- Features Jon Lord: King of the Keys The entire world of modern progressive rock in his debt
- Features Nasum: Grind Finale "Some people have a hard time believing that we will quit but I assure you, this is it,"
- Album Reviews Megadeth: Another Time, A Different Place by Bill Hale
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Brian is a writer and broadcaster from Katoomba, New South Wales and established Loud as a print zine in Sydney in 1996. His rock writing has appeared in publications such as Rolling Stone, On the Street, In Your Face, Rebel Razor, Loudmouth, Hysteria and more and he presented a weekly metal/hard rock radio show on community radio from 1995 until 2019. His reference tome 'The Encyclopaedia of Australian Heavy Metal' and novel 'Aftermath' were both published during 2015.