In Indonesia, 3 Muslim Girls Fight for Their Right to Play Heavy Metal

A story about Voice of Baceprot in The New York Times: In Indonesia, 3 Muslim Girls Fight for Their Right to Play Heavy Metal.

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Headbangers in hijabs: inside Indonesia’s heavy metal scene

Check this out: Headbangers in hijabs: inside Indonesia’s heavy metal scene.

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Modern Heavy Metal Conference E-book

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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New MRtG review in the Journal of World Popular Music Studies

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Interview on DeathMetal.org

Enjoy! http://www.deathmetal.org/interview/interview-jeremy-wallach-co-editor-of-metal-rules-the-globe-heavy-metal-music-around-the-world/

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All Hail Southeast Asian Metal!!!

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 […]

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Article on the Extreme Metal Scene in Bangladesh

Check this out: http://wickedworld.net/travel/black-heart-dhaka-rickshaw-riding-beast/

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Wallach Interviewed by the Metal Advisor

A conversation about metal, academia, Southeast Asia, and other stuff. http://www.themetaladvisor.com/2013/06/the-metal-advisor-interviews-metal.html

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Indonesia’s Burgerkill Wins Metal Hammer Golden Gods Award

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!

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Our first review in French!

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