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Unearthing The Metal Underground In Perth, Part 3

Each week in Unearthing the Metal Underground, we'll be putting a few quality underground bands in the spotlight in an attempt to get the word out about them. This week I am checking out Perth’s thrash and thrash-influenced metal scene.

Perched on the arse end of a continent-spanning desert, Perth is the most isolated capital city in the world, and not surprisingly this has led to a very active local metal scene. The bands highlighted today have in common some kind of thrash influence – although how heavily that influence manifests itself in the music varies from band to band.

Enforce

Enforce has been around in one form or another for over 10 years, releasing in that time three full length albums including the latest, “Biblakil,” in the first half of 2011. But the live show is where this band is at its best, whether supporting an international act (Enforce has opened shows for Behemoth, Obituary and Kreator, to name a few), touring Australia, or playing local gigs.

Although a lot of death metal flavors their sound, Enforce has an undeniably strong thrash influence – just look at frontman Guy Bell’s patch jacket!

Enforce - "As Death Sets In" (Live)
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Australian Support Bands Added To Fintroll Tour

Local supporting bands have been announced for Finntroll's previously announced Australian tour. Perth's Claim the Throne will be part of the entire nationaly tour, with additional support coming from the following bands on these dates:

March 24th @ The Hifi, Brisbane – Dead Letter Opener
March 25th @ Billboard, Melbourne – Obsidieth
March 26th @ The Manning Bar, Sydney – Bane of Isildur
March 28th @ Capitol Theatre, Perth – Psychonaut

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