This is the book from the Modern Heavy Metal conference in Helsinki held earlier this month. It includes Jeremy’s article about metal and race and excellent essays about metal in Australia, mainland China, Cuba, Indonesia, Finland, Malaysia, rural New Zealand, and Tunisia, among a host of other topics, from comics to Satanism. Download it here.
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As reported previously on this site, Indonesia’s own Burgerkill won Metal Hammer’s coveted Metal as F*ck Award. (The complete list of winners can be found here: http://www.metalhammer.co.uk/news/metal-hammer-golden-gods-2013-all-the-winners/) The guys got to go to London to accept the award in person at a ceremony in the O2 Arena (along with MRTG Webmaster Robin Malau!), and were […]
Check this out: http://wickedworld.net/travel/black-heart-dhaka-rickshaw-riding-beast/
A conversation about metal, academia, Southeast Asia, and other stuff. http://www.themetaladvisor.com/2013/06/the-metal-advisor-interviews-metal.html
The complete list of winners can be found here: http://www.metalhammer.co.uk/news/metal-hammer-golden-gods-2013-all-the-winners/ Congratulations to the Natural Burger Killers! Selamat!
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Laina Dawes, author of What Are You Doing Here?: A Black Woman’s Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal (Bazillion Points, 2013) Keith Kahn-Harris, author of Extreme Metal: Music and Culture on the Edge (Berg, 2007) Robert Walser, author of Running with the Devil: Power, Gender, and Madness in Heavy Metal Music (Wesleyan, 1993) […]