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The Medea Project: Southern Echoes

United Kingdom: with both band members formerly from South Africa, The Medea Project offers tribute to its...

Nuclear Winter: The Harvest Moon

https://youtu.be/eXSDSoru8L4 Harare, Zimbabwe: Gary Stautmeister is the mastermind behind this Melodic/Industrial Death Metal export from the landlocked...

Ill System: not quite ‘Rock Bottom’

https://youtu.be/IcNmbF7MB_0 Cape Town, South Africa: true to the genre, Ill System continues with social and political commentating...

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SummerFest’21: online for viewing and socializing

Cape Town/Johannesburg, South Africa: this country's longest continuously running all-African metal festival series is evolving. Whilst...

Sundergeist: first single with ‘Hindsight’

https://youtu.be/95ul5xYi9pc Cape Town, South Africa: a new project springs up from ashes left by 2020 in the...

SummerFest’21: how it’ll be done

SummerFest'21 artwork created by Luke Stroebel Cape Town, South Africa: at M4A we're ready to share our plan...

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,...

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Robyn Ferguson: Triptych EP is released

Robyn Ferguson puts out yet another EP in the short span of a year, bringing the number to three with 'Triptych'. Check it out here.

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...

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Mind Assault: The Cult of Conflict, out now

Cape Town, South Africa: long-standing metal band, Mind Assault, finally released its The Cult of Conflict album....

Dead Man Risen: Die With Me, album out today

Dead Man Risen is back with a new album in 2021. Album number four goes by the title Die With Me.

Abaddon: Rise of Terror, new album out

Released on 31 October, Rise of Terror by Cape Town black/thrash metal band Abaddon.

Ruff Majik: The Devil’s Cattle, out today

Ruff Majik and Mongrel Records released the band's latest album, The Devil's Cattle, via all major streaming platforms today. Physical copies are also available.

Theodicy: debut album by Incarnate Deity

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

Spectral Witch Of The Hex River: new album by Spectral Realm

Johannesburg, South Africa: it's finally here! Spectral Witch Of The Hex River is the long awaited...

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

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The Medea Project: Southern Echoes

United Kingdom: with both band members formerly from South Africa, The Medea Project offers tribute to its...

Robyn Ferguson: Triptych EP is released

Robyn Ferguson puts out yet another EP in the short span of a year, bringing the number to three with 'Triptych'. Check it out here.

MARENE: New EP, Something’s Out There, out now

The "Flash Rockers" at MARENE have released their EP today, 'Something's Out There' following the appearance of only the title track last week. Give it a listen here.

Riddlebreak: New EP, Architeuthis, out today

Midrand, South Africa: Today, Riddlebreak released its long-awaited second EP, Architeuthis; and just in time for SummerFest’21...

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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…

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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

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