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

Atreyu press image

Atreyu: interview with Marc ‘Porter’ McKnight

Atreyu The legendary American metalcore band, Atreyu, is gearing up for its first ever shows on the African continent. The band will headline at The...
Peasant 2019 EU Tour

Peasant: EU tour announced, August 2019

Peasant Cape Town, South Africa: local Hardcore champion Peasant prepares for its very first intercontinental tour. Peasant, armed with a brand new album (due...
Riddlebreak 2017 band press

Riddlebreak: Weekend roadtripping to Botswana

Johannesburg, South Africa: Botswana’s 8th Anniversary Overthrust Winter Metal Mania Festival is keeping its international connection consistent as Johannesburg's Riddlebreak is added to the...
36 Crazyfists 2018 Lanterns Tour

36 Crazyfists: returning to SA for ‘Lanterns’ tour

Portland, USA: heavyweight metalcore band 36 Crazyfists will return to South Africa in 2018, following it's 2015 appearance in that country at Krank'd Up...

Riddare Av Koden: Steven and the Finns

METAL4AFRICA brings an account of the recent Ensiferum tour to South Africa as a conversation piece between two locals: Tyranic Assault (official tour photographer) and Steven (Keyboardist for Riddare Av Koden). Words by Andre Venter of Tyranic Assault, on behalf of M4A
DevilSpeak: Image courtesy of Keet Design & Photography

DevilSpeak to melt faces in Port Elizabeth

Cape Town, South Africa: a band who has not easily escaped discussion at local social gatherings throughout the last nearly two years since their...
Boargazm - Photo Copyright: Henk Steyn Photography

Boargazm / NervoChaos: uniting continents

The ever enterprising South African metal band Boargazm have recently announced their next international project. The Pretoria based self-proclaimed "intergalactic space metal" band...

USA’s Affiance Ready To Shake SA Metalcore Scene

As could be expected from just about any stock-standard metalcore act, USA's Affiance comes complete with: short cuts and lightly-to-furry faces; quirky attitudes with...
The Murder Inn 2016 - Bloemfontein

Dark Matter: ‘The Murder Inn’ Cape Town tour

Cape Town, South Africa: Johannesburg's old school death metal band Dark Matter will be touring it's The Murder Inn gig concept to Cape Town...
Leftover Crack 2017 SA tour

Leftover Crack: South African tour dates

New York City, USA: if anarcho ska punk with an aggressive twist is your thing, then genre-hybrids Leftover Crack should find it's way into...