Norse will lead a brutal force of metal on an expedition stretching the east coast. The NSW-based extreme metal band has recently coughed up their latest EP, Pest, which has been receiving a stack of great press from various metal outlets. Who else is joining them? Fellow NSW outfit Apparitions of Null, Victoria’s Hadal Maw and Canberra’s Aeon of Horus. Melbourne-based A Million Dead Birds Laughing make up the local support. The Barwon Club, Geelong – July 4.