ABOMINABLE PUTRIDITY – ‘PARASITIC METAMORPHOSIS MANIFESTATION’

The much anticipated and highly awaited return of Russian Slam overlords Abominable Putridity is finally here in the form of the turbulent eight track monstosity that is ‘Parasitic Metamorphosis Manifestation’. Following on from the landmark Slam classic ‘The Anomalies Of Artificial Origin’ released in 2012, their latest slab of bludgeon keeps their legacy alive with … Read more

GLOBAL PLAGUE – NARCISSUS

Well ladies and gentleman, Global Plague are back with another turbulent and triumphant track! The triple threat that is Bram Epstein, Jackson Ward and John Souki have supplied us with another smoldering confluence of Deathcore, Metalcore, Melodic Death Metal and groove orientated fare that will undoubtedly cause the hair on the back of your neck … Read more

THE IRIDIUM EXPERIMENT – “HERO.VILLAIN.VICTIM”

The debut EP courtesy of Johannesburg based sonic collective The Iridium Experiment entitled “Hero.Victim.Villian”is a head on collision between Melodic, Thrash infused Metal and Post Hardcore that sparkles with soaring vocals, impassioned roars, chugging riffs and rhythmic battery. If the type of Metal plied by Atreyu, Darkest Hour, Killswitch Engage and their ilk are your … Read more

SILENT DEGRADATION – “TIME WON’T HEAL”

First off I must state that music of this calibre deserves to be housed in a far more robust, streamlined and sparkling production. With that being stated “Time Won’t Heal” by Silent Degradation is undoubtedly a superbly constructed and efficiently executed slab of sonic expression. Herein one is treated to a turbulent exercise in metallic … Read more

MARENE – “Something’s Out There”

What immediately comes to mind when listening to “Something’s Out There” by Marene is the sparkling, synth-pop infused Rock I have been prone to experiencing in many a Horror Flick from the 80’s. I dare state that this probably is the intent and acts as crucial inspiration behind this saccharine slab of escapist Rock. From … Read more

FOURTH SON SOUTH – “POSITIVE”

Bring on the uplifting, Bluesy rock baby! Yessiree! Cast your cares to the metaphorical breeze and boogey down right now. Fourth Son South have you covered with their patented barroom skronk! If you fiend for music that is unpretentious and wears its funky, blues infused influences on its veritable sleeve with confidence and pride then … Read more

ROBYN FERGUSON – “TRIPTYCH”

Robyn Ferguson has been on a creative rampage of late, churning forth a froth of proggy shred that has been titled the Alizaran chronicles, a collection of three ep’s that represent a alchemical journey of sorts, a journey exemplified in music of the most irredescent and immaculately constructed fashion. “Triptych” the latest EP in a … Read more

TREEHOUSE BURNING – “SUFFOCATE”

Hot damn I have been rendered punchdrunk by what I have just heard for I have been battered into submission in the most blissful manner! This volcanic conflagration of violent, insanely dynamic and groundbreaking music must be witnessed by all and posthaste! “Suffocate” is two and a half minutes of sonic turbulence that is like … Read more

VULVOCRANIA – “SOCIETAL LOBOTOMISATION”

If you’re a Slamming Deathcore fiend such as myself then the prospect of a split EP between South African heavyweights Vulvodynia and UK wrecking crew Acrania is one to celebrate. I have been waiting with bated breath to wrap my fevered eardrums around this release since I had been made aware of its impending arrival … Read more

BOILING POINT – “FIELDS OF DOOM”

Admittedly I am completely smitten by the smoldering confluence of grisly crushing old school inspired Death Metal and gritty Hardcore Boiling Point ply with such punishing acumen! Folks, it is near impossible for me to fault music of this sort for it speaks to me on a cellular level. “Fields Of Doom” is the debut … Read more