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October 15, 2012 1 Comment

Concert Review: Lord, Sonic Altar, Just One Fix, Stone Monarch and Stormforge

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Friday October 5, Kings Arms, Auckland Wollongong/Sydney power metal masters Lord last played on our shores in 2009. I missed them then – I think I might have been in Syria at the time – but this time I wasn’t going to be a piker. I must confess that I […]

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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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July 30, 2012 1 Comment

Heavy Metal at the Thirsty Dog: Blackleaf Gardens, Stone Monarch, Hedonic, Stormforge and Forsaken Age. BE THERE.

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I hope you’re not busy on Saturday night, because this is where you should be: My husband’s band, Stone Monarch, are playing their debut show alongside Blackleaf Gardens, Forsaken Age, Stormforge and Hedonic, at the Thirsty Dog, 469 K’rd. This is a piss-cheap show, at $5 bucks before 9pm, and […]

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