LadyAxe 2016 Ásatrú album cover

LadyAxe: ‘Ásatrú’ album out now

Port Elizabeth, South Africa: local female-fronted nordic-folklore-inspired power metal act LadyAxe releases its debut album Ásatrú. Ásatrú: a prophesy fulfilled Independently created and self-recorded, the album...

Stille Beendere: Stilte Van Die Beendere

Cape Town, South Africa: another thread weaves itself into the string of Black Metal releases from South Africa this year with Stilte Van Die...
Imperial Destruction: Ruinous album artwork

SummerFest’16: Imperial Destruction album launch

Imperial Destruction have firmly established themselves as an identity within the South African metal scene by sheer force of will, hard work, and a...
Arka'n 2019 Zã Keli

Arka’n: Zã Keli album launch this weekend

Lomé, Togo: incredibly, it's the first time we're writing about Arka'n even in spite of following the band for years! incidentally, rock music enjoys...
Urban Vitamin 2017 Ekphrasis ulbum cover

Urban Vitamin: ‘Ekphrasis’ album out now

Pretoria, South Africa: alternative metal band Urban Vitamin, whose single 'A Bloodless Ballet' was recently enjoyed as an exclusive via metal4africa, has released it's...
Facing The Gallows 2018 Dead Minset album art

Facing The Gallows: Dead Mindset, available now

Johannesburg, South Africa: it is here! Facing The Gallows released it's debut full length album today, Dead Mindset. Dead Mindset follows two...
Deadline 2017 Black Wolf City

Deadline: ‘Black Wolf City’ album goes live

Pretoria, South Africa: Deadline showed us the artwork for its Black Wolf City album in July and released its 'Hostage Demonica' single in September....
Dead Man Risen 2017 Vampyre

Dead Man Risen: ‘Vampyre’ album out

Port Elizabeth, South Africa: solo project Dead Man Risen has released its debut album with Vampyre. Our first encounter with the band was...
Strident 2016 When Gods Walked The Earth

Strident: Launch of long-awaited 2nd album!

Cape Town, South Africa: local power metallers Strident released their debut full length album 'Oath' in 2010, and fans have waited with bated breath...
Bottom Feeder 2017 self titled

Bottom Feeder: self-titled debut album out now

Cape Town, South Africa: Powerviolence sensation Bottom Feeder, which hit the local live scene running since late 2016, has released it's debut album tonight;...