Chevelle to play at Oppikoppi

Oppikoppi released the following message earlier today:

The American alternative metal trio Chevelle joining the Oppikoppi line-up! They have released 5 studio albums, selling over 3 million albums in USA alone. Chevelle will also be in CT at Grand West Casino, 8 Aug with LARK, Fokofpolisiekar & P.H Fat. Ticket info for CT to be released soon.

They will also be joined by another famous international act, namely, Sum 41 Continue reading Chevelle to play at Oppikoppi

Craig Steynberg Missing after Festival

A 23 year old caucasian male, from Johannesburg, has been missing since the close of Splashy Fen Music Festical 2011.

There is great concern from family and friends that he is lost or injured. The search for the man started on Tuesday, and some locals had supposedly seen him walking along Bushmans NekĀ from the festival farm towards Underberg on Sunday. Continue reading Craig Steynberg Missing after Festival

Riverboat Gamblers and Jim Lindberg (ex-Pennywise) come together for charity

Ex-Pennywise frontman Jim Lindberg and the Riverboat Gamblers have joined forcer with German punk outfit Radio Havanna to record a cover of Operation Ivy’s song, “Knowledge.” All proceeds from the song go to Skate-aid, a nonprofit organization founded by German skateboard legend Titus Dittmann which aims to use skateboarding to help children in conflict areas such as Afghanistan and South Africa. Pick up your copy from itunes ASAP!

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Kissing Devils on the Cheek

Local Durban boy Farryl Purkiss, grew up in Umhlanga and recieved his first guitar when he was 15, at age 16 he had written his first song, entitled, Ducking and Diving. In 2005 he released his first EP. Soon after that he was signed to 2Feet Music and started performing outside of South Africa leading to the release of his full length debut album, released in South Africa in 2007. Continue reading Kissing Devils on the Cheek

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