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Drummer Singer needing to start a band Hazzards123 - 2 days ago

Hey There. My names Harry I'm 23. I'm a Drummer/Singer fiending for some stage time! Looking for any combination of multi talented charismatic people to collaborate with on originals and covers. If you can write a killer hook, play the ha...

Skilled and Passionate Musicians Wanted for Rock Band ReubenThaGreat - 2 days ago

Hello all, I am a guitarist in my early 20’s looking for keen musicians to form a band with. I write original music, some instrumental, some with lyrics. I also like to perform at open mics around Christchurch. I have been in two bands...

Bass player wanted JordanBaker - 2 days ago

Singer/guitarist and drummer looking for a bass player to jam with. We both have experience playing in bands, covers and originals. Looking for someone who likes heavy music, is interested in collaborating on original songs and is keen to g...

Singer guitarist available looking for bass and drums to start a band JordanBaker - 3 days ago

I have recently moved back to Hamilton from England and I am wanting to find musicians to jam with, and hopefully start a band with. I have lots of experience playing in bands performing covers and originals. I sing and play guitar, and I w...

Members Wanted for Alt Rock Band AriTuaine - 5 days ago

Looking for people to jam with and potentially start a band. I'm 23, listen to mostly alt rock. Based in North Shore. Txt me at 02041338919 if you'd be keen for a jam....

Lead Guitarist with poppy chops Date Night - 5 days ago

Kia ora, Looking for a guitarist for a 5 piece pop-rock-rnb-electronic-indie originals band. 7-8 tracks ready to go, all other spots filled. Little bit of noodly stuff, little bit of chilled out nile rodgers funk chords. A enjoyment of m...

Wanted ~ Musicians ~ Classic Rock Retrorocker - 6 days ago

I am a Wellington based guitarist with extensive playing and some teaching experience looking for a singer, bass player and drummer to put together a Classic Rock covers band and given the genre this might suit slightly older musicians but...

Metal Guitarist looking for people to jam with Oscar - Thu 16 Sep 2021

Guitar player looking for other people to jam, join or form a band with. I'm mostly interested in extreme metal but like playing music across the hard-rock- metal spectrum. I've only being playing for ~1.5 years (lessons for 6 months) but h...


Looking for vocalist to join Surf Rock Jazz Band Vogel Town - Mon 13 Sep 2021

Looking for a vocalist who can play an instrument to join our surf rock jazz band. Our major influences are bands like king krule and Vacations. If you'd like to join, flick me a message or send me a text or email. We try to practice at lea...

Bass player wanted Erik - Mon 13 Sep 2021

Our bass player just quit. We're an originals band Sound Shadow based in Morrinsville, our repertoire is rock, blues and such and we've got a new album that needs recording and more than three hours repertoire that need to get gig ready qui...

Angular noise rock ish group looking for vox hamsterrorist - Sun 12 Sep 2021

Our new project is progressing nicely, now in need of vocals (and a person) that can gel with our songwriting. Demos below. Reach out if you reckon you can add +ve vibes to the proceedings :) Auckland-based. https://soundcloud.com/s...

Singer Songwriter Muso Eddy current - Sun 12 Sep 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 *...

Writer collaboration wanted Eddy current - Sun 12 Sep 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) -...

Guitarist Vocalist Eddy current - Sun 12 Sep 2021

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 so...

Guitarist wanted for multi genred rock band

Guitarist wanted for multi genred rock band scottmbx5 - Fri 10 Sep 2021

Auckland based alternative rock band looking for a guitarist. We write combination of music crossing over from alternative rock, hard rock, pop punk and with some electronica influences. Ideally we're looking for someone aged between 18 an...

Keyboardist and drummer looking for new members mooninthemaking - Tue 07 Sep 2021

We're a keyboardist and drummer looking to start something new. While we aren't particular about sticking to one type of music, we'd love a psychedelic bluesy rock style as a starting point. The Doors are a major influence. Looking for a si...


Jam Session Auckland Glenn - Mon 06 Sep 2021

I am a mature male 50 years old, although I don't always act my age. Intermediate level. I play guitar (acoustic mainly), although dabble in bass and electric. I play keyboards and piano as well. My influences are classic rock, new wave, 80...

