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Mind Assault: new song, Corroded World

Cape Town, South Africa: last year ended with a bang for Mind Assault. In December, the...

Adorned in Ash: new album, Apocalyptic Violence

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

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RAMFEST: partnership with metal4africa is back!

Cape Town, South Africa: we're thrilled to be back in business with RAM. As announced earlier...

SummerFest’20: a place for friendship and metal

Cape Town, South Africa: metal4africa's own bi-annual event series is coming back in 2020 with another two...

KISS: End Of The Road World Tour, South Africa (interview)

KISS: photo by Jen Rosenstein Johannesburg, South Africa: local music journalist, David Devo Oosthuizen (Devographic Music Media &...

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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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...

DeamHorth: Spiritual Serpent [Review]

Johannesburg, South Africa: DeamHorth is about to release its anticipated new album, Spiritual Serpent, in the first week of July. It's an impressive body...

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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

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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

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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...

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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

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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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SACRIFIST: Breaking African Boundaries in 2009

www.metal4africa.com recently had an opportunity to catch up with one of South Africa's longest standing titans of their local heavy metal movement. Entertaining South African metalheads for well over a decade, SacriFist now stand poised to deliver their ministry of metal to a European audience.

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Welcome to the new home of METAL4AFRICA at www.metal4africa.com. Spread the word! As you can see, the site requires some work yet, but things are very much under way. We have a fantastic team of volunteers whose time and expertise has made this possible, but as volunteers, we can only call on their free time, so please be patient and visit often.

Inferium: A Softer Side to Hard…

We recently took the time to track down one of Southern Africa's more unique offerings.

Winter Invasion ’09

What on Earth is Winter Invasion? It's exactly that! We are invading those territories closest to home to celebrate the...

Shredder Showdown

What is Shredder Showdown? This is a concept begun by metal4africa in 2008 to showcase some of the areas best lead guitarists! Often...

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