MPN in the News

MoshPitNation Spreading \m/ METAL LOVE \m/ in the News


Heavy Metal in Recoil Magazine Monthly

The Best of West Michigan Metal

Local Metal is Cheap and Easy

Social Media is a Metalhead’s Best Friend

Do-It-Yourself Heavy Music Scene

The Best Michigan Venues for Heavy Music

Read All Articles on Heavy Metal in Recoil Magazine


WZZM’s Take 5 & Company,  July 2013

Mosh Pit Nation on WZZM13 Take 5 & Company

Jen talks with Take 5 & Company’s Stephanie Webb

about Mosh Pit Nation and local heavy metal

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Mosh Pit Nation in Detroit Live Magazine JuneDETROIT LIVE MAGAZINE, June 2013

Michigan Metal Unites! Local metal is not dead! In fact, it is alive and kicking right here in Michigan. This is more than just a metro Detroit area trend, it’s a state wide phenomenon. As anyone knows who has been involved in the Detoit metal scene knows, it has traditionally been a cut-throat, every band for themselves kind of atmosphere. However, there is a change on the horizon. As of late, there has been a lot more unity and cooperation among the bands in the area. This is in sync with a state wide trend that is being driven by a grass-roots organization called Mosh Pit Nation and its founder and chief head banger, Jen Lorenski. She has begun a movement connecting metal heads, musicians and venues from every region of the state, and this movement is growing fast! This is exactly what the metal scene in this state needs. Read more by clicking on the graphic to the left, or at



MoshPitNation in Rapid Growth Media“Metal missionaries. Local metal community boosters. These are tags that Kelly Melburg and Jen Lorenski embrace. Their site,, is the flagship for a local social media revolution among Michigan metal fans, featuring show listings for lower Michigan.” Read More…