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FEAR OF FALLING: Turning Point album out today

Johannesburg, South Africa: Turning Point, the debut full length album from Fear Of Falling, is out today!...

HUMAN NEBULA: ‘Police Brutality’ video out, with tons of guests

https://youtu.be/9uErWzBabPE Johannesburg, South Africa: the most ambitious guest track we've seen in recent memory is courtesy of...

ALL GUNS FULL AMMO: remastered re-release of 2011 debut EP

Cape Town, South Africa: look who's back in the news! Too cool for school, and apparently...

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UNDERLAND: beginning the claw-back for Cape Town metal bands

Kill Frenzy, Live at Ellington's Cape Town, South Africa: in these final breaths of a ghastly 2021, the...

THEATRE RUNS RED: end of an era

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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...

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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...

Dividing the Element [Review]

  I went into listening to this self-titled debut album by Zimbabwe's Dividing The Element with very few preconceptions - I mean, how many other...

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FEAR OF FALLING: Turning Point album out today

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Blantyre, Malawi: Universe is the debut EP by Blessings Chisama; a one-man progressive metal project and, presumably,...

DISARMAGEDDON: Detonator EP, all platforms now

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OMINOUS REFLECTIONS: Die Ewige Swart Lig, EP released

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GHAST X BOILING POINT: split EP released

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Marene: After Life EP, out today

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Deity’s Muse: Ennui EP out now, plus video

Johannesburg, South Africa: local prog-masters Deity's Muse are back! The lads grace us with a brand...

Brundarkh: Haunted Worlds, debut EP released

Cape Town, South Africa: a warm welcome to Brundarkh! This stunning new arrival for "The Mother...

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Soul’s Darkness: Humanity EP out now

Gqeberha / Bloemfontein, South Africa: the two-man melodic death metal project, Soul's Darkness, released a debut EP...

Robyn Ferguson: The Waking World

Cape Town, South Africa: the extraordinary Robyn Ferguson, formerly known for fronting Gauteng-based extreme metal band Adorned...

Chaos Doctrine: And in the Beginning… They Lied

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Vulvodynia: Eternal Wasteland of Galaxies, music video

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Chaos Doctrine: ‘The Rite’, prelude to new album

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Halvar: Baptised in Blasphemy music video

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Sunken State: artwork reveal for Solace in Solitude

Johannesburg, South Africa: modern groove metal band Sunken State treated us to an artwork reveal recently. ...

SAMMA 2021 Public Polls: now open

Johannesburg, South Africa: the South African Metal Music Awards organizer, Emalyth, opened the Public Poll today (find...

Peasant: new EP Kingdom and exquisite music video

Cape Town, South Africa: hardworking hardcore band Peasant adds another item to its ever-expanding discography today with...

Sunken State: ‘Swindler’ brings us a step closer to new album

Johannesburg, South Africa: check out the latest single from Sunken State today with 'Swindler'. This latest...