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Mind Assault: return to Burn Down The Nation

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa: this coastal city's most illustrious one-man melodeth project, Dead Man Risen, is promising...

The Drift: ‘Seer’ art reveal, plus new song ‘Day One’

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SummerFest’20: a place for friendship and metal

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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...

Alestorm: on touring, drinking and being stranded on an island

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Terminatryx: Sirens Festival [interview]

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