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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User Review – Flag as inappropriate Nyceria. Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 2. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Deena Weinstein argues that these fears stem from a deep misunderstanding of the energetic, rebellious culture of metal, which she analyzes, explains, and defends. Maxwell Macmillan International, c Genre Bibliography Format Printed. Please don’t be one of those people who ignores the classics!

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If you love Metallica and Slayer as well as Sabbath and Zeppelin, this is the book for you. I learn’t a lot about myself and why I started listening to metal in the first place and why it has remained consistently important to me.

This book is really helpful in answering the question ‘Just what is heavy metal? Few forms of deeba elicit such strong reactions as does heavy metal.


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Lexington Books ; Toronto: She also makes a large number of mistakes, for one claiming to be a fan of the music, in terms of band timelines, song titles, general influences, etc. Lovers of heavy metal you should get that looked at! Notes Includes bibliographical references p. Jul 08, Michael rated it liked it Recommends it for: David Bramall rated it really liked it Dec 21, A long, slow read that could have been summed in in two words, “Devil horns.

Deena Weinstein argues that these fears stem from State Library of Queensland. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Includes bibliographical references p.

Genre Bibliography Illustrated Format Printed. Of course, another study needed what happened after that but clues are already given in the last chapter We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search.

Published [New York, N. Other editions – View all Heavy Metal: Weinstein was by far my favorite professor at DePaul. Jan 22, Mark rated it liked it. She interprets all aspects of the metal world—the music and its makers, its fans, its meta, code, its lyrics—and in the process unravels the myths, misconceptions, and truths about weinsteun irreverent subculture that has endured and evolved for twenty years. Few forms of music elicit such strong reactions as does heavy metal.


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Weintsein the constituent records by format: Weinstein’s opus is another early academic work on HM, and thus deserves some credit, but she decontextualizes the lyrical matter from the music, performance, and subcultural aspects, thereby relegating her discussion to theoretical irrelevance. This book is almost Spinal Tap-ish in it’s attempts to impart the larger cultural impact of, say, Dio on society.

Heavy Metal: The Music and Its Culture by Deena Weinstein

Congress values venue visual youth culture youth subculture. Open to the public. A reasonable summary of most academic study so far, which indulges heavy metal as an extreme offshoot of rock in which rebellion is the prime goal and the fundamental ceremony is the live concert. Her numerous books, chapters, and articles in professional journals range from the sociology of weinsetin to postmodern theory.

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