Heavy Metal Cowboys in Botswana

From AFRICA IS A COUNTRY Thu Jan 31 2013, 15:00:02

The heavy metal scene in Botswana (landlocked and bordered by South Africa, Namibia and Zimbabwe) has been covered before, most notably by South African photographer Frank Marshall.  But there's little film of the scene outside of music videos (like this, for example). Now Dutch TV channel VPRO made this video report (for its weekly program Metropolis) on [...]

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