US SOUTH AFRICAN ROCK BAND SEETHER IS BACK
By: Nushera Soodyal
Seether is returning to South Africa for an acoustic tour this November.
The post-grunge/alternative metal band will embark on a semi-acoustic tour, ‘An intimate evening with Seether’. They will perform in Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town. They will play in Cape Town on Friday on November 22 at Kirstenbosch,Durban on Saturday November 23 at Chris Saunders Park and Johannesburg on Sunday November 24 at Marks Park.
The hit single “Broken” band will provide lovers of their music with their ultimate hits in an acoustic storyteller-type music. They will be joined by local talent and will also play at the Parklife Festival in Johannesburg on the 24th of November 2013.
In light of their tour, Seether will also be releasing a Greatest Hots Double CD which will comprise of their greatest singles.
Seether started in 1999 in Pretoria and are currently working for Wind-up Records and Musketeer Records. They have 11 number 1 singles and a number of hit singles. They have sold millions of albums and singles worldwide and have an average of 270 performances per year. Shaun Morgon and Dale Stewart got an adequate amount of recognition in 2002.
Their hit single ‘Broken’ which is acoustic and electric became a massive international hit. They gained mainstream popularity in 2004 with the single “Broken” which peaked at No. 20 on the Billboard Hot 100. They have continued success with number 1 hits on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart such as “Remedy”, “Fake It”, and “Country Song”.
“I cannot wait for Seether to come to Durban and perform. It will be amazing seeing them live since they are a perfect example of the success of South African bands and are such great role models for young South African talent,” said Tekara Ramdhun, a local fan.
In 2002, Seether launched their first official album, named Disclaimer, which earned the band three singles: “Fine Again”, “Driven Under” and “Gasoline”.
Early Bird tickets are being sold at Webtickets.