Eruption

The home of IRON CLAD Hard Rock & Heavy Metal in the Northern Territory

ERUPTION is all about the promotion of Australian hard rock and heavy metal, with a special place for bands from the Northern Territory

• Live Monday nights 8-10pm and Streaming on 8CCC.com.au, and this show is replayed every Friday Afternoon from 1-3pm

• From overseas you’ll get the latest releases from some of the best labels in the metal underground

• You always get your dose of classic heavy, US power metal, traditional and epic doom, speed, thrash, black/thrash, old school death metal, black metal, right here every Friday on Eruption

• Plus classic tracks and live interviews• All for the best fans – METALHEADS OF THE RED CENTRE & BEYOND!

• If you would like to promote your band on ERUPTION, I’d love to hear from you … make a submission by sending high quality audio files and press kits to [email protected]

• Metal music is bigger than life itself!

On Demand

21 Sep 2021, 9am

21 Sep 2021, 9am Eruption • ☣️ Eruption – the home of IRON CLAD metal in the Northern Territory • 👉 Featuring AUSSIE bands BØG, Tyrannic, Nesher, Galaxy Aus, Minus Life, Hecatomb & Ichor • 🤘 Plus INTERNATIONAL highlights with Tentation, Dungeon Steel, Eternal Evil, Rotted Through, Hideous Death, Shadowland NYC & Grand Cadaver • 👊 And CLASSIC TRACKS from Manilla Road & Heaven & Hell

7 Sep 2021, 9am

7 Sep 2021, 9am Eruption • ☣️ Eruption – the home of IRON CLAD metal in the Northern Territory • 👉 Featuring AUSSIE bands Pestilential Shadows, Electric Mary, Desecrator, Minus Life, CARBON BLACK, MONARCHUS & Temtris • 🤘 Plus INTERNATIONAL highlights with Sodom, Conjureth, EXSUL, Claymorean, Wanton Attack, EvilSpell & Mutant Blast • 👊 And CLASSIC TRACKS from Venom & ACID – Metal Belgium

31 Aug 2021, 9am

31 Aug 2021, 9am Eruption • ☣️ Eruption – the home of IRON CLAD metal in the Northern Territory • 👉 Featuring AUSSIE bands Militaria, Goat Shaman, BONE MARROW, Dr. Colossus, & Hidden Intent … and from the NT FUXACHE & Assailant • 🤘 Plus INTERNATIONAL highlights with Phantom Fire Official, Mortal Vision, Exodus, Benediction, Infesticide, Hrom & Brutorock • 👊 And CLASSIC TRACKS from Arrowhead, Bolt Thrower, MINOTAUR [Official] & MERCYFUL FATE

26 Aug 2021, 12pm

26 Aug 2021, 12pm Eruption •    Desecrator sit at the apex of the Aussie thrash metal pile  •    Desecrator have done it all, released awesome material, travelled the world in support of bands like Airbourne, headlined Aussie festivals themselves and been at the forefront of the Aussie metal scene. •    They’ve even been to Alice Springs to play Blacken as part of the metal travels, first arriving here back in 2014. •    Vocalist and guitarist Riley from Desecrator joined me on Eruption on the line from Melbourne before the release of their album ‘Summoning’ out August 27.

26 Aug 2021, 12pm

26 Aug 2021, 12pm Eruption • ☣️ Eruption – the home of IRON CLAD metal in the Northern Territory • ☠️☠️ Extra special having Riley from Melbourne thrash metal supremos Desecrator (pictured), chatting LIVE ON AIR and playing tracks from the soon to be released album ‘Summoning’🎧🎧 • 👉 Also, new releases from AUSSIE bands Galaxy, 12Gauge Rampage, Wildeornes, The Ascended & Arkenstone • 🤘 Plus INTERNATIONAL highlights with GREEN LUNG, KASCK, Planet of the Dead, Caveman Cult, Bonehunter, Ryghar & KNIFE • 👊 And CLASSIC TRACKS from Hammerhead & ACCEPT


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26 Aug 2021, 12pm

26 Aug 2021, 12pm Eruption 8CCC | Riley | Desecrator | Interview | 23.08.21 •    Desecrator sit at the apex of the Aussie thrash metal pile  •    Desecrator have done it all, released awesome material, travelled the world in support of bands like Airbourne, headlined Aussie festivals themselves and been at the forefront of the Aussie metal scene. •    They’ve even been to Alice Springs to play Blacken as part of the metal travels, first arriving here back in 2014. •    Vocalist and guitarist Riley from Desecrator joined me on Eruption on the line from Melbourne before the release of their album ‘Summoning’ out August 27.

