Pre-WinterFest’14 interview with Animus Fall

Author: Ryno de Lange Website of origin: Heavy Metal Panic Band: Animus Fall Band member: Joel Dickson (Vocals) This interview was conducted by Ryno de Lange of Heavy...
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Hellfest 2019, 21-23 June: review

Hellfest 2019. Hellfest 2019 took place over the weekend of 21st to 23rd of June, and completed its fourteenth year of the festival. M4A...
LordBoo Metal Extravaganza 2016

LordBoo Metal Extravaganza: interview

Middelburg, South Africa: the "super-fans" who power South African metal can often be found as coming from the smaller towns otherwise thought of...
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Endless Daze 2017: Turn on, tune in and drop out

Cape Town, South Africa: this weekend, "Die Weskus" will see a psychedelic array of bands and fans from around the country descend for the...
We Came To Build 2016

M4A agrees that ‘We Came To Build’

In 2015, Build Your Scene emerged to the tips of South African alternative tongues as a new energy in our little industry ecosystem with...
Endless Daze 2017, image courtesy of Pierre Rommelaere Photography

Endless Daze 2017: review by a metalhead

"We’ve gotta get there by 8pm, guys. We’ve gotta see The Valley." I had hustled my friends all week, knowing that when Friday afternoon rolled...
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Weekend: brace for Halloween metal madness

South Africa: one of the biggest party weekends of the year for alternative-minded people is nearly upon us. In a rare display of...
DevilDriver 2016

DevilDriver: announced for Witchfest 2017

Cape Town, South Africa: local concert promoter Witchdoctor Productions have announced USA's DevilDriver as headliner for it's prized Witchfest festival brand. Witchfest enjoys a long...

Overthrust 2017: A Mardi Gras, but for Metalheads

Johannesburg, South Africa: A trip “over the fence” to play at Botswana’s 8th Anniversary Overthrust Winter Metal Mania Festival in the 6000-strong town of...
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Atlantic South: On their way to build

Cape Town, South Africa: local metalcore band Atlantic South have accomplished a lot in their relatively short time on the scene. The band...