reply to post by FEDec
Traditionally more in the white community, but metal has been a popular since the early 1990s.
There were a lot of good local bands, and there were many distinctive styles.
The best bands were probably Voice of Destruction (VOD) and a a semi-metal alternative group called The Springbok Nude Girls.
Both had limited success in Europe and the UK.
Some of those musicians got together to form KOBUS (I think they even opened for Manowar).
Living in a fairly brutalized society, some say metal came naturally to us, but as fringe music it was hardly ever promoted or funded.
That seems to be changing.
Here is KOBUS singing in Afrikaans: