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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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April 17, 2012 4 Comments

Promoting Your Metal Band: How to stand out from the Rest


Awhile ago I wrote an article called “Promoting Your Metal Band Online“, which, aside from being one of the more popular articles on my site, has prompted a LOT of emails from struggling musicians over the years. I thought I’d write a bit of a follow-up to the piece after […]

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April 15, 2012 0 Comments

3 Days Left to Enter the BlackOut Keep it Live and Loud band comp!


If you’re a NZ-based rock/metal band and you haven’t put your submission in for the Blackout Keep it Live and Loud band comp, you’ve only got 3 days left to get those entries in. I’ll be judging the contest, as well as promoting the winners here on the blog, and […]

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