Soul Raiders originally started at Chancellor College in 2001 and performing in and around Zomba until 2004 when most members graduated. Three original members are Joel Suzi (Marcus), Monty Manyozo and Prince Martin. The band was resurrected in November 2010 soon after Prince Martin’s UK Reggae Trip. After 3 months of intensive rehearsal, the band had its first show at Hotel Africana on January 22, 2011. Since then, they have held shows at various place including Giussepes Bar, The Shark, Tay-Taz and made appearances at Chameleons and Mungo Park during this year’s Bob Marley Memorial Shows. The band is managed by Muda Mkutumula.
Soul Raiders Band prides itself in high quality sound. The band has its own music engineer who is a University music graduate. The band plays strictly reggae music and plays local and international classics apart from its own music. The band has just released its debut album, a 12-track CD titled ‘Angels’. The music can be sampled on its reverbnation page. The band has lined up plenty of shows this year as well.