By Huntress Thompson
Welsh heavy metal act Bullet for my Valentine were recently in South Africa to play Oppikopppi (the country’s grand warhorse of a music festival) and One Night In Cape Town.
But not without leaving South African fans with this surprise addition to their setlists for both.
Michael Paget, guitarist, ended a rambling electric insert with the following unforgettable moment, delighting South African fans, who were still in some disbelief that the show was finally happening at all.
(Skip to 1:20, if you must.)
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