28th May 2020
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New website for rock lovers

Rock lovers can enjoy a new website dedicated to the alternative music scene.

Heavy Metal Buffet, a Shetland-based media group, launched the site this week.

Visitors to Shetland, along with locals can learn about local music, upcoming gigs and listen to a popular weekly podcast.

Buffet member Jamie Hatch, is the creator of the site.

He said: “The Heavy Metal Buffet website is a continuation of our goal to promote the Shetland alternative to a wider audience.

“We aim to make the website as interactive as possible and we hope that even people who have little knowledge of our little rock scene can visit and come away realizing just how much quality we have.

“We have something really special here in Shetland in regards to our alternative scene and we want the whole world to know about it.”

The website will also offer the chance to watch music videos as well as visit an online store to purchase Buffet and local band merchandise.

Biographies will be provided for members of the Heavy Metal Buffet team as well as local rock and metal bands.

One of the main aims for the website is to strengthen the rock and metal community in Shetland and provide a platform for local and visiting bands to share their music.

For more information go to  www.heavymetalbuffet.co.uk.


About Adam Guest

Reporter for The Shetland Times. I have also worked as a senior news reporter at The Press and Journal, The Barnsley Chronicle and as a freelance reporter for The Doncaster Free Press. Alongside news reporting I specialise in music and sports journalism. Pork pie lover.

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One comment

  1. fraser cluness

    When did rock music become ‘alternative music’ and alternative to what?


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