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


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


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


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


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


Hailing from Cape Town, Peasant unleash punishing Metallic Hardcore that bristles with ferocity and fiery conviction. I am utterly smitten by their raw, crushing and angst infused sonic battery. Featuring Adri Jordaan on Vocals, Pieter Jordaan & Immanuel Bester on Guitars, Keagan V Rooyen on Bass and Graham Pitout on Drums, this furious quintet are … Read more

Ocean Of Angels – Haunting You

Hot on the heels of last year’s incandescent EP ‘The Gift’ Oceans of Angels return with the scintillating yet sorrowful single ‘Haunting You’. Built upon a bedrock of shuffling drums, tinkling keys, syrupy bass, shimmering guitar and threaded through with the impassioned vocals of band mastermind Sheldon Horvatic, ‘Haunting You’ will envelop you in its … Read more


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


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


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