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Keys player wanted for originals band Harry - 14 hrs ago

Band of uni students putting together originals. We have a drummer, guitarist and a singer. We have decided to look for a Keys player over a bass player! You don’t have to be John lord, we just want someone who’s keen on playing music and c...

Guns N Roses Covers Band yujoonan1130 - 15 hrs ago

Hi everyone, I was wondering if there is any Auckland Drummers out there who wants to be in a Guns N' Roses covers band maybe? Would be nice and bonus if you also are a fan of them but would like to start a Guns N' Roses covers band some...

Metallica Covers Band yujoonan1130 - 22 hrs ago

Any singer guitarists out there from Auckland? Anyone who's keen.. If you like Metallica or can do a James Hetfield please flick me a message! Would like to start a Auckland based Metallica Tribute Band. Playing all the classics + modern...

Looking for bassist Kaleb_as - 2 days ago

20 year old drummer and guitarist from Muriwai/west auckland looking for a bass player to come and join us. We’re forming an original metal band and want someone to jam, write and eventually record with us and play some covers with us too....

Drummer looking for Band Drummer Dude - 2 days ago

Rock/Metal/Alternative drummer with over 25 years experience gigging/recording. From The Doors to Iron Maiden, from Pink Floyd to Slayer over Dream Theatre/Opeth to Mastodon and Alice in Chains to Bob Marley - I love it all. I have played...

Experienced drummer Christchurch Drummerralph - 3 days ago

Looking to join an original band or covers band Christchurch area Paid work only Was signed to a major record label Good groove click tracks no problem Recorded 6 albums No reggae or country Contact 0220350052...

Drummer available Christchurch Drummerralph - 3 days ago

Experienced drummer from uk done six albums and played many tours in Europe & us looking for rock band to play gigs with in Christchurch originals or covers,call me on 022 035 0052...

Experienced bass player wanted for rnb funk soul covers Incaroads - 4 days ago

Hi experienced bass player needed to join singer, drummer and guitarist for gigs. We are focusing on covers at the moment with a view to do originals later. Vocals a plus....


Seeking Guitarist Backing Vocalist to join band Tiny Soul Music - 4 days ago

Hey everyone! We're seeking a talented guitarist/backing vocalist to join us (25 y/o singer/guitarist and drummer) in forming a new covers band. We're keen to get out, play gigs and have fun. We're looking for someone who is committed, en...

Band members form a band in West Auckland Telecaster - 5 days ago

Band members wanted. Grey haired, Unemployable types to rehearse week days and some weekends in West Auckland. or don't mind traveling there Neil Young, Dylan, Stones , Hendrix, Rory Gallagher, blues type songs. Originals if you have any....

Seeking Bassist to join band Tiny Soul Music - 6 days ago

We're seeking a talented bassist to join us (25 y/o singer/guitarist and drummer) in forming a new covers band! We're keen to get out, play gigs and have fun. We're looking for someone who is committed, enthusiastic and who adds to the vibe...

Metal hardcore band looking for drummer Auckland Bicboi - Sat 08 May 2021

Hey guys,  Were an Auckland based metalcore/hardcore band actively gigging. We have a full set ready to go but need someone to fill in or join the band permanently. Must have own gear and transport. Were in our 20s and are all pretty...

Drummer wanted for original heavy alternative original music mattwags - Thu 06 May 2021

Drummer wanted for heavy alternative original music

Bassist Wanted for Rock band Frankie11223 - Wed 05 May 2021

Hi, We're a melodic rock band looking for a Bassist and a Rhythm Guitarist to complete the line up. Currently we have a lead guitarist, drummer and lead singer. We're all in our 20s and looking for musicians of similar age. Our main influ...

Rhythm Guitarist Wanted Frankie11223 - Wed 05 May 2021

Hi, We're a melodic rock band looking for a Rhythm Guitarist and a Bassist to complete the line up. Currently we have a lead guitarist, drummer and lead singer. We're all in our 20s and looking for musicians of similar age. Our main influ...

