SummerFest'21

SummerFest’21: online for viewing and socializing

Cape Town/Johannesburg, South Africa: this country's longest continuously running all-African metal festival series is evolving. Whilst...

WinterFest’20 | Online Festival

Cape Town, South Africa: we're getting ready for our first ever online festival.
SAMMA banner

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...
Guthrie Govan 2018 SA Tour

Guthrie Govan: South African Clinic Tour starts

Cape Town, South Africa: we spoke with local guitarist extraordinaire, Kris Xenopoulos, about the Guthrie Govan clinic tour which kicks off this week. ...
Robyn Ferguson and Tamla McMahon

South African guitar ladies to present workshop in Kenya

Johannesburg, South Africa: the Nairobi Guitar Festival is a long distance from here, yet the festival announced a very special guest to present a...
Dead Ted

Monsters’ Ball: Metal with Meaning

Johannesburg, South Africa: All fans appreciate a good line up for a gig, so a great line up with the added benefit of supporting...
DevilSpeak Live Launch Video Stream

DevilSpeak: EP live launch video stream, 10 February

Cape Town, South Africa: tomorrow marks a big day for DevilSpeak. The metal band is releasing it's debut EP; a three-track project titled See...

South African Metal Music Awards: SAMMA 2018

Johannesburg, South Africa: the SAMMA is back in 2018. The South African Metal Music Awards celebrates the achievements of bands from the previous...
DevilSpeak DeWet 2017 by Christopher Tatzreither

DevilSpeak: EP launch date, details announced

Cape Town, South Africa: if there is anything we've learned about DevilSpeak since it arrived on the scene in 2015, it's that the band...
FaceMelt Fest 2017

FaceMelt Fest 2017: four cities, one date

Johannesburg, South Africa: 2016 saw the first installation of FaceMelt Fest on the annual calendar. Correction: to the national annual calendar; with shows...