Meet Iain Thomas, the 36-year-old South African poet who is famous all over the world except in SA

Trevor Noah has pulled out at the last minute from hosting the MAMAs 2016, due to 'a severe upper respiratory infection'

5 things you probably didn’t know about Monark!

2014-12-10 05:10

Cape Town - Monark is a five piece pop band from Gauteng, South Africa. The band was formed when producer Ewald Jansen van Rensburg teamed up with friend and vocalist Eugene Coetzer.

For a couple of years they worked towards finding the specific sound they were after. Once they felt they had discovered it, they gathered together the musicians that were needed to grow and perform the music.

Here are 5 things you didn’t know about them:

1. Our drummer Graeme is a qualified pilot!

2. Eugene is a PHD graduate in Ancient Greek

3. Two of the members unknowingly competed against each other at the SA hurdles championships in grade 7.

4. They always listen to Classic FM in the car when driving.

5. They named themselves after the 80s Marvel superhero called Monark Starstalker.

Watch Monark's latest video here:

Read more on:    monark  |  music publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.

Recent News

After finally acknowledging his Nobel Prize win in a post on his website, Bob Dylan has now mysteriously removed it again. Read More »

Kanye West has launched a furious rant against his friend and former collaborator Jay Z on stage in Seattle. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.