CHEMICIDE – COMMON SENSE

Courtesy of Costa Rican wrecking crew Chemicide comes the blistering conflagration of bone crunching Thrash Metal entitled ‘Common Sense’. This thirty six minute exercise in vintage Thrash oriented vitriol harkens back to the violent metallic thunder plied by Nuclear Assault, Kreator, Sodom and Destruction as much as it shares traits with contemporary collectives such as … Read more

GHAST – LAWLESS

Imagine if you will the bone crunching bounce of Emmure combined with the propulsive Post Hardcore theatrics of Every Time I Die and the Technical Deathcore of A Night In Texas and you will have an idea as to the type of turbulent and monstrous Metalcore Port Elizabeth based collective Ghast unleash with such vigor. … 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

RIDDLEBREAK – ARCHITEUTHIS

The latest EP courtesy of progressive Metalcore heavyweights RIDDLEBREAK is certainly a grandiose statement of artistic flare. With that being stated, although I find the music plied by this sextet to be sumptuous and savage in equal measure, I humbly think that the exquisite violin playing by Laura Atkinson could perhaps be incorporated into the … Read more

CHAOS DOCTRINE – “BLACK FRIDAY BEDLAM”

Like a chrome plated war machine laying waste to all in its path, Chaos Doctrine’s latest track “Black Friday Bedlam” comes barreling out of the gates with furious intent! Built on a bedrock of thorny, barbed wire, thrash infused riffs, bludgeoning drumming,symphonic flourishes and crazed vocals, this slab of sonic savagery will lay siege to … Read more

Southern African Metal Selection

Tune into BurgsStudio from 1PM Central African Time every Friday for a two hour set of pure and uninterrupted Southern African Metal MADNESS!!! Come enjoy some of the best metal from Southern Africa has to offer and remember to SMASH the heart-on button on the tracks that you like! We guarantee that you will discover … Read more

VULVODYNIA – “THE DISCONNECT”

South African Slamming Deathcore heavyweights VULVODYNIA have laid siege to the international malaise of Slam and Deathcore with their patented blend of bludgeoning pummel. All and sundry are aware of these bestial brutes. In fact I think in some cities they have become a household name. If I remember correctly I think it was my … Read more

CAPGRAS DELUSION – “NEVER SAW IT COMING”

The debut EP by the elusively mysterious sonic entity known as CAPGRAS DELUSION titled “Never Saw It Coming” is the answer to your prayers if you fiend for music of the most emotive, catchy and dynamic kind.Herein you will be treated to a duo of tracks that are both heartfelt and hellishly infectious in equal … Read more