RAMfest 2014 rocks hard with line-up

2013-09-02 10:12
Ramfest 2014
Cape Town - The line-up for next year's RAMfest has South African fans giddy with excitement.

On Sunday the organisers of RAMfest announced on their Facebook page the international line-up for 2014 - Biffy Clyro, Camo and Krooked featuring Dynamite MC, Foals, Killswitch Engage and Trivium.

Biffy Clyro hails from Scotland, with platinum selling albums and chart topping music in the UK. They also headlined at the Leeds and Reading Festival last month.

Drum and bass duo Camo and Krooked has Austrian roots, and has had a successful career in the European circuit with their album Cross the Line. They will be sharing the stage with Dynamite MC, Gloucester-born MC who has a long career in the industry, including hosting radio shows in the UK that interviewed various international celebrities.

UK-band Foals have been building lots of momentum this year, playing at festivals like Glastonbury and Lattitude, and this indie rock group's fan base keeps growing every day as they have to add dates to their tours due to the high demand.

Killswitch Engage has been around since 1999 and is viewed by MTV as one of the founding bands of metalcore, and their latest album Disarm the Descent went on to being number one on both the Top Hard Rock Albums Chart and the Top Rock Albums chart, and it also saw the return of their original vocalist Jesse Leach who left in 2002.

Trivium is seen as one of metal's elite groups and have been busy recording their new album Vengeance Falls which will be released next month. Their style has included metalcore, thrash metal and death metal and continue to reshape their sound with every new album.

RAMfest, which stands for the Real Alternative Music festival, has been an annual event that has been going since 2007. It will take place in Cape Town at Elandskloof Farm near Villiersdorp and in Johannesburg at Witfontein from 6-9 March 2014. Early bird tickets are available for R600 until the beginning of December.

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