Hog Hoggidy Hog - Oink!

If there were any doubt that the Hogs are the godfathers of South African punk, Oink! dispels it once and for all. Hog Hoggidy Hog have been around for 8 years, almost single-handedly keeping the Cape Town punk scene alive during that time... More »

The Awakening - Darker Than Silence

Ashton Nyte returns with The Awakening's 7th full length album in as many years. Since their inception in 1995 they've released an average of one album a year, each bringing something new to the fold, whilst still retaining their trademark gothic rock... More »

Wickhead - If It Hurts, It's Healing

Wickhead has had a long road leading up the the release of this, their debut album. Four years to be precise. As one of the so-called new breed of SA rock bands that include 16Stitch, Pestroy, The Narrow and others, they had much to prove... More »

16Stitch - Beautiful Angelic Parasite

I've been feverishly waiting to review this album. Beautiful Angelic Parasite is the debut album by 16Stitch, one of the forerunners of hardcore music in SA. Amazingly, the album was recorded and produced by the band in the space of one month, with... More »