Steff blog posts on metal music, CD reviews, gig reviews and metal music news

February 25, 2011 4 Comments

Review: Hemoptysis “Misanthropic Slaughter”

Right, that’s it. I’ve given up. My inbox is full of up-and-coming bands. Some of them are crap, but surprisingly, many aren’t. And I want to share them with you. So I will be writing a few more reviews of lesser-known stuff, starting with this album – Hemoptysis’ Misanthropic Slaughter. […]

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February 21, 2011 4 Comments

Backyard Burial Frontman Stabbed to Death and Christchurch totalled in another Earthquake

Today in “here’s what’s happening in MY country”, a massive earthquake shook Christchurch. Thank you to the couple of people who emailed me, but this is NOT close to Auckland, where I live. On Sept 4 last year, Christchurch was hit by a major earthquake, with over 700 aftershocks following, […]

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February 19, 2011 8 Comments

Metal Mixtape: Female Metal Bands and Musicians

We’re celebrating the awesomeness that is metal chicks this week, so I’ve put together a quick little mixtape of some cool metal chicks. Arch Enemy – Nemesis One of the most prominent females in extreme metal, Angela Gossow growls as well as the boys. Astarte – Mutter Astarte Holy satan […]

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February 15, 2011 9 Comments

Interview with Armand Rosmilia, author of the Metal Queen ebooks. Plus WIN a FREE lifetime subscription to Metal Queen!

I told you all I had a special guest today, and here he is. Armand Rosamilia has been a metal fan for over thirty years, and he’s the author of “Metal Queens” a series of ebooks celebrating women in metal. These aren’t pun-up pictures of hot metal chicks (although,

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