Skinflint 2018 Front cover

Skinflint: Skinflint [Review]

Botswana: The Gaberone-based band Skinflint recently released its latest, self-titled album. The three piece has put together a fine musical offering in this...
Dividing The Element 2018 album

Dividing the Element [Review]

  I went into listening to this self-titled debut album by Zimbabwe's Dividing The Element with very few preconceptions - I mean, how many other...
Cartagena 2018 Roma Delenda Est

Cartagena: Roma Delenda Est [review]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdiTfUvC0qk This five-piece band from Tunisia, Africa recently released its second album Roma Delenda Est; the story of a warrior completing quests during the ancient...
Skinflint 2016 Cheif Of The Ghosts

Review: Skinflint’s ‘Chief Of The Ghosts’

Chief of the Ghosts - Oh my Sword! By BrutalViking It’s always a pleasure to receive some African metal in my reviewers inbox (It’s been barren...
Persona: Elusive Reflections 2016

Review: Elusive Reflections by Persona

Band: Persona Origin: Tunis, Tunisia Album: Elusive Reflections Released: 12 February 2016 Label: Independent Tunisian metal band Persona has delivered an earworm with their Elusive Reflections debut full-length which...

Wargrave: Suffering The Void (2015-11-14) review

I have a lot of genuine praise for Suffering The Void! The instrumentalist tenacity of Wargrave has never been as eloquently displayed live,...

Review of Out For Blood by BloodBeast – 2014

Band: BloodBeast Album: Out For Blood Released: 12 December, 2014 When it comes to the most raw and primal means of human expression, I cannot claim to...

Hectate: The Order of The Black Light – Review

Egypt’s metal scene seems to be most well known abroad for its death and black metal bands. Hecate is a more recent arrival on...

Bullescript – Knotted EP Review

We often listen album to death when reviewing, for me that meant a twelve-hour work day with this bad boy on repeat. Now sitting comfortably with a beer in hand, and better sound quality than my work headphones, I have to say it: I'm impressed.

Become the Watcher – Paradigm Review

What the hell is happening in Durban lately? After a long drought where the scene seemed all but dead, there has been a sudden and rabid revival from the coast. Started as a studio project, Become the Watcher has burst out of nowhere as a frontrunner to the modern, more mature deathcore sound.