Steffmetal’s Top Ten Metal Albums of 2011

Steffmetal’s Top Ten Metal Albums of 2011

Back in June I wrote a round-up of my thoughts on the best metal albums of 2011 so far, and now it’s time to revisit that list. I’ve been trying to write this for about two

Steff Metal’s not-so-epic, end-of-year survey

It has been a seriously amazing year for me, and I hope it’s been so for you, too. But now I’m looking ahead to 2012, and I’ve got plans you wouldn’t believe. So, next year things

Happy Anti-Christmas from Steff Metal \m/

This year has been absolutely amazing, and I have all of you to thank for it. Friends, family and the wonderful, intelligent and totally epic folk who read this blog – your comments, emails, advice and

Ask a Metalhead: Finding Metal Musicians my Own Age

Ask a Metalhead: Finding Metal Musicians my Own Age

Dear Steff Metal I am a young metalhead (16) in the seemingly metal-less state of NC. I am a bassist, which is a good thing, as there arent too many of us. But there is one

Linking Horn: Links for the Jolly Red Man

Linking Horn: Links for the Jolly Red Man

Yes, I am aware I have sort of forgotten to post in a few days. Mostly, it’s because I’m trying to compose my top ten metal albums of 2011 list, which is giving me all hell

Review: Antipope – House of Harlot

Following their 2010 release Decent, Finland’s Antipope make another foray into gothic, cabaret metal with their darkwave infused release House of Harlot. If you’ve ever listened to Cradle of Filth and thought they sounded alright but

NZ Metal News and Gig Guide: Ulcerate and Diocletion Europe dates, Rites of Abomination and Metal Christmas

Despite the fact it’s currently pissing down over here (hello, Summer, are you IN there?) and we should all be thinking about beaches and BBQs, there’s still some awesome things happening in the local kiwi metal

Review: Impureza – La Iglesia Del Odio (French Flamenco Metal Band)

I heard about Impureza from one of Islander’s posts on No Clean Singing, and, like half the new music I discover these days, I had to follow it up with a visit to their livestream. The concept of

Books by Steff

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