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Genre: south african rock

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Parent Genre: rock

South African rock music is a genre that blends elements of traditional rock with African rhythms and melodies. It is characterized by its energetic and powerful sound, often featuring distorted guitars and driving percussion. The lyrics often touch on themes of social and political issues, as well as personal struggles and relationships. The genre has gained international recognition in recent years, with several South African bands making a name for themselves on the global stage.


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Holding Onto Strings Better Left To Fray
2011
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Lunatic
2014
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Trading Change
2015
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Dans Deur Die Donker
2023
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Your Mind Is A Picture
2019
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Sorry Like You Mean It
2023
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All or Nothing
2008
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The Rising Tide
1988
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Pyramid
2012
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The Answer To The Question
2004
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Senior Year
2018
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RadioControlledRobot
2005
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MotherFather
2023
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Surpass The Power
1999
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Hierdie Is Die Lewe
2017
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Wie's Bang
2011

south african rock music by decade

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List of south african rock artists

Here is a list of south african rock artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the south african rock genre. You can find out what south african rock genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 43 195013
2 36 88683
3 37 82360
4 22 52589
5 24 34844
6 33 73704
7 29 64012
8 66 3370671
9 34 38990
10 22 27371
11 35 22900
12 16 3019
13 16 22460
14 9 14165
15 30 11352
16 22 30370
17 12 12446
18 49 283615
19 6 4831
20 35 5134
21 5 5674
22 32 82716
23 17 1923
24 14 9487
25 43 59574
26 13 9096
27 27 34417
28 12 3812
29 11 6325
30 9 4409
31 9 2930
32 5 3554
33 19 2525
34 4 1216
35 4 351
36 3 1293
37 17 3244
38 2 648
39 18 3716
40 2 428
41 16 463
42 3 1203
43 1 372
44 1 775
45 16 7595
46 13 6294
47 24 17582
48 17 9913
49 18 4713
50 4 473
51 4 1819
52 1 720
53 2 666
54 1 946
55 1 525
56 1 502
57 11 5494
58 10 808
59 9 2665
60 8 5762
61 8 948
62 7 1674
63 5 95
64 4 345
65 4 2805
66 3 382
67 3 373
68 2 1289
69 2 305
70 1 179
71 1 113
72 1 366
73 1 508
74 1 342

south african rock playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular south african rock music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.