We are looking for a drummer

We are looking for a drummer Guggemusik Auckland - Tue 04 May 2021

We are different to anything you have seen before, to see us in action at Octoberfest, copy and paste the below into your browser: https://youtu.be/N2SMURUJ4CE We are a group of about 20 musicians that come together to play up tempo pop...


Drummer wanted for original and covers band

Drummer wanted for original and covers band Fenderbender - Tue 04 May 2021

Hi! Looking for a drummer to join Bass/Vocals and guitarist (30s and 40s) Playing originals and some covers for fun. Mainly 90s rock classics like Pearl Jam, STP , RHCP and whatever we want, any style considered. Also have a country vibe...

Pop punk post hardcore drummer wanted Tabz - Sun 02 May 2021

We are a group of musicians in our 20s looking for a drummer to play originals and covers, we currently jam at debase studio out at morningside with the goal of performing live and recording. The bands we cover are Fall Out Boy, Paramore...

METAL GUITARIST WANTS TO START BAND NIK - Fri 30 Apr 2021

Guitarist based in Nelson wanting to start Metal band. Seeking serious musicians in all of NZ. Looking for solid drummer, vocalist and bassist. Am willing to travel if I find the right people. I write and practice constantly. I have experie...

Drummer Wanted : Rooster - Indie Blues Band Rooster Indie Blues Band - Thu 29 Apr 2021

Drummer Wanted for Auckland-based startup band Some influences include : The Strokes, The Black Keys, Thin Lizzy, Alabama Shakes, Tom Petty, Kaiser Chiefs, Mumford and Sons, Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, The Doors, Led Zeppelin, The Anim...

Original Album project Bfree - Thu 29 Apr 2021

We are a 2x Vocalist/Guitarist & Drummer. all songwriters, looking for other musos to develop a project. We recorded an album & EP a while back & realise we still have plenty of music in us to write & record another album. Theres no press...

Original songs album project Bfree - Thu 29 Apr 2021

We are a Vocalist/Guitarist & Drummer. both in our early 50's looking for other musos to develop a project. We recorded an album & EP a while back & realise we still have plenty of music in us to write & record another album. Theres no pr...

Wanted ~ Musicians ~ Classic Rock Retrorocker - Tue 27 Apr 2021

Hi, I am an older guitarist with long playing experience and .bv's plus a handful of lead vocals looking to join or help form a classic rock covers band with a lead singer, drummer and bass player. older musicians preferred. Best for me wo...

Drummer needed for Reggae Dub bands RandyWoodcock - Mon 26 Apr 2021

Calling all good drummers Established working Reggae/Dub band needs you if you are dedicated, have good gear, have a good attitude, will put in the work, and of course great feel and time. There are backing tracks so you must be comfortab...


Sax player wanted Hadge - Mon 26 Apr 2021

We are Flax River Redemption. We are looking for a saxophonist who can hopefully sing backup harmonies (we’d love a female if possible) to join singer/sing writer/rhythm guitar/harmonica, drummer,, bassist, and trumpeter. Laid back fun bunc...

Violinist wanted for blues folk band Hadge - Mon 26 Apr 2021

We are Flax River Redemption. We are looking for a violinist who can hopefully sing backup harmonies (we’d love a female if possible) to join singer/sing writer/rhythm guitar/harmonica, drummer,, bassist, and trumpeter. Laid back fun bunch...

Lead guitarist wanted Hadge - Mon 26 Apr 2021

We are Flax River Redemption. We are looking for a lead guitarist who can hopefully sing backup harmonies (we’d love a female if possible) to join singer/sing writer/rhythm guitar/harmonica, drummer,, bassist, and trumpeter. Laid back fun b...

Bassist and drummer wanted for doom metal covers Conor - Sun 25 Apr 2021

Looking to play some sleep/ electric wizard styled shit

Drummer needed for Kiwi Beatles Cover Band Kiwi Beatles Tribute Band - Fri 23 Apr 2021

Hey all, I'm hoping to make a Beatles cover band with like minded rock stars! I'm a vocalist based in Greenhithe, Auckland searching for another singer, guitarist, bass player and drummer. Please note to start this will be for fun purpose...

