This is the website of writer, editor and musician Hank Shteamer.

Hank contributes to various print and online outlets, and maintains a personal blog, Dark Forces Swing Blind Punches. He currently holds the title of Senior Editor, Music, at RollingStone.com; he formerly served as Music Editor for Time Out New York. In 2011, he published a book about the band Ween for the 33 1/3 imprint; that same year, he launched Heavy Metal Be-Bop, an interview series dealing with the connections between jazz and metal. Along with the Northern Spy and Aqualamb labels, he is currently producing a limited-edition vinyl box set reissuing the early work of the Cleveland post-hardcore band craw.

Hank plays drums in several bands, including STATS and Aa (Big A little a). He lives in Brooklyn.

Follow Hank on Twitter at @DarkForcesSwing.