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 »

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 »

Various - Blunt The CD (Volume 1)

Blunt's target market is 16 to 34 years of age with main interests in skateboarding, punk, surfing and other extreme sports. So it's not surprising that this is by and large a punk compilation. All the great modern punk bands are on here... More »

Velve - Wired Angel

Velve is not a cheerful band. It's hard to classify their unique blend of alternative rock, punk and goth sensibilities, but AFI springs to mind... More »