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African Rock Bands List

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Updated October 13, 2018 7.2k views 25 items

List of African rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as rock music solo artists from Africa are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great African music that you've never heard before. The rock bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Africa. If you think the best African rock music band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

List is made up of bands like Seether and Kenney Jones.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular rock bands from Africa?" and "Which rock bands started in Africa?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Seether is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list African Rock Bands List
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Kenney Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list African Rock Bands List
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Tinariwen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list African Rock Bands List
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Crash Car Burn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list African Rock Bands List
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Tamer Hosny is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list African Rock Bands List
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Rachid Taha is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list African Rock Bands List
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Dean Geyer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list African Rock Bands List
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The Parlotones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list African Rock Bands List
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Chris Chameleon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list African Rock Bands List
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Souad Massi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list African Rock Bands List
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Dino Sofos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list African Rock Bands List
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Clem Tholet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list African Rock Bands List
Clem Tholet
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Fuzigish is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list African Rock Bands List
Fuzigish
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Wickhead is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list African Rock Bands List
Wickhead
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Tonightwedie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list African Rock Bands List
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Wonderboom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list African Rock Bands List
Wonderboom
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Neblina is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list African Rock Bands List
Neblina
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Tree63 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list African Rock Bands List
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Chris Bailey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list African Rock Bands List
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Terry Chimes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list African Rock Bands List
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Prime Circle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list African Rock Bands List
Prime Circle
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What Now is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list African Rock Bands List
What Now
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Just Jinjer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list African Rock Bands List
Just Jinjer
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Duck and Cover is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list African Rock Bands List
Duck and Cover
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Kongos is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list African Rock Bands List
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