Idols’ Freddie in bar-room brawl

Wild-haired Idols contestant Freddie van’Dango reportedly had his jaw broken in a fight with a “cage fighter”. The incident took place in the early hours of Saturday morning in Greenside. Though M-Net spokesperson Lani Lombard denied that Van’Dango’s jaw was broken, saying that the popular singer was only injured, there are serious doubts as to […]

I’ll Give You The Night Of Your Life

I have a new get-me-in-the-mood-for-a-party song! It’s David Guetta and Jennifer Hudson. It was annoying at first but like all of these songs, it tends to grow on you… Makes you wanna shake your biscuit dont it??! So, if you see some crazy chick dancing behind her steering wheel it’s probably me…I apologise in advance […]

New Lady Gaga Freak Show Video Leaked

Lady Gaga has a new single out, and it’s a bit of a freak show, mermaids being boned and all that, I kid you not. Called “Yoü And I”, it’s he usual offering meant to shock. Try and Enjoy this… Joe SocialI’m writing this cos I have a lot to say and sometimes I can’t […]

Foo Fighters Do Falling Down

I’m a big Foo Fighters fan. Dave Grohl in particular just gives that vibe that it’s all about the rock. Driving guitars, heart-pounding drums and growling lyrics tempered with some amazing melodies and a massive dose of stage presence make them one of the bands that appear on my “must see live” list before I […]

Britney Spears Wants To Go – The Video

The video for I Wanna Go, begins with the singer hosting a mock press conference. The first question fired at her is: ‘Is it true you banned junk food, smiles, sunshine, candy and laughter from your Femme Fatale tour?’ to which she replies, ‘Yes’. She is then asked if she can confirm reports she is […]

Coldplay – Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall

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Amy Winehouse Comeback Is A Total Disaster – Video

We all know Amy Winehouse is a total disaster, and we all know they tried to make her go to rehab, but she said nooo nooo no! Well she is back, and by the looks of things she is worse than before. This is a video of her taken at her recent Belgrade ‘performance’. Seems […]

The Parlotones To Support Cold Play

The Parlotones have been chosen to support Coldplay, who will be performing live for the first time ever in South Africa on Wednesday 5th October at Cape Town Stadium and Saturday 8th October at the Soccer City Complex, FNB Stadium Johannesburg. The tour is presented by 94.5 KFM, 94.7 Highveld Stereo and M-Net. The Parlotones […]

It’s Magic – The Parlotones

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Remember I wrote about The Parlotones’ new album Eavesdropping on the songs of Whales here? Well it’s here! Yay yay yay! but it’s not on the net yet… boooooo M-Net has launched a brand new campaign full of colours, creativity and music from South Africa’s favourite band, The Parlotones, “evoking” that Magic feeling. The creation […]

Eminem Takes A stab At Gaga And Bieber

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And we love him for it. This morning The Frenchconnection sent me this video and my toes just curled over! On socialyz we always write about Bieber fever and The Lady Gaga Saga and this just adds to our pot of “Baga” articles. Just type their names in our search box and you’ll see what […]

The Big Five Performance At The Barnyard Theatre

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Joe Social and I are regulars at our local and twice a year the owners take all the regulars on a little trip. This weekend we got treated to the Big Five Show at Barnyard in Willowbridge. A Tribute to Tina Turner, Rod Stewart, Michael Jackson, Elton John & Madonna. Imagine Elton, Michael, Tina, Rod […]

Sean Kingston Critical After Crash

Reggae and rap star Sean Kingston is in critical conditional after a jet skiing accident on Sunday night, a report has said. According to the Daily Mail, the 21-year-old was rushed to a Miami Beach hospital after he struck a major bridge connecting Palm Island with the MacArthur Causeway. He is currently being treated in […]

Justin Bergh Back At Caveau Live Unplugged Winter Sessions

SAMA nominated singer Justin Bergh is back with a regular Friday winter sessions slot at Caveau Wine Bar and Deli at Joesphine Mill in Newlands, Cape Town for next three months starting 13 May 2011 from 19h00 – 10pm Bergh, who toured with Bryan Adams in 2010, released his third album recently and has a […]

Mayhem At The SA Music Awards

The SA Music Awards on Saturday night were such a shambles that some of the judges could not be seated for the ceremony. Ukhozi FM’s Phumlane Mbatha, better known by his stage name, DJ Sgqemeza, was part of the huge judging panel, which included his Ukhozi FM colleague Zandile Tembe and journalist and socialite Lesley […]

Prime Circle – Touring The Americas

At Socialyz we believe local is lekker.  We are big supporters of the talent South Africa has to offer the world. You should know by now that we follow The Parlotones and Bittereinder. But, we also like Prime Circle. Infact, we love them. We love watching the rise and rise of  the talent we have […]

The Parlotones Art Exhibition

So I’m always first to hear about their new albums or their concerts or special features and I am always the first to buy their wine when Woolworths stocks up.  This time round they have something extra special for you all. I wrote an article this week on their new album, Eavesdropping on the songs […]

The Parlotones Are Eavesdropping On The Songs Of Whales

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The Parlotones have finished recording their first studio acoustic album.  The album features brand new acoustic versions of  “Giant Mistake”, “Life Design” and “Should we fight back?”, as well as a few new songs “Tiny”, “Long Way Home” and “Inside”. “Fans will be treated to a striking medley of Rock. Paper. Scissors, Pretend, Radiocontroledrobot and […]

Pink Floyd To Release Digitally Remastered Albums

Legendary British prog-rock band, Pink Floyd, have announced they are undertaking the massive task of reissuing all 14 of their studio albums, as well as previously unreleased material in digitally remastered format on an individual basis and as a box set on 26 September. Drummer Nick Mason, said they have chosen to do it now […]

Dude Playing a Trance Song On A Guitar

This is amazing, a video clip of some dude playing a trance song on a guitar… talk about talent!

Bob Marley – 30 Years Later

Nesta Robert “Bob” Marley,  (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He was the rhythm guitarist and lead singer for the ska, rocksteady and reggae band Bob Marley & The Wailers (1963–1981). Marley remains the most widely known and revered performer of reggae music, and is credited with helping […]

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