Advertise On SMNnews


Advertising on, with our 400,000 visitors and over a quarter million pages viewed every month, will provide you the results and exposure you desire for your advertising budget.  SMN offers CPMs at less than $1! Under one third of what competitor metal sites offer, and on par with generic network buys – except we guarantee a targeted audience that complements your advertising needs… the right users at a cost-effective rate! Plus benefit from the backlink from our PR5 site…

To discuss further, or purchase an advertisement on SMNnews, email us at smnnews at gmail dot com, with the Subject; Advertise On SMNnews

Takeover/Background Ad Rates

Full site and background takeovers on SMN yield the highest degree of visibility, click-through-rate, and user engagement.

Background Buys

Single Day: $50/day

Multi-Day: $225/week, $750/month

Combined 160×600 / 728×90 + Background buys

Flat Daily Rate: $100/day (for essentially combined admat site ‘takeover’)

Core Ad Rates

900×90 Top of Site Banner

Monthly: $250/per – static

728×90 Footer Leaderboard

Monthly: $50/per – static

160×600 Right Side Skyscraper

Monthly: $100/per – static

160×160 Small Right Side Square

Monthly;  $50/per – static


Contextual Blog Post

Supply your own ad in the form of a blog post with a backlink to your site. Your post will begin on the front page, first position, then rotate down as new posts are added. In general, your post will remain on the front page of the site, which receives better than 12,000 visitors per day,  for nearly a week. Your post will remain on the site permanently, providing you a permanent backlink (currently PR5) to your site. Your post content and link must be related to rock music.

Permanent Contextual Blog Post; $100