Boargazm launch vicious new single Epsilon

Our favourite South African intergalactic space metal hogs, Boargazm, release their new single Epsilon today! The track is taken from the bands long-awaited new album Armagammon, and features a killer guitar solo by Kris Xenopoulos, resident shredder for metal cohorts, Vulvodynia. “We couldn’t be more stoked to be back at it again! We’ve experimented a…

Mongrel Records

  Mongrel Records is an imprint label of Just Music, South Africa’s leading independent music company. The label is focused on pushing heavier rock and metal artists from around Africa to the international market. Mongrel benefits from the full spectrum of Just Music’s successful artist and label services, whilst retaining an independent A&R and artist…

Mongrel Records releases pummeling new compilation album FANGS

Mongrel Records is proud to present Fangs, a compilation of some of the finest heavy music from the emerging African underground, focusing predominantly on the fiery South African scene. Included in the 14 explosive tracks are locally acclaimed bands such as Ruff Majik, Deity’s Muse, Boargazm, Hellcats, and The Drift, with the added spice of…

Sunken State unleash lyric video for vicious new track

This is the End is the new track from Johannesburg based metal outfit Sunken State. The band formed in 2017 and have been gaining traction ever since. Their sound contains a blend of elements from groove, core and death metal. The current line-up of the band consists of vocalist Dwayne Hees, guitarist Mathew Swanepoel, bassist…

Thread of Omen release crushing new EP Confined Reality

Confined Reality is the new EP from South African melodic death metal band Thread of Omen. Formed in 2013 and, after several initial line-up changes, began playing gigs in and around the Cape Town area. The band has released two full-length albums, Palace of the Fathers (2015) and Vindicta (2017) both of which have been…