Formed in September 2014, Deadline are Jessy Switchblade (Vocals), Skullprit (Guitars), Judge Mental (Guitars), Damian Dread (Bass) and Dizzy Styxx (Drums).
Deadline are on the forefront of the New Wave of South African Heavy Metal (NWOSAHM) and mix elements of traditional heavy metal, thrash metal, power metal and hard rock in their music. Deadline are known for their passionate, energetic stage shows and have a loyal fan base all over South Africa known as the Deadline Heavy Metal Crew (DLHMC).
Deadline's debut album, "Black Wolf City" was released worldwide on 14 October 2017. Their subsequent single "Before I Die" was released on 19 June 2020, followed by the release of their sophomore album "Cathedral Point" on 26 June 2020.
The new Deadline EP called "Abigail's Crypt" was released on Friday 23 April comprising of B-sides and rarities in tribute to the bands and songs that keep Deadline and their live shows going (whilst you wait for part 3 of the Deadline Lady Blitzkrieg Black Wolf City Saga)!
Best Newcomer - South African Metal Music Awards 2016
Best Live Band - South African Metal Music Awards 2017
Best Old School Metal - South African Metal Music Awards 2017
Best Old School Metal - South African Metal Music Awards 2018
Best Old School Metal - South African Metal Music Awards 2019
We are metal! We are fire! We are legacy! We are energy! We are power! We are Deadline!