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Wildernessking on the looming Mystical Future

Cape Town band Wildernessking, whose precise genre escapes definition, yet seems to incorporate a fusion between black and post-metal, are poised for the release...
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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...
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SA scene puts better foot forward this weekend

All too often in this age of social media, we hear more about the gossip and uglier undercurrents of local scenes all around the...
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Last Year’s Tragedy bury fallen dreams with new release

The Kenyan metal scene seems to be based primarily around the capital city of Nairobi, and one band whose name keeps surfacing is Last...
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Iron Maiden in South Africa: details revealed

British heavy metal legends Iron Maiden will be appearing live in South African in May 2016, nearly twenty-one years after their first appearance in...
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Enraged reflect a little thought on ‘Mirrors’ single

Another great heavy metal product of Cairo, dual male/female vocal band Enraged have released the first single from their forthcoming Jahr EP yesterday. ...
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Zimbabwe gets first ever heavy metal concert

In March this year, we were thrilled to see a track released by a heavy metal band from Zimbabwe as the first tangible evidence...
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History made as Metalheads oppose Xenophobia

Last month we took a detailed look at the multinational M.A.X Campaign (Metalheads Against Xenophobia - see full article here) which garnered support from...
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Sovran: New Draconian album in October

Why on earth, some of our regular readers from around Africa might be wondering, are we breaking protocol and posting an article about a...
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Blinded: Persona release first Music Video

Tunis, Tunisia: We were introduced to the Tunisian metal band Persona earlier this year (see article here) with a sampler from their forthcoming debut...