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Peasant: Hardcore before, during and after Covid-19

Three months after South Africa's lockdown came into effect, we reflect on Peasant and the band's journey...
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Crown the Empire: Pre-gig interview w/ Brandon Hoover

Cape Town, South Africa: A JamPacked Productions show is on the horizon! What better way to cap...
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The Black Dahlia Murder: Bandchat with Nate

Ramfest 2020 is a little over a month away. The alternative music festival has been on the steady incline since its reincarnation...

Mind Assault: new album art, new face on stage

Cape Town, South Africa: more than fifteen years and Mind Assault still has a few tricks up...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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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...