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Sound Check's Blog Posts Tagged 'Botswana' (4)

NEW MUSIC: Kat Kai Kol-Kes, the transgender artist from Botswana, brings rain to the dancefloor with 'My Body"

“Pula, pula, na, na, ke tla gola leng.” The ethereal club banger “My Body” by Kat Kai Kol-Kes and her band Chasing Jakyb is an ode to the physical meeting of human body and rain. Kat is from Botswana, a country made up of 85 percent desert. Unsurprisingly, rain and water take on a mystical quality as a recurring motif and linguistic reference in the nation's culture. In their early years, Batswana children sing songs and play games devoted to the calling of rain, and as…

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Added by Sound Check on September 17, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Botswanan death metal pioneers Wrust's latest 'Intellectual Metamorphosis' is part death metal, part thrash, but mostly just brutal. #SoundCheck

Straight out of Botswana comes some of the most ferocious death metal you'll hear in 2013. Wrust formed back in 2000 when there were only a small handful of metal bands on the entire continent. Now playing the part of living legend (with singer/guitarist Stux Daemon as the sole remaining original member), Wrust just released their latest full length record Intellectual Metamorphosis.…

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Added by Sound Check on May 24, 2013 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Free Download: Wrust - 'Spiral Of Torture', Death Metal Made In Botswana

Botswana-based death/metal band Wrust released their new song 'Spiral of Torture'. You may remember their video we featured years ago and now they're back with a new album. Rock on! - L.

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Added by Sound Check on April 29, 2013 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Wrust: Here and There, Metal in the Motherland

Anyone with half of a rock and roll brain knows metal is one of the most easily identifiable and distinguishable sub-genres of Mother Rock. In the 1970’s, it became synonymous with bands like Pantera, Judas Priest and AC/DC. The blues/classic rock/psychedelic lovechild soon gave birth to offspring of its own, including death metal, glam metal, nu metal and more. When it comes to fans, you either are or aren’t with metal; it’s a case study in hate it or love it phenomena. Haters… Continue

Added by Sound Check on July 1, 2011 at 6:10pm — 18 Comments


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