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The Madhouse

The Altearoa Asylum opens its doors to the public once more for another stunning, yet truly mad, cabaret! Hosted by resident physician Dr. Von Mannschaft! Along with some of his most talented patients for an array of circus, burlesque, dance and song don’t miss this rare chance to join the madness! FEATURING Dr. Von Mannschaft (MC) … Continue reading “The Madhouse”

StrayLight – DataSteel

If you were ever curious as to what ‘cyberpunk synthwave’ sounds like, then look no further than Wellington-based artist StrayLight’s latest album, DataSteel; released on 8th December 2017 through Filtersweep Collective. This instrumental concept album tells the stories of “low life in a high-tech dystopia”, where “death is easy and life is cheap”. These stories … Continue reading “StrayLight – DataSteel”

Bulletbelt – Nine Centuries

I FUCKING LOVE THIS ALBUM. Well that’s not much of a review, Lets start this thing proper… I’ve had Nine Centuries for some time now and I’m all about it. At first I wanted to compare it to Rise of the Banshee. But I can’t. Rise of the Banshee has it’s own Pedestal, it’s own place … Continue reading “Bulletbelt – Nine Centuries”

The Variety Gala 2017

The Variety Gala 2017 produced by the highly acclaimed Bonita Danger Doll was a show to die for. Certainly something I would mark as one of the top shows for Christchurch this year, so if there’s more, then a VIP table is no longer a luxury, it’s a must have. As I entered, I was greeted … Continue reading “The Variety Gala 2017”

Dark Divinity – NZ Metal Supergroup?

Already exploding in popularity in the New Zealand metal scene, Dark Divinity, released their first track November 11th 2017; and within the week the track saw features on both No Clean Singing, and Metal Abyss. Put together by Ian Moir, the drummer for Into Orbit, this first track also features Andy Woodd from the legendary … Continue reading “Dark Divinity – NZ Metal Supergroup?”

Bulletbelt – Cloak the Night – Documentary

Full Documentary Available Now! (Scroll to the bottom of the page) ‘Cloak The Night’ is a documentary which follows the recording process of the new album by Wellington heavy metal act Bulletbelt In association with Hell Pizza, ‘Cloak The Night’ is a short documentary that follows Wellington metal giants Bulletbelt as they track their third … Continue reading “Bulletbelt – Cloak the Night – Documentary”

Bulletbelt – Cloak the Night

Heavy metal band Bulletbelt release ‘Cloak The Night’, the first single and music video from their 3rd album Nine Centuries. The video is out now via leading horror site Dread Central  (check it out below) and the audio is streaming now on BandCamp. The video was produced and directed by Aleksander Sakowski who states: “My goal … Continue reading “Bulletbelt – Cloak the Night”