Living Metal (Book)
Metal Scenes around the World
This collection of thirteen essays is an exploration of metal scenes throughout the world, from Dayton to Hull, from Copenhagen to Osaka. Unique portrayal of how these scenes developed, are experienced by fans, and are influenced by the contexts in which they are embedded. Foreword by Henkka Seppälä. 41 images.
Bryan Bardine is associate professor of English at the University of Dayton, where he teaches courses in metal studies, composition, pedagogy, and American and Gothic literature.
Jerome Stueart is assistant professor of English (Creative Writing) at Thomas More University, and is a freelance writer, editor, and artist living in Northern Kentucky. His writing has been nominated for a number of awards, including the World Fantasy Award.
List of Figures
Henkka Seppala, M.A.
Dr. Bryan A. Bardine and Dr. Jerome Stueart,
Chapter 1: From The Ashes of the Fallen Empire: Heavy Metal and Community in
Post-Apartheid South Africa
Edward Banchs, MA
Chapter 2: Polar Fate: Mapping Metal at the Southern Edge of the World
Dr. Catherine Hoad
Chapter 3: The Enemy Within: Conceptualizing Turkish Metalheads as the Ideological
Dr. Pierre Hecter and Douglas Mattsson, M.A.
Chapter 4: ‘Métal noir épique patriotique’: Analysis of historical, sociological and cultural discourses uniting metal noir québécois and Québec society.
Mei-Ra St. Laurent, PhD
Chapter 5: Living Sonic Knowledge in South-Eastern Austria: The Sound History of the Metal Scene in Graz and Styria, c. 1980 to the Present
Dr. Peter Pichler
Chapter 6: Heavy Metal Scene in Osaka: Localness Now and Then
Dr. Kei Saito
Chapter 7: Heart of Sadness: Fieldwork in the Copenhagen Black Metal
Undergrounds Dr. Tore’ Tvarno Lind
Chapter 8: "Dit is Berlin": Local metal scene building and transformation in Berlin,
Dr. Wolf-Georg Zaddach
Chapter 9: Old and New: Cross-Generational Community in the Dayton Metal Scene
Dr. Bryan A. Bardine and Jacob Hale, M.A.
Chapter 10: La Belle Endormie Awakened by Hellfest Open Air?: A Study of the Nantes
Heavy Metal Music Scene
Dr. Gerome Guibert and Dr. Sophie Turbe’
Chapter 11: Heavy Metal in Estonia: Cohesions and Divisions, Past and Present
Dr. Toni-Matti Karjalainen
Chapter 12: From the Sound of the Lathes to the Noise of the Amplifiers: The Heavy Metal
And the Music Scene in the ABC Region of Brazil (1980-1990)
Rui Luiz Ferreira Granado, M.A. and Dr. Heloisa de Aaujo Duarte Valente
Chapter 13 : ‘This Is the City of Hate’: Surveying the Hull Metal/Hardcore Scene
Dr. Lewis Kennedy