Dreamshade release scorching new single Shanghai Nights

Swiss melodic metal masters Dreamshade have revealed a new single Shanghai Nights, taken from their forthcoming album A Pale Blue Dot which is set for release on the 5th March 2021 . It’s the second track they have shared from the new album after Lightbringers, which the band released late last year. The track which…

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…

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…

Zombies Ate My Girlfriend Serve up new album Shun the Reptile

Zombies Ate My Girlfriend release their highly anticipated new album Shun the Reptile. Heavy as two Hells, a cesspool of crushing drums, malicious riffs and some the most personal and brutal lyrics seen so far from the Cape Town based South Africans. Guitarist Adriano Rodrigues explains more about the overall concept and emotion behind the…