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Heavy Metal has ratings and 16 reviews. Michelle said: Interesting read, but too dated for my taste. Sure, it’s great if you want to know about metal. Few forms of music elicit such strong reactions as does heavy metal. Embraced Deena Weinstein argues that these fears stem from a deep. Few forms of music elicit such strong reactions as does heavy metal. Deena Weinstein argues that these fears stem from a deep misunderstanding of the.

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This book is almost Spinal Tap-ish in it’s attempts to impart the larger cultural impact of, say, Dio on society.

Metak interprets all aspects of the metal world,the music and its makers, its fans, its dress code, its lyrics,and in the process unravels the myths, misconceptions, and truths about an irreverent subculture that has endured and evolved for twenty years. Nov 07, Michelle rated it it was ok.

These 4 locations in New South Wales: The latter is most informative of all aspects in this book and is Weinstein’s strength as a writer. Open to the public ; ML City of Boroondara Library Service. The Beast that Refuses to Die.

And while it is all that, it’s so much more, and by couching the concept in an intellectu This book is really helpful in answering the question ‘Just what is heavy metal? These online bookshops told us they have this item: Jedi-Timelord rated it really liked it Aug 06, Trinity College Dublin Printed. Account Options Sign in.


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Lexington Booksweknstein Music – pages. Deena Weinstein born March 15, is a professor of sociology at DePaul University whose research focuses on popular culture. This page was last edited on 11 Novemberat Notes Includes bibliographical references p. Joshua Finnell rated it it was ok Dec 18, A little dated in its assessment of metal as homophobic, but otherwise very insightful.

Heavy Metal: The Music and Its Culture

I found it mstal interesting to read about how the failure of the hippie movement was the natural cause of the heavy metal movement – like a snapped rubber band, the ideology of love and peace rebounded, and in the backlash gave rise within a disappointed and disillusioned youth culture to an ideology of power and rage. Da Capo Press Physical description xi, p. If you’ve ever wondered what a college thesis on the societal impact of heavy metal music was then this is your book.

Separate different tags with a comma. Nov 18, Clayton rated it really liked it. Jul 08, Michael rated it liked it Recommends it for: I bought this book at a local charity shop before leaving on holiday and it was really worth it.


A Cultural Sociology “describes the heavy metal music culture, explains why it has prompted demands for censorshipand argues that the music deserves tolerance and respect. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links To ask other readers questions about Heavy Metalplease sign up.

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Account Options Sign in. If, however, you prefer your heavy metal like I do: The Music and Its Culture National Library of Wales Printed.

Published April 7th by Da Capo Press first published Proportion of heavy metal albums in Billboard’s top Summary Few forms of music elicit such strong dfena as does heavy metal.

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