Mantar 2015 press

Mantar: Confirmed for Witchfest 2017

Hamburg, Germany: the uniquely bizarre doom-punk-infused black metal duo of MANTAR will be preparing for their first trip to Africa in 2017. Confirmed...
Draconian press 2015 Heike Langhans

Draconian release Stellar Tombs single from forthcoming SOVRAN album

Swedish melodic doom metal lords Draconian have released the first single from their long awaited sixth studio album, titled SOVRAN, and the first to...
Personal press picture by Seth Photography

Persona: ‘Forgotten’ video displays thriving scene

Tunis, Tunisia: this North African state has been contributing it's own fair share of talented rock and metal acts to the global genre pool...

Hokum Delivers An Earworm

Based in Midrand, Johannesburg, progressive hard rockers Hokum have just released their new single "Earworm" along with free download option on Soundcloud.

Build Your Scene: S02E02 delivered

South Africa's favourite local metal/underground-orientated podcast has delivered their second episode Work Together from their second season of Build Your Scene, featuring guests and...
LA Cobra 2017 Shotgun Slinger album art

L.A.Cobra: Shotgun Slinger is coming soon

Pretoria, South Africa: the Rock n' Roll spirit of 80s/90s 'Hair Metal' still lives in this country, as evidenced by L.A. Cobra which is...
Wildernessking - The Writing of Gods in the Sand Gatefold LP by Murray Fraser

Antithetic Records Launches Fundraiser for Wildernessking Album

On Friday, US label Antithetic Records initiated a fundraiser for the Wildernessking double vinyl release of The Writing of Gods in the Sand. Let's face...

Insidious Reign: ‘The Vile Maxim’ single released

Johannesburg, South Africa: following hot on the heels of an album art reveal for Fictitious Obsession, the upcoming debut album by death metal band...

‘Die Dood’ comes to life with new release

In South Africa, the general presence of heavy metal is so underground that even we metalheads sometimes forget about some of the niche sub-genre's...
SacriFist Tyranny 2016

SacriFist release title track for Tyranny

Johannesburg, South Africa: one of the region's most legendary extreme metal bands SacriFist are hours away from releasing their fifth studio album Tyranny. ...