Drummer available for rock band Quinto81 - Mon 06 Sep 2021

Hi my name is Quinton. I have been in many bands, done many tours, studio time etc. I am after a band that is ready to go or nearly ready. I like to play most styls of rock, punk pop punk etc. .message me if your keen. Cheers. 0225649037...

Let s form a band Tayla - Sun 05 Sep 2021

Hey everyone! Putting feelers out to the Hawkes Bay to form a band or a group to jam with. I can sing, play guitar, piano, ukulele. Keen for any genre really, though fan of good ol' kiwi classics, pub covers band, country/bluegrass, pop/roc...

Blues Players Blues Bass - Sat 04 Sep 2021

I am a bass player looking to find some like minded blues musicians in the hope to get back into playing a bit... I'm certainly not into blues rock guys, my influences are more old school. So any drummers, guitar, harp or piano players a...

Bass player looking to start a band Vohiyo - Wed 01 Sep 2021

Hey everyone! I'm Paul and Im a 21 yo bassist from the north shore looking to start a band. Hopefully with like minded and similar aged people, maybe start off with some covers and eventually start writing some songs and take it from the...

Drummer wanted for prog punk band

Drummer wanted for prog punk band newpunkwave - Mon 30 Aug 2021

Hiya! We are a vocalist/guitarist and a bassist in our early twenties, looking for a like minded drummer to join our band. We have about 8 finished songs, we now just need a drummer. The songs have classic structures, but usually odd br...

Aging alternative rock guitarist seeks bassist or guitarist songwriter AlanB - Fri 27 Aug 2021

Funk and jazz styles could seep into the no rules fun. See profile for more.

Experienced Bass player needed

Experienced Bass player needed LucidNight - Wed 25 Aug 2021

Lucid Night are on the look out for a new Bass player for their hard rock original music. Must be experienced and available to practice once per week, easy going and can have a laugh helps. We are a active band pulling off some cool gigs re...


Drummer Available

Drummer Available NPDrummer - Tue 17 Aug 2021

Rock Drummer available, reliable , available for weekly practice and happy with regular or part time gigs, many years experience but not been in a band in a while but have played the odd gig and jammed , looking for a fun and reliable grou...

Drummer wanted for covers band in Auckland SweetnSalty - Mon 16 Aug 2021

We are looking for a drummer for our covers band. Someone who can cover most genres, rock, funk, blues, reggae, rock n roll etc...

PROFESSIONAL RECORDING AND MIXING SERVICES Soundkard Productions - Sun 15 Aug 2021

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...

Auckland covers bass player needed NZdrummer - Thu 12 Aug 2021

Busy Auckland covers band looking for a capable bass player that has backing vocal ability asap. We are lead vocals/Acoustic guitar, lead guitar/BVs, drummer/BVs with Sequence tracks.. Our current bass player has just resigned due to, to m...

Keen for jam sessions

Keen for jam sessions aidan - Wed 11 Aug 2021

Rock guitarist seeking dudes and dudettes to jam with. Have all my own gear, just need other band members or people to jam with and sink some tins Playlist of some songs I play: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2m0i5s1wvbsSXRHDmFmdk...

Metal/Rock Guitarist available Wettoguitar - Wed 11 Aug 2021

I'm Tom, 29, lead guitar player recently moved to NZ Auckland from the UK Have been in various original/tribute bands over the last few years and looking to continue now in NZ Used to playing rock/metal but happy to try anything! Link to...

Drummer wanted for Auckland based hard rock band Nav - Sun 08 Aug 2021

We are a originals only hard rock band looking for a drummer. We have some good songs under our belt and a solid plan for way ahead. Need someone who can really play, don't care about your age as long as you know your game. At the moment we...

Guitarist available Manawatu/Palmerston north rush_2112 - Fri 06 Aug 2021

32 year old male looking to join/start band with originals and/or covers. Anything rocky to get the blood pumping I enjoy the hard rock of rush and sabbath as well as muse. I do enjoy the desert rock/stoner rock scene as well I’m in 2 ban...


Rhythm guitarist available HamishPenrose - Thu 05 Aug 2021

Hi, I'm a yo-pro in welly looking to join a covers band as a rhythm guitarist. I've been playing a couple years, but this would be my first band as a guitarist (previously played as a bassist). I'm into most modern rock, 60s - 80s p...

Country Rock Rhythm Guitarist Don - Wed 04 Aug 2021

Looking to join a country rock outfit as a rhythm guitarist (electric). Can do dynamite backing vocals. Playing for 25+ years, got gear....

