Just as an FYI, you should check out: www.afropunk.com.
There are PLENTY of Black metal/rock fans in SoCal and all over the nation. The problem - for myself - is that I get tired of dealing with the racist types and particularly the anti-Black prejudice displayed by Latino/Mexican rockers in the Los Angeles area. Why deal with that crap?
We're out there and in great force, we just don't always end up at the live shows. To quote my friend CM,
"Fishbone is playing in town every other week they aren't in Europe promoting their hot ep CRAZY GLUE and Living Colour is due to return in March for the 25th anniversary celebration of its debut, VIVID. Also, there are a slew of local black rock bands like Year Of The Dragon, Hunter Green, Off Color, Slapbak, Spankie Valentine, Weapon Of Choice, Olio..."
This is a decent article, but someone needs to do better research.