Scream for me, Africa! : heavy metal identities in post-colonial Africa /

Publication Type:



Intellect,, Bristol, United Kingdom ;, p.viii, 176 pages : (2022)

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(OCoLC)fst00954135, Africa., fast, Heavy metal (Music)


Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-170) and index.Scream for Me Africa! examines the hard rock and metal scenes in five African countries: Botswana, Togo, South Africa, Kenya and Ghana. Banchs spent significant time in each country interviewing musicians, producers and fans to create vivid pictures of each of these rarely discussed scenes. This book considers how the subculture of heavy metal is viewed in post-colonial Africa, and how musicians in the continent have stepped forward to make this genre their own. It looks at the continent's blossoming scenes through various themes including hybridity, othering and political tensions.--back cover.Machine generated contents note: