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David Devo Oosthuizen Interviews ALESTORM

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Oh wow! David Devo Oosthuizen from The Kraken is Alive had a great chat to Christopher Bowes (Vocals) from Scottish Pirate Metal Scallywags Alestorm ahead of rocking South Africa at Pirate Fest 2019 on 7 September 2019 (Marks Park, Johannesburg).

By David (Devo) Oosthuizen

Published Wednesday, 17 July 2019 09:03

Alestorm has evolved into an international party machine, hellbent on conquering album charts and festival stages throughout the world with their infectious brand of 'Pirate Metal' and their dashing good looks. Somehow, they've managed to convince hundreds of thousands of people from New Zealand to Argentina to Lithuania and everywhere in between (except Paraguay), that it's cool to wear a pirate hat and sing stupid songs about getting drunk and stealing ships. So, prepare your spleens, because Alestorm is coming back to South Africa to kick ass and chew gum … and they're all out of ass!

Brought to you by The Sicario Effect, The Kraken is Alive brand captures the spirit of benevolent rebellion and productive counter-culture by bringing you Pirate Fest; a themed music-and-alcohol experience set to ignite all the things we long to taste for in life … adventure, liberation and joy. Held at Marks Park, Johannesburg, on 7 September 2019 and Mceed by South Africa’s eminent funny man Rob Van Vuuren, Pirate Fest is anchored by international Scottish Pirate Rockers Alestorm and legendary American Metalcore Pioneers Atreyu. With support from local punk legends Tweak (reforming for their only show in 2019) and FUZIGISH as well as SAMA Nominated Hellcats, Pirate Fest is an event meant to live on in infamy!

“Rum, beer, quests and mead. These are the things that a pirate needs! Raise the flag and let's set sail, under the sign of the Storm of Ale”

Are you ready for Pirate Fest, South Africa? We are coming … Enter the competition to win Tickets!

Alestorm ARE

  • o Christopher Bowes (Vocals)
    o Máté Bodor (Guitar)
    o Gareth Murdock (Bass)
    o Elliot Vernon (Keyboards)
    o Peter Alcorn (Drums)

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>> Wednesday, 28 September 2022 10:07


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About Alestorm

Alestorm are a Scottish heavy metal band formed in Perth, Scotland. Their music is characterised by a pirate theme, and as a result, they have been dubbed a "pirate metal" band by many critics and their fanbase. The group currently consists of lead vocalist/keytarist Christopher Bowes, bassist Gareth Murdock, drummer Peter Alcorn, keyboardist/harsh vocalist Elliot Vernon and guitarist Máté "Bobo" Bodor.

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