Announcements

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

FANGS Volume II: a new compilation of African underground music

Johannesburg, South Africa: the recently established Mongrel Records is back with another compilation album release today; introducing FANGS...
Deadline 2020 Cathedral Point

Deadline: album art, release date for Cathedral Point

Deadline prepares to release a brand new album, Cathedral Point, on 20 June, 2020.

Mongrel Records: new SA-based heavy rock label

Johannesburg, South Africa: Just Music, a leading South African independent music company, announces Mongrel Records; a new label imprint that will...

SAMMA 2019: final wrap up!

Johannesburg, South Africa: the facilitator of the South African Metal Music Awards hosted the final ceremony for...

SAMMA 2019: top five in each category announced

Johannesburg, South Africa: the SAMMA is well underway, recognizing the achievements of local metal acts in the...

SAMMA 2019: nominations, public polls open

SAMMA 2019 Johannesburg, South Africa: the South African Metal Music Awards is gearing up to recognize achievements by local creators during the year of 2018....

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...
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...