Fans of heavy music from Botswana

• Fans of heavy music from Botswana

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

South African photographer TENu Marshal, who visited Botswana on tour with heavy metal band from Johannesburg, managed to photograph the local fans of heavy music style.

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"The Time To Kill Is Now (Trooper)"

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"Cannibal"

"In a small nightclub, where they were performing musicians, I met the company tightened the skin of black men who looked like an apocalyptic cowboys - Frank recalls. - In South Africa, heavy scene predominantly white, so I was very surprised and talked with them "

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"Dead Demon Rider"

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"Coffinfeeder"

For all fans of heavy metal, this company looks unusual because of their manner of dress is not similar to the one adopted in Europe and the US for similar cultures, and is a custom mix of cowboy and biker styles. And they invent a strange nickname, for example, "Dead Demon Rider" or "Ishmael Phantom Lord."

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"Shoot You In The Back"

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"Steel Panther"

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"Dethguard"

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"Apothecary Dethrok"

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"Maximum"

Skinflint vocalist group, Giuseppe Sbrana, which is one of the few white musicians in Botswana, said the local dress code is a bit outdated. "A good example of where we draw our style is a cover plate Motorhead" Ace Of Spades ". Many of Botswanan metalheads worked as a shepherd in the neighboring farms, hence the elements of cowboy clothing. Many carry hunting knives and parts of animal bodies. It is a kind of competition to see who will put on a more brutal. And we drink from cow horns. "

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

Group "Skinflint"

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"Venerated Villian (Kenosi)"

"Metal concert here is something like a religious ritual - adds Mosaka bassist Overthrust group. - Local metal band ready for them sometimes for several weeks, resulting in the order of their leather pants, boots and other attributiki ".

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

Tshomarelo "Vulture" Mosaka from the group Overthrust

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"Bound By The Moon"

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"Bonemachine (Deeplow)"

Towards a culture of heavy metal first introduced more local people in remote Botswana seventies rock band Nosey Road. At the moment, around here the scene is divided between the two cities - the capital Gaborone and tourist center of Mont. And although it is still small, only about 1,500 fans, this is compensated by their enthusiasm and cohesion.

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"Medicine Man"

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"White Devil"

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"Morgue Boss"

Fans of heavy music from Botswana

"Hardcore Hellrider"

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