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Ruff Majik: Lead Pills and Thrills

https://youtu.be/oSH0V8NMfLQ Pretoria, South Africa: the stoner rock collective Ruff Majik returns with another teaser from its upcoming...

FANGS Volume II: a new compilation of African underground music

Boesmansrivermond, South Africa: the recently established Mongrel Records is back with another compilation album release today; introducing FANGS...

Theodicy: debut album by Incarnate Deity

Johannesburg, South Africa: a new presence rises in the Southern African metalscape today with Incarnate Deity and...

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Mistress of Mischief: encourages crowd activities for WF20 online festival

https://youtu.be/O5D94YYbH3g The Mistress of Mischief and M4A invite you to be part of the action this WinterFest'20,...

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...

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Album Review: ‘Cathedral Point’ from Deadline

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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...

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Theodicy: debut album by Incarnate Deity

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A Collection of South African Metal: compilation album

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Windhoek Metal Fest: In a class of it’s own

In 2008, the Darkfiend made his first journey from Cape Town up into the South West of Africa. The country of destination: Namibia. Hundreds of thousands of people visit Namibia for a great many reasons. Not least of all, the fact that the country sports some of the worlds best game hunting ranches, breathtaking scenery that borders on surreal, or even just a getaway for people who really desire some space and an escape from civilzation! However, a small trickling of visitors make their way for a completely different reason - Heavy Metal!!!

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