Features

Opinion based or special focus articles. Many of these may not specifically considered as “breaking news”, but of special interest nonetheless.

Terminatryx 2018

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...
Hellfest 2019 Hell's Gates by Linda Evermore

Hellfest 2019, 21-23 June: review

Hellfest 2019. Hellfest 2019 took place over the weekend of 21st to 23rd of June, and completed its fourteenth year of the festival. M4A...
Ruff Majik 5 - Christelle Duvenage Photography

Ruff Majik: living large in Europe

sludge, doom and rock n roll with Ruff Majik Ruff Majik, those lovable purveyors of a very unique brand of sludge doom metal, have been...
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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...
Attila RAM Metal4africa giveaway mercury live free tickets meet and greet

Attila: metal4africa partners with Mercury for CT Giveaway

https://youtu.be/00T5-OLdjno Cape Town, South Africa: There has been plenty excitement surrounding all the fantastic exports landing on our shores recently and we have an exciting announcement pertaining to...
League of Doom: Mountains of Madness M4A

Return to the Mountains of Madness: 20 April, Cape Town

Mountains of Madness Cape Town, South Africa: a follow-up to last year's successful Doom showcase, Beneath the Mountains of Madness, approaches. Simply visited as...
Arka'n 2019 Zã Keli

Arka’n: Zã Keli album launch this weekend

Lomé, Togo: incredibly, it's the first time we're writing about Arka'n even in spite of following the band for years! incidentally, rock music enjoys...
Dreamshade 2019 promo

Dreamshade: SA Tour kicks off, interview

Cape Town, South Africa: tomorrow is the first performance by Swiss metallers Dreamshade on their return visit to South Africa after an initial tour...
Temples On Mars

Temples On Mars: sharing words prior to SA arrival

Cape Town, South Africa: we spoke with a South African member of UK progressive rock/metal band Temples on Mars earlier in 2018. They...

The Necrogenesis Tour: Creating The Godform & Rhakshah

Cape Town, South Africa: two fresh and lively acts are working hard to impress a national footprint on the South African extreme Metal scene....