Bass Player needed for Kiwi Beatles Cover Band Kiwi Beatles Tribute Band - Fri 23 Apr 2021

Hey all, I'm hoping to make a Beatles cover band with like minded rock stars! I'm a vocalist based in Greenhithe, Auckland searching for another singer, guitarist, bass player and drummer. Please note to start this will be for fun purpose...

Guitarist needed for Kiwi Beatles Cover Band Kiwi Beatles Tribute Band - Fri 23 Apr 2021

Hey all, I'm hoping to make a Beatles cover band with like minded rock stars! I'm a vocalist based in Greenhithe, Auckland searching for another singer, guitarist, bass player and drummer. Please note to start this will be for fun purpos...

Guitarist Wanted toejam - Thu 22 Apr 2021

Working three piece covers band. Bass/Singer and Drummer seeks guitarist. Looking for a guitarist and if you can sing its a bonus. Must be the right fit for the band. East Waikato based band playing mainly private parties and weddings. Mus...


Drummer and vocalist wanted Dunedin Lou - Tue 20 Apr 2021

Hi, we're looking for a drummer and a vocalist. Currently have guitarist, harpist, and a flutist and are at beginning stage. We're open to different arrangements of instruments. We're into Rock, soft pieces, Metal, Pop etc. Message me and l...

Project band looking for drummer Jake - Tue 20 Apr 2021

Looking for a drummer,vocalist, lead guitarist have a drum kit ready and waiting for who ever is keen to join a project and let's see where goes....

Drummer wanted in Auckland area ElmoS - Fri 16 Apr 2021

Looking for a drummer. We are a hard rock band with a metal and grunge influence. Am happy to send out our demo if you are interested. Elmo...

Producer and Session Band Wanted Zella Cain - Wed 14 Apr 2021

My name is Sarah Christie a vocalist and song writer. I'm currently in my final year of a bachelors degree of musical arts and as part of my final year we record an ep/album and put on a 40 minute show. I've got the bulking of the writing d...

drummer available

drummer available DrummerDave - Tue 13 Apr 2021

Whakatane-based drummer wanting to jam. Open to travel within Bay of Plenty.

Drummer wanted for Hard rock band Tremontini - Mon 12 Apr 2021

I'm looking at starting my own band and need a drummer. I play Guitar and very much like Tremonti and slash very riffy, heavy rhythm and punchy lead solos but not a shredder. My main influences are Alter Bridge, Tremont, Metallica, Guns n...

Metal Prog Blues drummer available

Metal Prog Blues drummer available MerlinCoryell - Sun 11 Apr 2021

30s drummer into the heavy side of prog, stoner, and melodic black/death; but also have a soft side for blues and classic rock. Moved from Portland, OR, US back in Dec and finally have all my gear here to start jamming and gigging again- ju...

Any drummers wanting to jam JustJamItMan - Sat 10 Apr 2021

Classic rock, Any drummers wantings to jam with view to gig. May suit north shore or west auck. Atleast intermediate level, competent and reliable. (Maybe 30yrs-50yrs). If it may interest you let me know 021 464 377 thanks...


LA Drummer looking to Jam with pop punk band in Auckland DavidKane - Wed 07 Apr 2021

Los Angeles based drummer in town for work until Jan 2022 looking to jam. I've been in originals bands my entire life and am a fairly musical drummer with and a collaborative song writing partner. I've been in an indie-rock/glam rock band...

Male singer wanted for covers band werdna - Wed 07 Apr 2021

We are a bass player, drummer, keyboard player and guitarist, with many years of experience in working covers bands. We cover a wide range of songs to satisfy all age groups, and playing only songs that people know and love, with a special...

Drummer needed for rock band Chad - Tue 06 Apr 2021

Hamilton based band looking for a drummer to complete lineup. We play a wide variety of music but mainly lean towards rock/hard rock/alternative rock covers. If interested please give me a text on 0278270225. Cheers, Chad...

Drummer wanted for Melodic Hardcore Band Auckland based Bicboi - Tue 06 Apr 2021

Hey guys, My band is currently seeking a new drummer to complete the line up. We have a full set ready to go. In our 20s and practice at a free rehearsal space. Must have own gear & transport. Hit me up! 021 026 12500...

