Managing Staff

Brandon M. Marshall- Editor-in-Chief/Lead Photographer/ PR/Webmaster

Suzanne M. Drager- Publishing Director/Lead Videographer/Assistant Photographer/PR/Webmaster                                                                 


Birgit Haugen

Contributing Photographers

Raymond Ahner-Photographer: San Francisco,CA 

Jana Stoecker -Photographer: Nordrhein-Westfalen,Germany

Contributing Writers


Ryan Costa


Sonic Excess is an online zine that works exclusively with all genres of metal, from mainstream to local acts. Sonic Excess is a zine by the people for the people!

Record Labels & Bands
Record companies and artists please contact the Editors at and/or

We offer...
Special promotions and features for select artists and interviews, reviews, live photography/videography, audio, contests, news, upcoming release announcements, and tour date listings.

As a general rule...
Sonic Excess will accept all album releases, demos, press kits, videos, and merchandise. Sonic Excess strives to promote music, not negativity. If your band does not meet our standards, we cannot  promote it .

*ATTENTION PR COMPANIES and LABELS: All individuals staffed by Sonic Excess are clearly listed on-site. Any person(s) not expressly shown as Sonic Excess staff should not request any material(s) under our name.*

Job Opportunities

Sonic Excess is currently seeking freelance writers and photographers in Europe and the Western U.S. If you have photojournalism experience,  please contact our Editors. 

Sonic Excess is a drug free workplace.

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All Sonic Excess images and staff authored work are copy written and are not to be used without the written permission of the Editor(s).