- Features Flyleaf: A New Horizon "It's wrong to use the name of Jesus Christ to book shows and sell records"
- Album Reviews Arcane Saints: Turning the Tide A set of fairly predictable commercial rock songs
- Features Amon Amarth: Of Warriors and Gods "I still don’t think we have reached the peak of what we can achieve"
- Album Reviews Airbourne: Black Dog Barking Pure unadulterated rock n' roll muscle
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.