SAMMA 2019: nominations, public polls open

SAMMA 2019 Johannesburg, South Africa: the South African Metal Music Awards is gearing up to recognize achievements by local creators during the year of 2018....
Rock Fest Barcelona 2018 crowd

Metal Tourism: Rock Fest Barcelona 2018

Barcelona, Spain: Heavy Metal tourism is no longer a new or bizarre concept. It's become a part of life for metallers all across...

Bulletscript pay debt of promise with ‘We Owe You’

Signs that Cape Town's Bulletscript are about to make good on their promise to deliver an EP this year turned very real yesterday with...
Swartkops Hotel Music Festival 2017

The Swartkops Hotel Music Fest 2017: with Metal

Port Elizabeth, South Africa: what started as a simple facebook request developed rapidly into a full day music event, showcasing a range of genres...
Haiven 2016 press photo

Haiven: debut EP launches this weekend

Cape Town, South Africa: hard rockers Haiven are warming up for the launch of their self titled debut EP this weekend. Having emerged...
We Came To Build 2016

M4A agrees that ‘We Came To Build’

In 2015, Build Your Scene emerged to the tips of South African alternative tongues as a new energy in our little industry ecosystem with...

Catch Contrast the Water Before They Head Back to the US

Originally from Durban, playing gigs above the Winston Pub & Burn Night Club, this groove death metal band has been growling its way onto...

SUBVERS: ‘Pray’ single released with bonus track

Cape Town, South Africa: local goth-infused metallers SUBVERS have released a single with 'Pray' as follow up to their 2015 debut album Bloodstained Eulogies. Connect...
SarcotrofiA 2016

SarcotrofiA: Obscene Extreme in Czech Republic

As 2016 unfolds, we learn of more metal originating from the continent of Africa heading abroad. Mozambican gore-death metal band SarcotrofiA are heading...

Adorned in Ash: new album, Apocalyptic Violence

Pretoria, South Africa: five years after The Dead Walk Among Us and Adorned in Ash is back...