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April 2014

Announcement:
V.O.D has been confirmed for a rare performance at the anticipated resurrection
of the WITCHFEST Metal Festival, early-April 2015.
Click Here for Witchdoctor Productions' official announcement.

Like the new V.O.D band page at www.facebook.com/VoiceOfDestruction and stay up to date.


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April 2011

V.O.D MERCHANDISE

For the first time the V.O.D JMSP (Jou Ma Se Poes) T-shirt is available!
For order info, head to the Merchandise Page


V.O.D JMSP




April-May 2010

sound on screen

V.O.DVD LAUNCH (Part 1)


V.O.DVD


"The V.O.D Archives Vol. II: Live '93 & Europe '95 - '96" DVD
will be officially launched during the
SOUND ON SCREEN MUSIC FILM FESTIVAL
(Labia Theatre on Kloof Street, Cape Town, 28 April - 2 May)

www.flamedrop.com/sos

There will be DVD give-aways amid an amazing range of music-themed movies and documentaries.
Special DJ events featuring V.O.D band members will also be announced soon!
More info on the event at the link above, and on the DVD, click below:
OneWorld.co.za




August 2009



V.O.D 2009 RELEASES


Released on DVD in August 2009

THE V.O.D ARCHIVES VOL. II :
Live '93 & Europe '95-'96



This first V.O.DVD combines the two video releases from 1993 & 1996,
WELCOME TO SOUTH AFRICAAAARGH!!! - Live '93
and
EUROPE '95-'96
(aka XXX Video Vixens)

180 minutes featuring classic V.O.D songs live in South Africa and in Europe,
with interviews, on-the-road footage, in the studio, music videos and more.
Europe '95-'96 features additional tour footage never seen before.
Extra DVD material include 2 short documentaries:
V.O.D - A Brief History (on the timeline of the band since 1986)
Before The Storm (the first V.O.D rehearsals after a decade, for the 2009 reunion tour)

Order it now at: www.OneWorld.co.za [incl. International orders]

Also coming soon on CD:

THE V.O.D ARCHIVES VOL. III : Return To The Great Abyss
A collection of over a dozen classic V.O.D tracks and rare demos



Coming in 2010:

THE V.O.Documentary : 25 Years Of Destruction
The definitive, in-depth feature length documentary on South Africa's
most influential extreme band


BLOEDRIVIER 10th Anniversary re-release : The V.O.D Archives Vol. I available in-store or on-line at:

OneWorld.co.za



December 2008



V.O.D REUNION TOUR CONFIRMED!

Yes, it is on!

The Godfathers of South African Metal will annihilate the month of March 2009 at the following venues and festivals:


27 Feb - 01 Mar : RAMFEST, Worcester
06 Mar : ZEPLINS, Pretoria
07 Mar : THE DOORS, Edenvale
27 Mar : KLEIN LIBERTAS THEATRE, Stellenbosch
28 Mar : THE ASSEMBLY, Cape Town

support bands to be announced soon

[dates are subject to change - check back for final confirmations]

Click here to join the Facebook Group

Click here for the Facebook Tour Event


To brush up on the songs, order the Bloedrivier 10th Anniversary re-release album on-line at:

OneWorld.co.za




November 2008




KOPSKOOT! (translated: "Headshot!")


Jan-Feb 2008 will see the release of a historic compilation CD called KOPSKOOT!
This collection focusses on heavy Afrikaans music and kicks with the impact of 16 tons.
The
album will also be followed up by a DVD.

The line-up includes V.O.D and several V.O.D-related projects and a bunch off ass-kicking bands:


V.O.D - JMSP
BATTERY 9 - Geen Genade
K.O.B.U.S. - Tienerangs
VAN COKE KARTEL - Algehele Kontrole
ANDRE' VAN DER WALT - Pneuma
TERMINATRYX - Siek+Sat
MIND ASSAULT - Stadig Verblind
INSEK - Satan Is Liefde
BREINSKADE - Blou Moord
DIE KRUIS - Helmasjien
F8 - SexHex
HELSINKI - DNA
NUL - Elektro-Berzerk
SOMERFAAN - Die Spook Kom Weer (exclusive heavy remix)
LION'S PRIDE - 11 July 1302 De Vlaamse Leeuw (from Belgium with a song in Flemish)
CONQUEST FOR DEATH - Positiewe Houding, Negatiewe Wêreld (from the USA with a song especially recorded for KOPSKOOT! in Afrikaans!)


