Maximum Metal was started in 2003 by a few guys who just wanted a forum for communicating about hard rock and heavy metal and we have
raised our fists for the style ever since. Our mission is to be a comprehensive metal source and entertainment site for fellow fans such
as ourselves. We offer news, personal reviews, interviews with indy and major metal stars, columns, picture galleries, and our own exclusive features.
Our active staff of writers and photographers are from various areas of the world--US, Europe, Asia, etc., making us a global metal ezine.
If you get the urge, please give us your thoughts on Maximum Metal. This site will be constantly updated and modified for the
metal community that has given, and still gives, so much to us.
We have moved, along with the industry, to downloading digital content for review instead of receiving hard cds. If you have a link or electronic press kit to promo music, please email that to email@example.com. We want to thank all of the bands that have gotten in touch with us and have sent cds over the years. All the CDs sent to us were put on a Master List for staff reviewers to choose from. There is no "junk pile", but some may never have been chosen for review.
CONTACT & SUBMISSIONS
We can be reached for news, requests and general noise here: firstname.lastname@example.org
*** NOTE: We have moved, along with the industry, to downloading digital content for reviewing instead of receiving physical cds.
If you have a link or electronic press kit to promote music, please email that to us. Don't mail cds through the post.
Maximum Metal is always looking to add staff members who know heavy metal and have the motivation to write about it.
Our staff is primarily self-motivated and you'll get out of it what you put into it. The current batch of earth dogs can be seen here: [Staff Page]
For more info on joining, please read our [New Staff Page]
After nearly 1,000 written reviews, our senior editor Eric Compton has launched a new alphabetical book series, "DENIM & LETTERS"! Check it out here: [Metal Book]
Since late 2010/early 2011, we used a blog format to allow for more metal postings than just site updates. All of our front page rumblings are archived here: [Metal Features]
For the times we don't take metal seriously there are Parodies & Tributes to check out here: [Humor Section]
We're supplimenting our website with a digital magazine containing interviews, reviews and exclusive content. Check it here: [Metal Magazine]
Heavy Metal is not just a man's world. Our archived section devoted to the women of HR&HM can be checked out here: [Metal Maidens]
We have thousands of reviews held in our databases, so we put together a handfull of interesting stats here: [Metal Stats]
Maximum Metal saw the conflict and difficulty with purchasing heavy metal and hard rock in the 00s and compiled a feature called "Buying Metal". Now, in 2016, we are launching a feature called "Streaming Metal", another resourceful list that will compile all of the options available to music fans to stream metal legally either for free or as a paid subscriber. Check out our Maximum Metal Guide to Streaming Music [Metal Streaming]
There's tons of metal and hard rock out there that want to be heard! We scoured Bandcamp.com and give you the goods.[Metal Streams]
Our tree-style diagram representing the major groupings of 30+ years of hard rock and metal with some of its outside influences. Check it out here: [Timeline]
Our foray into social media and the only Facebook page run by our website. Updates and discussion can be found there: [Facebook Link]
Where we hope to feed concert and metal pics. Just search in your Instagram ap for maximummetal or browse at: [Instagram Link]
Snaps from shows, merch we have, who knows? : [Snapchat: MaximumMetal]
Currently for audio interviews: [SoundCloud Link]
Tumblr blog for things that don't always fit here. [Tumblr Link]
The Twitter page run by our website. [Twitter Link]
Our youtube channel where every now and then we add videos we like: [Youtube Channel]
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