Andy R. Brown
Dr Andy R. Brown was one of a nucleus of scholars who got together to imagine the idea of ‘metal studies’ and out of which the International Society for Metal Music Studies (ISMMS) emerged. He has published a wide array of journal articles and book chapters, and international conference papers, has given four keynotes talks and co-edited the collections Heavy Metal Generations (Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2012) and Global Metal Music & Culture: Current Directions in Metal Studies (Routledge, 2016), which was made open access in 2021 (https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315742816, accessed 20 September 2022). Forthcoming titles include, Who Do We Think They Are? Deep Purple and Metal Studies (ed. A. R. Brown) and Stained Class: Class Consciousness in Heavy Metal Music (Bloomsbury Academic).