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Hey! Don't Steal my Music!

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Excessive rock-star lifestyles and rampant music-industry greed aren't sound ideas. The global recession is biting so hard, Sir Mick Jagger was spotted driving around London in a 1967 Volkswagen Beetle singing "(Can't Get No) Satisfaction"....

Excessive rock-star lifestyles and rampant music-industry greed aren't sound ideas.

The global recession is biting so hard, Sir Mick Jagger was spotted driving around London in a 1967 Volkswagen Beetle singing "(Can't Get No) Satisfaction". Jagger's biggest gripe isn't that his long-time sparring partner, Keith Richards, might have snorted his father's ashes or that former band manager Allen Klein might have siphoned off a few million dollars of hard-earned royalties. Instead, it is the... read more?

Published by: Asterix
Source: Michael Waddacor (on MoneyWeb.co.za)
on: Friday 28th of August 2009 at 14:52
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Come Taste the Band - Vol 4 - Firewind

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There is an unstoppable force exploding out of Greece that is sure to satisfy all of the needs and desires of any fan of heavy music with its powerful, epic metal assault, melodic hooks and bombastic guitarwork. This phenomenon is better known as FIREWIND....

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FEATURE: COME TASTE THE BAND VOL. 4
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Tuesday, August 25th 2009

Howdy Rowdy!

So…what you been up to this week thus far?

Hope all is good on your side, wherever you are. Am pretty hyped to bring you another incredible band tonight in what is already the 4th volume of the new ‘Come Taste The Band’ feature. I’ve been playing this band's tunes... read more?

Published by: Asterix
Source: Frank Riester from "I'm a South African Rocker!"
on: Thursday 27th of August 2009 at 21:57
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The Purple Turtle is Reopening

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Perhaps infamous alternative venue the Purple Turtle in Cape Town is being brought back to life. This weekend they play host to Red Light in June, The Undefined and upcoming band Labyrinth...

Perhaps infamous alternative venue "The Purple Turtle" in Cape Town is being brought back to life. This weekend they play host to Red Light in June, The Undefined and upcoming band Labyrinth...

The legendary Purple Turtle is getting back into some serious action. Situated in a prime position on Long Street the bar has been around long enough to become a Cape Town landmark.

For many the Purple Turtle was the cornerstone of eccentricity and culture, hosting a variety of ‘new age’... read more?

Published by: Asterix
Source: Facebook Event
on: Monday 24th of August 2009 at 17:02
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Kiss - Sonic Boom

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Classic Rock can confirm that the new Kiss album will be called Sonic Boom – and we’ve got the full track listing. Not only that, but we’ve heard six of the album’s 11 songs!

Classic Rock can confirm that the new Kiss album will be called Sonic Boom – and we’ve got the full track listing. Not only that, but we’ve heard six of the album’s 11 songs!

Classic Rock’s Geoff Barton was invited to an exclusive preview of the new Kiss album this past Friday (August 14), in the convivial company of Doc McGhee, the band’s manager.

"Kiss promised to deliver a back-to-their-roots album and that’s exactly what we’ve got," Barton reports, "recorded in the... read more?

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Source: Classic Rock Magazine
on: Wednesday 19th of August 2009 at 15:04
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Come Taste the Band - Vol 3 - Amon Amarth

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It was a long way from being Scum – the original moniker shed by the band in 1992 – to becoming one of the most original, honest and straight-forward Swedish death metal bands ever.

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FEATURE: COME TASTE THE BAND VOL.3
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Friday, August 14th 2009

Rockers, what’s up!

After a daunting day without electricity for most parts, it feels good to have the power back again….the power to listen to music and also the power to promote music. At least it wasn’t Eskom’s fault this time so no bad feelings here.

I get straight to the... read more?

Published by: Asterix
Source: Frank Reister from "I'm a South African Rocker!"
on: Saturday 15th of August 2009 at 01:07
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"Ultimate Guitar Hero" Les Paul Dead

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Les Paul, one of the most revered guitarists in history and the father of the electric guitar, passed away last night, August 12th 2009 at the age of 94.

Les Paul, one of the most revered guitarists in history and the father of the electric guitar, passed away last night, August 12th 2009 at the age of 94. Paul’s manager confirmed to Rolling Stone that cause of death was respiratory failure, and a statement from Gibson indicates Paul was suffering from severe pneumonia and died at a hospital in White Plains, New York.

Look back at Paul’s life in photos: Jimmy Page, Eddie Van Halen and more stars with the father of the electric... read more?

Published by: Asterix
Source: Daniel Kreps (Rolling Stone)
on: Friday 14th of August 2009 at 00:22
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Odian and Marching Dead Review

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Between buyin’ beers and judging others, we take some time to review Odian and Marching Dead rock out with their proverbial farm animals out at Eye of Horus.

Between buyin’ beers and judging others, we take some time to review Odian and Marching Dead rock out with their proverbial farm animals out at Eye of Horus.

So it’s 9:30 at night and we’re at the Eye of Horus Pub. We’re a little worried because the event information we have says this thing starts at 8, but of course it’s clear that stage area isn’t even set up yet, and we have not missed anything of significance. Reassured, and with perhaps some perturbing urgency, we latch on to the... read more?

Published by: Asterix
Source: Kirby (Alternative Eye)
on: Thursday 13th of August 2009 at 16:14
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Fans Flocking to Oppikoppi

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Over 15,000 music lovers are expected to head for Limpopo this weekend for the Oppikoppi Festival which has been rated the fourth best foreign music festival in the world by UK tabloid the Daily Mirror.

Over 15,000 music lovers are expected to head for Limpopo this weekend for the Oppikoppi Festival which has been rated the fourth best foreign music festival in the world by UK tabloid the Daily Mirror.

The dusty Northam farm will host the 15th annual Oppikoppi festival which this year features 85 local bands. Festival head Carel Hoffman said Oppikoppi has been “getting recognition both at home and abroad for over ten years now”.

“We’ve always done what we want, and had as much... read more?

Published by: Asterix
Source: The Times
on: Friday 7th of August 2009 at 18:29
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