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Coca-Cola Massive Mix - meet the stars - Coca-Cola Massive Mix - meet the stars

2006-07-13 16:50

Should you stay home - or should you go? Here's what you need to know to decide.


18th March: Supersport Park in Centurion
21st March: ABSA Stadium in Durban
25th March: Green Point Stadium in Cape Town.

We are not sure how many tickets are available.


They were great in their day, and hopefully they'll be playing their hard rock classics and not just stuff from their new album.

Fatboy Slim

One of the most expensive DJs for hire in the world, Fatboy Slim (no, he's not Afrikaans, although he sounds like he could be!) reputedly demanded a million dollars (US, not Zimbabwean) to work a New Year's eve gig.
- Buy his album from

Stereo MCs
Probably Britain's trendiest hip hop duo right now.

Audio Bullys
If you don't already know them then think Basement Jaxx with a bit of the Streets and you're on your way. British DJ influenced soulful hip hop. Great atmosphere, and you can dance to it to.

Collective Soul
They may sound like an "urban" act, but they're actually straight as arrow white rockers from the South of the USA. They recently released a DVD of a performance with the Atlanta youth orchestra, so there's a bit more to them than meets the ear at first.
- Read an interview with frontman Ed Roland
- Reviews of their CDs, with song clips.
- Buy the DVD

Karen Zoid
Afrikaans chick rock doesn't get better than this. Now funny, now serious, now rap, now rock, now sweet balladeer, Karen is one of the best acts on the Massive Mix stage.
- Our review of her latest CD

Once were Saron Gas, once were Durbanites that attracted a huge following. When they moved to the USA they changed their name to something less scary, and with top producers and promoters behind them, they conquered the world.
- A review of their latest CD, with song samples

Arno Carstens
A late addition to the line-up, Arno is a sure hit with the live audience. But this is backed by two seriously good solo albums: Another Universe and The Hello Goodbye Boys.

Simple Plan
Pop Punk, whatever that really means! These bouncy Canadians will no doubt have everyone jumping around to their petulant lyrics and energetic beats.

This hot Afrikaans lot stumbled on fame and have made a (rude) name for themselves and sold stacks of their excellent CDS. They're also very generous with MP3s. See, Metallica, letting people hear what you sound like can help sell your music. Unless your new album really sucks of course...
- Click here to download free Fokofopolisiekar tracks
- We interviewed them BEFORE they were famous, almost two years ago

This hot outfit cut their teeth in the sweaty Durban clubs. Get free downloads here and make sure you're in the front of the crowd to cheer on the day.
Click here

The Rasmus
MTV pop rock band who's hit "In the Shadows" you'll know from radio, and compilations. In other words, they're pretty big.

Competent Durbs rock act for the steely of ear.

Prime Circle
Hello crazy world? Hello crazy for them massive crowd. This should be a slick one for the air guitar fans out there.

Other rock acts the Finkelstiens, The Parlotones, Flat Stanley and State Far Better also made the line-up.

Massive Mix? MENTAL mix some would say. So many bands, so many hours... so much money to get in as a result.


Golden Circle standing, or best block seats
- R525, unless you bought before Metallica were added to the bill, when they were only R420
Good Seats
- R425
- R370
Normal Admission
- 270

Well, you have all the info. Time to make the call and click here to book online

- Jean Barker

This Coca-Cola sponsored tour brings together some of SA's top rock acts with acts from all over the globe, and headlining hard rockers Metallica and DJ Fatboy Slim. Two side by side stages will provide 12 hours of unbroken, hard rocking entertainment.
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