ROAR Fest 2019

ROARFest 2019: alternative music returns to Newtown

Johannesburg, South Africa: a new festival concept is taking seed at Carfax in Newtown. The venue...
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SAMMA 2019 Ceremony: recognizing achievements of 2018

Johannesburg, South Africa: a day with a difference looms for local metallers.  Once a year, the South African Metal Music Awards gives fans, artists...
Deadline 2019 Confessions of a 45

Deadline: Confessions of a .45, music video

Deadline: Confessions of a .45 Pretoria, South Africa: Black Wolf City's top-6 citizens are back in the news today! Heavy Metal band Deadline releases...

SAMMA 2019: nominations, public polls open

SAMMA 2019 Johannesburg, South Africa: the South African Metal Music Awards is gearing up to recognize achievements by local creators during the year of 2018....
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Testosteruins: Suffering Masculinity, EP out now

Suffering Masculinity Cape Town, South Africa: the two-member continental death metal project Testosteruins delivers, as promised, its four-track debut EP, Suffering Masculinity. This follows...
Hiraeth 2019 Lucid

Hiraeth: Lucid, latest single, video coming soon

Lucid Johannesburg, South Africa: the prog Metal band Hiraeth gripped the nation in 2018 with its potent introductory single, 'Undying'. Last week, finally, the...
L.A.Cobra 2019 Live to Ride

L.A. Cobra: Live to Ride, and a vision of things to come

Live to Ride Pretoria, South Africa: as the local handlebar-warriors of all fishnet and glistening chrome, L.A. Cobra shares a little something this week to...
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Spawn Fest: celebrating 10 years with Bleeding Spawn

Spawn Fest Middelburg, South Africa: not many are the bands who survive ten whole years in the tough South African landscape. And far fewer...
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Durban starts with new Metalfest: Pit at the Polo

Pit at the Polo Metalfest Durban, South Africa: some years have passed since the "glory days" of the Durban alternative music scene. However, every...
Dreams Of Nightmares 2019 Dark Shadows

Dreams Of Nightmares: new album, Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows Bloemfontein, South Africa: with the fifth installation of this city's annual metal show, Metal Circuit V, just been wrapped up, we take a...