Looking for band members Joe - Tue 06 Apr 2021

Kia ora everyone, We're 2 lads looking for musos around their 20s to join us in a new band. Matt is a lead guitarist and I (Joe) am a rhythm gat/vocalist. We're writing originals and going for a Mako Road/Ocean Alley sort of style. W...

Musicians wanted for Christian Technical Death Metal band

Musicians wanted for Christian Technical Death Metal band Mikey590 - Thu 01 Apr 2021

Hi, looking for Guitarist, Drummer and Bass player for Christian Technical Death Metal band. Influences include Aborted, Benighted, Cattle Decapitation, Cryptopsy, Cytotoxin and Deivos. I have a 2 song ep available on all streaming services...

Metal Bassist Wanted

Metal Bassist Wanted NikThrasher - Thu 01 Apr 2021

I'm starting a new band. We have drums and vocals sorted, we now need strings. Bass, rhythm & lead. Although 1 gat may cut it, if you have the chops. Starting with metal covers, and a possible view to make original shreds. Influences in...

Metal Guitarist Wanted

Metal Guitarist Wanted NikThrasher - Thu 01 Apr 2021

I'm starting a new band. We have drums and vocals sorted, we now need strings. Bass, rhythm & lead. Although 1 gat may cut it, if you have the chops. Starting with metal covers, and a possible view to make original shreds. Influences inclu...


Drummer seeking working band grantm - Wed 31 Mar 2021

Im an experienced drummer, am very reliable, can play most styles, and I am seeking to join a working band, or a forming band looking to work fairly regularly. I have good gear, reliable transport and also own two PA's. happy to look at any...

Looking for drummer bassist and singer for heavy originals Garth Peters - Sun 28 Mar 2021

Looking to start/join an originals band that make heavy/grunge/desert rock music. Want to keep it fairly simple but have a very unique heavy sound. Im 19 so preferably people around that age range. Flick us a text if interested 0223870436...

Wanted dedicated breakdown writers for heavy project Bare No Fruit - Wed 24 Mar 2021

Hey, Auckland-based drummer and vocalist needing a strong song writer or two to complete the line up. Need guitarist(s) and a bassist who can show dedication and commitment to writing and practice and want to give it their all on stage. Pe...

Pop punk post hardcore drummer wanted Tabz - Tue 23 Mar 2021

We are a vocalist, two guitarists, and a bass player in Auckland. We jam at debase studio. We are most interested in playing pop punk and post hardcore, but other influences are also fine.. Covers and originals. Bands like: Silverstein,...

Drummer Singer Available

Drummer Singer Available Ceedee77 - Sun 21 Mar 2021

Hi Guys, I am a mature 60+ drummer looking for an established band playing rock, blues ,pop styles and similar genres. I am willing to contribute vocals either lead, shared or strong b/vs. I have good gear and transport. I'm based in South...

Medjai Metal band looking for a Keyboardist Christchurch

Medjai Metal band looking for a Keyboardist Christchurch Medjai - Sat 20 Mar 2021

Hey everyone, Medjai is a metal band originally founded in Egypt in 2005. It was one of the most persistent acts in the Egyptian metal scene until a few years ago when I moved to New Zealand. It is now being reformed in Christchurch New Ze...

Metal band Medjai looking for a lead guitarist Christchurch Medjai - Sat 20 Mar 2021

Hey guys and gals and everyone in between, Medjai is a metal band originally founded in Egypt in 2005. It was one of the most persistent acts in the Egyptian metal scene until a few years ago when I moved to New Zealand. It is now being...

Lead Singer Wanted for 3 Piece Band

Lead Singer Wanted for 3 Piece Band Townie - Sat 20 Mar 2021

Lincoln based Band Pepa-jaK is seeking a lead singer – instrumentalist to replace their incumbent member who is reluctantly leaving due to family and work commitments. We are a 3 pce band consisting of guitarist/vocals, bass/vocals and lead...


