Burning Tongue

With chainsaw guitars, pummelling double-bass and a barking prophet preaching an end times message, Burning Tongue is here to remind you that the plague has arrived and rain piss all over your pitiful socially distanced BBQs, park hangs and elbow daps. The debut LP from the band formerly known as Blackest, Prisoner’s Cinema, is eleven…

Sunken State

Solace In Solitude is the debut full length album from South Africa’s self-proclaimed Modern Groove Metal mob Sunken State. The band formed in 2018 in Johannesburg and have been perfecting their sound ever since. Sunken States debut EP titled Enter the Grey was released August 2019, followed by the single This Is the End in…

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…