Rock African Rock Bands List

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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
Nu metal, Rock music, Grunge

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Kenney Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list African Rock Bands List
Rock music, Hard rock

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Tinariwen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list African Rock Bands List
Tichumaren, Rock music, Folk music

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Crash Car Burn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list African Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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Tamer Hosny is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list African Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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Rachid Taha is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list African Rock Bands List
Rock music, Reggae, Dance music

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Dean Geyer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list African Rock Bands List
Rock music, Pop rock

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The Parlotones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list African Rock Bands List
New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock

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Chris Chameleon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list African Rock Bands List
Rock music, Folk music, World music

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Souad Massi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list African Rock Bands List
Rock music, Folk music, World music

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Dino Sofos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list African Rock Bands List
Soundtrack, Rock music, Alternative rock

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Clem Tholet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list African Rock Bands List
Clem Tholet Rock music, Folk music, Rock and roll

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Fuzigish is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list African Rock Bands List
Fuzigish Ska punk, Ska, Rock music

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Wickhead is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list African Rock Bands List
Wickhead Rock music, Hard rock

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Tonightwedie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list African Rock Bands List
Rock music, Emo, Progressive rock

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Wonderboom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list African Rock Bands List
Wonderboom Rock music, Alternative rock

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Neblina is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list African Rock Bands List
Neblina Rock music, Gothic metal, Synth rock

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Tree63 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list African Rock Bands List
Rock music, Contemporary Christian music

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Chris Bailey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list African Rock Bands List
Rock music, Folk music, Grunge

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Terry Chimes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list African Rock Bands List
Rock music, Heavy metal, Glam punk

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Prime Circle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list African Rock Bands List
Prime Circle Rock music, Alternative rock

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What Now is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list African Rock Bands List
What Now Rock music, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Just Jinjer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list African Rock Bands List
Just Jinjer Rock music

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Duck and Cover is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list African Rock Bands List
Duck and Cover Rock music

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Kongos is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list African Rock Bands List
jhart added Alternative rock