Cool Links: Botswana’s Cowboy Metalheads
April 2, 2011 Leave a comment
So what do you think of when anyone says the word ‘metalheads‘?
Here’s something to change your mind:
Love it or hate it, when most people think of metal, they think of white dudes. Even if metal was born from the blues and there are growing scenes in places like Indonesia and Peru, metal’s founding fathers–Priest, Sabbath, Maiden–and most of those who’ve come after have been unmistakably Caucasian. Which is why I was pleasantly surprised to find out about a small but passionate collection of guys who dressed like doomsday cowboys and listened to Motorhead in the predominantly black, central African country of Botswana…