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 »

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 »

The Narrow - Self Conscious (Remastered)

I'm happy so say that The Narrow had a perfectly good reason for re-releasing this, their debut album. It has become increasingly difficult for fans to get their hands on Self Conscious, one of the finest debuts from a South African band in years. So in fine style The Narrow not only re-released the album, but remastered all the tracks as well... 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 »