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Singer Songwriter Muso Eddy current - 6 days ago

Looking to form/join a new band. Play Guitar & Saxophone (Tenor + Alto); + Bass at a push (stand-in if req'd) Come from a wide range of influences & interests: * Rock * Blues * Ska/Rocksteady/Reggae * Funk * 'some' Jazz * (pretty mu...

Guitarist Vocalist Eddy current - 6 days ago

Guitarist, singer, sax-player. Played live with several bands - covers & originals. Between bands at present, so looking for a new project. Wide range of styles (Blues, Rock, Funk, Folk, Indie etc.) - mostly 'older' stuff. Done som...

New Emerging Acts wanted at Ding Dong Lounge

New Emerging Acts wanted at Ding Dong Lounge Ding Dong Lounge - Sun 15 May 2022

Our Thursday nights at Dead Witch are dedicated to New & Emerging Acts, where we help with the costs of running the event, pay for advertising and more. How we can help For new & emerging acts on Thursday nights, Ding Dong Lounge will...

who''s keen to play?

who''s keen to play? thebridesmaids - Tue 10 May 2022

HEY ,any other punkish cover/originals bands out there want to team up and play some gigs,will travel..hit us up https://www.facebook.com/The-Bridesmaids-885053345163262...

Auckland Rock and Metal Bassist Available

Auckland Rock and Metal Bassist Available Logan Andrew On Bass - Sat 07 May 2022

Former bassist for Auckland rock band Nogards, currently looking for new opportunities with hard rock/metal musicians. Some of the bands that I enjoy and are influenced by are Iron Maiden, GnR, RATM, Faith No More, Metallica, Spiritbox, Ar...

METAL GUITARIST WANTS TO START BAND NIK - Fri 06 May 2022

Guitarist based in Nelson/Tasman wanting to start Metal band. Seeking serious musicians in all of NZ. Looking for solid drummer, vocalist and bassist (possibly guitarist as well if we click). Am willing to travel if I find the right people....

Multi tasking experimenter wanted Most rock genres and satellites Craigy - Fri 29 Apr 2022

My own preference is to start something a bit louder this time, but I have friends looking at other directions, so if you are rock, hip hop, soul, funk, country there's probaly something to do there too. What we have in common is to not do...

Guitarist looking to form band

Guitarist looking to form band Michael - Sun 24 Apr 2022

Hi there, I'm a 30-year old intermediate guitarist looking to form a band. I've been writing and recording song ideas over the last couple of years and would love to collaborate with other musicians (guitarist, bassist, drummer, singer)....


Guitarist looking to form band

Guitarist looking to form band Michael - Sun 24 Apr 2022

Hi there, I'm a 30-year old intermediate guitarist looking to form a band. I've been writing and recording song ideas over the last couple of years and would love to collaborate with other musicians (guitarist, bassist, drummer, singer)....

Guitarist looking to form band

Guitarist looking to form band Michael - Sun 24 Apr 2022

Hi there, I'm a 30-year old intermediate guitarist looking to form a band. I've been writing and recording song ideas over the last couple of years and would love to collaborate with other musicians (guitarist, bassist, drummer, singer)....

Guitarist looking to form band

Guitarist looking to form band Michael - Sun 24 Apr 2022

Hi there, I'm a 30-year old intermediate guitarist looking to form a band. I've been writing and recording song ideas over the last couple of years and would love to collaborate with other musicians (guitarist, bassist, drummer, singer)....

Guitarist looking to start band jesseod675 - Fri 22 Apr 2022

I'm 19 year old guitar player from Stratford looking for others to start a metal band with. I have had experience playing in bands previously and have been playing guitar since 2016. Shoot me a message if you are interested....

Rock Guitarist form palmy interested in bands josiahmizzi27 - Wed 13 Apr 2022

I’m a 19yr guitarist from Palmy, been playing for 5ish years and never been in a band. Super keen to possibly get one together and write some original music and even covers !! Kinda thinking of a Psychedelic Rock type sound. Think classic r...

Bass Player Looking for Musicians to Jam with MarkG - Sun 10 Apr 2022

Bass player looking for musicians to jam with. I’m from Scotland (been in NZ for about nine months) and have extensive touring and recording experience in the UK, Ireland and Europe. Getting back into playing after a long break (I’m in my...

Extreme Metal Drummer Looking For A Band KirtKaine - Fri 08 Apr 2022

I am a well rounded drummer looking for a band in the extreme metal genres. I also do vocals and some guitar. The genres I am best at would be grindcore, deathgrind, slam, and thrash! (I will not play in any bands that are satanic or have e...

BASS Player for Christchurch based metal band ETERNAL SCORN Oscar - Thu 07 Apr 2022

Christchurch based metal band ETERNAL SCORN is looking for a bass player to complete their lineup as a 4 piece. Our style combines death metal, black metal, thrash, along with melodic and progressive elements, so we need a player who can...


Drummer and Bassist wanted for Art punk band

Drummer and Bassist wanted for Art punk band BemshaShane - Fri 01 Apr 2022

I'm looking for a hard hitting drummer and solid bassist to start a new band. I tend to hang out at the artier/weirder end of punk and hardcore - think Sonic Youth, Fugazi, ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, Idles, At the Drive...

