The Drift – Dreams of Deluge Review

It's been just over a year since we first heard of The Drift (a.k.a. "That Facebook Band"). Having gone from a band with nothing besides the combined experience of its members - seasoned veterans from such bands as Knave, Gadabout, Chromium and Misericord; The Drift have grown a lot since being "That Facebook Band".
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...

Lelahell – Al Intihar Review

Metal as a musical genre is one of the few that is often described (and derived) by location. Swedish Death Metal, Bay Area Thrash...

Brood of Hatred – New Order of Intelligence Review

Thank the metal gods for Brood of Hatred, who's debut EP, New Order of Intelligence, lives up to its progressive death metal label. Hailing from Tunisia, this young band evidently has big ideas and despite the album being less than 20 minutes long, it is an enthralling and captivating experience (whether you like it or not).

ING – INGquisition Review

ING - the most politically INGcorrect band in the universe - have brought out their second slab of degenerate death/thrash metal and with it their usual take on the world we live in and life in general. I am sure that the lyrical content of this serving of vitriol will not sit well with some listeners...

Wrust – Intellectual Metamorphosis Review

In places where metal is very much a niche genre, bands tend to come and go. Wrust, who hail from Gaborone, Botswana, have proven to be as resilient as desert plants (with tours to South Africa, Namibia and Italy to boot). The band has been around since 2000, and has now produced their fifth release in Intellectual Metamorphosis.
A Walk With the Wicked - Architects of Sadism

A Walk With the Wicked – Architects of Sadism Review

If you enjoy good solid death metal, then this will definitely be of interest to you. The first thing about this release that...

Instrametal – The Catalyst to Chaos Review

Instrametal is a four piece melodic music beast that hails from Johannesburg, that employs the services of Lord Onyr (Spectral Realm) on keyboard when...
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...

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...