Australian Metalcore scene at this point with their debut album “Divination” dropping eight years ago in 2012. They’ve toured the Globe relentlessly and we’ve had the pleasure of their live show twice, once on the “Earthwalker” tour and more recently when they