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heavy originals rock band seek drummer mark - 20 hrs ago

https://toughlovenz.bandcamp.com/album/heavy-hitting above is our e.p we recorded, we need a new drummer to complete the 4 man line up, we also have around 5 or 6 other originals in the same style....

Rock Metal Bassist Available Logan Andrew On Bass - 3 days ago

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,...

Rock Metal Etc Guitarist Available West Auckland Hellwig - 3 days ago

Hi, I'm looking for people and bands in Auckland to jam with and hopefully get some gigs or something down the line. I'm basically a classic rock / hard rock guy, but I like some metal, grunge, alternative and old pop also. Favourite bands...

Drummer wanted in Auckland area ElmoS - 6 days ago

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...

looking for drummer to join thrash death metal Jake - Sun 18 Jul 2021

Wanted drummer,vocalist for a new band have a drum kit ready and waiting for who ever is keen , double kick is what we are looking for , please contact me on 0224763516 https://soundcloud.com/user-81768254-295306187/demo...

Metal band Medjai looking for a lead guitarist Christchurch Medjai - Sat 17 Jul 2021

Hello 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 N...

rock n roll musos wanted for originals classic rock band mark - Sat 17 Jul 2021

i am a middle aged (young people must think i look like wrinkled old fart, but i think i still look pretty rock n roll, as a person- i absolutely AM very rock n roll) singer, song writer, lead guitarist. i am looking for like minded musicia...

Male singer available baskel - Fri 16 Jul 2021

I am a male in West Auckland looking to get involved with a band. I like all genres, although perhaps not very hard heavy metal. Here is a rough sample of my voice I threw together: https://www.icloud.com/iclouddrive/06SUA7Jbh_e9vQzS0zmEe...


Drummer wanted for Hard rock band Tremontini - Mon 12 Jul 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...

Bass player wanted for Hard Rock Band Tremontini - Mon 12 Jul 2021

I'm looking at starting my own band and need a bass player. 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, Gu...

Rhythm Guitar player wanted for hard rock band Tremontini - Mon 12 Jul 2021

I'm looking at starting my own band and need a Rhythm guitarist, I like the idea of an alter bridge dynamic where there is one main lead player me in this case and another player which is mainly Rhythm but solos and riffs here and there. I...

Singer wanted for Hard Rock band Tremontini - Mon 12 Jul 2021

I'm looking at starting my own band and need a singer. 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...

Drummer wanted for studio project

Drummer wanted for studio project NinetiesRockGuy - Sat 10 Jul 2021

I'm a guitarist/ bass player / songwriter looking a drummer for my next project. My last two projects resulted in EPs being recorded (one of which is yet to be released), and airplay of songs on radio in NZ, Australia, South Africa and th...

Singer wanted for studio project

Singer wanted for studio project NinetiesRockGuy - Sat 10 Jul 2021

I'm a guitarist/ bass player / songwriter looking a vocalist for my next project. My last two projects resulted in EPs being recorded (one of which is yet to be released), and airplay of songs on radio in NZ, Australia, South Africa and t...

Bass player and song writer available

Bass player and song writer available NinetiesRockGuy - Sat 10 Jul 2021

I'm a bass player with recording and live experience looking for my next project. I also write songs and play rhythm guitar. Ideally I'm looking for an originals band to join, but will consider anything. My last two projects resulted in E...

Intermediate Male Vocalist/ Guitarist looking to Jam (North Shore) Howard - Sat 10 Jul 2021

Intermediate Male Vocalist (26) and Guitarist based in the North Shore (Rhythm if needed). Wanting to get into an alternative rock/metal core band, with people of similar age groups (20-30). Mainly seeking to find like-minded people to jam...


Experienced metal vocalist wanted TheDHG - Fri 09 Jul 2021

New project from members of a veteran NZ metal band are seeking an experienced vocalist to join the current lineup. In terms of vocal delivery, loosely think Pantera, Gojira, Meshuggah kind of styles. Percussive, brutal and able to hold...

Members Wanted for Folk Metal Band

Members Wanted for Folk Metal Band Ceolskog - Thu 08 Jul 2021

Hello, I am a guitarist and singer looking for people (drummer, keyboard player, and another guitarist) who might be keen to join a folk metal band I am trying to form. (I already have a bass player who is interested). It is called Ceolskog...

