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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,...
Emalyths Big Day Out 2017

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...
Zombies Ate My Girlfriend 2017 Witchfest JHB: image courtesy of Christelle Duvenage

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...

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...
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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...