Features

Opinion based or special focus articles. Many of these may not specifically considered as “breaking news”, but of special interest nonetheless.

Exclusive: Balyios Teaser Track Streaming Now

Nifelheim, in Norse mythology, is the primordial realm of ice and cold, and was at one point the home of Hel, goddess of the dead, and daughter of the trickster god, Loki. That's pretty bad-ass, and what you can hear of the song is already great!
Megalodon promo picture

Megalodon – A Monster from the Depths of the Abyss

Rising from the primordial seas of the local metal scene is a new band that has recently gained the attention of many. Megalodon is...
Fleshgod Apocalypse

We Compose, Write and Play Music We Like – Interview with Fleshgod Apocalypse

Wednesday the 28th of March saw Fleshgod Apocalypse hit Cape Town on the fourth date of the eight day Detonation Tour 2012 and...

Anger Leads To Death Metal – Interview with Bleeding Spawn

Few South Africans have been to Middelburg: situated in the heart of Mpumalanga, Middleburg is renowned for its luxury guest lodges, flourishing farming...
Bile of Man

A Never-Ending Battle With No Resolve – Interview with Bile of Man

For a band who thinks "Humanity is a disease that deserves to be wiped out," and whose opinion is that "Human nature can be...

VOICE OF ROCK Streaming Radio – SA Metal and Rock

M4A's Nitro-Mecha-Penguin recently had the privilege of conducting an interview with Voice of Rock CEO and Founder, Frank Riester.  This article followed: Most metalheads hailing from South...
Ruan Jordaan performing with Megalodon

Why Do My Band’s Recordings Sound Like Ass? – Part 1

Hi, I am Ruan. Most of you know me as that sweaty bearded dude in Megalodon or as the The Wolf King, Lord of...
Zombies Ate My Girlfriend

Bandwatch: Zombies Ate My Girlfriend

Admittedly, when I first heard this band's name crop up about year or so ago, I did not have overly high expectations. No offense!...
Survival Guide

The Viking Festival Survival Guide

Yes, Rock the River SA – New Years Eve Festival is just around the corner and it seems like everyone I know may...
Sabretooth

Sabretooth Bare Their Fangs Outside of Metal Circles

It's only days to go. Cape Town, do you have your tickets yet? Or are you standing amidst those who feign at the thought...