Punk Bass guitarist wanted insert_band_name_here - Wed 04 Aug 2021

Hi everyone! My name is Michael and Im looking to start a punk band and am looking for likeminded individuals to join my band! I am hoping to do vocals and rhythm guitar in the band. Some of my biggest influences stem from classic punk...

Punk drummer wanted insert_band_name_here - Wed 04 Aug 2021

Hi everyone! My name is Michael and Im looking to start a punk band and am looking for likeminded individuals to join my band! I am hoping to do vocals and rhythm guitar in the band. Some of my biggest influences stem from classic punk...

Guitarist in Dunedin Lou - Wed 04 Aug 2021

Hi, am a guitarist who sings a bit. Am looking to join a band or form one. Play originals, for it is the way to go. Heavy metal, Rock n Roll- that sort of thing. Am a university student. Message if interested....

Tribute covers band rush_2112 - Tue 03 Aug 2021

32 year old male Bassist in 2 small bands https://swampwizardnz.bandcamp.com/releases Keen to start or join a hard rock tribute band preferably focusing on one band but not too fussed Big fan of Rush, black sabbath, muse, rage against th...

Bass player wanted for Alt Rock band

Bass player wanted for Alt Rock band Aidan Ripley - Tue 03 Aug 2021

Looking for a bass player to complete our alternative rock band. Hoping to gig (some PAYED) and record once we've got a decent set of songs. Open to collaboration. Looking for a dedicated young musician close to our age (between 18-24)...

Looking for like minded Bassist and or Keyboardist twod0206 - Tue 03 Aug 2021

Hi, We are a Auckland based J-Pop/Rock band. We have just released our single and and want to have a like minded bassist or keyboardist to join for the next project. We do live gig, recording originals, and music videos. (recordings / mu...


Lead guitarist wanted for rockabilly blues band

Lead guitarist wanted for rockabilly blues band The Convincers - Mon 02 Aug 2021

Christchurch based rockabilly & blues band looking for skilled lead gat player...

Seeking fellow instrumentalists JoniRichie - Sat 31 Jul 2021

Kia ora, I am a 30 y.o guitarist with a grounding in blues/metal/prog rock. I also play Irish folk fiddle, and I love nearly all genres of music. I have over 10 years experience with guitar and over 5 years with violin. I am looking for eit...

Advanced beginner drummer available Steve - Tue 27 Jul 2021

Beginner drummer Auckland wanting to meet others for pub type rock, jimmy barnes, AC/DC, George thouroughgood etc etc...

VERSATILE GUITARIST WANTED TO FORM DUO WITH TALENTED FEMALE VOCALIST

VERSATILE GUITARIST WANTED TO FORM DUO WITH TALENTED FEMALE VOCALIST Jazzabelle - Mon 26 Jul 2021

I am seeking a multi-genre guitarist to form a duo with. My repertoire includes acoustic/pop, rock, country, blues and jazz (jazz is optional depending on whether the guitarist is able to perform this genre). I perform classic to contempor...

heavy originals rock band seek drummer mark - Mon 26 Jul 2021

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....

Looking for musicians to jam with Sonof61 - Mon 26 Jul 2021

Hi, I've been learning to play drums (classic rock/pop genres) for a while and would classify myself as an 'advanced beginner'. I'm keen to find like-minded folk to jam with regularly so we can do some busking and eventually play some gig...

Vocalist Wanted for covers band Worksy - Sat 24 Jul 2021

Hi ladies we have a covers band top 40 ,classic rock ,RNB a bit of all genres for bar gigs etc.... We definitely in need of a female singer who can sing this range of music and if you are keen please reply.. we already have a bassist ,gu...

Rock Metal Bassist Available Logan Andrew On Bass - Sat 24 Jul 2021

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 - Sat 24 Jul 2021

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...

Experienced drummer needed for Rock band Age of Destitute - Fri 23 Jul 2021

We are looking for a drummer for live gigs. We are an original band, and recently released an Ep. We would like to jam and play live as a trio ( currently a duo). Our music is available on Spotify if you wanna have a listen and see if you...

Christchurch rock singer needed kafkaspringtime - Wed 21 Jul 2021

Gigging Christchurch rock covers act seeks vocalist. Male or female; professional attitude a must.

