Rock the South 2015: bigger & better

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A review of the Friday and Saturday performances from this year’s Rock the South. With many thanks for the cover photo of RAS & other photos that were used on the Sunday Times of Malta to Sarah Falzon.  To read reviews from Thursday click here and from Sunday here.  Now in its fourth edition, Rock the […]

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How the South was won

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Three days, 31 acts and two stages translated into one massive celebration of non-mainstream music – Rock the South 2014. All photos by Sarah Falzon. Once a year, the south comes alive with the sound of music. Only, it’s not the Julie Andrews kind, but a rollicking fusion of punk, rock, indie, ska, hip hop […]

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Rock the South: Explosions in the Sky

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 With apologies to the Texan post-rock band for nicking their name for my header, this happens to be the perfect way of describing the Rock the South festival that, as it were, rocked the south last weekend.  I’m talking musical explosions, of course, with some 17 bands coming together on two stages at Zion Reggae […]

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More top names for Rock the South

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Time for another music festival and peoples, this one’s definitely gonna raaaaaawk. Well, it is called Rock the South for a reason. Last year’s edition was chocful of good, old-fashioned fun. By old-fashioned, I mean it threw the spotlight right where it should be, on real music – and if you need me to explain […]

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Côme & AIM for Rock the South

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So, Rock the South is back at Zion on Friday and Saturday this weekend, and with it a host of Malta’s top bands and 2 foreign offerings, French duo Côme and (once again) AIM. Côme are French duo  François Byrski on guitarist and Lucas Barbier on drums. The 2 operate under the umbrella term indie-rock, […]

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