Sepultura’s Greeting For South Africa

by Mike Pocockon August 27, 2014
Sepultura will be bringing their distinct heavy performances to South Africa very soon and their very own Derrick Green recorded this shout out for fans on the tip of Africa.     If you haven’t got your tickets yet, then head on over to Computicket now to get them by clicking right here. Details of […]


Legions Ablaze – ‘Welcome Your Oblivion’ Review & Interview

by Mike Pocockon August 25, 2014
Legions Ablaze’s new album is one of those albums that compares to a dump the morning after a bender of whiskey and that 2AM McDonalds visit. At first, it’s hard to stomach as the breakdown of everything you have ingested exits your body but then it’s smooth sailing from there. Don’t think I am saying […]


Witchfest 2015 Gears Up For Biggest Metal Gathering In South Africa

by Mike Pocockon August 22, 2014
So Witchfest is back on the scene after many years of laying low and we can now see why! The lovely folks have been hard at work over the years  to bring some of the best metal from around the globe to South Africa. Recently, they brought out Kataklysm to the country and now will […]

Photo: Ross Garret

Mic 2 Mic: Beatenberg Speak About Their Hanging Gardens

by Mike Pocockon August 21, 2014
If you haven’t heard of Beatenberg, or noticed their name on nearly every festival lineup in South Africa, then you are severely out of the loop. The band has been playing the club circuit for many years and have recently performed alongside the international heavyweights that visit South Africa, namely Bastille and John Newman, this […]

Krank'D Up

Mic 2 Mic: Unearth Talk Beer, Dick And Krank’D Up

by Mike Pocockon August 20, 2014
Unearth are one of those bands that have withstood the test of time in the metal scene. They have stuck with their style and sound through thick and thin, blowing audiences away with their signature high-energy performances across the globe. They will be embarking on their headlining tour called ‘Hell on Earth’ across Europe shortly […]


Kings Of Chaos Returns To South Africa

by Mike Pocockon August 20, 2014
If you were at the last Kings Of Chaos tour, which featured Slash, Miles Kennedy and a host of other legends, then you would probably agree that it was the loudest and most rocking show to ever come to South Africa. The awesome dudes at AMP Events promised us that Kings Of Chaos would be […]