Cape Town’s Battle City release debut album Press Start

Battle City, the Cape Town based instrumental desert rock newcomers release their debut album Press Start today. Founded on the principles of video games and metal, the band started as a project between guitarist Stian Maritz and drummer Wayne Hendrikz to prioritise creative playing over precision. Songs are written haphazardly, spontaneously and often. Press Start…

Basson Laubscher & The Violent Free Peace announce European tour, crowdfunding campaign, new music video and limited-edition vinyl release

Basson Laubscher & the Violent Free Peace are legends of the South African music scene. Featuring veteran Stellenbosch-based lead guitarist Basson Laubscher, known for his work with Zinkplaat, Valiant Swart, and the Blues Broers. Laubscher is backed by multi-instrumentalist CJ Bergh and drummer Kyle Wesson. Their unique sound blends elements of rock, blues, and swamp…

Rosy Finch release bludgeoning new album Scarlet

Today sees the release of Scarlet, the new album from Spanish sludge rock trio Rosy Finch. The band originally formed in Alicante (Spain) circa 2013, featuring members of Pyramidal (Lluís Mas) and doom metal act Hela (Mireia Porto) and Elena García. Their take on the stoner genre is a furious and eclectic blend of influences…

The Amblers reveal the video for new single Birds and the Bees

Birds and the Bees is the first single released by Johannesburg based rock n roll unit The Amblers from their upcoming offering. Although the two haven’t offered much insight into the track itself, what they have indicated is that it’s an expression of the reality that it’s getting tougher to have meaningful conversations because many…

The Amblers announce dates for their Cape Town tour

Plug Music Agency are happy to announce that Blues-infused folk-rock duo The Amblers will be making their live debut in Cape Town in March proudly sponsored by Paul Bothners Music. “We are so excited to be heading to Cape Town for the first time to share our music with the beautiful people of the Mother…

The Amblers share new track Birds and the Bees

(Photographer – Jacques Schutte) Birds and the Bees is the new single from South African blues-infused rock storytellers The Amblers, the track is taken from their upcoming 3rd EP set for release early 2020. As always drummer Jason Hinch provides a powerful framework for Justin Swart to deliver his ideas of music and lyrics to…