The good the bad and the ugly: 4 music stories you might have missed


Cape Town – From band members getting arrested to a local band making a return to open for an international act, the music headlines had everyone talking on Wednesday.

Casper De Vries slammed a local venue after struggling to get paid for his gig and we also had a chat with international band Intervals who are heading this way for the Krank’d Up 2017 music festival.

Here are 4 music stories you have missed:

Members of Polish death metal band held on rape suspicion

Four members of a Polish death metal band have been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman on their tour bus after a concert.

(Read the full story here)


Casper de Vries slams Paarl venue for non-payment

Paarl music venue Ou Meul theatre has come under fire once again for reportedly not paying an artist for a show.

(Read more here)


SA band Henry Ate announced as opening act for Texas

Tour organisers announced on Wednesday that celebrated SA band Henry Ate will open for Scottish pop band Texas on their SA tour in December.

(Get all the details here)


We chat to Canadian guitar hero Aaron Marshall ahead of his first SA show

Progressive Canadian metal act Intervals is heading to South Africa this month to headline the Krank’d Up 2017 music festival.

(Read the full interview here)

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