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SATANFEST 2017 lineup – 22 bands, 3 days

May 10, 2017 0

Short Blast to Oblivion Productions presents SATANFEST 2017. Returning to Christchurch for the first time since 2009 the hallowed ritual of SATANFEST is bringing together 22 bands from all round New Zealand for 3 days of Extreme Read More

SOJOURNER – Empires of Ash

April 10, 2017 0

SOJOURNER’s debut album Empires of Ash was one of the most well-received, globally-renowned atmospheric black metal albums of 2016. SOJOURNER are a folk-influenced atmospheric black metal band from Dunedin, New Zealand, with the exception of their vocalist who is Read More

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

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Melodic thrash band The Ascended released their new single this week. A taste of whats coming net year on their album. Get familiar with it as they are heading to NZ early 2018!
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Bit of classic Maiden for an early Friday evening :)

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Niel De Jong shared Alien Weaponry's video to the group: New Zealand Metal | nzmetal.com. ... See MoreSee Less

We are stoked to announce we are releasing our next single on the 30th of this month and it is the much awaited "Rū Ana Te Whenua" Share it with everyone ... spread the word \m/\m/

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On this the day that I am crowned king of self promo here is a Bloodnut album announcement! ST. RANGA will be released on August 1st 2017. ... See MoreSee Less

Our second album ST. RANGA will be released on August 1st 2017! St. Ranga is raw, visceral and tuned even lower than our first offering. A sludge filled album that still has tongue in cheek elements, ...

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Page admin and mods. Can you post some stats on who posts on this page the most? Adam Thomson Will Bellerby Doug McHardlane.

With all the recent discussion it would be good to see some cold hard stats!
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Mint live video of Silvera 🤘🤘🤘 ... See MoreSee Less

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On the show this week: Dunedin's Kausa Mortis, new music from Toja & Botswana's Skinflint. plus much more.

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