Metal Music Studies 5.2 is now available
Intellect is thrilled to announce that Metal Music Studies 5.2 is now available!
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Aims & Scope
This peer-reviewed journal provides a focus for research and theory in metal music studies, a multidisciplinary (and interdisciplinary) subject field that engages with a range of parent disciplines. It provides a platform for high-quality research and theory and aims to be a unique resource for metal music studies. It is the intellectual hub for the International Society of Metal Music Studies.
Section One: Articles
Peace of mind: The impact of metal gestures on stress and power
SUSANNE A. EISCHEID, JULIA KNEER AND BIRTE ENGLICH
‘Sans compassion nor will to answer whoever asketh the why’: Personal sovereignty within black metal
Worshippers of the sugarcane fields: Agrarian politics, symbolic inversion and black metal in Indonesia
RUSSELL P. SKELCHY
Postmodernism in Lou Reed and Metallica’s collaborative album Lulu: The subjective perception of highbrow and lowbrow
DYLAN LAWRENCE GIBSON
The formation of the West German power metal scene and the question of a ‘Teutonic’ sound
‘[…] tentacular invisible mother divine!’: (The) Weird (in) Metal as convergence of sonic extremities and literary margins
Ode to a dying God: Debasement of Christian symbols in extreme metal
MATTHEW P. UNGER
Section Two: Short Article
Vigilante feminism as a form of musical protest in extreme metal music
Songs of Injustice: Heavy Metal Music in Latin America, Nelson Varas-Díaz (2019), Heavy Metal Studies in Latin America