Tours

News related to any movement of local bands beyond the boundaries of their immediate locality, or visitors from abroad.

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Spawn Fest: celebrating 10 years with Bleeding Spawn

Spawn Fest Middelburg, South Africa: not many are the bands who survive ten whole years in the tough South African landscape. And far fewer...
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Atreyu: interview with Marc ‘Porter’ McKnight

Atreyu https://youtu.be/AIGdhalaxh0 The legendary American metalcore band, Atreyu, is gearing up for its first ever shows on the African continent. The band will headline at The...
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Durban starts with new Metalfest: Pit at the Polo

Pit at the Polo Metalfest Durban, South Africa: some years have passed since the "glory days" of the Durban alternative music scene. However, every...
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Alestorm: on touring, drinking and being stranded on an island

Alestorm The infamous pirate metal band Alestorm continues its conquest of the seven seas this year while playing metal festivals all over the world. With...
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Monuments: return to South Africa, two cities

Monuments Johannesburg, South Africa: on the eve of hosting its tour for the Ukraine's Jinjer, Turning Tricks Entertainment is already announcing the next international visitor...
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Facing The Gallows: supporting Jinjer in Germany

Facing The Gallows Johannesburg, South Africa: in one week's time, Facing The Gallows will board a flight to Germany. Not only is the Metalcore...
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The Drift: new song, Seer, plus video and Cape Town show

Seer https://youtu.be/UDFzCwBg3oM Johannesburg, South Africa: we're thrilled today to receive, finally, some new musical output from the powerful Sludge and Groove Metal band, The Drift. After storming...

Deity’s Muse: UK tour with Monuments, next week

Deity's Muse: UK Tour Johannesburg, South Africa: next week is a big one for Deity's Muse, local progressive rockers, as the band embarks on another...
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Vulvodynia: first Australian tour, locked and loaded

Vulvodynia Johannesburg, South Africa: SA's most prominent Brutal Death Metal export continues to slay in 2019 with another venture abroad taking shape; this time to...
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Pirate Fest 2019: Metal, Booze and Games in Gauteng

Pirate Fest 2019 https://youtu.be/-r8jlHDBMsw Johannesburg, South Africa: something fishy is brewing in the "City of Gold" in 2019. And why shouldn't it? What kind...