SA Music News is an independent South African based MUSIC NEWSPAPER - NOT A MAGAZINE established in August of 2007 with our main focus on supporting and promoting the South African Music Industry.
We are a
dedicated and unique team of music lovers and professionals brought together
from all walks of life, from all over South Africa, all with one thing in
common... our love and passion for music, and our mission in supporting and
promoting our local musicians and friends in the music industry, as well as all
those 'little people' such as the 'roadies and techies' who slave behind the
SA Music News have worked with local South African bands and artists such as Chris Chameleon, Arno Carstens, Chianosky, Josie Field, Jmaxx, Lindsey McGuire, Van Coke Kartel, The Graeme Watkins Project, Liani May, The Parlotones, Agro, Chix with Stix, Evolver, Sacrifist, The Narrow, DJ Fresh, Roger Goode, Black Cat Bones, Colé van Diaz, Prime Circle, Just Jinger, Jack Parow, WonderBoom, Daniel Baron Karen Zoid, The SoapGirls, Fuzigish, Volume Conflict, Mark Stent, Andy Fisher Band, Freshlyground, Die Antwoord, Springbok Nude Girls, Hugh Masekela, Johnny Clegg, Foto Na Dans, Johannes Kerkorrel, Matthys Roets, Elvis Blue Garth Taylor, Axene, Proverb, Casette, Duimpie se Maat, Danny K, aKing, Fokofpolisiekar, Albert Frost, Mel Botes, Goldfish, Locnville, Goodluck, Die Heuwels Fantasies, Steve Hofmeyer, Claire Johnston, Liezel Marshall Band, SEETHER, Straatligkinders, Die Tuin Dwergies, Valiant Swart, Watershed, Zebra and Giraffe, Sugardrive , Deity’s Muse, Chromium, 11th Hour, Debris, Architecture Of Aggression (A.O.A), Elegy, Only Forever, Autumn Sun, Warthane, Far Beyond Driven, ...and Chaos, Rebuked, The Frail, Fleshwound, Rhutz, Underbelly, Straw, Psordid, Ancient Influence, Juggernaught, Fragmented Children and Mesadoth… just to mention a few…
S.A. Music News have also had the incredible opportunity to represent South Africa at the Wacken Open Air Festival in Germany in 2008, HELLFEST in France in 2009, and Bloodfest UK in 2010. We also worked with and/or have had interviewed international artists such as Stephané Pompougnac (France), Steve Aoki (US), Dennis Stratton - USA ( “ex” Iron Maiden), Sheep On Drugs (UK), NFD or better known as New Found Disorder (ex Fields of the Nephilem - UK), Blind Guardian (USA), an exclusive interview INSIDE the Gibson Guitars tour bus with the incredible Sabina Classen from Holy Moses (Germany), Veins Iced Over (US), Cage (US), a very special one-on-one interview with In Flames (Switzerland), the list goes on...
proud to be able to through the S.A. Music News website and newspaper, our
partners, affiliates and supporters, to be able to provide our local AND
international musicians and artists with a platform to promote and advertise
their music to the rest of the world.
Seeing that we did not believe in restricting ourselves to focusing on just one type of genre, we work with all types of genres, from Classical, House, Drum & Bass, Hip Hop… all the way through to Hardcore Death Metal. \m/
We give you all the latest news on upcoming events, festivals, past events, interviews with bands and band members and much more...
SA Music News is an Official PLAYBOY Magazine South Africa Ambassador
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Metallica SA Tour 2013 (JHB)
27th April 2013
Saturday 27th April 2013 saw the Metallica perform for the second time in South Africa, with almost 100 000 fans coming out in the cold to the FNB Soccer City in Soweto... Click here to read more
Snoop Dogg SA Tour 2013
Entertainment icon and multi-platinum artist Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion (@SnoopLion), has recenty visted South Africa. The “REINCARNATED” rapper, singer-songwriter, producer, actor Snoop Lion, performed in Johannesburg on 19th May at Ellis Park Arena and in Cape Town on 21 May at Grand Arena, GrandWest, Cape Town... Click here to read more
KINGS OF CHAOS SA TOUR 2013
Rock supergroup Kings of Chaos is set to electrify South Africa when they bring their unmatched energy and sound to the country on Friday 7TH and Saturday 8TH June at the GrandWest Grand Arena, and on Saturday 15TH and Sunday 16TH June at the Sun City Superbowl. Originally formed in 2012 as Matt Sorum’s Rock n Roll All Stars, the group’s name was recently changed to Kings of Chaos. While the band has a core group of members such as Matt Sorum, Gilby Clarke and Duff McKagan, all originally from Guns n Roses, and Joe Elliott from Def Leppard... Click here to read more
Woodstock South Africa Music & Arts Festival 2013
3rd - 6th October 2013
The original Woodstock Festival was a three-day concert (which rolled into a fourth day) that was held on Max Yasgur's 600 acre dairy farm in Bethel, New York, and involved lots of sex, drugs, and rock 'n roll - plus a lot of mud. The Woodstock Music Festival of 1969 has become an icon of the 1960s hippie counterculture... Click here to read more