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May 22, 2014 6 Comments

Soaring Highs and Brutal Lows: Voices of Women in Metal Documentary

Soaring Highs And Brutal Lows: The Voices Of Women In Metal is a documentary looking at the role of frontwomen in the metal scene, with a focus mainly on power, gothic and symphonic metal bands. Explore the energy and emotion of heavy metal through the stories and voices of some […]

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January 18, 2013 2 Comments

Steff Metal Reviews: Nightwish live in Auckland, Studio K’rd, with Stormforge, Naquadah, Forsaken Age and Damnnation’s Day

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We often complain here in New Zealand that we don’t get any decent international acts. Which is not actually true. Thanks to hard-working promoters, I’ve been able to see some incredible shows over the years, from both big and small international bands. Metallica, Alice Cooper, Iron Maiden, Inquisition, Nick Cave […]

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January 9, 2013 3 Comments

cold sausages and vinegar, Life of Pi, and milk cartons – Steff Metal interviews Nightwish

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Last night’s Nightwish concert was pretty incredible, and I’ll have a full write-up for that on the site tomorrow, but right now, I thought I’d share one of the coolest things to happen so far this year … my interview. Just after sound-check I was able to go backstage and […]

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October 1, 2012 0 Comments

NZ Metal Gig Guide for October/November 2012

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This year is a busy one for awesome shows, both from local bands and international acts gracing our shows. I’m missing a few I ought to be going to, just because funds are a bit short at the moment, but whether you’ve got $0 or $200 to your name, there’s […]

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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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