Metal Vocalist Looking For a band Josh Loman - Wed 07 Jul 2021

Hi there, I've been doing vocals for about 4 years, moved back to NZ from the UK and am looking for a band or some people who wanna start one. I live in Napier but have a car and don't mind a wee drive. I have an insta @screamin_lemon you...

Thrash metallers required PapaB - Tue 06 Jul 2021

Auckland based Thrash drummer and rhythm guitarist looking to start up a new band. We need a singer, bass player and guitarist. All genders welcome, we’re just looking for the right people for the jobs. Singer ideally can do clean singin...

Drummer and guitarist Wanted Swampy - Mon 05 Jul 2021

I've recently started a a band with afew dudes in the Waikato area and we are currently looking for a drumer and a 2nd guitarist to complete the lineup. At the moment We are just having a bit of fun learning afew Rock / Metal covers and try...

Drummer wanted for starting a band Ethan_Winchester - Sun 04 Jul 2021

Hey I am starting a band together with a few guys, so far we have a vocalist (myself) as well as a guitarist and bass player. We are in need of a drummer and preferably a rhythm guitarist if we can find one as well, however for the time bei...

Metal Singer Wanted Diezelvh4 - Sat 03 Jul 2021

Are there any singers that want to sing in a new band playing modern inspired numetal and progressive hard rock. Inspirations are Blindspott, Tool, Deftones, Gojira, Meshuggah etc. North Shore and West Auckland Based, originals and covers a...

West Auckland guitarist available for jams PTNO4 - Wed 30 Jun 2021

Hardcore, metalcore rhythm guitarist looking to chill out, have fun make music and knock back some bevs Down to try new stuff Mixing genres, odd time signatures, etc. Give me a text on 0274569367...


Akl drummer seeks hard rock or covers band

Akl drummer seeks hard rock or covers band Cameron - Tue 29 Jun 2021

Hey, I'm Cam. I've been playing drums for about 25 years, on and off, but the last year or so has been pretty quiet. Looking to get back into a band, either for covers or originals. Keen on that hard rock/heavy metal sound, but without ge...

Christchurch Industrial rock band needs bassist keyboard player

Christchurch Industrial rock band needs bassist keyboard player James - Mon 28 Jun 2021

Christchurch Industrial rock band CyberManic are needing a bassist and keyboard player. We've been gigging as a 2-piece, using pre-recorded bass & synth backing tracks, but we want human beings on stage playing live! Some demos on our...

Christchurch Industrial rock band needs keyboard player bassist

Christchurch Industrial rock band needs keyboard player bassist James - Mon 28 Jun 2021

Christchurch Industrial rock band CyberManic are needing a bassist and keyboard player. We've been gigging as a 2-piece, using pre-recorded bass & synth backing tracks, but we want human beings on stage playing live! Some demos on our...

Guitarist wanting to find band macbear2 - Mon 28 Jun 2021

Hey everyone my names joe im 21 and i play guitar ive played for about 10 years now im looking to start a project or join an existing band, my genre range is quite wide but my main genres are rock/metal/punk my influences are seether, green...

Synths Keyboardist wanted for established prog hardcore metalcore band

Synths Keyboardist wanted for established prog hardcore metalcore band Tortex - Mon 28 Jun 2021

We are an Auckland based alternative progressive hardcore/metalcore band searching for a synths/keyboardist who is talented at creating and playing ambient and electronic synths for heavier music (much in the same vain as Jordan Fish of BMT...

Bass Player Needed Kaleb_as - Sun 27 Jun 2021

20 year old drummer and guitarist from Muriwai/west auckland looking for a bass player to come and join us. We’ve got a performance coming up in November for our good mates 21st and we really need someone to come and help us out. We have a...

Lead Vocalist Wanted Extreme Rock band Dark Ichor

Lead Vocalist Wanted Extreme Rock band Dark Ichor Dark Ichor - Sat 26 Jun 2021

We are looking for a lead vocalist to join our passionate extreme rock band Dark Ichor! Dark Ichor take influences from bands like Breaking Benjamin, Tool, Arch Enemy, Metallica, Killswitch Engage. We are looking for an individual in their...

