Dead Lucky 2015

Dead Lucky release album internationally

"It‘s louder and harder than you‘ll ever want it." ~ Dead Lucky (press release via Plug Music) South Africa's Rock n' Roll heavies are releasing...

2015 South African Tour Dates: Protest The Hero

The Canadian progressive metal outfit, Protest The Hero, made a South African live debut in 2014 during a one-date performance at the Krank'd Up...
Eluveitie

Agro and Strident to support Eluveitie on SA tour

Eluveitie are about as popular a folk metal band as can be got, and somehow manage to merge an incredibly brutal, modern metal edge...
Gorofest poster Maximum Carnage Bile Of Man

Bile Of Man, Maximum Carnage headed to Mozambique: Gorofest

Pretoria based metal bands Bile Of Man and Maximum Carnage are headed to Mozambique this weekend to appear at Gorofest in what promises to...

Witchfest Open Air finalizes international line-up for 2015

Legendary death metal titans Cannibal Corpse and technical death metal stalwarts Decapitated have been added to the biggest international metal line-up seen in Africa. Witchfest...
Barry Drewett of Contrast The Water

Contrast The Water: A Second Coming

Metallers in the USA's San Francisco Bay Area between the period September 2011 to March 2012 were treated to a rising force in their...

Myrath are Back in the Studio

Tunisian power metallers Myrath have hit the studio to record their followup to 2011's "Tales of the Sands".
Dead Letter Circus

Australia’s Dead Letter Circus Returns to South Africa

Nothing beats blindly stumbling across a superb support band when you only have eyes for the headliner. Whilst living in Australia some years back,...

‘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...

Excimer Release Full Length for Free

Considering the political climate in Egypt over the past few years, it seems like a fertile breeding ground for young, angry thrashers. Enter Excimer: who have released their debut full-length album "Thrash From Fire" and it's a headbanging, whiplashing ride the whole way through!