About SA Music New Magazine
A Music News Magazine is a South African based online music magazine founded in August 2007 to support and promote our local upcoming bands and musicians all over South Africa and provide them with a platform through which they could share their music to their South African fans, as well as internationally.
In the past 9 years, we have had the privilege to have worked with, photographed, interviewed and done articles, reviews etc. with some of South Africa's best local bands and musicians, as well as some well-known international names and artists.
South African artists we have worked with till now include well known names such as: Seether, Chris Chameleon, Arno Carstens, Prime Circle, Chianosky, Josie Field, Laurie Levine, Carli J Myers, Jmaxx, Lindsey McGuire, Fillipa (rsigned with Ryan Seacrest), Van Coke Kartel, Graeme Watkins Project, Liani May, The Parlotones, Agro, Chix with Stix, Evolver One, Sacrifist, DJ Fresh, Roger Goode, Black Cat Bones, Colé van Diaz, Just Jinger, Jack Parow, Fuzigish,
Daniel Baron, Karen Zoid, The SoapGirls, Volume Conflict, Mark Stent, Andy Fisher Band, Freshlyground, Springbok Nude Girls, Hugh Masekela, Johnny Clegg, Foto Na Dans, Johannes Kerkorrel, Matthys Roets, Elvis Blue, Garth Taylor, Axene, Blackbyrd, Proverb, Casette, Duimpie se Maat, Danny K, aKing, Fokofpolisiekar, Albert Frost, Mel Botes, Goldfish, Locnville, Goodluck, Die Heuwels Fantasies, Steve Hofmeyr, Claire Johnston, Liezel Marshall Band, Straatligkinders, Die Tuin Dwergies, Valiant Swart, Watershed, Zebra and Giraffe, Sugardrive, Deity’s Muse, Chromium, 11th Hour, Debris, Architecture Of Aggression (A.O.A), Elegy, Only Forever, Autumn Sun, Warthane, Far Beyond Driven, ...and Chaos, Rebuked, The Frail, Fleshwound, Whrutz, Underbelly, Straw, Psordid, Ancient Influence, Juggernaught, Fragmented Children and Mesadoth, to name a few...
International Artists: We have covered events and international artists such as Shakira & Freshlyground at the 2010 Soccer World Cup, Roxette (2012 & 2016), Chris Brown, Swedish House Mafia, Skrillex, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Billy Talent, Danny Elfman (Soundtrack for new release of Alice in Wonderland in 3D), Rodriguez, Metallica (SA Tour 2010 and 2013), Bon Jovi (previous SA tour and 2013 tour), The Kongos, Rise Against, Blind Guardian, David Guetta, Kings of Leon, Chaka Khan, 30 Seconds to Mars (2011), Daughtry, KINGS OF CHAOS SA Tour 2013 & 2014 (i.e. KINGS OF CHAOS band members were comprised from ex or current band members from legendary bands we grew up with, such as Guns-n-Roses, Deep Purple, Velvet Revolver, Def Leppard, Alter Bridge and Collective Soul, Aerosmith, Extreme, ZZ Top etc), R. Kelly, the "Russian Swan Lake Ballet Production, Mike & The Mechanics, Bonnie Tyler, HARDWELL, Avicii, The Dave Matthews Band, Jamiroqaui, Nickelback, Lamb of God, Bruce Springsteen, Carlos Santana, Ultra Festival South Africa, UB40, Carli Rae Jepson, Iron Maiden, Josh Groban, Armin van Buuren, Canadian death metal band Kataklysm, Sepultura (Brazil), Aloe Blacc, The Fray, The Curious Incident (UK), The Script, Foo Fighters, Philip Philips, Stephané Pompougnac (France), Steve Aoki (US), Dennis Stratton
(USA - “ex” Iron Maiden), Sheep On Drugs (UK), NFD or better known as New Found Disorder (ex Fields of the Nephilem - UK), Blind Guardian (USA), had an exclusive interview INSIDE the Gibson Guitars tour bus with the incredible Sabina Classen from Holy Moses (Germany) at Wacken 2008, worked with Veins Iced Over (Florida, USA), one-on-one interview with In Flames (Switzerland) at RAMFest 2012, interviewed Jean-Francois Dagenais from Kataklysm, and last but definitely not least, and very special one-on-one interview the famous Mr. Glenn Hughes (formerly from Deep Purple, Trapeze and Black Country Communion) - interviewed by SA Music News Magazine's Editor-in-Chief, Conrad Roets, and many more international artists still to come...
SA Music News Magazine represented South Africa at the Wacken Open Air Festival in Germany in 2008, our international correspondents covered ''HELLFEST'' in France in 2009, and ''Bloodfest 2010'' in the UK.
More international festivals will be added to our repertoire soon, and are constantly expanding our global reach and following with an average of 180 000+ views monthly from 123 countries worldwide.
We are proud to be able to through the S.A. Music News Magazine, our website, our partners, affiliates and of course, YOU our readers, supporters and fans to be able to provide our local AND international musicians, artists, DJ's, event organisers and promoters a platform to promote and advertise their music, events and other info to their South African fans, as well as to the rest of the world, and bring you the latest news on upcoming events, concerts, festivals, as well as photos and reviews on past events, interviews with bands, band members and much more...
SA Music News Publicity Group
We offer a comprehensive range of specialised PR, A&R, Plugging, Band Management and Professional Photoraphy Services and Packages, as well act as Indepenant Promotors, Booking Agents & Event Organisers for unsigned & indepenant Artists.
For more info or to set up a meeting, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org