The new single from Arno Carstens and The Wildcards is out now on iTunes.
The Wild Cards are Arno Carstens (Vocals), Andre Kriel (Guitar), Jade Neebe (Drums), Franco Schoeman (Bass) and Austen Ramsay Lewis (Guitar).
This is ROCKTOBER! The Ultimate Xperia Mashlab Rock Band presents: The Wildcards as they meet, greet, get merry and rock out. Watch as the first four band members try a couple of beats, riffs and melodies on for size. Starring: Arno Carstens, Andre Kriel, Jade Neebe and Franco Schoeman (2015)
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HERE’S TO THOSE WHO #FINISHGREAT
IT IS FROM THESE GREAT MINDS THAT WE INHERIT OUR PIONEERING SPIRIT
ONE THAT DRIVES US TO DREAM AND DO WITH THE KNOWLEDGE THAT NO MATTER THE CHALLENGE,
WE FACE IT WHILE STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS.
#FINISHGREAT JOIN THE HOUSE OF PIONEERS
IN 2010 HE BECAME THE FIRST COMPETITOR TO HAVE WON ALL FOUR OF THE 4 DESERTS RACES, EACH A 6/7-DAY, 250-KILOMETER SELF-SUPPORTED FOOTRACE THROUGH THE ATACAMA DESERT IN CHILE, THE GOBI DESERT IN CHINA, THE SAHARA DESERT IN EGYPT AND LASTLY THE ANTARCTICA.
IN 2003, HE WAS THE FIRST BLACK AFRICAN TO SUMMIT THE EARTH’S HIGHEST MOUNTAIN, EVEREST (SOUTH SIDE). ON THE SAME DAY HE WAS CONGRATULATED BY PRESIDENT THABO MBEKI, ‘IN THIS, HE HAS SHOWN THE HEIGHTS WE CAN ALL SCALE IN LIFE IF WE PUT OUR SHOULDER TO THE WHEEL.’
IN 2005, HE REACHED THE SUMMIT OF EVEREST AGAIN, THIS TIME FROM THE NORTH RIDGE WITH SIR RANULPH FIENNES AND ALEX HARRIS.
HE’S HAD OVER 20 TOP TEN SINGLES, WON 5 SAMA AWARDS AND PERFORMED WITH U2, THE ROLLING STONES AND REM. DURING HIS 20 YEAR CAREER, HE’S HEADLINED EVERY MAJOR SOUTH AFRICAN FESTIVAL AND PERFORMED AT SOME OF THE MOST LEGENDARY INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVALS INCLUDING ISLE OF WIGHT, GLASTONBURY, V FESTIVAL AND HARD ROCK CALLING.