South Africa’s Vulvoydinia Release Video to “Nyaope” Ahead of Their Australian Tour

Vulvodynia, the South African brutal death metal machine has unleashed the video for their track Nyaope which features a guest appearance from Martin Matoušek of Gutalax. The track which is taken from their latest album Mob Justice out now on Lacerated Enemy Records. The band sent director Frans Borman into the cracks and crevices of Johannesburg to showcase the reality of poverty […]

All The Winners At Our First Ever Rock Music Awards

We cannot say how grateful we are for the way things turned out on the 26th of October. For our very first Rock & Metal Music Awards, things went better than expected. We had a slew of more than entertaining performances from Kanyeki, Murfy’s fLaw, Straight Line Connection and Last Year’s Tragedy with no small […]

Murfy’s fLaw – Whatchyu Want? (Music Video Review)

Murfy’s fLaw have today released their second music video this year and its called Whatchyu Want? Being Kenya’s oldest active rock group hasn’t stopped Murfy’s from reaching for firsts or breaking records and they do that with what is within their reach, extending their own traditions and influences to keep that fire burning. Whatchyu Want? […]

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.

Interview: Aphasia Returned To Grace The Stage At 2019’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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