Global Notes: Heavy metal in Africa isn’t just about the music

Global Notes: Heavy metal in Africa isn’t just about the music
Global Notes: Heavy metal in Africa isn’t just about the music

Global Notes: Heavy metal in Africa isn’t just about the music

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Africa’s metal scene has grown in the last few decades. Bands like the Tunisian group Myrath have gained international recognition. Myrath sings in English and Arabic and combines metal music with eastern rhythms. On this week’s Global Notes, Radio M and Morning Shift host Tony Sarabia takes us on a headbanging tour from Tunisia to Botswana. We”ll take a listen to metal music from groups like Sasamaso, a band from Madagascar, and Amanaz, who hail from Zambia. Pictured: Wrust performing in Milan (Photo: Flickr/Matteo Valfre)