Zombies Ate My Girlfriend

Bandwatch: Zombies Ate My Girlfriend

Admittedly, when I first heard this band's name crop up about year or so ago, I did not have overly high expectations. No offense!...
Survival Guide

The Viking Festival Survival Guide

Yes, Rock the River SA – New Years Eve Festival is just around the corner and it seems like everyone I know may...
Cape Town Metal 2012

The State of Cape Town Metal as we enter 2012

Metalminded Darkfiend at M4A headquarters in Cape Town offers some reflection on the state of Cape Town metal as we fast approach 2012. He...
A Walk With the Wicked

“The Soaring Underbelly”, Thoughts on the Cape Town Metal Scene

Keenan Oakes is no stranger to the Cape Town metal scene, having fronted seminal death metallers, The Horror Cast and now handling bass and...

Who the ‘Freak’ is Mattias?

On behalf of M4A, Tyrannic Assault went in pursuit of this legendary guitar meistro from Sweden during his SA visit. Although there was no time to conduct an interview during that time, Mattias welcomed an interview via email.

Who is The Face of Emalyth?

Whilst "on the road" during the M4A 2010 Promo Tour via Johannesburg, we were fortunate enough to squeeze in a few meetings with some interesting players in the local metal community... one of which was Emalyth! The purpose of our visit was to discover more about what Emalyth represents - to meet the team - and to explore the bigger picture behind this growing entity that now forms a part of the South African alternative landscape. Since that day we have remained in touch and would now like to share some of what we've learned, and how Emalyth and M4A hold many of the same ideals and common goals...

Sexuality in art form, and it’s occurrence in South African metal.

Somebody recently opened up a can of worms! We have come under fire for hosting an act at our Metal4 Africa events that is hotly debated at being untasteful and outright wrong... Herewith this article in response, giving an insight into our actions, future plans, and an opportunity to share comment.