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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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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...

Anger Leads To Death Metal – Interview with Bleeding Spawn

Few South Africans have been to Middelburg: situated in the heart of Mpumalanga, Middleburg is renowned for its luxury guest lodges, flourishing farming...
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Sundergeist: first single with ‘Hindsight’

https://youtu.be/95ul5xYi9pc Cape Town, South Africa: a new project springs up from ashes left by 2020 in the...
Bile of Man

A Never-Ending Battle With No Resolve – Interview with Bile of Man

For a band who thinks "Humanity is a disease that deserves to be wiped out," and whose opinion is that "Human nature can be...
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...
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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...
Cartagena 2018 Roma Delenda Est

Cartagena: Roma Delenda Est [review]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdiTfUvC0qk This five-piece band from Tunisia, Africa recently released its second album Roma Delenda Est; the story of a warrior completing quests during the ancient...