Posted 14 Jul 2011 @ 11:09am

A snapshot of life and what’s after,

Does not produce sadness or laughter,

Just random events,

Without making sense,

However Mallick is a beautiful crafter.

Rating: C-


This is the most beautiful piece of shit I’ve ever seen. And apart from the subject matter itself, the most confusing thing about The Tree of Life is the reaction it received....

Posted 12 Jul 2011 @ 1:08pm

Lucy slams her bedroom door. It’s just not fair. She didn’t clean her room and now her mum is taking money out of her allowance. HER allowance. Lucy can’t be bothered cleaning, it’s easier to play with her dolls when they’re already out. Maybe she could just take some of her brother’s allowance for letting him use her computer. Or maybe she can get out of cleaning because she already did all...

Posted 7 Jul 2011 @ 10:05am

Sebadoh have announced that their Melbourne show at the Corner Hotel on Sunday September 18 is now thoroughly sold out, prompting them to book a second show for the following night. Get your tickets quickly for this one via Oztix, Corner box office, or Polyester Records.


The date of Melbourne's Evening With Anberlin has been changed to Monday August 29 at The Palace Theatre....

Posted 7 Jul 2011 @ 10:01am


Oh mah lawd, I am sick. It's what happens when you try to follow one of those Vegan Black Metal Chef recipes to the letter but miss some of it and, instead of rewinding like a normal person, just sort of make up what you think should go in the pot and carry on powerfully. In my feverish delirium, I've somehow entered a dark nether realm where,...

Posted 5 Jul 2011 @ 2:51pm

RUN! Giant bacteria just swallowed your car and are now chasing you down the street! This is the end of humanity as we know it! Buildings crumble. Planes fall from the sky. The super bugs are taking over as human blood pours through the streets. DAMN YOU! YOU SHOULD HAVE FINISHED YOUR COURSE OF ANTIBIOTICS! NOW LOOK WHAT HAPPENED! AARARRURGGGGGGG!



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Posted 29 Jun 2011 @ 11:02am

Anberlin are heading to Australia this August for a special Australian tour titled An Evening With Anberlin. Stoked? Confused? Vocalist Stephen Christian explains "Each of the shows we will be doing different things, different feels than we have ever done in any one show. We might be doing some special covers, different variations on our own songs, telling stories behind the recordings and...

Posted 28 Jun 2011 @ 2:46pm


Twitter makes me feel old. Man, how do you even use this shitting thing. Hash tags? Is that when ya'll develop excess nobbles of skin from charfing the good stuff? Ner? Fuck you. Anyway, I started up a separate Twatter for the ol' Metaloc but can't be arsed maintaining two of the bastard things, so come JOIN me over at twitter.com/jane_tobes to experience a relentless onslaught of...

Posted 29 Jun 2011 @ 10:06am

Psychology is full of wholesome fun. One particular experiment from the University of Virginia asked a group of students some hardcore moral questions. The one that stumped most people was this: Is it immoral to let a dog willingly lick your genitals while you masturbate? Many answered yes,...

Posted 21 Jun 2011 @ 10:19am

Everyone’s favourite anarchists Against Me! proved that they’ve still got a rebellious streak after inciting a bit of chaos at a show in Rochester, New York last week. They found out that the venue was overcharging for tickets at the door, so frontman Tom Gabel demanded they refund the fans the difference. They also took to stage and slagged the venue for being shifty bastards, “to this piece...

Posted 21 Jun 2011 @ 10:16am




“What is djent?” you might ask. Djent, my good men and women of metal, is thusly: ‘djent’ is “an onomatopoeia for a heavily palm-muted, distorted guitar chord. It is considered to have been inspired by tech-metal band Meshuggah. Typically, the word is used to refer to music that makes use of this sound, to the sound itself, or to the...


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