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Extreme metal : music and culture on the edge

Author: Keith Kahn-Harris
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes interviews with band members and fans, from countries ranging from the UK and US to Israel and Sweden, this book demonstrates the power and subtlety of an often surprising and misunderstood musical form. It draws on first-hand research to explore the global extreme metal scene.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kahn-Harris, Keith, 1971-
Extreme metal.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2007
(OCoLC)654709711
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Kahn-Harris
ISBN: 9781845203986 1845203984 9781845203993 1845203992
OCLC Number: 71243852
Description: x, 194 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The extreme metal scene --
The scene and transgression --
Experiencing the scene --
Capital, power, infrastructure --
Comparing extreme metal scenes --
Extreme metal and subcultural capital --
Reflexivity, music and politics --
The scene and modernity.
Responsibility: Keith Kahn-Harris.
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Extreme metal - one step beyond heavy metal - can appear bizarre or terrifying to the uninitiated. Extreme metal musicians have developed an often impenetrable sound that teeters on the edge of  Read more...

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