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

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

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

FOSSILIZATION – LEPROUS DAYLIGHT

Fossilization conjure forth a murky morass of suffocating Death Metal that draws upon the dark smoulder of vintage Immolation and Incantation as much as it does the modern malevolence of Portal, Abyssal, Fetid and Ulcerate. Hailing from Brazil and featuring members from Death-Doom-Sludge barons Jupiterian , the duo that are Fossilization will send you spiraling … Read more

APRIL 16th – EPITAPH

On their album ‘Epitaph’ vintage British based band April 16th unleash a ballsy platter of sparkling Rock that is scintillating and effervescent in equal measure. Featuring fourteen panoramic and propulsive slabs of evocative music, this mellifluous opus is a timeless paean to classic songcraft that will hold you aloft with its smorgasbord of stellar verses … Read more

BURIAL HORDES – RUINS

Bleak times call for equally bleak yet blistering music. Enter Burial Hordes, a Greek sonic coven that unleash a malevolent maelstrom of Blackened Death Metal that simmers with nihilistic heft and swagger. Perhaps more Black Metal centered then Death Metal, these Athenians conjure forth punishing music that acts as a merciful balm in a merciless … Read more

TRUTH DECAYED – FADED VISIONS II

Truth Decayed conjure forth the type of lethal Thrash Metal that will cause anyone with a prediliction for the form to rejoice! ‘Faded Visions II’ , their follow up to last year’s ‘Faded Visons’ EP contains four deadly detonations of Thrash Metal devastation that are fierce in nature and vicious in both intent and execution. … Read more

BOILING POINT – HUMANIZE

Hailing from Port Elizabeth, South Africa Boiling Point construct a heady brew of OSDM infused Hardcore that is as catchy as it as crushing and compassionate. Featuring Dominic ‘Demonslayer’ Louw on vocals, Chris Paterson on Guitar, Tiago Vital on Bass & backing vocals alongside Kristo Zondagh on Drums this quartet unleash rousing waves of Metallic … Read more

DEADLINE – VITRIOL INC

Fire and brimstone! Blood and Iron! This is Heavy Metal distilled to its purest essence. On their explosive new album ‘Vitriol Inc’ South African Heavy Metal troopers Deadline conjure forth a platter of denim clad, black leather borne Heavy Metal melodrama fraught with propulsive riffs, bludgeoning drumming and strident vocals. With the force of nature … Read more