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Blame: Terminatryx delivers its latest single with distinct lockdown flavour

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tIMJtZsdYw Cape Town, South Africa: it grows more apparent that even under lockdown, the underground arts will...

Deadline: Sophomore album, Cathedral Point, out today

Pretoria, South Africa: lockdown may have brought new challenges to the South African scene but it hasn’t...

Deadline: Before I Die, out today

https://youtu.be/lMUU0zBO8tc Pretoria, South Africa: another delightful breadcrumb in the trail to Deadline's new album arrives today in...

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Peasant: Hardcore before, during and after Covid-19

Three months after South Africa's lockdown came into effect, we reflect on Peasant and the band's journey...

Crown the Empire: Pre-gig interview w/ Brandon Hoover

Cape Town, South Africa: A JamPacked Productions show is on the horizon! What better way to cap...

The Black Dahlia Murder: Bandchat with Nate

Ramfest 2020 is a little over a month away. The alternative music festival has been on the steady incline since its reincarnation...

Mind Assault: new album art, new face on stage

Cape Town, South Africa: more than fifteen years and Mind Assault still has a few tricks up...

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Album Review: ‘Cathedral Point’ from Deadline

Album Review by Linda Evermore It’s finally here! Following on from its debut album...

ARKA’N: full length album, Zã Keli [REVIEW]

Zã Keli TOGO: The Togo based band ARKA'N graced us with this monster of an album earlier in March. This body of work has proud...

Skinflint: Skinflint [Review]

Botswana: The Gaberone-based band Skinflint recently released its latest, self-titled album. The three piece has put together a fine musical offering in this...

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Deadline: Sophomore album, Cathedral Point, out today

Pretoria, South Africa: lockdown may have brought new challenges to the South African scene but it hasn’t...

Fangs: All-African compilation by Mongrel Records

Boesmansrivermond, South Africa: the newest record label on the block, Mongrel Records, aims to bear "fangs" far...

Adorned in Ash: new album, Apocalyptic Violence

Pretoria, South Africa: five years after The Dead Walk Among Us and Adorned in Ash is back...

The Drift: Seer album out today

https://youtu.be/MHvKj3HYvGs Johannesburg, South Africa: local overlord of groovy sludge metal, The Drift, releases its third album. ...

Dreams Of Nightmares: new album, Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows Bloemfontein, South Africa: with the fifth installation of this city's annual metal show, Metal Circuit V, just been wrapped up, we take a...

A Collection of South African Metal: compilation album

A Collection of South African Metal Hamburg, Germany: today, 100 copies of a promotional album are making their way to Wacken Open Air festival. Our...

Peasant: Unrest Eternal, out today

Unrest Eternal Cape Town, South Africa: Unrest Eternal, the anticipated debut full-length album from Peasant, is out today. "It's out! The most work I've put into...

Goat Throne: Blood for the Blood Goat, album released

Blood for the Blood Goat Johannesburg, South Africa: self-confessed "Dumb Metal" band -or Stoner Metal if you prefer- Goat Throne recently released its first album,...

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Priest Killer: Sessions in Blasphemy EP

Bloemfontein, South Africa: within any conservative heartland, rebellion is never far from view. In Bloemfontein, this...

Thread Of Omen: Confined Reality out today

Cape Town, South Africa: melodic death metal band Thread Of Omen is celebrating its third release today...

Forsaking Fate: self-titled debut EP released

East London, South Africa: Forsaking Fate is the first Metal band from this city to make a...

Testosteruins: Suffering Masculinity, EP out now

Suffering Masculinity Cape Town, South Africa: the two-member continental death metal project Testosteruins delivers, as promised, its four-track debut EP, Suffering Masculinity. This follows...

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Third Battalion, move in for the kill…

For those who do not know your history, the 6th of June is the 65th anniversary of D-Day. The legendary counter-attack of Allied Forces against The Reich which changed the course of history forever. Join us with Winter Invasion on June 6 as we commemorate this significant date in history...

METAL4AFRICA – WinterFest’09 – 01 August

The full WinterFest'09 line-up has been announced!!! Now we just need you to put your "party batteries" on charger. Please register for the event if you intend to come - you might even win FREE ENTRANCE for you and a friend, with BAR VOUCHERS! Read more to find out how.

PARTY BUS to M4A WinterFest’09

Many have joined the party bus to our previous events and enjoyed the experience. If you don't have your own transport, or are looking for an adventurous opportunity to meet cool new people, a way to avoid drinking and driving, or if you just want a killer kick-off to the party - then the bus is for YOU!

V.O.D: A post-reunion tour ’09 interview…

If you were present at one of V.O.D's 10 Year Re-union shows, then you most certainly were at the best place possible at that time. Simply because, if you were not yet born in the year of 1982, then it is highly unlikey that you were old enough to witness a chapter in the forging of a South African metal scene - and this tour was your only opportuninty to travel through time and visit that special place in our metal history and legacy!

Moment Of Clarity: A New “Power” Rising…

After a sterling performance at M4A's very own SummerFest'09 in January, it seemed only appropriate to get to know the band Moment Of Clarity just a little bit better. We also quizzed them about a few matters regarding the role of cross over metal in a sustainable metal scene.