Durban’s Day Out

  Our mates at Whizz Kids Radio Beta are doing something cool as fuck today. Some radio stations use the Durban name as a marketing tool without actually supporting Durban acts, not these guys. Today is Durban’s Day Out and all day long you’ll get to hear music from Heat City’s finest bands and DJ’s. So tune in to WKRB all day to hear some cool as fuck 031 tunes on a cool as fuck radio station. Check out linkage and the... Read More

Rocking The Coast

One day, when Matt Knight writes another review, there will be a review free from genital references on this site. But until then, here’s Bob Perfect’s review of Rocking The Coast with E.X.P.L.O.S.I.O.N, Lowprofile and Manuvah To Land. Ah, Toti. My impression of the place is that if Umhlanga and Pinetown had a kid and left that kid to grow up on the street, sniffing glue and selling their body, but then that child got adopted by a loving... Read More

A Vulgar Display Of CD Launching

Since they made damn sure that the whole internet knew about it, it should come as no surprise to you to learn that Lowprofile launched their new CD, A Vulgar Display Of Powerchords, at Live on Saturday. DJ Fuego Heat reviews the show. Reviewing the Lowprofile album launch was a daunting task. It’s kind of like 8 year old me being asked to critique my dad on man skills, he was infallible. And that’s how I feel about Lowprofile. They have... Read More

Heat City vs Hate City

If you thought that we wouldn’t be shameless enough to promote our own events in a post like this, well, you’re wrong. You want to come to Heat City vs Hate City and here’s why.   Facing The Gallows and The Dead Will Tell will be touring the country in February to promote their split EP, This Is Hate City. We decided to put them up against two of Heat City’s finest, Lowprofile and Black Math for the Durban leg of the... Read More

Lowprofile – Treading Water Teaser Video

Proof that Lowprofile really are working on some new shit. Here’s the teaser for the video that Ally Heath is “makin’ all up in hi’ bizzinuss “ Lowprofile – Treading Water (Trailer) from Alistair Heath on Vimeo. Lowprofile are a band from Durban. They are not bad ass rock stars – nor are they Saltwater Girl centre-page fold out pop stars. What they are, is a super kif reflection of everything that is rad... Read More

Sum 41 in Durban: Apocalypse Now?

Everyone seems to think that this week’s violent protests in London began with the murder of a young lad named Mark Duggan by police. We at Durban Is Yours, however, know better. We know the volatile boiling pot that forms when young people gather to drink beer and watch rock music. We now know what happens when said rock music is yanked so brazenly from their rain-drenched hands: A catastrophe with clearly global consequences. By Russell Grant   Much... Read More