Drummer Vocalist Wanted Auckland Reign mitch120 - Fri 25 Jun 2021

Hey My name is Mitch I'm 20 going on 21 I play guitar and my friend who plays bass is 22 going on 23 we are looking for a drummer and vocalist Preferably in the Auckland city reign and north shore/ Rodney Region because we tend to jam in ei...


Bassist Available Looking to join or form a band Facu - Fri 25 Jun 2021

This is my last attempt before I drop everything and dedicate myself to just listening to music hahah Hey! bassist here. I'm looking to join a band or start something from scratch. been gigging back home for about 10 years. Been in NZ for...

Guitar Song writer tutor

Guitar Song writer tutor Aidano101 - Tue 22 Jun 2021

Hi there. If you're after guitar lessons/song writing lessons, then I'd love to hear from you! My name is Aidan O'Loughlin 28 and I am creating this listing for anyone of any age who is interested in guitar lessons. Whether you're a begi...

Punk Metal Guitarist wanted Black Lick - Mon 21 Jun 2021

Established hardcore punk band reforming. Looking for talented punk/metal guitarist to join. New 13 track album is currently being worked on....

Musicians wanted for Christian Technical Death Metal Band

Musicians wanted for Christian Technical Death Metal Band Mikey590 - Sat 19 Jun 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...

Vocalist wanted demos in listing Ryan_W - Fri 18 Jun 2021

VOCALIST WANTED 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. I (Ryan) am based on the north shore...

Drummer wanted for Auckland Metal Hardcore band Bicboi - Thu 17 Jun 2021

Hey guys, Were an Auckland based Metal/hardcore band currently seeking a drummer. 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 all in our late 20s/early 30s...

Looking for some decent musos Please no metal or punk

Looking for some decent musos Please no metal or punk Macken - Wed 16 Jun 2021

Any decent musos in this shitty town? https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3ccBKM1_VFaQv5YgUxkwlQ/videos...

Scream and Shout Unknown entity - Mon 14 Jun 2021

4 piece Rock band, based in auckland, Currently two guitar, and bass player, and drummer our influences are a range of early 80s metal, Crue etc, 70s punk, Ramones etc, 80s blues rock/hard rock, Guns N Roses, Thrash Metal-Metallica/megadet...


Long Term Touring Band Members Required for Solo Metal Project

Long Term Touring Band Members Required for Solo Metal Project JSoloProject - Sun 13 Jun 2021

Well-established Solo Metal Project based in Rotorua is seeking the services of skilled metal musicians to fill the current roles. Rhythm Guitar (No Vocals) Bass Guitar (Some Backing Vocals Required) Main Drummer 2 Keyboardists/Synth...

Electric guitarist for covers or originals redgierocker - Thu 10 Jun 2021

Hey, I'm an electric guitarist and have been playing for a bit over 3 years now. I'm looking to join a band, or start something new. I'm happy with just covers, or originals. I've written a few basic tracks and I'd be interested in doing...

Hard rock metal vocalist wanted Gingerninja - Sat 05 Jun 2021

We are looking for a vocalist to complete our lineup. We are a 4 piece Auckland based hard rock/metal band in search of the final piece to add that killer edge to our music. Some demos are available at https://soundcloud.com/glen-dalby Op...

Drummer Available

Drummer Available Thrunobulax - Thu 03 Jun 2021

Looking for metal/punk/rock types for mayhem.

Guitarist looking join form Band JBlade - Thu 03 Jun 2021

30yr old M Rock/Blues Guitarist (Electric and Acoustic) based on the north shore in Auckland, Happy to travel to most of Auckland. Have own gear, Looking to join/form first band. Previously jammed with others but looking for something more...

Rock Metal Prog Lead Guitarist Available Matija - Thu 03 Jun 2021

Hi, I'm Matt, from Italy. Always been a lead guitarist, love playing solos. Just moved to Chch after living in Akl for 5 years. Looking forward to meet interesting people to share my music passion with. My kind of music is. Yah, bloody pr...

Writer collaboration wanted Eddy current - Sun 30 May 2021

Do you have lyrics and no tune? Or maybe an awesome riff/hook and need some words to compliment it? The Beatles had Lennon & McCartney, INXS had Michael Hutchence and Andrew Farris (can't believe INXS just turned 40 - still Rockin' IMHO) -...

Singer Songwriter Muso Eddy current - Sun 30 May 2021

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 *...


