GHAST – DAWN

Ladies and gentleman prepare to be pummeled into submission for Port Elizabeth based purveyors of punishing Deathcore infused Metalcore Ghast have just released their debut album entitled ‘Dawn’ and it is explosive! This blistering foray into sonic carnage is ferocious and fraught with voracity. Beginning with the eerie tones and ominous atmospherics of “Abaddon Birth” … Read more

KENNETH HUGH – ‘FAR OUT PLACES’

Prepare to embark on a journey of epic proportions. Your conductor for this ride into the fantastical is multi-instrumentalist and creative fountainhead, the inimitable, Kenneth Hugh. Ladies and gentleman, this maven of magnificent musicianship will transport you to ravishing realms that exist beyond the mundane reality you call home. Strap in and enjoy the ride … 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

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

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

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

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

GLOBAL PLAGUE – “FEAR IN POWER”

The latest track courtesy of Global Plague entitled “Fear In Power” is both bludgeoning and beautiful in equal measure! Following in the footsteps of “Parasitic”, this slab of sonic heft expands upon the template and scope of their first single with unabashed immensity and prowess. Sonically “Fear In Power” is far more nuanced, dynamic and … Read more