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Let There Be Prog 2019: second annual event approaching

Johannesburg, South Africa: in 2018 we saw the first installation of an event concept focused purely around...
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ROARFest 2019: alternative music returns to Newtown

Johannesburg, South Africa: a new festival concept is taking seed at Carfax in Newtown. The venue...
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SAMMA 2019 Ceremony: recognizing achievements of 2018

Johannesburg, South Africa: a day with a difference looms for local metallers.  Once a year, the South African Metal Music Awards gives fans, artists...
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Spawn Fest: celebrating 10 years with Bleeding Spawn

Spawn Fest Middelburg, South Africa: not many are the bands who survive ten whole years in the tough South African landscape. And far fewer...
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Durban starts with new Metalfest: Pit at the Polo

Pit at the Polo Metalfest Durban, South Africa: some years have passed since the "glory days" of the Durban alternative music scene. However, every...
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Terminatryx: Sirens Festival [interview]

Johannesburg, South Africa: in South Africa, Women's Day is celebrated on the 9th of August and the Gauteng Metal scene will be paying respects...

WinterFest’19, Saturday 27 July in Cape Town

WinterFest'19 Cape Town, South Africa: once again, we come together for this city's biggest celebration of "Friendship & Metal". Presented by yours truly, WinterFest’19 will...
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Pirate Fest 2019: Metal, Booze and Games in Gauteng

Pirate Fest 2019 https://youtu.be/-r8jlHDBMsw Johannesburg, South Africa: something fishy is brewing in the "City of Gold" in 2019. And why shouldn't it? What kind...
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Atreyu: South African shows, including Pirate Fest

Atreyu Johannesburg, South Africa: the plot thickens as The Kraken is Alive announces USA's Atreyu as the second international headliner alongside Scotland's Alestorm. Moreover,...
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Zombies Ate My Girlfriend: visit Gauteng for a Weird Boner

Weird Boner https://youtu.be/SdjWKsFfKnQ Cape Town, South Africa: hard-hitting Metal band Zombies Ate My Girlfriend is packing to visit Johannesburg. Get ready for "The Zombies" live!...