The Menzingers

On My Playlist: Top 5 The Menzingers songs

One of the best current punk rock bands are The Menzingers. Their blend of creative lyrical content and melodic sound which is simple yet effective is a true treat to hear nowadays. The band to me has a mixture of The Killers, Weezer, Rancid and their own unique style all fused into one. It is…
Jampacked Productions

Big international acts to grace SA stages in 2018

Excitement is in the air with the announcement of quality international metal and alternative rock acts, Secrets, Dance Gavin Dance, Fit For A King, Our Last Night and  Hands Like Houses coming to South Africa in 2018. Potchefstroom Herald decided to speak to Craig Atkinson of Jam Packed Productions –  the company who made this…
Pierce The Veil

On My Playlist: Top 5 Pierce The Veil songs

US rockers Pierce The Veil are one of the bands that evoke a lot of attention with their large fanbase and catchy tunes. They may not fall into every metalhead’s taste as they might be too mainstream or rock orientated – still they have the ability to induce moshpits with some hard hitting tracks and…
Willim Welsyn

Willim Welsyn rock voort met sy getroue Afrikaanse arsenaal op Blitzkriek

‘n Mens kan sonder twyfel sê dat daar niemand soos Willim Welsyn in die Suid-Afrikaanse musiekbedryf is nie. Die gesoute woordenaar en musikant wys met sy sewende album Blitzkriek dat sy rock en roll fondasies nog sterker as ooit is. In ‘n tyd waar elektroniese dans musiek en autotune die spreekwoordelike raamwerk vir populêre musiek is,…

Taking a leisurely stroll on a Blues-rock paved road with The Amblers new EP

Personal messages combined with a gritty and powerful blues rock attitude is the best way to describe The Amblers and their newest EP The Dustling Man. The talent of two of SA’s finest musicians in Justin Swart (vocals, guitar) and Jason Hinch (drums) are brought to the fore in this short body of work that…
War of Ages

On My Playlist: Top 5 War of Ages songs

War of Ages has been around the metalcore scene for 15 years and, with their newest offering, Alpha, they continue to blow minds and gain new fans of their honest and hard-hitting music. This Christian band uses their faith and beliefs to spread a strong universal message. Combined with heavy music, it creates a resonance…
Cadillac Sun

Full flex rock and roll from Cadillac Sun

Cadillac Sun is one of South Africa’s newest rock and roll troubadours who prefer to let their raw rock and roll sound reign supreme. Potchefstroom Herald caught up with the band to get to grips with their future plans, the reasoning behind their music, how rock and roll will not die and how music has…
Stick To Your Guns

On My Playlist: Top 5 Stick To Your Guns songs from True View

Stick To Your Guns are renowned for their outspoken lyrics, hardcore-punk music and the ability to put their words and ideas across with thunderous music that forces you to sit up and listen. Simply put, there is no band like Stick To Your Guns in this day and age. Emotion, passion and intensity are a…

Fliek Vlooi: The Mummy

Ek gee The Mummy 5,5 / 10. Hoewel dit opwindend begin het, was die einde vir my baie teleurstellend. Ek het baie meer skokkende tonele verwag, maar was eintlik net verveeld. Dit het my ook gepla hoe baie die regisseurs probeer het om Tom Cruise se karakter soos die van Brendan Fraser te maak. Daar is net een Brendan Fraser, en Cruise het in die fliek sy persoonlikheid probeer namaak.
You, Me and the Harmony released their new single "Wasted Lives" in October.

You, Me and the Harmony pack a punch with “Wasted Lives”

When a song has the ability to make your sing the chorus repeatedly and randomly throughout the day then you know that you have found something special. Johannesburg alternative pop rockers, You, Me and the Harmony, recently released the new single “Wasted Lives” and an accompanying debut music video that is sure to be a…

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