Draconian 2015 feat Heike Langhans

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...
Persona Blinded video feat. Jelena Dobric

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...
Aborted South African Tour Poster 2015

Aborted South African Tour: local support announced

Belgian death metal band, Aborted, were in South Africa as recently as last month with their one-night-only appearance at Witchfest Urban Camping Festival in...
African Metal by Linda Evermore for M4A at Witchfest 2015

Banger Films makes it to Africa, at last!

The journey of a globe-trotting headbanger can only be complete once they've made a stop in Africa ~ at least, that's what we at...
Alestorm crowdsurf live at Witchfest 2015

First four African bands announced for Witchfest 2016

With memories of 2015's installation of Witchdoctor Productions Witchfest still fresh, the promoter has already announced the first of South African bands who will...

Metal scene in Tunisia shows off their Persona

The heavy metal landscape in Tunisia appears rich for the harvesting of rising talent! Already, with bands such as Myrath, Carthagods and Brood...

Restock: bringing a taste of Swiss rock to Cape Town

Rockers from Switzerland, Restock, have just completed a string of shows in Gauteng with a final appearance at Witchfest. This weekend, they will...
Witchfest 2015 The Warinsane

Witchfest 2015: Capturing the hearts of metalheads worldwide

Through the course of extreme metal history, South Africa has very much hovered just along the fringes in terms of securing it's own presence...
Bang Your Head festival by Linda Evermore

Bang Your Head celebrates 20 Years

Germany's Bang Your Head 2015 festival of heavy metal celebrates its 20th Anniversary on 16-18 July 2015, featuring a monumental line-up of bands such...
Witchfest Urban Festival 2015 featuring Mind Assault

Witchfest 2015 from Open Air to Urban: Summary

Let no South African or any other fall under the illusion that pioneering a new festival concept in this country is easy! Witchdoctor...