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...
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...
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...
Kill-Frenzy-2018-press

Kill Frenzy: crossing borders on first tour

Cape Town, South Africa: 2018 circuit beast Kill Frenzy is outgrowing the city limits. The four-man thrash/punk metal onslaught is readying itself for...
Skinflint 2018 Front cover

Skinflint: Skinflint [Review]

Botswana: The Gaberone-based band Skinflint recently released its latest, self-titled album. The three piece has put together a fine musical offering in this...
DeamHorth 2018 Spiritual Serpent

DeamHorth: Spiritual Serpent [Review]

Johannesburg, South Africa: DeamHorth is about to release its anticipated new album, Spiritual Serpent, in the first week of July. It's an impressive body...
Dividing The Element 2018 album

Dividing the Element [Review]

  I went into listening to this self-titled debut album by Zimbabwe's Dividing The Element with very few preconceptions - I mean, how many other...