Official web site:
www.flamedrop.com/kopskoot

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June 2008




V.O.D REUNION SHOWS


It has been talked about and hinted at for many years...
Well, it seems like the V.O.D reunion tour is becoming a reality!
The early half of 2009 is set to see the most potent V.O.D line-up getting together to appease the faithful
and punish the non-believers.

The Bloedrivier-era line-up of Francois, Greg, Diccon and Paul will return as the true Godfathers of South African Metal!



FUTURE V.O.D SHOWS AND DATES WILL APPEAR HERE ONCE IT IS CONFIRMED




TERMINATRYX NEWS

TERMINATRYX
album launch


Friday 4th JULY 2008
@ The Labia Theatre (8pm / R30)
(68 Orange Street, Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa)

The long anticipated TERMINATRYX album was released mid-May 2008.
The Flamedrop Production was released by ENT Entertainemnt, and is distributed by IRIS (catalog #: CDENT 010).

TERMINATRYX is an Industrial-Metal hybrid featuring Sonja on vocals, and V.O.D drummer Paul on bass guitar, guitars, drums & programming, keyboards & backing vocals.
The album launch on the 4th of July will feature additional musicians Patrick (of Mind Assault on guitar) and Ronnie (ex-Grämlich and - Revellus on drums).

After the multi-media show (featuring a synced-up video backdrop), those attending will be treated to a free sneak preview of the forthcoming werewolf movie SKINWALKERS (2 weeks before its countrywide theatrical release).

Click below for the
Facebook Event






February 2008


K.O.B.U.S. NEWS

V.O.D vocalist Francois' Afrikaans Metal phenomenon K.O.B.U.S. was invited by MANOWAR to play their MAGIC CIRCLE FESTIVAL in July 2008!

K.O.B.U.S. won the 2008 South African Music Award for Best Afrikaans Rock Album

V.O.D drummer Paul, who played drums for K.O.B.U.S. since the 100% Skuldgevoelvry album, abdicated his post in March 2008 to focus attention on his TERMINATRYX project.


May 2007

The South African HORRORFEST 2007
In 2005 Paul launched the first annual South African HORROR FESTACULAR. This incorporates everything from older classics, more recent favourites and rare independent movies, to local and foreign made short films & music videos, as well as PlayStation games, comics, Halloween dress-up and live music. The latter consists of local musicians creating an original soundtrack to a silent horror / chiller / sci-fi / fantasy film, and performing it live to the screen.
2005 saw a string quintet led by Matthijs Van Dijk breathing new life into the 1925
Phantom Of The Opera.
2006 saw a fantastic collaboration. The chosen film was the brilliant 1922
Nosferatu. Paul represented V.O.D and his TERMINATRYX project (on programming, electric guitar & keyboards) together with Sonja (vocals), while Francois (V.O.D, DIE KRUIS) handled keyboards and samples. They were joined by LARK members Simon (upright bass, duduk, theremin) and Sean (percussion samples). Matthijs Van Dijk (DAWN TREADER) returned with electric violin.
On the night before Halloween the packed Labia Theatre (in Orange Street, Cape Town) experienced something amazing.
Entries are open for feature films, short movies, music videos, animation etc. - submission forms and general details can be found at:

www.MySpace.com/SAhorrorfest
or
www.HORRORFEST.info

April 2007

K.O.B.U.S. - Swaar Metaal CD Launch
The new K.O.B.U.S. album Swaar Metaal had a successful launch in the Gauteng area over Easter weekend and included The Bohemian, Zeplins, and Oppi Koppi Easter fest in Northam.
The Tour kick-started at the Hidden Cellar in Stellenbosch and closed again in Cape Town at a packed Mercury Live.

