DeamHorth 2018 Spiritual Serpent

DeamHorth: Spiritual Serpent [Review]

Johannesburg, South Africa: DeamHorth is about to release its anticipated new album, Spiritual Serpent, in the first week of July. It's an impressive body...
Dividing The Element 2018 album

Dividing the Element [Review]

  I went into listening to this self-titled debut album by Zimbabwe's Dividing The Element with very few preconceptions - I mean, how many other...
Cartagena 2018 Roma Delenda Est

Cartagena: Roma Delenda Est [review]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdiTfUvC0qk This five-piece band from Tunisia, Africa recently released its second album Roma Delenda Est; the story of a warrior completing quests during the ancient...
Ruff Majik 6 - Christelle Duvenage Photography

Ruff Majik: Seasons premiere and review

Pretoria, South Africa: anthropologists may look back on this chapter in history, fingering it as a most interesting juncture. What is going on,...
Facing The Gallows 2018 Dead Minset album art

Facing The Gallows: Dead Mindset review

Johannesburg, South Africa: we've been enjoying the privilege of early access to a much anticipated release. Facing The Gallows' debut full length album,...
Alinea 2017 Delineation

Alinea: Delineation album arriving this weekend

Cape Town, South Africa: masterminded by one Ramone Pickover, a prominent alternative musician in the city, Alinea appeared on the map late in 2016...
Endless Daze 2017, image courtesy of Pierre Rommelaere Photography

Endless Daze 2017: review by a metalhead

"We’ve gotta get there by 8pm, guys. We’ve gotta see The Valley." I had hustled my friends all week, knowing that when Friday afternoon rolled...
Adorned in Ash at Rock The Nation 2017 Robyn Ferguson

Rock The Nation 7: event review

Palapye, Botswana: last weekend marked the seventh Rock The Nation festival hosted by local band Dust And Fire. An abundance of leather-clad, spiked,...
Persona 2017 Metamorphosis

Review: Metamorphosis by Persona

Band: Persona Origin: Tunis, Tunisia Album: Metamorphosis Released: 15 September, 2017 Label: Independent Nineteen months ago, M4A offered comment on the debut album released by Tunisian female-fronted metal band...
Truth And Its Burden 2017 I Labour

Truth And Its Burden: ‘I Labour’ review

After a recording silence of five years, Truth And Its Burden are back with their strongest offering yet. I Labour explores new ground in...