Drummer wanted in Auckland area ElmoS - Tue 20 Jul 2021

Looking for a drummer. We are a hard rock band with a metal and grunge influence. we're a tight unit so looking for someone with chops and committed. Am happy to send out our demo if you are interested. Elmo...

Join us on air Indie Music TONIGHT 8 20pm 9pm NZ Mon 19 Jul 2021

Join us on air Indie Music TONIGHT 8 20pm 9pm NZ Mon 19 Jul 2021 ralphe - Mon 19 Jul 2021

Are you online tonight? 8.20pm-9pm NZ Mon 19 Jul 2021- we chat with NZ indie rockers https://www.datemonthyear.band/ Join us on our INDIEPICKS podcast streaming at http://www.ralphe.co.nz - join us in the chatroom (no login required) And...

Punk guitarist bassist looking to jam Migsforshort - Sun 18 Jul 2021

Yooo team, early 30s punk rhythm guitarist slash bassist here looking to jam or form a band. Central Auckland hmu 021 0566592 Punk rock Pop punk Taking back Sunday Anberlin All time low Incubus Jimmy eat world Red jumpsuit appara...

Musicians Wanted Manu - Sat 17 Jul 2021

Bassist available / looking for a rock n’ roll jam band Hi, I’m Manu. I’m a bassist. I compose my original songs as well. I’m Japanese male,45yrs old, base in West Auckland. I would like to play in a jam band like Grateful Dead. If I do...

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...


Seeking like minded musicians amosborne - Thu 15 Jul 2021

Kia ora, just putting out feelers to see if there are any other 90s punk fans out there who have given up on their rock star dreams and aspirations of professional musicianship. By 90s punk I guess I mean the likes of Lag Wagon, Nofx, Mille...

Seeking like minded musicians amosborne - Thu 15 Jul 2021

Kia ora, just putting out feelers to see if there are any other 90s punk fans out there who have given up on their rock star dreams and aspirations of professional musicianship. By 90s punk I guess I mean the likes of Lag Wagon, Nofx, Mille...

Drummer Required For North Shore Based Rock Covers Band Roachy - Wed 14 Jul 2021

Experenced Drummer Required!!! Unfortunatly we have just lost our drummer and in need of another. We are a covers band with our own practice space in Glenfield. Somebody thats able to commit to weekly practice, add ideas, enjoy a good l...

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...

FEMALE VOCALIST AVAILABLE FOR DUO TRIO OR BAND

FEMALE VOCALIST AVAILABLE FOR DUO TRIO OR BAND Jazzabelle - Thu 08 Jul 2021

Multi-genre vocalist seeking a duo partner or band. Styles include jazz, blues, rock, pop, acoustic, country and Celtic. I would like to meet a compatible eclectic musician or musicians to collaborate with, with the goal of finding gigs i...

Bassist for cover band HamishPenrose - Tue 06 Jul 2021

Hi, I'm looking to join a cover band as either a bassist or rhythm guitarist. Looking to join other younger people (mid 20s) I'm a massive fan of 60s to modern rock, but am keen to play anything. flick me a text on 022 659 498...

Looking for a Bassist for a young student band

Looking for a Bassist for a young student band Frost - Sun 04 Jul 2021

Kia ora everyone! I am a member of a young student band looking for a bassist to take over our vacant bass position because our bassist had to depart due to other commitments. We are currently figuring out how the band is going to sound...

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...

Electronic poetry project Tatah - Thu 01 Jul 2021

Looking for a highly committed partner for a synthwave/electro sung music, to help me to compose songs with me in an artsy project. Must be either a keyboardist or a dj and a producer, with improvisation skills. I am a 42 yo Brazilian wri...


DRUMMER WANTED FOR ESTABLISHED WELLINGTON BASED ROCK BAND bensargent00 - Wed 30 Jun 2021

We are an established hard rock band seeking a drummer to replace our current stick man who sadly needs to depart due to other commitments. Our sound has been compared to Alice In Chains, Audioslave, Clutch, Kyuss among others. We have d...

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...

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...

COVERS BAND AVAILABLE ------ THREE ON ROCK Dave - Tue 11 May 2021

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Experienced Guitar Tutor hayden123 - Fri 07 Aug 2020

Hi all, My names Hayden, ive been playing guitar for about 9 years now and would love to teach this amazing instrument to others who want to learn! I'm highly experienced with Rock and pop music and can travel to you! I'm available...

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...