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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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Psych Night: Dangerfields, Tazers, Black Math at Manila

Fri 1 July 2016 Psych Night kicked off the month of July with their ‘Riders on the Storm’ edition, featuring  bands from 3 SA cities – Dangerfields from Cape Town, Joburg’s the Tazers and Black Math from Durban. Here are … Continue reading

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Infanteria’s 10 year anniversary with Wargrave at ROAR

Sat 25 June 2016 This time last year I attended my first Infanteria show (which also happened to be their album launch) and it was epic. Since then I’ve become a big fan of the band and always enjoy being … Continue reading

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