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July 2, 2012 1 Comment

3 New Zealand bands to watch out for: Beastwars, Exordium Mors, and Heavy Metal Ninjas


These days, it can no longer be said that New Zealand bands aren’t living up to their international counterparts. Although our local scene is still small and incestuous, the quality of releases and Beastwars Beastwars are a Wellington four-piece who have been regarded for a long time as one of […]

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September 20, 2011 1 Comment

The Universe Divide Interview: Chris Rushing and Gaël Pirlot talk prog metal with Steff Metal

Yesterday I reviewed Dust Settles on the Odontophobes – the debut EP from progressive instrumental act The Universe Divide. Since I’ve had a million and seven (yes, it was a million and seven – I counted) requests for my interviews on the blog, I got Chris and Gaël from The […]

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September 19, 2011 0 Comments

Review: The Universe Divide – Dust Settles On The Odontophobes

Dust Settles On The Odontophobes, the debut EP from US instrumental outfit The Universe Divide, has been gaining a lot of positive attention in the ole’ metal blogging circuit lately. I am about to add to that positive press. Instrumental albums are a real risk, even in the progressive metal […]

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