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The Black Dahlia Murder: Bandchat with Nate

Ramfest 2020 is a little over a month away. The alternative music festival has been on the steady incline since its reincarnation...
Astral Evisceration on All Hallows Eve

Three SA bands: international split release

This coming Halloween marks a special milestone for three South African bands as they participate in an internationally cooperative album release. Vulvodynia, The...
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Zombies Ate My Girlfriend play Jackson Guitars

Jackson Guitars, a musical instrument brand which emerged during the heyday of heavy metal's rise to prominence and representative of one of the most...
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SA Power Metal meets Pixels with Broforce!

Broforce takes something of a mickey out of the mouse in what may be one the greatest satires in gaming ever, and it looks...
Eluveitie

Eluveitie: Anna’s countdown to touchdown

With Swiss Folk Metal band Eluveitie barely a week away from touchdown in South Africa for a two-date tour (scroll to bottom for details)...
Gorofest: Crossing Countries 2015

African Metal Bands Unite at Wolmer

The year of 2015 has seen some tectonic shifts in the continental metalscape, and most particularly on the Southern Hemisphere. In April, the...
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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...
Last Year's Tragedy 2015 press

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...