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 »

Jo Day - Icon

Listening to icon I realize how far the SA music scene has come over the last few years. And I'm not talking about Pop Idol's. In a perfect world artists like Jo Day would be ruling the airwaves. And although icon is a brutally heavy rock record... 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 »

The Narrow/Pestroy - Split

This is a novel idea, and something perhaps more local bands should consider. Think about it - two bands share the high costs involved in making a CD, and fans get to hear new material without having to wait years for a new release. Both The Narrow... More »