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On My Playlist: Top 5 Disciple Songs

Disciple has been one of the longest-serving Christian hard rock bands on the scene, having started all the way back in 1992. Under the leadership of the lead vocalist and founding member, Kevin Young, the band has released 11 albums with numerous different sounding tracks and a plethora of life-saving messages. The band currently consists…
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Mike Palframan showcases a variety of positive vibes on “Out The Door”

SA’s Mike Palframan might not be a big well-known name in the industry now, but his new album “Out The Door” should put his foot right in the door. Palframan has incredible writing ability and a voice that matches this talent. If you are into great local music be sure to check out his tunes….
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Review: BRYNN brims with confidence on debut album

The South African music scene has never had such a fresh and utterly invigorating sound like this in years. This is not an overstatement; this is a fact when you listen to Cape Town based alternative folk-rock quintet, BRYNN. Their majestic debut album Querencia evokes a wide range of emotions and its theme and the…

On My Playlist: Top 5 Frame Janko songs

The Jozi indie rock three-piece, Frame Janko, recently released their debut album, Eyes on Fire to rave reviews. The band is one of the new guns on the scene and, thus far, has been right on target with their ‘less is more’ approach, which is filled with catchy hooks and groovy melodies. The band consists…

One on one with Frame Janko

If you haven’t heard of Frame Janko then it is time to sit up and take notice. This three piece is bringing some of the coolest grooves and melodies in South African music. Potchefstroom Herald had a chat with lead voalist and guitarist Levon Lock on their debut  album “Eyes On Fire” their musical style,…

On My Playlist: Top 5 Norma Jean Songs

Norma Jean is one of the quintessential bands in the Metalcore scene and, after numerous lineup changes, is still going strong. They toured South Africa in 2016 and put on shows to remember as their aggressive sound and unique off-beat riff struck a chord with many fans. Norma Jean continues to cross boundaries and strive…
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On My Playlist: Top 5 Skillet songs

Skillet is one of the pioneers of the Christian hard rock scene and still going strong after more than two decades in the industry. Their musical style has changed over time but the core signature sound that includes distorted guitars, pounding drums and John Cooper’s signature raspy vocals continue to be the framework. Skillet’s music…
Senses Fail

On My Playlist: Top 5 Senses Fail songs

This week, we focus on the emo/post-hardcore band, Senses Fail, which, alongside a couple other bands in the genre, has had a massive impact in the 2000s. Senses Fail are known for their vocalist, Buddy Nielsen, who has been the only constant and last original member of the band – his emotional, dark, heartfelt lyrics…
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36 Crazyfists excited to return to South African soil

Metal heavyweights, 36 Crazyfists are making their much anticipated return to South Africa this April on their Lanterns Tour, where they will play two epic shows to their adoring SA fanbase. The band made their first visit in 2015 and have returned this year to unleash their new material. Potchefstroom Herald spoke to frontman, Brock…
Facing The Gallows have released an album of the year contender with Dead Mindset.

Facing The Gallows keep fueling the metal flame with new “Dead Mindset” album

Like a slumbering giant creeping out of the shadows, Facing The Gallows, have unleashed their highly anticipated album Dead Mindset to the metal loving masses today. The new tunes from these Johannesburg-based metal heavyweights does not disappoint and from track 1 to 12 you sense a greater unity, creativity and brutality than ever before. It…
12 Stones

On My Playlist: Top 5 12 Stones Songs

A staple of the 2000’s rock and post-grunge scene, 12 Stones are still an active band and are one of the few bands of the genre to still churn out albums and perform for their strong fanbase. The lead vocalist and guitarist, Paul McCoy has one of the most recognisable and soothing voices in modern…

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