thrash metal

Stuff Steff finds mildly amusing.

March 1, 2014 0 Comments

Hazmat – with Stormforge, Just One Fix, and Skulls – 8 March, Kings Arms Auckland

This Saturday night I’ll be at the Kings Arms watching my husband’s band Skulls open for Hazmat on the Auckland leg of their NZ tour. They will be filming a music video, so the more people that come, the more popular they’ll look (so please come!) With a lineup of […]

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July 10, 2012 0 Comments

Steffmetal Interviews Goatwhore


After a quick coffee and some frantic note scribbling from my Impiety interview, I caught up with bassist James Harvey, vocalist Ben Falgoust, and vocal/guitarist Sammy Duet from Goatwhore in their hotel room. Steff: Your latest album, Blood for the Master, came out on Valentine’s Day this year. Are you […]

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March 15, 2012 6 Comments

Steff Metal Reviews: Overkill – The Electric Age


Apart from the new Accept album, The Electric Age is probably the most anticipated thrash release of 2012. Why? Two years ago, Overkill put out Ironbound, a killer of a record that brought together all the various elements of Overkill’s not insubstantial discography in a sophisticated, cohesive and utterly brilliant […]

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November 16, 2011 21 Comments

10 Albums to get Non-Metalheads into Metal


A reader emailed me recently asking if I could recommend a few albums for people getting into metal. When I was thinking about my recommendations (Megadeth! Iron Maiden! Sabbath! Amon Amarth!) I realized the albums you show to non-metalheads are always the albums you feel crush their preconceptions about metal. […]

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