South Africa’s Chris Prophet Unleashes Debut Album Athaza

(Photographer – Elsie Dippenaar) Athaza the debut album from Pretoria based South African musician Chris Prophet releases on all digital platforms today. A set of technically driven instrumental progressive metal tracks that South Africa’s leading metal website Metal 4 Africa recently described as “a solo project swaddled in melodic metal goodness.” The UK’s Games, Brrraaains…

Frances Clare Releases New EP “GOLD”

(Photographer Johann Beute) Frances Clare is an enigmatic Cape Town based five-piece band who have shared stages with Mango Groove, Matthew Mole, Majozi, Freshlyground and more. Today sees the release of their new EP Gold, a natural blend of acoustic and electric instruments including violin. The authentic nuance brought in by guitarist Devon de Swardt…

Shotgun Tori & the Hounds Release Eponymous New Album

Shotgun Tori & the Hounds is an alternative indie/folk band from Johannesburg, South Africa. They make music to move you, and to move to. It’s honest-to-goodness, raw, foot-tapping road-trip music for warm-bodied, hot-blooded humans. Four years in the making, today sees the release of their independent, crowd funded and self-titled new album. Victoria de La…

Ann Jangle Reveals New Single Oh Waking Man

Oh Waking Man is the last single to be released before Ann Jangle releases her much anticipated 1st solo album called African Dream Parade, also the name of the current tour she has been on since July 2018 – Raising awareness for abused & endangered animals and uplifting communities through music and volunteering from Cape…

Jinjer Excited for Their South African Tour

(Photo Credit Veronika Gusieva) Late last year Turning Tricks Entertainment announced that they would be bringing Ukrainian metal giants Jinjer over to South Africa for 2 shows in May 2019. The local metal and rock scenes have been abuzz ever since the news broke. The band has just released a short video for all their…

Stones & Gold Reveal New EP “Rogue”

(Photographer Jacinda Barker) Today sees the release of Rogue, the new EP from Pretoria based South African rock band Stones & Gold. Formed in 2015 by Stephen Kosterman (Guitars and Vocals) SL Leroux Minnaar(Bass), Duncan Potgieter(Drums) and Raziela Kosterman(Violin). Stones & Gold have played all over South Africa during their existence from small clubs and…

Ethyl Ether Release New Album And Video for First Single

(Photographer Adam Donnelly) Cape Town’s self-proclaimed aggro-pop band Ethyl Ether have released their album Museum of Human Error and a video for the first single Dead and Buried. The album is a collection of dirty riffs, snarling vocals and pounding drums. The video was shot on location in Southfield, Cape Town, directed by the bands…