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Welcome to our newest member, leorandagent

WANTED: Talented new writers / photographers for Metal Temple, the multinational online magazine


Metal Temple is a Global online Magazine that features everything between the softened kind of Rock to the most brutal insanity of Metal music.

Do you want to be a Metal journalist? Do you wish to write album reviews and interview Rock / Metal artists worldwide? Do you wish to cover Rock / Metal shows in your area and possibly meeting up with some of your favorite artists? Do you think you got what it takes to write for Metal Temple?

If you do, you are in the right place.

Metal Temple is looking for writers, a special kind of people that would be provoked by a large variety of Rock and Metal albums with their album reviews, would be willing to interview artists and write articles about issues in the music business that they wish to confront and explore. Essentially, each writer will slowly become a promotional unit in an immense music industry and will gather experience in promotion. The writers also have the option to cover live shows, acquire contacts of press and doing onsite interviews of the artists.

Basic requirements

  • Fluency with the English language, not just basic knowledge.
  • Admiration and openess within Metal and Rock music. Any kind of Metal and Rock music will do.
  • Technical skills to work with an email account, reply to a mailing list and magazine oriented e-mails, resize an image and fill in some fields in a very easy to use content management system that we're providing to upload your written material.
  • Work with deadlines for publications.
  • Dedication, good work relations and communication.*]

Metal Temple writer is the combination of:

  • Album reviewer: You're willing to do reviews of albums, a couple of weeks before they hit the shelves. You have the time and capability to write at least one or two reviews each week. You're not biased against any genre and if you are then it won't show in your reviews. You can form a few paragraphs of well written explanations on why an album is or is not good. You can be as unbiased as possible.

  • Live Show reporter: You're willing to go to live shows, take pictures and stall your headbanging in between songs to take notes, take pictures, shoot videos, take any instrument and mail it to us. Extra credit for the last one. No we're kidding, we're against crime. Some of it. Really nice videos and pictures will be posted on our YouTube channel and Facebook page. There will be plenty of occasions for guaranteed Press / Photo passes and onsite interview options.

  • Interviewer: You're willing to interview someone who's face is on a poster located somewhere in your room, without stuttering, breaking into tears or asking him to marry you. You can also come up with smart questions and not the "When are you coming to Alaska" or "How has Satan influenced your riffs". You can interview them face to face, via phone, Skype, e-mail, always depends on the situation and whether you have the proper recording equipment. Depending on the quality of the recording, we can even upload it as a video or audio interview.

  • Article Columnist: Gather ideas for written pieces regarding the Metal / Rock music world. Promoting bands in your area through creative writing and article publishing, write on subjects concerning Metal and Rock, publish classic album reviews in the form an article and more…

Interested on becoming a Metal Temple writer and explore the vast world of the music business? Interested in becoming experienced in Rock and Metal? Then send an email to neweditor@metal-temple.com or you can just head on and leave a message on our Facebook page at: Facebook.com/metaltemple with details about yourself and we'll get back to you.

What do you get in return?

We're a magazine made for music fans, run by fans for more than a decade and its being financially supported by us along with clients from the music business that purchase banners and help out us with paying the monthly bills. Also Metal Temple is running a donation campaign in order to find a way to upgrade itself even further.

On the other hand, as a writer, you will have the option to gain a percentage of sale when marketing to potential clients to acquire banner advertisement on the website.

Furthermore, as a writer you will have the joy of watching your own material being posted in one of the greatest online Metal magazines with your name on it, posted on all our social media and you will be part of the most dedicated magazine crew around. You will get a chance to attend gigs with a journalist pass and report on the ongoing Metal acts.

Go ahead and apply.
 

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