It’s Black History Month..Lets look at the most influential BLACK PEOPLE IN METAL AND ROCK ETC.

As a sista it has always been important for me to express myself through HARD ROCK, PUNK AND METAL.. don’t get it twisted.. as you see we fools with FUNK, OLDIES, JAZZ and especially HIP HOP.. but right now.. I would like to reflect on some of the most influential BLACK PEOPLE IN METAL AND ALTERNATIVE..

The crew at YELL Magazine did a dope piece on their top 11.. and of course we  have thrown some of their choices in with our owns.. For the full YELL list . Go there and check it out It’s pretty ill.. IT’S DOPE!

Here are a few of our favorite brothers and sisters who got down on the other side of thangs.. starting with our forefather The Honorable JIMI HENDRIX.. with his black Band of Gypsies lol.. Get into it.. HAPPY BLACK HISTORY MONTH!!!

JIMI HENDRIX  with The Band of Gypsies MACHINE GUN

Bad Brains  Big TakeOver LIVE AT CBGB’S

Slash of Guns and Roses… PATIENCE..

SKINDRED…RAT RACE

09. Lajon Witherspoon from SevenDust.. where are those fools at??

Angel’s Son, This video used to make me cry.. RIP Lynn  and Dobbs 😦

08. Doug Pinnick- KingsX  “Over my Head”

Living Colour- Cult of Personality

Byron Davis – God Forbid- Anti Hero

Alexis Brown from Straight Line Stitch… REMISSION

Phil Lynott … Thin Lizzy..Jailbreak

FISHBONE.. NOW YOU KNOW I WASN’T GOING TO LEAVE THEM OUT RIGHT LOL..

Fishbone  Servitude..

VOYAGE TO THE LAND OF THE FREEZE DRIED GODZILLA FARTS!!

These are my NIGGAZ RIGHT HERE!!! RIP  BIG D.. I MISS U DAWG!!

SPADE GHETTO DESTRUCTION.. BEST TO EVER DO THIS GHETTO METAL SHIT!!

This band is from SOUTH CENTRAL , LA.. there debut album was released in I believe 1994. They are emulated by most of these local ghetto bands that are running amuck. Not only are these brothers my family but they are premiere musicians.. They are dedicated and this is why it pisses me off that they have not blown up to the level that they should have.. This is why I want to slap the piss out of a motherfucker like Lil Wayne because he thinks he is hard rock.. PSSH NIGGA PLEASE.. YOU AIN’T BOUT THAT LIFE..!!!!

Skin of Skunk Anansie…….. We give it up for them here..  ALL THE TIME!!

Selling Jesus

Santi White..with Stiffed.. What you gon’ do?

There are so many that have waved their flag for the harder side of things.. everyone from Mother’s Finest, Parliament and Jean Beauvoir (Plasmatics)  to  Pat Smear and Tom Morello.. Alternative has seen the likes of Grace Jones and The Bus Boys to 24 7 Spyz and Ernie Isley… WE ARE OUT CHEA!!! AND WE PLAY GUITAR MUTHAFUCKAZ.. (and bass, double drum.. rimshot. YOU GET THE PICTURE LOL..!!! Let’s end this with Jean and Wendy O’ Williams.

The Plasmatics.. Jean is all in white.. I often wondered if he rocked the motorcycle helmet or in this case the damn EXECUTIONER or reverse Klan hood lol..  because he didn’t want to shock the OFAYS..*kanyeshrug* i am just sayin LOL..

OOH YEAH..OH NO.. Now that’s how you end a show..SHOOT SOME SHIT UP!!!

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11 thoughts on “It’s Black History Month..Lets look at the most influential BLACK PEOPLE IN METAL AND ROCK ETC.

  1. Oh no! You totally left out Suffocation. Not only are they one of the most influential American Death Metal bands EVER, but their long-time (and OG) lead guitarist Terrance Hobbs and drummer Mike Smith have totally shaped the genre with their playing, particularly Hobbs’ guitar technique.

    Put up a quick bio and some tracks off of Effigy of the Forgotten or Souls to Deny. Show everyone what’s up!

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  2. Clearly we will have to do a part 3 , 4 and 5.. lol I AM QUITE FAMILIAR WITH JON BUTCHER AXIS.. as well as Hobbs and Mike and ya boy.. Mike Smith. HOWEVER ..LOL. A NIGGA CAN NOT POSSIBLY PUT UP allllllllll of the black folk involved with metal, classic rock etc.. IN ONE POST.. give me some time .. and this topic will continue.. of course I will include Suffocation , Terrance Hobbs, Mike Smith , Effigy , Jon Butcher Axis and YO MAMA.. Just kidding.. this was an entry.. JUST ONE ENTRY.. SO.. with that being said.. I think it just needs to be a weekly situation.. calm down kiddies.. smoke a bowl.. LOL

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