DRUMMER wanted for originals band pioshk - Wed 17 Mar 2021

Hey there - we are two fat bastards in our 40s/50s playing guitar and bass, respectively. We've been jamming and writing music for over a year together. We don't tend to stick to any particular genre, although we are both influenced by pr...

Vocalist wanted for metal originals band link to demos Ryan_W - Wed 17 Mar 2021

VOCALIST WANTED - separate listing for bass player We are a guitarist (28) and drummer (23) who have been jamming together and working on some tunes since the later part of 2020. Our aim is to put together a full lineup and get gigging....

Looking for bass player mcleod - Tue 09 Mar 2021

18yo guitarist and 23yo drummer just jamming on weekends in central auckland, looking for bassist. We're into classic rock, alterntive rock, blues type stuff. Message if interested...

Indie Rock Folk Alternative Band Members Wanted cambak - Mon 08 Mar 2021

Looking for musicians (vocalist possibly, guitarist, bassist, drummer, keys) to start an indie rock/folk alternative group. Grew up playing in post-hardcore/metalcore bands but time for a change! Influences include Briston Maroney, Backseat...

Drummer available for young blenheim band Mackenzie - Sun 07 Mar 2021

Hey, My name is Mackenzie and I'm looking for an opportunity to be a drummer in a band. I'm 16 years old, so I'm looking for like-minded teens at a similar age. My drumming level is around early intermediate. I have a lot of musical experi...

Musicians wanted for Christian Technical Death Metal Band

Musicians wanted for Christian Technical Death Metal Band Mikey590 - Fri 05 Mar 2021

Hi, looking for Guitarist, Drummer and Bass player for Christian Technical Death Metal band. Influences include Aborted, Benighted, Cattle Decapitation, Cryptopsy, Cytotoxin and Deivos. I have a 2 song ep available on all streaming services...

Metal Drummer Wanted for Tribute Band Felipe - Fri 05 Mar 2021

We're setting up a MEtallica x MEgadeth Tribute band We are 2 competent guitarists and Bassist looking for the drummer to join Are you keen ?...

Drummer Singer Available

Drummer Singer Available Ceedee77 - Tue 02 Mar 2021

Hi Guy's, I'm a mature experienced drummer/singer/backing singer looking for a band to join who are writing and performing original rock songs and or covers. I can contribute good drum gear, lead or strong backing vocals and help with writi...


Drummer singer available Ceedee77 - Tue 02 Mar 2021

Hi Guy's, I'm a mature experienced drummer/singer/backing singer looking for a band to join who are writing and performing original rock songs and or covers. I can contribute good drum gear, lead or strong backing vocals and help with writi...

Drummer needed Post Hardcore Pop Punk Band Sideline Heroes - Mon 01 Mar 2021

Hi we are a Pop Punk/Post Hardcore band based in Auckland in search of a committed person to fill our recent vacant drummer spot in our band Sideline Heroes We practice at Debase Music center so you will only need to bring cymbals and kick...

Experienced Drummer Available bestdrummer - Mon 01 Mar 2021

Versatile and experienced. I have a great groove and feel and good rhythm sense. Looking to team up with other good musos that need a good drummer, gigs etc. I have good equipment and BV's and a good attitude. Ideally Funk, Soul, Rhythm and...

80s Rock Anyone Looking for a singer guitarist bass and drummer Nas_AMG - Sat 27 Feb 2021

Influenced by 80s rock bands such as Motley Crue, Metallica, Ratt, LA Guns, Iron Maiden, Skid Row.... Looking for either a band to join or get some members together to play 80s rock including those not listed.... I'm alright with rhythm gu...

80s Rock Anyone Looking for a singer guitarist bass and drummer Nas_AMG - Sat 27 Feb 2021

Influenced by 80s rock bands such as Motley Crue, Metallica, Ratt, LA Guns, Iron Maiden, Skid Row.... Looking for either a band to join or get some members together to play 80s rock including those not listed.... I'm alright with rhythm...

Pop Punk Post Hardcore band looking for Drummer

Pop Punk Post Hardcore band looking for Drummer Sideline Heroes - Thu 25 Feb 2021

Hi we are a Pop Punk/Post Hardcore band based in Auckland in search of a committed person to fill our recent vacant drummer spot in our band Sideline Heroes We practice at Debase Music center so you will only need to bring cymbals and kick...

