Let me start off by saying that this list was hard to put together. 2013 has been such a fantastic year for metal with old and new bands releasing absolutely stellar albums, I've been like a kid in a candy store. Only a few disappointments reared their ugly heads and were quickly forgotten about in the wave of fantastic tunes
This is very much a pan-global top eleven, let it not be said that I'm some kind of Scandinavian elitist. Okay, maybe a little, but that's hardly my own fault. Right, here it is, my top eleven albums of 2013.
It has already been more than a month since the winner of South Africa's Wacken Metal Battle was decided in the early hours of Sunday morning on June 16, so it seemed pointless to ask how Chris Hall, main man of Cape Town thrash metal outfit Infanteria, and his band mates felt about the local victory. However, we did ask about
Darkfiend caught up with this South African vocalist on a recent trip back into the country to tie up some loose ends before returning to Sweden.
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.
Top Five Tuesday is where we ask a local musician to talk us through the five tracks that have been blowing their mind lately. Despite a crazy day in the office and Lord Doom completely forgetting to tend to this particular beast, Thomas Theron, the vocalist of progressive djent-heads Megalodon has rescued things with a timely email. Without further ado, here are his Top 5 while Lord Doom is sent to the shame corner!
It's Top Five Tuesday again where we ask a local musician to talk us through the five tracks that have been blowing their mind lately. This week it's Martin Kanja of the Kenyan deathcore band, Lust of a Dying Breed.
Welcome to Top Five Tuesday where we ask a local musician to talk us through the five tracks that have been blowing their mind...
M4A's Nitro-Mecha-Penguin recently had the privilege of conducting an interview with Voice of Rock CEO and Founder, Frank Riester. This article followed: Most metalheads hailing from South...
Hi, I am Ruan. Most of you know me as that sweaty bearded dude in Megalodon or as the The Wolf King, Lord of...