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

January 7, 2013 5 Comments

2012 – that was one crasy-arse year

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I don’t know about you, but 2012 totally kicked my arse. It was one of the best – but also one of the most hectic – years of my life. I know I haven’t been blogging as much as usual in recent months, but that’s only because ALL THIS OTHER […]

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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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May 16, 2012 2 Comments

Steff Metal interviews Tim “Ripper” Owens

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The man needs no introductions. We all know Ripper – he was the guy who got to live the metal dream, the tribute-performer who suddenly found himself front of stage in the very band he’d idolized, the man with the voice of steel, one of the friendliest dudes in metal. […]

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March 22, 2012 0 Comments

New Zealand Metal News and Gig Guide for March/April 2012

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It’s a busy month in NZ metal, which a buttload of decent gigs to see and bands to check out. Here’s what I got for ya: HOW DID I NOT KNOW THIS? Japanese drone/noise rockers Boris are going to be in New Zealand for two shows next week. Wellington at […]

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