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May 6, 2014 0 Comments

Metal Travel: 10 Metal Things to Do In Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington is probably one of my favourite places to visit in New Zealand. Although, I haven’t seen much of the South Island, so that may change. For comparison, the closest city I’ve visited for atmosphere, size, and terrain is Oslo, Norway. Both are often frigidly cold, have great public transport, […]

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January 30, 2014 1 Comment

On the Road with Steff: Strike of The Beast 2

I mentioned last week that I’d be travelling down to Wellington with my husband’s punk rock band Skulls, to watch them perform in the annual Strike of the Beast festival at Bar Valhalla (nee Medusa, nee Hole in the Wall, nee Valve), and see some friends, and have an adventure. […]

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January 20, 2014 0 Comments

Join me at Strike of the Beast 2 in Wellington this weekend!

Hey Wellington! I’m going on a road trip with my husband’s band Skulls down to Wellington next weekend, and I’m keen to have a drink with any of ya! Skulls are playing at Strike of the Beast 2, a wicked 1-day metal / punk festival on Sat 25 Jan, at […]

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November 23, 2011 4 Comments

NZ Metal News and Gig Guide for November

It has come to my attention in recent months that New Zealand metal is awesome. I’ve had a love-hate relationship with the local scene for many years – my taste in metal tends toward the melodic end of the spectrum, and every local gig seemed to be dominated by same-same […]

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