Bass player available Swampy - Sat 29 May 2021

Bass player from Hamilton looking to join a band, open to most genres but I've had experience playing in metal bands. Afew of my influences Tye Zamora (AAF), Les claypool (Primus), Michael League (Snarky Puppy), Dominic Lapointe (ex- Bey...

Bassist wanted for metal band Polaris - Fri 28 May 2021

Bunch of uni students with a pretty cool metal project forming. 2 guitarists and a drummer. One of the guitarists is going to try his hand at singing too. Influenced by the good old stuff. Iron maiden and Megadeth vibes are what we are afte...

Drummer looking for grunge heavy metal guitarist Garth Peters - Mon 24 May 2021

Looking to make originals band that is grunge/heavy/desert rock anything along those lines. Want to make a unique sound but keep it simple too. No fancy overplayed shit. I play drums but can play rhythm guitar if needed. Looking for chilled...

ATT n metal guitarists and bass players ScottAuckland - Mon 24 May 2021

Looking for guitarists and a bass player. We are an Auckland-based vocalist and drummer looking to start a serious band. Vocal influences range from angry styles, such as Skinlab, Heaven Shall Burn, Abiogenesis, Thy Art Is Murder and He...

Drummer wanted Dunedin Lou - Sun 23 May 2021

Hi, am a 23 year old guitarist that plays my own tunes that are starting to really take shape. Need a drummer. Cheers....

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...

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...


PROFESSIONAL RECORDING AND MIXING SERVICES Soundkard Productions - Sun 04 Oct 2020

Soundkard Production offers professional recording and mixing services based in South Auckland at a reasonable rate. We deal with all musical genres. Check out some of the work we've done at https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3zFszZ3rM9rv...

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...

Album Artwork Available RS3D - Tue 24 Sep 2019

Does your band need album art? Send me a message at robsmith.rs3d@gmail.com RS3D offers professional album artwork through both catalogue and commission, using a combination of 2D, 3D and photography. RS3D is owned and operated by Rob Smi...

Guitar Bass Lessons levijmusicnz - Sat 11 May 2019

30 minutes - $25 60 minutes - $45 - Beginner to Advanced Lessons Take you to the level you want to be at. - Any style I base my lessons around my students songs they want to learn and can tailor my lessons towards jazz, rock, prog, m...

The Penrose Underground The Penrose Underground - Wed 24 Apr 2019

Welcome to the Penrose Underground We offer two new, well equipped purpose built professional live music rehearsal rooms in a very comfortable and creative space with a cosy boutique feel. There’s plenty of free parking and easy one level...

Rehearsal room available in Grey Lynn Stage Music Center - Tue 20 Nov 2018

Looking for a well-equipped rehearsal room? We can provide you with the most professional band rehearsal room. Stage Music Center has 6 professional rehearsal rooms, all rooms are over 20 square meters and professional soundproofing. No ma...

Guitar teacher available Lorddragonfira - Tue 13 Mar 2018

Hey my name is Jun Park and I have been teaching guitar based on the North Shore for the past 6 years. I have tutored at Campbells Bay primary, Browns Bay Primary, and at various other schools.I was also part of the Music Education Centre b...

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...


help songwriting areriea - Sat 10 Feb 2018

I am wanting to make a solo music album in a hardcore/metal theme im currently stuck with songwriting and getting the ball moving i am after assistance in songwriting and ideas and help with putting ideas togeather later on i will loo...

Beginner Intermediate guitar lessons lockiebennett - Mon 11 Dec 2017

Hey all, I’m offering beginner to intermediate level guitar lessons and/or music theory lessons over the summer holidays and the coming year. I’ve been playing guitar for 10 years, playing with rock, metal, musical and jazz bands while also...

Central otago drum lesson expression of interest Kickthatdouble - Sat 28 Oct 2017

Hi If you live in Central Otago and want drum lessons flick me a message. Just not sure how many people use this site so looking for expressions of interest.I have been playing 28 years, can play everything, teach you want you want. Any le...

Valhalla Wellington Music Venue Valhalla Music Venue - Sat 30 Jan 2016

As a music venue 154 Vivian Street has been the starting point for some of New Zealand’s biggest names in Rock and Metal. A tradition that we aim to continue. We have an in-house PA system, lighting, smoke machines, and everything else ne...