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November 29, 2011 1 Comment

Vote for Steff Metal in the NZ Bloggers 2011!

Some awesome sod has nominated Steff Metal as the best music blog from New Zealand. I am bloody stoked! The winners are decided by public vote, which is definitely one definition of what constitutes “the best” blog. Currently, a hip hop blog AYEBRO is in the lead, and I’m trailing […]

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November 24, 2011 3 Comments

Steff Metal for Sheri Moon Zombie’s Total Skull Clothing


While I was metalling it up at Wacken 2011, Total Skull clothing contacted me, wondering if I’d be keen to be a spokes-blogger for the label. Are you freaken kidding me? Hands down, that was the best week of my life. If you’ve never heard of Total Skull, it’s the […]

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October 19, 2011 6 Comments

33 Things Every Metal Guitarist Should Do Before They Die

1. Play a show in your friend’s basement that’s so loud the neighbours call the police. 2. Find yourself in an unsavorary location and / or a compromising position after answering a “guitarist wanted” ad. 3. Post videos of your epic shred solo of doom on Youtube. 4. Teach someone […]

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October 18, 2011 13 Comments

10 Tips for Learning Metal Guitar

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I know many of you folk reading Steff Metal are learning – or thinking about learning – to play heavy metal guitar. This can seem like a daunting task, especially if you’ve never learned an instrument before or feel like you aren’t making any progress. Here are a few tips […]

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May 3, 2011 0 Comments

Steff Metal Sponsor: Hell Razor!

Occasionally, you’ll notice a little brightly-colored ad or two pop up in my right sidebar. These ads come from creative people and companies who support the blog and the metalhead community, so I’m perfectly happy giving them a bit of a shout out, especially when they happen to be as […]

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