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December 17, 2014 1 Comment

Metal Travel: Death & Misery’s Helsinki Adventure

Steff: I don’t often do guest blogs here, because I’m a bit greedy about sharing you guys, and after the 500th email request from guest bloggers wanting to write about SEO or penis enlargements, I am somewhat jaded about their value. However, I make exceptions for awesome people, like Death & Misery here. My friends […]

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December 1, 2014 0 Comments

Steff’s 2014 Gift Guide for Metalheads, Goths, Geeks, Freaks and Other Awesome People You Know

Game of Thrones cookbook

It’s December 1, which means that, unless you live under a rock, you’re probably in full swing for Christmas or holiday prep. I know I am. My entire family (Mother & Father Metal, Sister Metal and her cousin, and their two lovely kids) are coming to stay on our little farmlet for a week. This […]

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October 20, 2014 4 Comments

2014 Metal Albums I’m Digging: Behemoth, Cynic, Septicflesh, Agalloch, Accept, Casualties of Cool, Slough Feg and Epica.

Cynic - Kindly Bent to Free Us

It’s been a while since I last posted a strictly metal-related article. You’ll probably see a bit less metal content around here, as I’m trying to branch out into some other topics. I have been writing on this blog for more than 5 years now, so I’m trying to continue to keep things interesting. These […]

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September 22, 2014 0 Comments

Steff Metal at Armageddon Auckland

armageddon auckland 2014

Armageddon is NZ’s annual pop culture and geek expo. Every year 60,000 fans hit the ASB Showgrounds for four days of meet and greets with their favorite stars, comic book panels, geek tech presentations, game tournaments and overpriced novelty doll shopping. This year, I’m going to be there. Not just walking around looking bemused or spending all […]

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September 1, 2014 0 Comments

Metalheads Who Read: 10 Dark Steampunk Books to Enjoy

Since my new book, The Sunken, is going to immediately be classed as steampunk because it is set in an alternative Georgian London on the brink of industrial revolution, I thought I’d compile a list of some of my other favorite books in this sub-genre. So what defines a book as “steampunk”? Steampunk as a […]

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