Tours

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

Magrudergrind SA tour 2016 poster

Peasant joins USA’s Magrudergrind for SA tour

Cape Town, South Africa: New York grindcore band Magrudergrind have toured much of the Northern hemisphere, including their home country in the USA, throughout...
Vulvodynia 2017 press pic

Vulvodynia: depart for first European tour today

Cape Town, South Africa: having taken the world of brutal and slam metal by storm, South Africa's Vulvodynia departs from its homeland today on...
SacriFist 2016 Band Poster

SacriFist: ending 25 glorious years at WinterFest’17

Cape Town, South Africa: this city prepares to bid it's final farewell to one of South Africa's Metal greats this weekend. We feel...
Woltemade 2018, Fragments of Lore Tour

Woltemade: Fragments of Lore, SummerFest’19

Cape Town, South Africa: one of the most elusive new bands out of this city in 2018 is Woltemade; named after local lore legend,Wolraad...
Alestorm 2019 press

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...
Guthrie Govan 2018 SA Tour

Guthrie Govan: South African Clinic Tour starts

Cape Town, South Africa: we spoke with local guitarist extraordinaire, Kris Xenopoulos, about the Guthrie Govan clinic tour which kicks off this week. ...
Secrets 2018 press photo

Secrets: tells all in advance of SA tour [interview]

Cape Town, South Africa: so far, 2018 is delivering a mother load of touring bands to our humble shoreline. Another on that list is...
Bleeding Spawn 2018

Coastal Defecation Tour: Mpumalanga greets KwaZulu-Natal… brutally

Middelburg, South Africa: this otherwise unremarkable rural/industrial town seems to be a breeding ground for some of the most extreme metal bands this country...
Maximum Carnage 2017 Blackened Sun

Maximum Carnage: ‘Blackened Sun’ out at WinterFest’17

Pretoria, South Africa: Maximum Carnage delighted Cape Town headbangers in 2014 when the band played WinterFest'14. The feeling must have been mutual; since the...

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...