Heavy Metal is the New Patriotism in Botswana, Africa. | Geodissonance | Metal InjectionComments Off on Heavy Metal is the New Patriotism in Botswana, Africa. | Geodissonance | Metal Injection
Unlike many of their nationally repressed and emerging, global counterparts (think: Indonesian headbangers, and Iraq-based Janaza!), Botswana bands fear no governmental scorn. Gunsmoke posed the question himself – “why should [we] be scared when our president is a rocker?” According to Gunsmoke, not only is Ian Khama a metalhead, but a source of great pride for Botswana metalheads, as the “one man…leading the nation.
Botswanan metal seems to be getting quite a bit of publicity latelly!