Krank’d Up 2016 confirms Periphery as headliner

KRANK’D UP fans are in for the experience of their lives with the announcement of highly acclaimed sonic innovators, PERIPHERY as it’s 2016 headliner. Smashing any preconceptions of progressive metal to bits across three albums and a handful of unconventional releases, PERIPHERY needs no introduction. The band’s mind-bending instrumentation and diverse vocalizations will be vividly…

Josie Field releases video for “Hey Yo”

The amazing Josie Field has released a video for her new track “Hey Yo”Shot by students of City Varsity in Johannesburg at Dark Star Studios which is owned by Kevin Leicher her long-time producer, writing partner and right hand man.  The video was edited by  Alastair Thomas at www.mustardpost.co.za https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-wAsHGNXVY Elmarie Kruger from www.texxandthecity.com had…

KRANK’D UP 2016 confirm The almighty NORMA JEAN

  KRANK’D UP breaks it’s silence thunderously with the announcement of much revered post-hardcore hard rockers, NORMA JEAN as the first international act gracing their 2016 stage. Armed with a blisteringly unique sound, Atlanta’s NORMA JEAN carry tons of experience thanks to war-like performances at legendary tours such as Ozzfest and Mayhem Festival, as well…

Hokum release crushing debut album “The Money Eaters”

HOKUM is a four piece progressive rock band hailing from Johannesburg, South Africa: Scott Wareham (vocals/guitar) Jason Jackson (drums) Conrad de Jong (guitar) Sarah Wolff (keyboards/piano) Formed from the ashes of Marlowe, and with more than ten years experience, their sound ranges from sublime soundscapes (Brian Eno, Radiohead), the avant garde (Steve Reich, Philip Glass),…

State Of The Nation – The debut EP from PitVirus

THE WORLD IS A PIT, AND WE ARE THE VIRUS. PitVirus is a hard-rocking four-piece “supergroup” from Johannesburg, South Africa. With political and social commentary and catchy grooves, this is a modern protest band. PitVirus began as the brainchild of Chris van der Walt (The Black Cat Bones, Boargazm) and Marc Junius (ex The Drift)…

Fear Factory SA Tour 2016

          Witchdoctor Productions is proud to announce that industrial metal legends FEAR FACTORY will play two shows in South Africa. Starting in Johannesburg and then heading to Cape Town. The current line-up features Burton C Bell – Vocals , Dino Cazares – Guitars, Mike Heller – Drums, Tony Campos – Bass.…

Arno Carstens returns to his roots with new track and project.

South African alt. rock duo Arno Carstens and Darkstar have teamed up on various projects over the course of the past decade.  About Your Body is their first single release. With over 20 years’ experience as a multi-instrumentalist, live performer, composer and producer, Kevin Leicher (Darkstar) has played an iconic role in the SA music…

Sandman releases debut track and video

Crimson House frontman, Riaan Smit, has embarked in yet another powerful and mysterious musical project. “Just Dreaming” is the first of many releases by Sandman and features Smit in the awe inspiring landscapes of his home country, Namibia. “I wrote this song when I was 15 years old just before I left Namibia. After recording…

Retro Dizzy release new track and video

Feel Alright, is the new single by Cape Town Psychedelic Surf Rockers, Retro Dizzy. Recorded at Cape Audio College with Warren Fisher and Yan Sanchez, Feel Alright, see’s Retro Dizzy move towards a more garage rock sound with elements of psychedelia. The music video was shot in the Karoo desert, Hermanus (Kammabaai Beach) and Derde…

Eskimo Callboy to tour South Africa in October

  German party metal band Eskimo Callboy will play 2 exclusive shows in South Africa in October 2016 with special guests Riddlebreak, Price on The Kings Head and Reverse the Sands. Friday 28 October 2016- Johannesburg – Bassline R390 Early Birds – First 600 R450 Regular Eskimo Callboy Reverse The Sands Riddlebreak   Saturday 29…