Catchy, riff-y and a whole lot of rum, that’s essentially what Alestorm sounds like! We spoke with vocalist Chris Bowes about the band and their upcoming trip to South Africa, including an appearance at Pirate Fest.
Lav Nandlall has launched her new web series “High Tea with the Metal Duchess” and fans can expect to see some of South Africa’s biggest bands (Facing The Gallows, Chaos Doctrine, Deadline, Dirty Moonshine, Polar Dust and L.A Cobra) spill the tea on South Africa’s music scene, upcoming tours and band gossip!
Nobody is safe from Go The Rodeo fever – South Africa’s biggest progressive electro rock band is catchy, sexy plus transcends genre and generations. Their new album quality is also top-notch with high production values and superb flow. If you don’t believe us, prepare for some Lekker Chilled ear candy!
Greg Van Kerkhof, bassist for South Africa’s favourite heavy band Red Helen, speaks up about his new acoustic side project, new single “Never Again,” and effects of a life-altering car accident.
John Browne, guitarist with the British progressive metal band Monuments, discusses the new Century Media-released album Phronesis and upcoming second trek to South Africa!
Legendary US metalcore pioneers Atreyu have been added to the Pirate Fest 2019 line-up with special Cape Town show in South Africa!
South African comedian, actor and professional nonsense talker Rob van Vuuren is set to emcee Pirate Fest 2019, the biggest Pirate Party in the world on the 7th of September!
Meet The HU, the pioneers of Hunnu Rock! We caught up with the YouTube sensation in an exclusive interview to find out more about the throat-singing quartet’s musical influences, debut album The Gereg, tour dates, and more!
With a growing family of metal bands including recent talent, reformed groups, new stage-hands, etc., we look at the upcoming Metal Battle finals where a winner gets a shot to play at the mecca of them all… Wacken Open Air 2019!
Johannesburg, South Africa’s Rumours Lounge was host to a wicked show on March 1st with local bands L.A. Cobra and Deadline teaming up for a rocking night dubbed Living After Midnight!
Damned If I Don’t, the new project from South African born musician Daniel Stacey Herber, recently released their new, self-titled album. Herber sat down to give us an exclusive track-by-track explanation of his work.
Scottish band, Alestorm are bringing their brand of plank-walking “pirate metal” to South Africa, again, in September 2019. The group is now confirmed as one of the headlining acts for Pirate Fest 2019!
Swiss quintet, Dreamshade are wrapping up an intense, four-date tour of South Africa which sees them pummelling local audiences with their melodic, alternative metal. We spoke with the band about the trek, South African hospitality, covering Linkin Park, and whiskey!
Joburg-based two-piece Hellcats unleashed their rock ‘n’ roll debut, The Hex and The Healer, today and it’s on hell of a banger!