An interview with Hellcats
Park Acoustics in association with Jack Daniels is proud to team up with Griet and present to you the last Parks for 2015. This will also be the first time ever that we host the event on a SATURDAY and we’ll be running until midnight!
DPC caught up with the Hellcats who will be performing at the event!
Thanks for talking to DPC. Please introduce us to the band members.
Hellcats are Alessandro Benigno (Drums and Vocals) and Warwick Rautenbach on Guitar.
You guys are quite new on the music scene, you only formed in August 2014, how’s the ride been thus far?
We have had a pretty killer year. Rad shows have been coming out of our arses and theres weird stuff happening at our gigs, like people stealing our set lists, asking for bloodied&broken drumsticks, and moshing – who fucking moshes anymore? – we dig it.
So, you will be playing at the last, and probably one of the biggest Park Acoustics of the year, looking forward? And what can we expect of your gig?
Um, ja, just a little – haha. There is an epic daytime line-up of a few of SA’s heavy commercial hitters which will be rad, but what we’re really amped about whats happening on the Bobbejaan stage. Its a mix of the finest underground bands in the country at the moment. If you look at the line-up and have no idea who any of the bands are on the Bobbejaan stage – then lucky you, you’re in for a fuckin treat. As far as what people can expect from us goes, who the hell knows. We go into every show with an appreciation for the unknown. We can however promise it will be loud, sweaty and an a little sif.
At what time will you be playing?
We’re on at 19:00, smack bang in the middle of Sol Gems and Cortina Whiplash. Its a rock n roll sarmie!
Looking forward to any other act/s at the event?
Sol Gems. They are hands down the best psychedelic rock band on the continent. You don’t leave a Sol Gems show in a bad mood. Things to look forward to.
Where can we follow you on the Interwebs?
Then we have an app on Apple App store and Google play: Hellcats Band
Where can we listen to your music?
We have most of our music on Soundcloud (https://soundcloud.com/hellcats), that’s our dirty band room recordings that were all done with a shitty mic in the middle of the room, but we’re dropping our first EP on Itunes on friday 20 November. Go dig it.
Thanks guys and enjoy the event!
PARK ACOUSTICS INFO
Date: Saturday, 28 November 2015
Venue: Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria
Time: Gates Open 10AM
Line-Up: Goldfish, Shortstraw, Haezer and Many More!
Tickets: R200 online at www.parkacoustics.co.za, R250 at the gate, R100 After 6PM. (Free for children under 6, R15 per vehicle paid at entrance to the nature reserve.)
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