Home of Metal

Celebrating music from Birmingham & the Black Country

Terms & Conditions

Home Of Metal is a digital archive of peoples objects and stories relating to bands born out of Birmingham and The Black Country.


About the terms

Access to and use of 'www.homeofmetal.com' is provided by HOME OF METAL on the following terms:

By using www.homeofmetal.com you agree to be bound by these terms, which shall take effect immediately on your first use of www.homeofmetal.com If you do not agree to be bound by all of the following terms please do not access, use and/or contribute to www.homeofmetal.com

HOME OF METAL may change these terms of use at any time by posting changes online. Please review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made by HOME OF METAL.  Your continued use of www.homeofmetal.com after changes are posted means that you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended. If you do not agree to the changes, you should cease using the website.


Use of homeofmetal.com

You agree to use www.homeofmetal.com only for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else's use and enjoyment of www.homeofmetal.com. Prohibited behaviour includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene or offensive material or disrupting any aspect of www.homeofmetal.com


Intellectual Property

All content included on www.homeofmetal.com remains vested in HOME OF METAL or its licensors (which includes band members and other users), and is protected by copyright, trade marks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property Rights (registered and unregistered). You may not copy, reproduce, republish, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use www.homeofmetal.com content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any www.homeofmetal.com content except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of www.homeofmetal.com content requires the prior written permission from Capsule.

The names, images and logos identifying Home of Metal or Capsule or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trade marks of the Home of Metal or Capsule or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring any licence or right to use any trade mark, design right or copyright of the Home of Metal or Capsule or any other third party.



By sharing any contribution (including any text, images, video or audio) with Home of Metal you agree to grant Home of Metal and Capsule a royalty-free, non-exclusive worldwide licence under copyright and any other intellectual property rights or similar rights existing elsewhere in the world to enable Home of Metal to publish, use, reproduce, reformat, amend and make available to the public.

In order that Home of Metal can use your contribution, you confirm that that you are the owner of the copyright and other intellectual property rights for the material or that you are authorised by the copyright owner(s); you confirm the material is not defamatory; you confirm the material does not infringe any law; and you indemnify Home of Metal against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by Axis as a result of your breach of the above.

Home of Metal website will normally show your name with your contribution. Home of Metal may need to contact you for administrative or verification purposes in relation to your contribution, or in relation to particular projects. For full details of when and how we may contact you please see the Home of Metal Privacy Policy plus any local terms where applicable.

If you do not want to grant Home of Metal the permission set out above on these terms, please do not submit or share your contribution to or with www.homeofmetal.com



In order to participate in and contribute to selected www.homeofmetal.com communities you may be required to register with www.homeofmetal.com

Any personal information supplied to www.homeofmetal.org  as part of this registration process and/or any other interaction with www.homeofmetal.com  will be collected, stored and used in accordance with the Home of Metal Privacy Policy.

You agree to use www.homeofmetal.com  communities (eg forums) in accordance with the following Community Rules. These apply to all areas and services of. You should, however, read the local terms and conditions of the particular area or service you're using, as there may be some variations. 



Contributions must be civil, tasteful and appropriate.  No disruptive, offensive or abusive behaviour: contributions must be constructive and polite.

Material that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, offensive on grounds of race, religion, sexual orientation or gender or otherwise objectionable is not acceptable.

If you use multiple logins for the purpose of disrupting the forum you may have action taken against your accounts.

No advertising.

Contributions containing languages other than English may be removed

No inappropriate (e.g. vulgar, offensive etc) user names.

You may reference specific URLs (web site addresses) providing they are relevant to the discussion and the website content is appropriate.

Never reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else. This includes telephone numbers, address, email address.



Home of Metal advise that you never reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else (for example: telephone number, postal address, home address or email address or any other details that would allow you to be personally identified) in any Home of Metal forum.


Legal Requirements

You may not submit or share any defamatory or illegal material of any nature on www.homeofmetal.com This includes text, images, video or audio.

Contributing material to www.homeofmetal.com with the intention of committing or promoting an illegal act is strictly prohibited.

You agree to submit to or share with www.homeofmetal.com only contributions which are your own original work. You must not violate, plagiarise, or infringe the rights of the Home of Metal or third parties including copyright, trade mark, trade secrets, privacy, publicity, personal or proprietary rights.


If you are under sixteen

Please get a parent's or guardian's permission before taking part in any www.homeofmetal.com community

Never reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else (for example, school, telephone number, your full name, home address or email address).


If you breach the Home of Metal Community Rules

If you fail to abide by these rules when using www.homeofmetal.com community, you will be sent an email which informs you why your contribution has been refused or edited. This email will also include a warning that continuing to break the rules may result in action being taken against your account or accounts.

If you fail to abide by these rules on three (3) occasions your access to all www.homeofmetal.com communities and forums will be temporarily suspended for one (1) week.

If following a one (1) week suspension you fail to abide by these rules your access to all www.homeofmetal.com communities and forums will be temporarily suspended for one (1) month.

If you continue to breach these rules Home of Metal has the right to temporarily or permanently suspend your membership and access to any other services offered by www.homeofmetal.com If you post or send offensive or inappropriate content or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on www.homeofmetal.com, and Home of Metal considers such behaviour to be serious and/or repeated, Home of Metal may use whatever information that is available to it about you to stop any further such infringements. This may include informing relevant third parties such as your employer, school or email provider about the infringement/s.

Home of Metal reserves the right to delete any contribution, or take action against any Home of Metal Membership account, at any time, for any reason.


Disclaimers and limitation of liability

The majority of content posted on www.homeofmetal.com is created by fans and members of the public interested in the website’s content. The views expressed are theirs and unless specifically stated are not those of Home of Metal.

Home of Metal has tried to ensure that the contents and information it provides on its web sites is accurate at the time of posting. Unfortunately it cannot guarantee the accuracy of contents or information contained in its pages and any person using information contained in them does so entirely at their own risk.

Some content (text, images, video and audio) displayed on the Home of Metal websites may cause offence in certain cultural contexts and may not be suitable for display to young children.

Home of Metal is not responsible for the availability or content of any third party sites that are accessible through www.homeofmetal.com. Any links to third party websites from www.homeofmetal.com do not amount to any endorsement of that site by Home of Metal and any use of that site by you is at your own risk.

While Home of Metal shall endeavour to make this site available at all times, we will not be liable if, for any reason, the site is unavailable for any period of time. Access to this site may be suspended at any time without prior notice being given.

Home of Metal is not liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such damage or losses were foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise): (a) loss of data; (b) loss of revenue or anticipated profits; (c) loss of business; (d) loss of opportunity; (e) loss of goodwill or injury to reputation; (f) losses suffered by third parties; or (g) any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of www.homeofmetal.com regardless of the form of action.

Home of Metal does not warrant that functions available on www.homeofmetal.com will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that www.homeofmetal.com or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to implement sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.



The failure or delay of Home of Metal to exercise or enforce any right in these terms does not waive Home of Metal’s right to enforce that right.   These terms shall be governed by by English law and the parties submit the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Contacting Home of Metal about these Terms of Use:

Capsule, Unit 302 Custard Factory , Gibb Street, Birmingham, B9 4AA or email us


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