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Te Reo Maori Metal goes viral

Posted 26 July 2017 by Gold FM in New Zealand Music and New Releases

New Zealand thrash metal band Alien Weaponry just entered its second week at the top of the Spotify NZ Viral 50 Music Chart with it’s song Rū Ana Te Whenua. Spotify is the world’s largest online music distributor and it’s “Viral 50” chart measures...
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Ed Sheerhan's Come Back!

Posted 10 January 2017 by Gold FM in New Releases and Legend

Multiple Grammy and BRIT Award-winning international mega-star, Ed Sheeran, has kicked-off music in 2017, unveiling TWO brand new singles - ’Castle on the Hill’ and ’Shape Of You’  Ed Sheeran's two comeback singles – ‘Castle on the...
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UB40 Hits NZ in 2017

Posted 6 December 2016 by Nicole Thomas in Concerts and Legend
Media Release: NikNak Media

The UK’s most successful reggae band, UB40, is returning to New Zealand in November 2017, playing all their hits and more! Spearheading the global reggae revival throughout the 80s and 90s, UB40 became a household name with smash tunes like ‘Red Red...
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R.I.P Leonard Cohen

Posted 14 November 2016 by Gold FM in Legend

Leonard Cohen's son Adam shared his feelings as he buried his father. He posted a message on social media telling the world his dad had been buried: My sister and I just buried my father in Montreal. With only immediate family and a few...
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Freddy Mercury's Asteroid

Posted 6 September 2016 by Gold FM in Legend

Freddy Mercury would have turned 70 years old on September the 4th. The supernova star has long since departed for heaven but would surely have been over the moon to learn about his astronomical namesake. Who better to break the stellar news about...
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Bryce Carter

Posted 6 July 2016 by Gold FM in New Zealand Music and New Releases

We featured Bryce Carter's music during June. Bryce was born and bred in Aotearoa, the Land of the Long White Cloud, Christchurch - New Zealand. He's a singer/songwriter who says he's driven to connect with truth and honesty in music....
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Smokefree Rockquest Winners Join Forces

Posted 31 May 2016 by Gold FM

Smokefree rockquest winners Alien Weaponry (Northland) and Altered Blondes (North Shore) are joining forces this Friday to put on a killer show for Auckland's youth. The all ages show at the Ellen Melville Hall in the City runs from 5:30pm -...
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Alien Weaponry

Posted 5 May 2016 by Gold FM in New Zealand Music

Gold FM is acknowledging NZ Music Month by paying attention to Alien Weaponry and featuring them this month. Hailing from Northland, Alien Weaponry are a three piece hardcore thrash metal band with an average age of 14 are set to take the New...
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Still His Guitar Gently Weeps

Posted 22 April 2016 by Gold FM in Legend

Sad, sad, sad to hear Prince has passed.  BIG respect to Prince, AKA: Jamie Starr, Christopher Alexander Nevermind, The Purple One, Joey Coco, The Artist Formely Known As Prince, TAFKAP.  Master of Funk, R&B, Rock, Pop, New Wave, Synth Pop,...
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Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton 'Can't Let You Do It'

Posted 11 April 2016 by Gold FM in New Releases
Media Release: Johnny Parker Records

Music legend Eric Clapton has reunited with famed producer Glyn Johns for his forthcoming 23rd studio album I Still Do, set for release on May 20, 2016 on his Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records. Clapton and Johns – who has also produced albums for...
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