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SET ON END – The Dark Beyond

March 20, 2017 0

After a lengthy hiatus SET ON END reappeared in 2016 with a new line-up, and an album out on formidable American label Artery Recordings. Originally formed in 2005 SET ON END played their live debut in 2009 and released their Means Read More

BLOODNUT – Blues From The Red Sons

March 14, 2017 0

BLOODNUT perform stoner sludge fuelled by staunch ginger-pride poised for world domination. Yep. They released their debut album Blues from the Red Sons in September of 2016. nuWhile BLOODNUT are not a parody band they are a Read More

SILENT TORTURE – Torn to Pieces

March 14, 2017 0

SILENT TORTURE released Torn to Pieces on January 28th, 2017. Their second EP in as many years showcases exactly what a great death metal band SILENT TORTURE have evolved into already. “The relentless thrash hits you hard Read More

FORSAKEN AGE – Vengeance of the Slain

March 14, 2017 0

After much turmoil and tribulation FORSAKEN AGE presents their long awaited 2nd release Vengeance of the Slain. Released November 3, 2016, on Metal Hell Records (USA). “Heavy Metal is currently lost in a wilderness of trends, Read More

SOLAR MASS – Pseudomorphosis

March 14, 2017 0

On September 26th, 2016, Pseudomorphosis the debut album from SOLAR MASS was proudly released by German label IRON BONEHEAD PRODUCTIONS. “Just as a prehistoric universe exploded into being like a hell storm of raging chaos, so too Read More

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

STALKER – Satanic Panic

December 5, 2016 0

STALKER is a new Heavy/Speed Metal band from Wellington featuring two ex-members of RAZORWYRE. Satanic Panic is their debut release with just 3 tracks forming a very memorable demo.  David ‘Daif’ King powers through the vocals Read More

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We just made our first album "My Vaseline Diaries" on Bandcamp available for free or pay what you want. Get into it if you don't have it already!!!balttw.bandcamp.com/album/my-vaseline-diari...

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Japanese Death/Doom band, Anatomia, who usually channel Autopsy cover Judas Priest's Turbo Lover. ... See MoreSee Less

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This is Windhand, they will be playing 2 shows here at the end of the month - Windhand & Cough - Aus/NZ Mar/Apr 2017. Grab your tickets from undertheradar.co.nz ... See MoreSee Less

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On the show this week The Roadie chats to up and coming NZ metallers, Alien Weaponry. There's new stuff from Kreator, somethings "new" from the NWoBHM And much more.

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Brand new Technical Death Metal band Order of Diptera from Wellington. Featuring a bunch of talented locals; Michael Koefman, Nag Reid, Franklin Gerald, Liam Cody (honorary Wellingtonian), and the biggest hunk of all James Vanner. ... See MoreSee Less

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Merchant/Watchtower NZ Tour - Auckland

April 22, 2017, 8:30pm - April 22, 2017, 11:59pm

From Melbourne, BoredSound are stoked as to present two of the best purveyors of fine sludge infused stonerdoom...Merchant & WATCHTOWEROn tour this ANZAC weekend the aussies and kiwis are teaming ...

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Hello folks, sorry about this but if anyone is interested, I've just released my third folk metal album, and made a YouTube video where I've set the music to footage of some my walks in the forest and countryside. All the songs are covers of folks songs from various parts of the world - Australia, Norway, Scotland, England, the Åland Islands, Canada and New Zealand too. ... See MoreSee Less

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