Anwar Rizk has been a notable part of the Australian metal scene and in particular in Melbourne for quite a number of years. Running the Metal Obsession website, Anwar has a big focus on highlighting and pushing amazing Australian artists, playing heavy music. In addition to that, Anwar also has built up a reputation as a great photographer and dabbling in tour promoting and band management.
A lot of hands on experience over the years with a lot of stories to tell.
Now, I must admit that I had a number of things planned out to talk to Anwar about, however once we got talking about the lock out laws in Sydney and local band promotion, we went off on a long and deep tangent that we had a hard time getting out of! Highly recommended for those in bands or regular live music punters. A lot of great insights and perspective which I hope will result in many takeaways and more discussion in future.
Warning: This episode is LONG, however it is well worth listening to. I also have not had a chance to go back and pull out all of the information for the show notes, so i’ll add to the page over the coming weeks as I find another 3 hours to go back and listen to it!
Hot tip: Take a few breaks along the way to give your bladder some relief. I didn’t!
Check out Metal Obsession via – Website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Contact Anwar via email here.
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Hear Anwar on ABC Breakfast radio ranting about heavy metal!
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