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September 4, 2014 1 Comment

Metal Mixtape: The Sunken – Steampunk Playlist

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I don’t usually listen to music while I’m writing, but when I’m planning a novel, or editing it, I’ve always got something playing. I like to choose songs that kind of evoke the mood of what I’m trying to write. You can see a playlist I made for my last […]

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December 10, 2012 8 Comments

Steff Metal’s Top Ten Metal Albums of 2012

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I’ve been remiss with reviewing albums over the last couple of months, as I explaining in my post – can’t blog, building a castle – but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been listening to as much metal as possible. 2012 has been a stellar year for metal releases, with many […]

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August 9, 2012 1 Comment

New Zealand Metal Gig Guide: August + September 2012

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I’m trying to make NZ Metal gig guides a regular thing on the blog, but so far I’ve been struggling to get my A into G. It doesn’t help that the local Auckland scene is flourishing and we are getting awesome gigs pretty much every week. Not to mention some […]

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June 6, 2012 0 Comments

Steff Metal reviews: Fear Factory, “The Industrialist”

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The Industrialist is the second Fear Factory album written by Burton C Bell and Dino Cazares following their reunion in 2007. The last album, Mechanise, received mostly rave reviews, with commentors wondering if it was a bit of a cash in on the Cazares/Bell combo. This album blows that theory […]

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