Van Coke Kartel
Van Coke Kartel
Van Coke Kartel in Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 2011.
|Also known as||VCK|
|Origin||Bellville, South Africa|
Francois Van Coke and Wynand Myburgh formed Van Coke Kartel with drummer Justin Kruger after Fokofpolisiekar went on hiatus in 2007. Guitarist Jedd Kossew and drummer Jason Oosthuizen joined as full members in 2010. However in 2014, Jason Oosthuizen left the band. Their new drummer Dylan Hunt started in January 2014.
Van Coke Kartel has been one of the most successful Afrikaans rock bands in South Africa. The second album, Waaksaam en Wakker, won the SAMA award for Best Afrikaans Rock Album, for which their self-titled debut album was nominated the year before. They have played alongside international heavyweights, such as Muse, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Korn, Chris Cornell, Good Charlotte, Billy Talent and Metallica. They have also toured internationally.
|2011||Band||MK Music Awards: Best Live Act||Won|
|2012||Ondier Kom||MK Music Awards: Best Group||Won|
|Vir Almal||MK Music Awards: Best Rock||Won|
|Band||MK Music Awards: Best Live Act||Won|
|Ondier Kom||MK Music Awards: Best SFX/ Animation||Nominated|
|2013||Tot Die Son Uitkom||MK Music Awards: Best Video ||Won|
|Dis 'n Land||MK Music Awards: Best Group ||Won|
|Dis 'n Land||MK Music Awards: Best Rock ||Won|
|2014||Bloed, Sweet & Trane||SAMA Awards: Best Rock Album||Won|
|Bloed, Sweet & Trane||Ghoema Awards: Best Album ||Won|
|Band||Ghoema Awards: Best Group ||Won|
|Band||MK Music Awards:Best Afrikaans Group ||Won|
- "Van Coke Kartel official website".
- "Coke Fest 2008 official website".
- "Billy Talent/Van Coke Kartel Sold Out".
- "Van Coke Kartel set to tour London".
- "MK Awards 2011: The winners". Channel 24. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
- "MK Awards 2012: The winners". Channel 24. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
- "MK Awards 2012 nominees named". Channel 24. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
- "MK Awards 2013: The winners". Channel 24. Retrieved 9 May 2013.