EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Ruff Majik – “Lead Pills and Thrills”

Ghost Cult has teamed up with South African Heavy Rockers Ruff Majik for the debut of their ghoulish new video, “Lead Pills and Thrills”. We love this band and have covered them in our (web) pages before, as one of the top up and coming rock bands in the world right now. The track comes off of their new album, The Devil’s Cattle,  for their new label, Mongrel Records, on October 30th. The song is great and the video, featuring our heroes during a zombie apocalypse, is appropriately creepy as we close in on the best time of the year. Halloween season! Continue reading

Just Music Launches Mongrel Records Imprint, Announces the Signing of Ruff Magik

Just Music, South Africa’s leading independent music company, has announced Mongrel Records, a new label imprint that will focus on pushing heavier rock and metal artists from around Africa to the international market. Utilizing 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 for over 20 years as a leading publicist for local artists. He has been closely associated with the development of the metal and heavy rock scene in South Africa, as well as media liaison and touring for a number of international artists and indie labels. Gibson will continue to serve as Managing Director of his independent Plug Music Agency. Mongrel’s first exciting signing is psychedelic stoner rock band Ruff Majik from Pretoria. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE TRACK PREMIERE: Ruff Majik Streams New Single, New Album Coming Next Month

South African sludge metallers Ruff Majik has shared their new single, ‘Come All Ye Druids’. The track comes from their new album, Seasons, coming on April 20th. This badass power trio has all the bells and whistles of bands of the fiercest stoner sludge, stoner, and psychedelic bands, but done in a new and fresh way. Jam out to ‘Come All Ye Druids’ below. Continue reading