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Auckland metal shows

Steffmetal.com blog posts on metal events and happenings, concerts, festivals and advice on throwing epic metal parties.

June 4, 2012 3 Comments

Concert Review: Ripper Owens – 2 July at Kings Arms, Auckland

After interviewing Ripper Owens a couple of weeks ago, I have been ridiculously excited about attending this show. What could be better than seeing one of the absolute vocal LEGENDS of metal at your favorite live venue surrounded by a horde of metalheads out for a good time. That’s right […]

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January 26, 2012 0 Comments

Gig Review: ABSU, Heresiarch, Nullifier and Exordium Mors at the Kings Arms Tavern, 19 Jan 2012

Edited to add some gig photos from Misery of Chaos NZ. So. I missed Heresiarch (because I fell asleep on the couch and had to change my t-shirt because I drooled on it? I can neither confirm nor deny), but my mate Ross said they were “like a bulldozer”, which […]

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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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