Features

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

Terminatryx 2017 Sonja Medusa

Terminatryx: 15 Year Anniversary concert

Cape Town, South Africa: Industrial Rock/Metal band Terminatryx will celebrate its 15 Year Anniversary this weekend at ROAR Live. Fellow locals With Dawn, Khemical...
Antonio Manuel ROAR Gandalf's Tranchtown

Who stands Guardianship over Cape Town metal?

There are many names and faces who, over the years, may or may not have been eligible to such a title. Even today,...
Cartagena 2018 Roma Delenda Est

Cartagena: Roma Delenda Est [review]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdiTfUvC0qk This five-piece band from Tunisia, Africa recently released its second album Roma Delenda Est; the story of a warrior completing quests during the ancient...

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...
SummerFest'15 image by Laura McCullagh

The SAMMA 2017 Chronicles: full metal action on stage and screen

Johannesburg, South Africa: Fists in the air and flying hair. Nothing - absolutely nothing - trumps the live experience at a Metal show. ...
Tesseract SA tour by Turning Tricks Entertainment

Cooking up a taste for Progressive in Africa

Authored by: Doug Jenkinson From the editor: Doug Jenkinson, also guitarist for Johannesburg Prog/Metal band Raptorbaby, shares some insightful views on the development of genres...

Local venue offers R5000 cash to one local metal band!

Beloved to Cape Town metalheads is their "last stand" position at 299 Lower Main Road, Observatory. Known either as Gandalfs or ROAR, depending...