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…

Video: Jack Parow gesels met Herald oor kleurryke “Afrika 4 Beginners” album

Jack Parow het op Donderdag, 15 Februarie by die Mystic Boer in Potchefstroom sy nuwe album Afrika 4 Beginners vrygestel met ‘n energieke vertoning wat sy aanhangers laat op en af hop het. Potchefstroom Herald het met Parow oor sy nuwe album, sy liedjieskryfproses en sy doelwitte met dié album onder andere gesels. Kyk die onderhoud hier: 
Four Year Strong

On My Playlist: Top 5 Four Year Strong songs

Four Year Strong is one of the pioneers of the easycore music style that mixes hardcore music with melodic pop to bring a catchy tune with a good bit of punch. Their lyrics are always relatable and their song titles are some of the most creative that I have ever heard, with a number of…
Red Helen.

Red Helen ready to make 2018 a year to remember with Turning Tricks Entertainment

The experienced and illustrious music management and booking company, Turning Tricks Entertainment, recently signed SA progressive metalcore band, Red Helen, to their stable. Potchefstroom Herald’s Wouter Pienaar, spoke to Red Helen frontman, Brandon Pratt on this exciting new development and what 2018 holds for Red Helen. Hi Brandon. Congratulations on Red Helen’s signing to Turning…

On My Playlist: Top 5 Underoath songs

Underoath is one of the pioneers of the US post-hardcore/metalcore scene with its influence still being heard in the genre today. The Christian-post hardcore band uses its music and lyrics to make a difference while focusing on real topics of faith and humanity with absolute aplomb. Honourable mentions: ‘A Moment Suspended in Time’, ‘In Division’,…

SECRETS excited for first SA tour this April

US-band SECRETS are on their way to South Africa for the first time in April where they will play 3 shows with some of South Africa’s best local acts, such Facing The Gallows, OneDaySky and the returning A Fate Like Yours. This was all made possible by Jampacked Productions who are bringing 5 international bands for South…
Of Mice & Men. Photo: Lindsey Byrnes

On My Playlist: Top 5 Of Mice & Men songs on Defy

Of Mice & Men has experienced a lot of unexpected change in the past year and a half, following the departure of the vocalist and founding member, Austin Carlile, due to illness. Uncertainty surrounded the band and critics wondered if the band could ever scale the heights again. It has now almost seamlessly evolved from…
Secrets are set for a huge SA tour this April in aid of Rocking For Rhinos.

US band Secrets set to raise the bar this April in South Africa

Jampacked Productions are delivering on their promise with the announcement of Secrets as the first international headliner to come to South Africa in aid ofRocking For Rhinos. The main aim is to raise R 1 000 000 for Rhino conservation in South Africa. In late 2017 Jampacked Productions revealed that in 2018 they will be…

On My Playlist: Top 5 Belmont songs

Belmont is one of the best new pop-punk bands to come onto the scene with their energetic live performances and stellar fast-paced music. They set the tone with heartfelt lyrics and on point references in their music that is also filled with numerous unique aspects that make them stand out from the pack. This US-based…

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