Raptorbaby 2018 instrumental line-up

Raptorbaby: new avenues, known and unknown

Johannesburg, South Africa: prog metaller outfit Raptorbaby finds itself in a state of flux presently, yet remains upbeat what the future might hold. ...

Anarchy bridging the Mediterranean from Egypt to Spain

Progressive metal from Egypt is making it's way onto European stages from today as Anarchy kick off their Spanish tour. Anarchy are proving to be...
Finis Omnium Ignorantiam Vulvodynia

Vulvodynia ‘Finis Omnium Ignorantiam’ out today

South African brutal death metal with a dash of slam! Or a 'dash your fukken skull into a pit of vomit'? We...
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...
Feed The Beneath 2018 Malignant

Feed The Beneath: first single with ‘Malignant’

Pretoria, South Africa: bursting onto the scene with force this Winter is Feed The Beneath. Rising from out of nowhere, this five-piece groove/death...
Strident 2016 When Gods Walked The Earth

Strident: Launch of long-awaited 2nd album!

Cape Town, South Africa: local power metallers Strident released their debut full length album 'Oath' in 2010, and fans have waited with bated breath...
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Is Cape Town ready for a Brutal Band Braai?

In 2014, Antonio Manual, who we declared as one of the "Guardians" who stands over Cape Town metal (find out why at our previous...

Launch of Black Apple Productions

South African alternative culture has seen the rise and fall of many companies and projects over the years.  Time has also proven that...
Mad God 2018 Grotesque and Inexonerable

Mad God: ‘I Created God’, single and lyric video

Johannesburg, South Africa: Mad God announced its album release date three weeks ago along with the cover art reveal for Grotesque and Inexorable; coming...

Finnish Folk Metallers hit SA shores…

...and although 'Ensiferum' have travelled a long, long way from home, the Southern tip of Africa has it's own contingent of supporters for this unusual genre who have been most eager to welcome the Finns. We asked Shay from the band Riddare Av Koden (who are touring with the band during their South African dates) how this all came about...