The next K.O.B.U.S. shows will be at:
Fri.22 June - Corner Bar, Durbanville R30 at door
Fri.29 June - Back2Basix, Johannesburg 011-7266857
Sat.30 June - Sun2Moon Festival, Zeplins, Pretoria 082-7879532




Join K.O.B.U.S. at MySpace and c
heck Red Fox Events for K.O.B.U.S. shows and any changes or live updates.

www.myspace.com/swaarmetaal

www.redfoxevents.co.za
www.KobusMusic.com


Swaar Metaal is available in all good music stores or can be downloaded at: RhythmRecords.co.za

2 - 3 March 2007

RAMFEST 2007
Paul's electro/industrial/metal project TERMINATRYX will perform at RAMFEST - Twisted Playground, as the closing act at midnight, 3 March '06. Merchandise will also be available. Other bands & acts appearing that weekend include: Battery 9, Lark, The Awakening, Fokofpolisiekar, The Horror Cast, Scarlet Host, The Real Estate Agents, Mind Assault & a whole lot more. Full camping, bar, catering facilities.
Venue: Nekkies Holiday Resort, Worcester, Western Cape, 2-3 March.

More info at: www.audiomatik.co.za


TERMINATRYX on-line:

www.MySpace.com/terminatryxxx

www.TERMINATRYX.com

www.YouTube.com/terminatryx

March/April 2007

KOBUS! Swaar Metaal
The third KOBUS! album Swaar Metaal will be released March/April 2007. KOBUS! is Francois' Afrikaans project with Theo Crous of the Spingbok Nude Girls. Paul plays live drums for them. New bassist Pierre Tredoux will also play the country-wide live shows planned for the year.
KOBUS! info:
www.KobusMusic.com







12 December 2006

WHIPLASH 2006
Paul & Francois will attend the Whiplash 2006 Metal Festival featuring 10 bands (from 5pm, Friday 15 December - Tafelberg Tavern, 6 Roodehek Terrace, Gardens, Cape Town, SA).
V.O.D Bloedrivier CDs and T-Shirts will be on sale together with a wide range of other merchandise.
www.subterania.co.za


4 December 2006

BLOEDRIVIER RE-RELEASE

Voice Of Destruction
(V.O.D)
10th Anniversary Re-release of
Bloedrivier

AVAILABLE NOW!



After a decade, legendary South African band V.O.D’s Bloedrivier album is finally given a proper local release.

In a pioneering move (after signing to a German label) the godfathers of South African Metal temporarily relocated to the United Kingdom in 1995 to expand their horizons, and fan base (which has been creating quite a buzz via underground press, radio and inter-continental correspondence). Furthermore this move was made to ensure the capturing of the band’s essence and sound in an environment not ignorant of its very particular requirements. The album release was followed by a full European tour in 1996.
Recorded 10 years ago at Academy Studios in Yorkshire, England, Bloedrivier saw wide European distribution but very few copies reached South African shores. Now, after much public demand, Bloedrivier is re-released locally in its 10th anniversary year by ENT Entertainment (cdent008), with a variety of bonus features.

“It’s great to see there’s still a demand for our music. This release is very exciting since hardly anyone got to hear the album in S.A. the first time around. Many KOBUS! fans have been asking for this as well, so I think it just makes sense. A reunion tour is definitely on the table.”
Francois Breytenbach Blom

“Our trip to Europe, the Bloedrivier recording and Autumn Wilderness Tour was a groundbreaking achievement which did not receive the coverage and hype back home as it should have. It is easy to praise something you played a role in creating, but even today this album still kicks serious ass!”
Paul André Blom

This release, sub-titled The V.O.D Archives Volume 1 includes new artwork, and enhanced features: two never before seen videos, all the demos recorded for the album and a web link. The sleeve also features a foreword by Marq Vas.
The V.O.D Archives Volume 2 is scheduled for release in 2007.

The album will be in all good music stores (Look & Listen, CD Wherehouse and specialist stores like Subterania), just in time to set fire to your mistletoe – if they don’t stock it, demand it!

For retail stock ordering:
Contact Rui DeSouza

cell: 082 3303882
e-mail: ent@worldonline.co.za
catalogue number: cdent008


original Bloedrivier cover of 1996


5 November 2006

THE V.O.DVD

In the '90s the plans for a video documenting the Voice Of Destrcution history
(entitled the V.O.DEO) was postponed.
With the re-release of Bloedrivier and plans for new material, the 2 decade mark
since the band's inception cue'd the resurrection for such a production,
moving with technology, now entitled the V.O.DVD.







© 2006 - FLAMEDROP PRODUCTIONS