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…

Brochella Infests The West Rand This Halloween

JOBURG’S BIGGEST HALLOWEEN INFESTATION SET TO STORM THE NEW RUMOURS ROCK CITY WESTGATE Thursday 17 October 2019, Johannesburg: Is the West Rand ready for a one of a kind infestation of sleazy rock, hardcore metal and pop punk vibes? We will see on the 2nd of November 2019 at Rumours Rock City Westgate, situated just off…

Truth & Its Burden release new single Surfacing

Johannesburg’s positive hardcore champions Truth & Its Burden have released the lyric video for their new single Surfacing which premiered exclusively via popular YouTube channel Hardcore Worldwide. This is the first new track from the band since the release of their critically acclaimed album I Labour in 2017. The inspiration behind the track is very…

Truth & Its Burden Announce IRON & FIRE TOUR

Johannesburg hardcore veterans TRUTH & ITS BURDEN kick off their 2018 touring schedule with the IRON & FIRE TOUR. The tour spans across all major South African cities in support of their recent 2017 I Labour full length release. The IRON & FIRE TOUR also features support throughout the country from the likes of; Facing…

Truth and Its Burden confirmed as support for Chelsea Grin show.

With a highly anticipated new album “I Labour” releasing TODAY there’s more good news from the Truth & Its Burden camp. The band have just been confirmed as official support for American deathcore heavyweights Chelsea Grin’s Johannesburg show. • 16 August 2017 at Newtown Music Factory (10 Henry Nxumalo St, Johannesburg) • Tickets are available via…

Memphis May Fire announced as headliners for Krank’d Up 2017

A colossal, heavy swagger this way comes as Krank’d Up announces Memphis May Fire as this year’s festival headliner. Having rendered audiences speechless at festival appearances worldwide, Memphis May Fire will be firing on all cylinders when they bring their much-requested live show to South African fans for the first time this September. Armed with…