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This week on CACOPHONY the first hour has a Stoner Rock - Sludge - Doom theme featuring Against The Grain and new music from Phil Campbell And The Bastard Suns, Blackwulf, The Black Swamp and Dalraida.

Black Metal, Melodic Black and Blackend Death features in the second hour with new metal from Erdve out of Lithuania and 30 years of Rotting Christ compilation. Featured artist in the second hour is Alkaloid and of course plenty of NZ Metal as always showcasing what we do down under.

Alkaloid [Germany] [Progressive Death - Black] - The Malkuth Grimoire [2015] [RR 2018]

Alkaloid Playlist

Zirconium [NZ] - Tranquil Sky
Incantation - Ancients Arise

  • Alkaloid - Cthulu
  • Alkaloid - Alter Magnitudes
  • Alkaloid - The Malkuth Grimoire
  • Alkaloid - Funeral For A Contenient Bulletbelt [NZ] - Nine Centuries Erdve - Vaitojimas Winter Deluge [NZ] - Winters March Atriarch - Dead Voice Of The Black Pharaoh [NZ] - Shiv Rotting Christ - Nemecic

GIGS - send your Gig Listing to gigs(at)

Thursday, February 8 @ Kings Arms, Auckland ;
Friday, February 9 @ Club Tavern, Christchurch ;
Saturday, February 10 @ Valhalla, Wellington - Cattle Decapitation [USA] - New Zealand Extinction Tour with Psycroptic [Australia].

Sat Feb 17 @ New City Hotel [Christchurch] - Carnal [Akl, NZ] pre USA Tour feat. Vixen Execution, Decimated King & Grief. R18 8:30pm $10

Wednesday Feb 21st @ Kings Arms, Auckland ;
Thursday Feb 22nd @ Valhalla, Wellington - Ne Obliviscaris [Aus] ‘Urn’ New Zealand Tour

Thursday Feb 22nd @ Whammy Bar, Auckland - LICH KING(USA) with Hidden Intent (Aus);
Friday Feb 23rd @ Dark Room, Christchurch - LICH KING(USA) with Hidden Intent (Aus), plus local bands Decimated King & Empire.
Saturday Feb 24th @ Valhalla Tavern, Wellington - LICH KING(USA) with Hidden Intent (Aus) feat. Meat

Monday 26th Feb @ Valhalla, Wellington;
Tuesday 27th Feb @ Galatos, Auckland - Venom Inc “Blood Stained Earth” Tour 2018 w Bulletbelt.

Sunday 14th April @ The Studio, Auckland ;
Sunday 15th April @ San Fran Bath House, Wellington - P.O.D. 2018 Tour
Tickets: From:

Tuesday 24th April @ Whammy Bar [Auckland] - ANZAC Eve;
Wednesday 25th April @ Valhalla [Wellington] - ANZAC Day - John Garcia (Kyuss, Slo Burn, Unida & Vista Chino) performs tracks across his storied catalogue acoustically for the first time ever in New Zealand.

Fri 11th May @ The Studio [Auckland] -
Sat 12th May @ San Fran [Wellington] -
Sun May 13th @ The Foundry [Christchurch] - Sepultura [Brazil] & Death Angel [USA]

Tues, 22 May @ Valhalla Wellington ;
Wed, 23 May @ Whammy Bar, Auckland - Sabbat [Japan] [Black Metal] with Bulletbelt. Tickets $30 + bf from;

25th May @ Valhalla, Wellington - L.A. Guns 2018 Australia and New Zealand Tour

Fri 26th Oct @ The Embankment Tavern [Christchurch] -
Sat 27th Oct @ The Embankment Tavern [Christchurch] - SATANFEST 2018 - 12 Bands over 2 days. R18.

Contaminated [MELBOURNE]
Malevolence [AUCKLAND]
Bulletbelt [WELLINGTON]
Nystagmus [AUCKLAND]
Undiscovered Moons Of Saturn [AUCKLAND]
Spiteful Urinator [HAMILTON]
Vargafrost [NELSON]
DeathCall [DUNEDIN]
Methchrist [DUNEDIN]



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