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...
Krank'd Up 2016, image courtesyof Draconem Media

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...
Zombies Ate My Girlfriend 2015

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...
Atlantic South 2015 press pic

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...
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The Alpha Sequence: on their way to build

Cape Town, South Africa: Thundering onto the live scene in 2015, The Alpha Sequence are taking no prisoners with their metal onslaught. We...
A Price On The King's Head by LiBella Photography

A Price On The King’s Head: on their way to build

Cape Town, South Africa: Local metal band A Price On The King's Head have been a little on the quiet side in recent months,...

Betray The Emissary: on their way to build

Cape Town, South Africa: Since returning to the live scene after a hiatus spanning nearly half a decade, Betray The Emissary have only...