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Infanteria, Peasant & Ohgod at Club Med

Sat 3 September 2016 I love Club Med, it’s just a great venue (especially for heavier bands) and gigs there are always loads of fun. Last Saturday was no exception, with a great show courtesy of Infanteria, Peasant and Ohgod. … Continue reading

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Compound Underground: Dustland Express, Past Haunts & Atlantic South at Mercury

Sat 27 August 2016 It was a really quiet night unfortunately but in spite of that the bands all put on great shows and the intimacy of the small crowd actually made everything feel pretty casual and relaxed and jokes … Continue reading

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Southern Wild, Caelo, The Dirty South & Trucks and Buckets at Mercury

Sat 30 July 2016 Mercury wasn’t packed for this month-end show but the crowd were enthusiastic, especially for headliners Southern Wild (some guys didn’t stop screaming for joy throughout SW’s performance). They always put on a great show and I enjoyed their … Continue reading

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Shortstraw, Grassy Spark, Young Hands & Veladraco at Manila Bar

Fri 29 July 2016 Balloons, a pinata, crowd-surfing and not least of all a formidable line-up of high energy bands came together at Manila the last weekend of July, where the space got so packed with sweaty revelers it was really tough … Continue reading

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Rotting Christ (Greece) at the Assembly

Sat 2 July 2016 Greek black metal band Rotting Christ faced a fair amount of resistance to their South African tour, but for all that the Cape Town show at the Assembly went down (rather disappointingly, I must say) without any interference … Continue reading

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