Mongrel Records announcement.

South Africa’s Just Music announce new heavy rock imprint label Mongrel Records Just Music, South Africa’s leading independent music company, is proud to announce Mongrel Records, a new label imprint that will focus on pushing heavier rock and metal artists from around Africa to the international market. This new venture will benefit from the full spectrum of Just Music’s successful artist and label services, whilst retaining an independent A&R and artist development profile. Just Music has appointed Warren Gibson to the newly created position of Label Manager for Mongrel Records. Gibson has been involved in the South African music industry… Continue reading

SHRAPNEL STORM signs with Great Dane Records

The french label Great Dane records announces the signing of SHRAPNEL STORM, a Finnish old-school Death Metal group in the tradition of Bolt Thrower, Hail Of Bullets, Memoriam. The new album will be released in 2020. An extract entitled “Forsaken Pride” is already available. https://greatdanerecords.bandcamp.com/album/forsaken-pride Biography: Shrapnel Storm is a death metal band, formed in Tampere, Finland at 2007. Heavy riffs, catching choruses and groovy nature of songs describe the music best. In the music you can hear echoes of 90´s midtempo DM names like Obituary, Bolt Thrower and Six Feet Under, just to name few influences. Shrapnel Storm is… Continue reading

BEAR Video

Belgian progressive metal/hardcore unit BEAR will release their Propaganda full-length this May via Pelagic Records. BEAR invokes the spirit of great hardcore bands of the ‘90s; bands like Catharsis or Gehenna, bands whose raw energy, uncompromising delivery, and relentlessly violent performance was as energizing and invigorating as it was puzzling for the oftentimes baffled audience, who had their teeth caved in by guitars thrown in their direction, and a frontman charging through them like a derailed freight train, coming to a flaming halt at the end of the room, behind the mixing desk. BEAR hails from Antwerp, Belgium’s second largest… Continue reading