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International act confirmed for Oppikoppi

2013-06-07 13:26
Cape Town - Oppikoppi organisers announced on Friday that Deftones have been added to the international acts line-up alongside Yellowcard for the Oppikoppi Bewilderbeast festival.

Hailing from California, Grammy-winning Deftones had their first album debut in 1995 and have since produced seven albums. Known for their experimental metal sounds, the band has had a year of ups and downs.

Their latest album Koi No Yokan won the Grammy for Album of the Year, but in April this year their original bassist Chi Cheng died following complications from a coma. The band consists of Chino Moreno (lead vocals and guitar), Sergio Vega (bass), Frank Delgado (keyboard), Stephen Carpenter (guitar) and Abe Cunningham (drums).

Local acts that have been confirmed for this year's festival inlclude Mango Groove, Crash Car Burn, Die Heuwels Fantasties, Fokofpolisiekar, Koos Kombuis, Fuzigish and The Narrow.

Oppikoppi 19: BewilderBeast will be taking place from 8 to 10 August in Northam in the North West.

Tickets are R800 on Oppikoppi's Facebook page or R650 from the Standard Bank youth portal.

For more information visit Oppikoppi's website or their official Facebook page.

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