Announcements

News items of a general nature, but not suited to other categories: may be announcements from bands or promoters, etc.

Facing The Gallows 2019 press

Facing The Gallows: supporting Jinjer in Germany

Facing The Gallows Johannesburg, South Africa: in one week's time, Facing The Gallows will board a flight to Germany. Not only is the Metalcore...
Vulvodynia 2019 Photographer Claudine van der Walt

Vulvodynia: first Australian tour, locked and loaded

Vulvodynia Johannesburg, South Africa: SA's most prominent Brutal Death Metal export continues to slay in 2019 with another venture abroad taking shape; this time to...
Peasant 2019 EU Tour

Peasant: EU tour announced, August 2019

Peasant Cape Town, South Africa: local Hardcore champion Peasant prepares for its very first intercontinental tour. Peasant, armed with a brand new album (due...
RAMFEST 2019

RAMFEST 2019: Youth Day festival, feat. Attila (USA)

RAMFEST 2019 Pretoria, South Africa: the RAMFEST brand began clawing its way back into the annual calendar last year with a Halloween extravaganza; the first...

SAMMA 2019: gearing up to recognize the best of 2018

SAMMA 2019 Johannesburg, South Africa: it's a little later this year than in 2018, but the SAMMA 2019 is coming! The SAMMA (South African Metal...
The Drift 2019, with Alec Surridge

The Drift: new guitarist announced, future unveiled

Alec Surridge Johannesburg, South Africa: The Drift is back! Launched inexorably in 2013, The Drift rose rapidly to prominence on the back of a debut...
Ruff Majik 2019 Schizophrenic

Ruff Majik: Tårn preview with Schizophrenic

Schizophrenic Pretoria, South Africa: up to some more tongue-in-cheek antics, Ruff Majik unleashes a crazy tribute to an unlikely influence today with a music video...
Forsaking Fate 2019 album cover

Forsaking Fate: debut EP art reveal

East London, South Africa: death metal draws stronger breath in this city recently with help from Forsaking Fate. The three-piece, consisting of Grant...
Alestorm 2017

Alestorm: returning to South Africa in 2019

Johannesburg, South Africa: after a single visit to the country in 2015 to appear at the legendary WitchFest, "Pirate Metal" band Alestorm is promised...
Wacken Metal Battle SA 2019 M4A header

Wacken Metal Battle SA: 2019 battle lines are drawn

Johannesburg, South Africa: with the new year underway, local promoters around the world are wasting no time on getting started with the 2019 Wacken...