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Heavy metal music in Britain

Author: Gerd Bayer
Publisher: Surrey, UK : Ashgate, ©2009.
Series: Ashgate popular and folk music series.
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Heavy metal has developed from a British fringe genre of rock music in the late 1960s to a global mass market consumer-good in the early twenty-first century. In this book, individual contributors approach British heavy metal from a textual perspective, providing critical analyses of the politics and ideology behind the lyrics, images and performances. The wide range of approaches will provide readers from various  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Heavy metal music in Britain.
Surrey, UK : Ashgate, ©2009
(DLC) 2008036046
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerd Bayer
ISBN: 9780754664239 0754664236 9780754693284 0754693287
OCLC Number: 441831176
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 201 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; Contents; General Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Introduction Doing Cultural Studies with Earplugs; Part I Metal Commodities; 1 The Empowering Masculinity of British Heavy Metal; 2 Metal Goes 'Pop': The Explosion of Heavy Metal into the Mainstream; 3 The Brutal Truth: Grindcore as the Extreme Realism of Heavy Metal; Part II The Literary and Mythological Heritage; 4 Demons, Devils and Witches: The Occult in Heavy Metal Music; 5 Images of Human-Wrought Despair and Destruction; 6 From Achilles to Alexander: The Classical World and the World of Metal.
Series Title: Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Responsibility: edited by Gerd Bayer.

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Presents a collection of essays that explore British Heavy Metal from its beginning through The New Wave of British Heavy Metal up to the increasing internationalization and widespread acceptance in  Read more...

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