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Queens of the Stone Age Tribute show – QOTSA 2016 at Manila Bar

Sat 9 April 2016 I haven’t been to a show as sweaty, intense or downright fun as the QOTSA Tribute 2016 in a very long time. Say what you will about tribute shows but when they’re as good as this one … Continue reading

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Behemoth at the Assembly

Sun 27 March 2016 Polish metal legends Behemoth returned to our shores over the Easter weekend (in spite of much opposition from dismayed religious protesters over the last few months) and put on a fantastically theatrical and polished show at the Assembly. … Continue reading

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God Mother, Maximum Carnage, One Eight Seven & Ded End at Club Med

Fri 11 March 2016 Club Med is fast becoming my favourite Cape Town venue; with its no frills, raw vibe it’s perfect for energetic punk, metal and hardcore acts. Plus both gigs I’ve attended there have ended with the floor covered in beer-mud … Continue reading

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Belly of the Beast: Hellcats, The Tazers, Retro Dizzy & In Bloom at the Assembly

Sat 6 March 2016 Though poorly attended, Saturday night’s show at the Assembly showcased some first class rock from newcomers In Bloom, surf rockers Retro Dizzy and Joburg’s The Tazers and Hellcats. All of the bands had great energy and didn’t let the poor turnout faze them, … Continue reading

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Stoker, One Eight Seven, The Dirty South & Blynd Tyger at Mercury

Sat 20 February 2016 Another great night at Mercury: here are some shots from ‘Mother city madness’ featuring Stoker, One Eight Seven, The Dirty South and Blynd Tyger.

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