Future plc (LSE: FUTR), the global platform for specialist media, today announces an exciting partnership between Metal Hammer, the world’s biggest heavy metal music brand and global streaming service Deezer for exclusive audio content from the biggest names in metal. This exclusive content partnership will deliver unique interviews, curated playlists, special edition podcasts and much more.
The world’s biggest metal brand will be teaming up
with Deezer to produce a series of up-close-and-personal interviews with some
of the biggest names in metal, plus exclusive podcasts and curated playlists.
The ‘New Noise’ weekly playlist will keep fans updated
with the latest metal releases, while those wanting to explore tracks from
across the globe can enjoy a monthly playlist of metal music from one selected
country, beginning with Indonesia.
This year Metal Hammer is celebrating 50 years of
Metal. Today’s partnership launch with Deezer will feature an exclusive series
of playlists from the very best of heavy music across all five decades, plus a
world-exclusive interview with metal eccentric, Devin Townsend.
“Deezer is one of the leading streaming platforms
in the world today, but what excites us most about working with them is that
Deezer has a strong and loyal metal fanbase,” says Metal Hammer Editor, Merlin Alderslade. “This is a partnership that will result in
numerous opportunities and special content made by metal fans, for metal
fans…We’re going to be rolling out some great stuff in the coming
Global Rock & Metal Music Editor, Martin Guerber, adds “We can’t
wait to give metal fans the chance to get even closer with their favourite
artists. Our partnership makes it so easy to find all the hottest tracks and
behind-the-scenes stories of the metal world. I personally loved Devin’s
Townsend revealing interview about ‘Empath’, his most ambitious album to
date…so make sure you don’t miss out!”
Metal Hammer is part of the UK’s fastest-growing
music website, Louder, and has the
largest social media following of any UK music media brand, including over 2 million
followers on Facebook.
Deezer provides 53 million tracks to over 180
countries, offering instant access to one of the largest and most diverse
global music streaming catalogues on any device.
Head to www.deezer.com/channels/metal now to
stream Metal Hammer on Deezer now.
Metal Hammer is the world’s biggest heavy music
brand and has been at the forefront of alternative culture for over three
decades. In 2016 it celebrated its 30th anniversary and continues to launch
innovative new platforms and campaigns designed to give users the very best
access to the biggest and best artists.
Deezer connects 14 million monthly active users
around the world to 53 million tracks. Deezer is available in over 180
countries worldwide and offers instant access to one of the largest and most
diverse global music streaming catalogue on any device. Deezer is the only
music streaming service with Flow, the unique mix of all your old favourites
and new recommendations in one ever-changing stream. Based on an intuitive,
proprietary algorithm and created by people who love music, it’s the only place
to hear all your music back-to-back with fresh discoveries tailored to you.
Deezer is available on your favourite device, including smartphone, tablet, PC,
laptop, home sound system, connected car or smart TV.
Deezer has been bringing the music since 2007 and is
a privately held company, headquartered in Paris with offices in São Paulo,
London, Berlin, Miami, Dubai and around the world. Deezer is available as a
free download for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows devices or on the web at
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Homebuilding & Renovating, Digital Camera, Guitarist, How It Works, Total
Film, What Hi-Fi? and Music Week.