Hellington 2016

Open the gates, Hellington awaits!

Wellington, South Africa: this sleepy agricultural village, only just far enough outside of Cape Town city boundaries to often be overlooked as a...
Overthrust live at Winter Metal Mania Festival 2016

Winter Metal Mania Fest: 8th anniversary

Ghanzi, Botswana: a highlight on the national metal calendar for Botswana metalheads and rockers is soon to achieve it's eighth-year milestone, and continues to...
Go Ape 2016 charity concert

Gauteng Metalheads prepare to ‘Go Ape’

Pretoria, South Africa: we might appear harsh and prickly on the outside, but even the metalheads in society have hearts that can be touched....
Overthrust band photo 2015

Botswana ready to rock Metal Mania style

Ghanzi, Botswana: However little-known a festival this might be outside of Botswana, the Overthrust Winter Metal Mania Festival is steeped in tradition and...
Emalyth Arts Expo: Nine Lives

Emalyth Arts Expo: Nine Lives – submissions open

Pretoria, South Africa: this region's most beloved local underground music and arts-focused festival returns in January 2017 for it's ninth installation with Arts Expo:...
Wolmer Rock Show 2016 banner

Wolmer Rock Show: it’s back!

Pretoria, South Africa: Believe it or not, Wolmer Rock Show is back! Hosted by Wolmer Bush Lounge at their own venue in Pretoria...
August Burns Red

August Burns Red to appear at Oppikoppi

Pretoria, South Africa: fresh from the headquarters of Oppikoppi annual festival of music and alternative culture, Hilltop Live have announced USA metalcore outfit August...
GeraasPlaas: New Years party

GeraasPlaas: Capetonian New Years Getaway

Capetonian metal enthusiasts have been offered a solution to satisfy their hunger for metal, bands, camping, and braai! A couple of years have...

METAL4AFRICA at RAMfest 2013

As is already well known, Cape Town's beloved festival, RAMfest will be returning to its original full weekend format in 2013. Furthermore, the next year will also see RAMfest introducing its first full weekend installment at the the Gauteng leg of the event tour. Since this website is dedicated to the metalheads of Africa, we're going to focus in on what this means to our community specifically and what can be expected from RAMfest in 2013.