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ODIUSEMBOWEL – Mephitic Sermon

January 30, 2017 0

Mephitic Sermon is an unforgiving onslaught of Brutal Death Metal/Grindcore the likes of which ODIUSEMBOWEL consistently deliver, but with a difference… Following on from previous releases Vomit Sucking Cunt Lips (2007 EP), Peepshow of Decomposition (2008 Demo) and Odiusembowel (2012 Demo) the Read More

METALTOWER – Myopic Dystopia

January 29, 2017 0

New Zealand’s eclectic purveyors of progressive death metal, METALTOWER, have risen in their 3rd incarnation with a beast of technical wizardry named Myopic Dystopia. Two and a half years in the making this monolith of an Read More

VERBERIS – Vexamen out on Iron Bonehead

December 5, 2016 0

VERBERIS‘ highly-anticipated debut full-length Vexamen was released on October 14th on Iron Bonehead Productions (Ger). Copies can be purchased in New Zealand via Headless Horseman. “IRON BONEHEAD PRODUCTIONS is proud to present the highly anticipated debut album of Read More

ULCERATE – Shrines of Paralysis

October 28, 2016 1

By Donnie Cuzens. Shrines of Paralysis is the fifth LP from Auckland-based 3-piece Ulcerate, coming three years after their previous work Vermis. As anyone who’s familiar with the band’s work can guess, it’s an insanely Read More

DEATHGASM – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

October 28, 2016 1

The DEATHGASM (lowercase is for pussies) soundtrack is now available, and true to the wishes of many outspoken metal collectors online it’s presented as a glorious artwork-laden gatefold LP. Buy it now: mondotees.com/products/deathgasm-original-motion-picture-soundtrack-2xlp. The heavy metal ‘zombie comedy’ has been rated Read More

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Disgust! SUPRÉ ... See MoreSee Less

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West auckland thrash metal drummer in search of people to jam with or band. 20yrs + playing this crazy shit have drums and transport .. slayer.megadeth.seputrua.pantera etc.. \,,/ ... See MoreSee Less

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What do you all think of the new Overkill? I blasted it after work yesterday and it definitely held up imo ... See MoreSee Less

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Favorite Iron Maiden song?

I feel like this epic and moody mid-paced banger doesn't get as much love as I feel it should and I have to say it's probably my favorite along side Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Losfer Words, Phantom of the Opera and Moonchild.

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Second run of STALKER - SATANIC PANIC DEMO tapes (limited 250 white on black) now available on bandcamp for anyone that missed out.

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2nd wave of SATANIC PANIC Demo Cassettes. 250 white on black ready to blast out across the globe - be quick ...or be dead! stalkerheavymetal.bandcamp.com/album/satanic-panic!! 7 INCH out im...

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brutal goregrind from Wellington ... See MoreSee Less

4 track album

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Auckland based metal band Into The Nightmare is on the search for a bass player.Must have own rig and transport.
Pm me for more details
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This is the best mash up I've heard within the last 4 hours. ... See MoreSee Less

Meshuggah vs Smash Mouth! This is one of the most fucked up mashups we've ever heard. Original link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsHjsxZt3jE

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March 11 at Ding Dong Lounge in Auckland, Black Alpine's leaving party gig, with Leathur Tattoo, Deathnir and Blood Buffalo https://www.facebook.com/events/583852911809027/ ... See MoreSee Less

Black Alpine Leaving NZ party w/ Deathnir & more!

March 11, 2017, 8:00pm - March 11, 2017, 11:59pm

BLACK ALPINE are hitting the road in Australia for a year so we are playing one last show in Auckland before heading off!. To celebrate we have put together a huge night with Deathnir, Blood Buffalo a...

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