Announcements

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

SAMMA 2019: panelists announced

Johannesburg, South Africa: each year, the South African Metal Music Awards seeks to recognize the achievements of...

Wacken Metal Battle 2019: winners

Wacken, Germany: what a monumental experience. At www.metal4africa.com we often write about Wacken Open Air and the affiliated Wacken Metal Battle, and now...
Dance Gavin Dance 2019

Dance Gavin Dance: South African tour in 2020

Johannesburg, South Africa: tour promoter, Jam Packed Productions, announced the fifth and final tour to complete a...
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...