Heavy Metal Music in Britain

Heavy Metal Music in Britain

by Gerd Bayer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317123002
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/22/2016
Series: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 214
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Dr Gerd Bayer teaches in the Department of English at the University of Erlangen, Germany

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: doing cultural studies with earplugs, Gerd Bayer; Part 1 Metal Commodities: The empowering masculinity of British heavy metal, Deena Weinstein; Metal goes 'pop': the explosion of heavy metal into the mainstream, Benjamin Earl; The brutal truth: Grindcore as the extreme realism of British heavy metal, Liam Dee. Part 2 The Literary and Mythological Heritage: Demons, devils and witches: the occult in heavy metal music, Helen Farley; Images of human-wrought despair and destruction: social critique in British apocalyptic and dystopian metal, Laura Wiebe Taylor; From Achilles to Alexander: the classical world and the world of metal, Iain Campbell; Elements of gothic literature in heavy metal: a match made in Hell, Bryan A. Bardine. Part 3 Heavy Metal Societies: The unmaking of the English working class: deindustrialization, reification, and the origins of heavy metal, Ryan M. Moore; No class? Class and class politics in British heavy metal, Magnus Nilsson; Rocking the nation: one global audience, one flag?, Gerd Bayer; Index.

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