Features

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

RAMFEST: partnership with metal4africa is back!

Cape Town, South Africa: we're thrilled to be back in business with RAM. As announced earlier...
SummerFest'20

SummerFest’20: a place for friendship and metal

Cape Town, South Africa: metal4africa's own bi-annual event series is coming back in 2020 with another two...
KISS 2020 End Of The Road World Tour, photo by Jen Rosenstein

KISS: End Of The Road World Tour, South Africa (interview)

KISS: photo by Jen Rosenstein Johannesburg, South Africa: local music journalist, David Devo Oosthuizen (Devographic Music Media &...
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Atreyu: interview with Marc ‘Porter’ McKnight

Atreyu https://youtu.be/AIGdhalaxh0 The legendary American metalcore band, Atreyu, is gearing up for its first ever shows on the African continent. The band will headline at The...
Alestorm 2019 press

Alestorm: on touring, drinking and being stranded on an island

Alestorm The infamous pirate metal band Alestorm continues its conquest of the seven seas this year while playing metal festivals all over the world. With...
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...