29 Jun 2021, 10am

29 Jun 2021, 10am Eruption 8CCC | Cabba Claim The Throne | Interview 28.06.21 Australia’s CLAIM THE THRONE rip apart folk metal with a merciless assault, a band that delivers an extreme take on melodies that fans of pagan and melodeath alike have been raging for They delivered their epic fourth full-length album ON DESOLATE PLAINS with passion and ferocity – An epic slab of heavy folk-influenced melodic death metal Claim The Throne are also one of the 40 bands that will be making their way to Blacken Open Air 2021, their first appearance at the fest Vocalist and guitarist Cabba from Claim The Throne joined me on Eruption on the line from Perth

23 Jun 2021, 10am

23 Jun 2021, 10am Eruption 8CCC | Tim Astrodeath | Interview 21.06.21 Sydney 2 piece ASTRODEATH, who are frothing at the mouth to get on the road with new material, they’ve already played a few East Coast shows so far this year Astrodeath have been around for a few years now, releasing their debut record only back in 2019, it was heavy and good They have a sound that is a brew of stoner/sludge, heavy grunge, classic hard rock, with a touch of punk sprinkled into the hearty broth, but it is one that is way more massive than the sum of the parts Astrodeath are going to bring big booming riffs to the hills of the East Macdonnell Ranges at Ross River for Blacken 2021, and it was great to chat with Tim from the band on the line from Sydney

9 Jun 2021, 9am

9 Jun 2021, 9am Eruption 8CCC | Joel Green – Witchskull | Interview 07.06.2021 •    Australian Doom Metal trio Witchskull who in 2020 released the album A Driftwood Cross, their overall third album, and second with Rise Above Records •    Originally coming together back in 2014 with Tony McMahon on bass, Joel Green on drums, and Marcus De Pasquale on guitar/vocals •    Witchskull has managed to craft a bluesy doom sound, but is inflected with a NWBHM galloping groove, overlayed with a wailing vocal from powerhouse frontman/guitarist Marcus •    This band have a magnificent Aussie heavy metal pedigree with members Marcus, Tony and Joel involved in not only previous bands but also in the famous Metal for the Brain Festival •    We recently learned they will be coming to Central Australia for Blacken 2021, and it gave me great pleasure to chat with Joel Green, drummer from Witchskull joining me on the line from Canberra

1 Jun 2021, 10am

1 Jun 2021, 10am Eruption 8CCC | Hannah from Clowns | Interview 31.05.21 Melbourne band Clowns, a band started as teenagers in 2010 and have developed a fan base through a relentless DIY touring schedule Clowns are simply top notch live experience, a group that throw the kitchen sink into every performance, I caught them at Cherryrock back in 2015 Clowns will be making the trip up to Central Australia for Blacken, an extra special treat for fans who want to round out their experience with some punker tirades Clowns have four full length albums behind them now, the last being from 2019 ‘Nature/Nurture’ released by Fat Wreck Chords They are quite simply, the premium Aussie punk band, and I was joined by Hannah bassist from the band LIVE AN AIR

25 Apr 2021, 2pm

25 Apr 2021, 2pm Eruption – Hard Rock & Metal | 8CCC | 23.04.21 | Hidden Intent • ☣️ ***SPECIAL EDITION SHOW*** of Eruption 🤘 • 👉 With the lads from Hidden Intent for a LIVE STUDIO INTERVIEW • 🤘 Chatted about the Dead End Destiny Launch – Alice Springs madhouse show, the new album, tour and what it’s like being a kick arse Aussie thrash band • Plus even more tracks from the new album and from local band Hell Machine

7 Feb 2021, 11am

7 Feb 2021, 11am Eruption 8CCC – Ben Forte – Anxiety Nation Interview Interview with Ben Forte from Alice Springs 2 piece combo Anxiety Nation  🔊 • This duo are a melting pot of punk and metal with influences including ‘Sickness’, ‘Napalm Death’, ‘Mark of Cain’, ‘Cannibal Corpse’ and ‘Blood Duster’🤘 • 👉 Anxiety Nation have now released their first full length album ‘Serial killer’s don’t yawn…’ which was recorded locally in Alice Springs • 👊 Ben & Leon from Anxiety Nation have delivered a one/two punch of vulgar and brutal hardcore punk and heavy riffing that touches on subjects including corruption, loss, depression and despair • ☣️ It is a must have album for all NT heavy music fans – GET YOUR COPY NOW from their facebook page!!!  And streaming at – https://open.spotify.com/album/6oG6hF0FwNfQORiX1RvASO ☣️

5 Dec 2020, 3pm

5 Dec 2020, 3pm Eruption Hard Rock & Metal | 8CCC | Idle Ruin Interview Idle Ruin Interview

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