Australian metal titans Parkway Drive have started a gofundme page to help organisations in Australia deal with the terrible devastation and loss that the horrific fires are causing throughout the country. The band themselves have donated $50,000 and wanted to have a place where the metal community could donate and know their money is going to a good cause. The money will be split evenly between the Red Cross and Wires Wildlife Rescue.

“We have started with a pledge of $50,000 AUD and encourage our fans and metal fans alike to donate what they can, however large or small of an amount, it will all help!

All funds raised will be split evenly between WIRES and Red Cross Australia.

Thank you immensely for supporting these causes in these extreme circumstances.

Winston, Luke, Jeff, Ben and Jia.”

To donate no matter how large or small the amount is, visit this link.

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.