Monthly Archives: April 2009

New book declares that Metal should be recognized as a significant cultural movement

Despite its distracting academic jargon, Steve Waksman’s This Ain’t the Summer of Love: Conflict and Crossover in Heavy Metal and Punk (University of California Press) pinpoints an underappreciated truth: While elite critics have championed punk as the vanguard of pop … Continue reading

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Peasants, rejoice! \m/ Hessian’s cultural statement – why hessian? The Hessian Political Mission A Beginners’ Guide to Metal Music (includes short samples of stuff that really pounds your head)

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