Metal Music Studies journal now on sale

by Brett Stevens
June 3, 2014 –


The journal Metal Music Studies put forth by the International Society for Metal Music Studies is now on sale at this location. Individual subscriptions are £36 per year. The journal aims to fulfill the following mission statement:

To provide an intellectual hub for the International Society of Metal Music Studies and a vehicle to promote the development of metal music studies;

To be the focus for research and theory in metal music studies – a multidisciplinary (and interdisciplinary) subject field that engages with a range of parent disciplines, including (but not limited to) sociology, musicology, humanities, cultural studies, geography, philosophy, psychology, history, natural sciences;

To publish high-quality, world-class research, theory and shorter articles that cross over from the industry and the scene;

To be a world leader in interdisciplinary studies and be a unique resource for metal music studies.

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  • Nito

    A quick google search reveals this guy to be a fan of nu-Enslaved (blackened screamo/shoegaze). I expect this to be another blunder in the world of “metal studies”.

  • amber the hammer

    The point here is they’re organized, making a good threshold outside of ANUS, to battle the convoluted mess of liberal shenanigans that has become the metal world.