Original Grunge Punk Rock jackysann - Tue 29 Mar 2022

Kia ora everyone I'm Jackson I'm a 21 year old who picked up a guitar a year or two ago, very recently (sept 2021) got a drum kit and started singing around a year ago, I'm a power chord enthusiast and can sing similarly to Kurt (Nirvana ph...

Guitarist wanting to join a band kieranmacg - Mon 28 Mar 2022

Hello, I am an 18 year old guitarist based in North Shore, Auckland. I am wanting to join a group to jam with and maybe eventually make a project of our own. I love punk and indie rock. My favourite bands are Nirvana, Pixies, Neutral Milk H...

Experienced guitarist available Juan - Wed 23 Mar 2022

Hey folks! Juan here, 36, originally from South America and nearly a kiwi. I've been in NZ for 11+ years and I'm fairly new to Auckland. I'm fully equipped (electric, acoustic, nylon string), got my own transport and I'm ready to r...

Bass player looking for session work and jamming Infinitymonad - Mon 21 Mar 2022

Bay of Plenty exclusive. I am looking for bands to play with, whether you need a session player or a full-time member. I've been playing bass (and other instruments) over 16 years now with previous band work. I am also a composer as well....

Guitarist looking to make music with like minded individuals mike1cwc - Wed 09 Mar 2022

Hey I'm Michael, I'm in my 20's and I am have just recently moved to Auckland a few months ago. I've been playing guitar for about 9 years. I enjoy many subgenres of rock/metal such as hard rock, post punk, alt rock, alt metal, doom met...

Looking for a drummer to start rock band with jman22 - Thu 03 Mar 2022

Hey! I'm looking for a drummer to write/jam some original rock songs and covers with. A bit about me. I'm 23, play guitar and sing (sorta) and i'm into bands such as oasis, nirvana, sum 41, blink 182, AIC, smashing pumpkins, bush. Most of...

Experienced Drummer available

Experienced Drummer available mandala - Wed 02 Mar 2022

I am a skilled and educated drummer with 20 years experience looking for bands to join. Would like to join a cover band, but am also open to joining originals projects. I have played countless cover and originals gigs and have experience t...


POP Writers and Performers Please Date Night - Mon 28 Feb 2022

Hi all! Im a 30yo musician of various different influences and bands/projects looking for people that are interested in writing and performing pop. Not really so much jamming or overly guitar based stuff more like hybrid 50/50 instrument...

Guitarist Vocalist looking for a fun project DrunkPunk - Sun 27 Feb 2022

Hi all, I'm a mid 30s guy looking for some people to jam with! I'm hoping to make/play music that's fun - ie. I can put a whole heap of energy into the performance and not have to concentrate on playing lead lines for a whole set. Genera...

Drum Teacher available for beginner lessons leonjones - Wed 12 Jan 2022

Offering beginner drum lessons at my house in the Wellington area, located in Aro Valley. I have been playing drums for approx 15 years and have been in various bands, covers and originals. I myself received lessons from teachers when I...

New Free Artists Promotion Platform

New Free Artists Promotion Platform The Kiwi Vinyls - Fri 04 Jun 2021

See below for links for our exciting Generation Z initiative which is supported by NZ on Air, Independent Music NZ who just held the Taite Awards and others. Riffraff Live enables young musos to showcase their music on their own band p...

New Havelock North Rehearsal Space

New Havelock North Rehearsal Space Tiny Soul Music - Mon 10 May 2021

A new rehearsal space has just opened it's doors in Havelock North! Fully stocked with drums, amps, mics etc, Tiny Soul's rehearsal space offers cheap rates to bands and solos/duos at $25 for the 1st hour and $15 p/hr for each hour after...

Jam Night open to musicians bands every Wednesday night in Auckland

Jam Night open to musicians bands every Wednesday night in Auckland Ding Dong Lounge - Tue 24 Nov 2020

If you're a musician looking for others to jam with, or in a band almost ready for a gig but want to test the waters first, this is your opportunity. The upstairs live music venue Dead Witch, above Ding Dong Lounge hosts a weekly jam nig...

Tiny Triumph Recordings Recording Studio Competition

Tiny Triumph Recordings Recording Studio Competition Tiny Triumph Recordings - Sun 18 Oct 2020

Do you want to win 2 days in one of the best recording studios in New Zealand with an experienced Music Producer who can help craft your song into a world class production? Do you also want to have an extremely talented videographer film...

I can produce, mix and master your tracks Lyle Greig Music - Wed 15 Jul 2020

Hey all! Just letting you know I'm an up and coming producer, mix/mastering engineer looking for bands and musicians to work with. I charge a reasonable rate and am open to negotiate. Style preferences are hard rock/metal but can also do si...


Ready to Make a Music Video Get in Touch Pitman Films - Wed 01 Jul 2020

Hello, My name is Ashley Pitman, I run a small film production company. I'm looking for my next project and would like to hear from any groups, individuals or bands that are ready to make a music video. I am happy to develop an idea you a...