Free Halloween Party Starters

2008-10-30 17:41
12th Avenue
Love is mad, bad and just plain mental sometimes, isn't it? Make sure you escape Cupi'ds bipolar bite by tuning into this scary stadium rock concoction of the best bits of Iron Maiden and Bon Jovi.
Listen: Crazy

Bigots beware! There’s a 'main' method in Theo Crous and Francois Blom's "Swaar Metaal" madness on this darkly satirical autopsy that demands the return of the death penalty!
Listen: Doodstraf

Ben Sharpa
Neil Young's titular classic gets a hardcore rap reanimation on this claustrophobically dope lyrical delight from CT's finest. Damn this cat's flow is fiendish.
Listen: Into the Black

The Horrorcast
Call it "Metalcore" or "Technical Melodic Death Metal". This tonsil-toaster off their incendiary Cities of Deception EP is nightmarishly scary stuff.
Listen: Werewolves

Brixton Moord En Roof Orkes
Smoking tik is going to kill you. No, really it is. But hey, why don't you hear what it sounds like on cult Joburg combo Brixton Moord En Roof Orkes' pile-driving 'Alternatiewe Afrikaans' classic.
Listen: Spoed

The battle of the sexes gets booty-rapped by this lyrical Mother City emcee on this ass-tapping jam off Model A362 MPD - My Personal Demons.
Listen: Wet Dreams
Die Seks
The spectre of Foto Na Dans looms large on this breezy Afrikaans emo-pop seance of this Northern suburbs combo's debut EP, Geeste van Heimwee.
Listen: Geeste van Heimwee

Martin Rocka
Masked psycho-billy bad boy and his Sick Shop get the voodoo trash punk juices flowing with this shambolically hip ode to sex, drugs and... surfin'!
Listen: Surf's Up pt. 2

The Awakening
'Bring it on, baby'. So says SA's 'thin white duke', Ashton Nyte on this guitar riffing, pounding gothic-industrial rock ballad haunt that gives the afterlife the thumbs up.
Listen: Death Says Yes

The Pretty Blue Guns
Girlfriend caught you cheating on her...withher best girlfriend? Play this tale of "dirt, love, lust...and not so lonely nights, tight pants, loose women, indulgence, friends and foes" as you wave her goodbye.
Listen: Dead Man's Waltz

The Mochines
CT's best kept secret give fans of Iggy, The Pistols & Motorhead a ferociously high-voltage hard rock 'n roll scare off their brand new CD, The Eagle has Landed.
Listen: Petrified

Blood Money Still Life

A sanguine serenade about dead babies? Nope. Don’t be fooled by their scary billing. This deacased Joburg band made sweeping melodic modern rock reminiscent of U2.
Listen: Still Life

You may think this is a sweet pop rocker about letting go, but listen to this on Halloween and you'll hear that there's a frighteningly scary subtext fermenting beneath the cheese pop brew.
Listen: Jump

Feeling superstitious? Tune into our all-killer, no-filler, frighteningly free MP3 playlist to make sure you survive Halloween. Sure it's a silly American celebration, but this is why we've put a Proudly South African spin on it.... 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.

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