CHAOS DOCTRINE – BELLUM

On their latest album ‘Bellum’ South African sonic cabal Chaos Doctrine invoke a firey inferno of enigmatic, blazing Thrash infused Industrial Metal that is as catchy as an airborne contagion and as crushing as a steamroller. Opening track ‘Lifting The Veil’ is a chrome plated battleship that forges ahead with bruising rhythms, skin-shredding leads, percussive, … Read more

CHAOS DOCTRINE – HERETIC

The time is nigh for on April 27th Industrial-Thrash machine Chaos Doctrine are set to unleash their latest album ‘Bellum’ on the unsuspecting masses. To whet your appetite for the pummelling that will occur Chaos Doctrine have unveiled their latest single from said full length entitled ‘Heretic’. This prime piece of sonic real estate hinges … Read more

DOOMTRIGGER – CIRCLES PART ONE

The upcoming EP courtesy of Doomtrigger, ‘Circles Part One’ is a devastating display of fierce Metalcore that is merciless in its intent to set your synapses ablaze in a conflagration of crushing rhythms, cumbersome riffs, furious vocals and bug-eyed drum battery. Prepare to be pummeled as opening track ‘Limbo’ lays siege to your being with … Read more

SUNKEN STATE – I AM DIVINITY

Sunken State continue to forge ahead with tenacity and vigour, their latest single ‘I Am Divinity’ being testament to this band’s stellar work ethic and musicianship. Although I may not resonate with this track on a holistic level, I am still able to recognize and applaud its execution. On ‘I Am Divinity’ Sunken State unleash … Read more

DOOMTRIGGER – LIMBO

Punishing and propulsive, the latest track by DOOMTRIGGER entitled ‘Limbo’ is a merciless slab of prime Metalcore that relentlessly pummels all into submission with its deadly confluence of crushing riffs, corrosive vocals and ferocious rhythms. ‘Limbo’ is the first single from this Stellenbosch based sonic collectives upcoming EP ‘Circles: Part One’, an EP in a … Read more

HEAVY // HITTER – WALL OF WAX

Hailing from Orlando, Florida  Heavy // Hitter concoct a heady brew of bludgeoning Deathcore bluster that simmers with rage and bristles with red hot anger. Be wary when approaching their latest track ‘Wall Of Wax’ for you may just emerge from its all encompassing embrace with third degree burns, well figuratively anyway for the searing … Read more

GHAST – DYSANIA

Ghast who are undoubtedly one of the most ferocious contingents of the current wave of South African Hardcore have returned with yet another smoldering slab of skull shattering Metalcore in the form of the utterly furious ‘Dysania’. Following on from the bludgeon evidenced in the maelstrom witnessed on ‘The Purse Of Bloody Eyes’  released in … Read more

PEASANT – PENDULUM SOUL

Crushing, corrosive and combustible; these are the words that come to mind when describing the devastating Metallic Hardcore plied by Cape Town based cabal Peasant. Their latest single, the combative ‘Pendulum Soul’ is testament to the above descriptor. Traversing similar sonic waters to All Out War, Sworn Enemy and Integrity, Peasant lay siege to one’s … Read more

END REIGN – THE WAY OF ALL FLESH IS DECAY

On their debut for the indomitable Relapse Records entitled ‘The Way Of All Flesh Is Decay’, End Reign concoct a heady brew of frost-bitten Metallic Hardcore that is equal parts Tombs infused Black Metal bludgeon, Integrity induced Hardcore delirium, dual guitar oriented histrionics and Ringworm oriented Thrash Metal. With Domenic Romeo of Integrity fame at … Read more

REBAELLIUN – UNDER THE SIGN OF REBELLION

Brazilian bruisers Rebaelliun unleash a deadly froth of violent Death Metal that shares traits with Krisiun, Deicide, Morbid Angel and Blood Red Throne. These stalwarts have been plying their punishing wares since 1998 and their latest album ‘Under The Sign Of Rebellion’ is testament to their veteran status, displaying a band at the height of … Read more