M4A SummerFest’17 line-up announced

Cape Town, South Africa: As we roll into a new decade of M4A shows, we have had the pleasant surprise of being revisited by...
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...
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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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...
FaceMelt Fest 2016

To The Stage: preparing to Melt Faces!

South Africa: in a collaboration between bands, venues, and role players from four different cities, South Africa will soon experience it's first ever FaceMelt...
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Review: Krank’d Up 2016 attended by Zain Domo

By 19h00 there wasn’t much more to say. Sundowners’ baptism of fire was well and truly underway as the scorching African sun had...
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Headbang in the Free State: Metal Circuit II

Bloemfontein, South Africa: when we live in relative isolation, we tend to learn to become self-sufficient. Such is the case with Free State...
The UnScene 2016 It's In Your Blood

The UnScene relaunch: Is it in YOUR blood?

Cape Town, South Africa: local event promotions agency, The UnScene, is currently celebrating a relaunch. Led by super-fan and live music enthusiast Zain...
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Its a wrap: SA Wacken Metal Battle 2016

Johannesburg, South Africa: with this country's third year participating in the global Wacken Metal Battle, which sees approximately thirty (number varies from year to...
Wacken Metal Battle SA 2016 final date

Wacken Metal Battle South Africa: finalists

Johannesburg, South Africa: with all of the regional heats now concluded, Wacken Metal Battle South Africa approaches it's final hurdle in Johannesburg on 28...