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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...
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Caedem Metal Event: Bloemfontein breaking barriers

Bloemfontein, South Africa: this city flagged our attention in 2017 for rising above it's own sense of the ordinary. There has been a hunger...
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Rock The Nation 7: event review

Palapye, Botswana: last weekend marked the seventh Rock The Nation festival hosted by local band Dust And Fire. An abundance of leather-clad, spiked,...
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Release the Kitties: Keeping winter from the doorstep of CO-SANC

Johannesburg, South Africa: During these times of political disillusionment, it’s important to focus on the small acts of kindness and the people who do...
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SAMMA Chronicles 2017: The Roundup

Johannesburg, South Africa: As the dust settles on a majestic month of Metal which saw events such as the South African Metal Music Awards,...
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Emalyth: gear up for the ‘Big Day Out’

Johannesburg, South Africa: Gauteng bands and fans have been spoiled of late with some killer shows and the 29th of July 2017 brings with...
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The Fallen Prophets: EP launch approaching

Cape Town, South Africa: one of the country's hardest working death metal bands in recent years, The Fallen Prophets, is preparing for it's second...

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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Witchfest 2017: JHB fan vlog found and shared

Johannesburg, South Africa: local metal enthusiast Orry Messer attended his third Witchfest festival on the weekend, the previous two being in 2015 at the...

Emalyth Arts Expo: Nine Lives – complete line-up

Pretoria, South Africa: As the countdown continues towards this important annual fixture, Emalyth has completed the full live music line-up for the promotor's ninth...