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An Interview with Germany’s “I Am Revenge” Ahead of Their Maiden Performance in Nairobi This Weekend

I Am Revenge are a hardcore/punk band that hails from Hamburg-Germany. On Saturday the 28th of September, they are set to join a host of local bands like Refuge, Vale of Amonition, Petrika and Straight Line Connection in this year’s edition of the Nairobi Metal Festival. I had a chat with band members Jonas (bass) and Okan (vocals) on their experience as a touring band and their expectations on this maiden foray into an African local metal and rock music scene.

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Interview: Aphasia Returns To Grace The Stage Once Again At This Year’s Nairobi Metal Festival

One of the earlier metal bands to form from the burgeoning local scene was Aphasia. Much like the bands of that period like In Oath, Mortal Soul and Lust of A Dying Breed, Aphasia disappeared into obscurity after releasing a slew of some of the most exciting and promising singles from a metal band to date. I had a chat with their vocalist Daniel Wanyeki otherwise known as “Bizzaro” on the origins of the band and what the future holds for the newly minted Aphasia.

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Murfy’s fLaw Have Today Released Their Third Album Together With A Music Video To The Song “Right Now”

Scene stalwarts Murfy’s fLaw have released a music video to the song “Right Now” which is taken from their long awaited third album “Nataka Sitaki”. The video was released today morning and we were surprised to note that the album has also been released on various platforms including Deezer and iTunes. As long time fans […]

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Straight Line Connection Officially Launches Their Album At Treehouse – Westlands

Nairobi’s Heavy Metal outfit “Straight Line Connection” will officially launch their debut album today at the Treehouse in Westlands. We are on the brink of strange times this being only the second full length heavy metal record from the Kenyan scene since the debut of Nelecc’s A Thousand Suns. While that may seem odd considering […]

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Yvonne Ndubi Interview’s “Refuge”

Refuge are a Kenyan Blues Rock Outfit composed of the children of expatriates living and working in Nairobi. Listening to their music, you’d be forgiven for mistaking them for a band of seasoned 70s blues rock afficionados. They are here to brighten the music landscape with authentic music tinged with influences from the likes of […]

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A Rocker’s Diary: Why Talent Can Be Your Greatest Undoing

If there’s one thing I realised during my musical pursuits is that talent will only get you so far. Perhaps even in saying that I may be overstating talent’s place in overcoming every day obstacles. There are all manner of sayings and anecdotes that points to this. The much touted talent nurturing program forgets the […]

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