Indie Alt Rock singer 18 looking for likeminded musicians for band s Olie02 - Thu 25 Feb 2021

Basically looking at joining up with some cool musicians with similar taste to make a band/do songwriting/just have a jam. I've just found out my elective course requires me to have an original song to sing in 6 weeks time (from 25th Fe...

Guitarist keyboardist vocalist (reggae/RnB/hiphop) MichaelF - Wed 24 Feb 2021

Guitarist / keyboardist / vocalist wanted for reggae +/- RnB +/ hiphop. Ideally you could do all three - guitar for reggae; keyboards for RnB; vocalist for both. If you can do one of the 3, that would also work. We are currently have drumme...


Drummer wanted for Auckland indie rock band The Audio Justice - Mon 22 Feb 2021

Bass player and guitarist looking for a drummer in Auckland. We play originals and have a broad range of influences. We have gigs lined up in 2021. Contact grant  0274445100...

Bad for Education LFD looking for drummer

Bad for Education LFD looking for drummer badforeducation - Sun 21 Feb 2021

Could you be the one? Hi, it is William here from Bad for Education. We are looking for a drummer to be a permanent band member, somebody to perform and rehearse with. Together we would learn an hour long set of original songs and a fe...

Drummer wanted for Dark Wave Goth Rock outfit

Drummer wanted for Dark Wave Goth Rock outfit BlackVButterfly - Fri 19 Feb 2021

I need a drummer who's into the goth sub culture who will enjoy playing Goth Rock/Goth Metal/Industrial and Darkwave/New Wave/ Post Punk Revival. Black Velvet Butterfly is currently a solo project that just released a debut album and is lo...

Ras Natty Reggae skanking guitar is my ting Ras-Natty - Fri 19 Feb 2021

Kia Ora e hoa ma, I am looking to join or start a new reggae band. Looking to just have some jams at the moment and meet like minded artists. I am an intermediate guitar player and have my own basic gear and good transport. Influences inclu...

Bass player wanted for developing rock band Alexpark - Tue 16 Feb 2021

Looking for a drummer and bass player for a rock band project, our influences include a wide range of stuff such as soundgarden, nirvana, muse, pearl jam and many more. This is a great opportunity, that can be hard to come by, so we need a...

Drummer wanted for developing rock band Alexpark - Tue 16 Feb 2021

Looking for a drummer and bass player for a rock band project, our influences include a wide range of stuff such as soundgarden, nirvana, muse, pearl jam and many more. This is a great opportunity, that can be hard to come by, so we need a...

Drum lessons available Christchurch Drummerralph - Tue 26 Jan 2021

Drum lessons by experienced drummer from uk Have done lots of albums and world tours Can teach you on an electronic kit or teach you in the comfort of your own home if you have a drum kit, Rates 25 dollars half hr 50 dollars one hr Can...

Drum Kit Lessons Onsite Online Lead Zipline - Thu 29 Oct 2020

Drum Kit Lessons Onsite & Online - New Zealand Frankie Mac is taking a limited number of online students (aged 5-88 years). Real progress value with 1-to-1 tutoring, the right way - become a drummer in just 6 weeks ! All levels (begin to...


Drummer looking for a room to practice my chops TroyChiliburner - Thu 19 Sep 2019

I need to find a space where I can practice, been real hard to play at Home with the neighbours' baby ... I really need to play ... Please and thanks....

Looking for place people to jam stevestracq - Tue 20 Feb 2018

Just Moved to Auckland from the USA. Don't have a kit with me here, but do have my own sticks. Looking for a rehearsal place with a drum kit that wouldn't mind me playing a whole lot of metal on. Would prefer if the availability was very...

Drum Lessons in the Bay of Islands Bay of Islands Drum School - Fri 05 Jan 2018

Why Take Drum Lessons? Professional drummer has moved to the area from Auckland and is looking to take on students of all ages in a fully equipped music room. Learning to play drums is so much more than just learning a musical instrument...