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Heavy Metal : the Music and Its Culture.

Author: Deena Weinstein
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The definitive study of heavy metal culture that ""does for metal what Greil Marcus's Lipstick Traces did for the Sex Pistols"" ( -Chicago Sun-Times).

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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Weinstein, Deena.
Heavy Metal : The Music and Its Culture.
Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deena Weinstein
ISBN: 9780786751037 0786751037
OCLC Number: 826478212
Description: 1 online resource (367 pages)
Contents: Appreciation; Acknowledgments; 1. Studying Metal: The Bricolage of Culture; 2. Heavy Metal: The Beast that Refuses to Die; 3. Making the Music: Metal Gods; 4. Digging the Music: Proud Pariahs; 5. Transmitting the Music: Metal Media; 6. The Concert: Metal Epiphany; 7. Maligning the Music: Metal Detractors; 8. Metal in the 90's; Appendix A: Suggested Hearings; Appendix B: Gender Preferences for Metal Subgenres; Appendix C: Proportion of Heavy Metal Albums in Bilboard's Top 100; Notes; References; Index; About the Author.


Rock music has frequently been criticized as a force that corrupts youth and debases culture. This text examines heavy metal from a historical and sociological perspective and discusses the supposed  Read more...


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