Category Archives: Research Seminars

Voicing the Real in Extreme Metal: Horror, Gender and the Growl, 24 November 2016

http://soundmusicresearch.org/Poster_RO_241116.pdf

Rosemary Overell, Rosemary Overell completed a doctorate, majoring in cultural studies and Japanese studies, at the University of Melbourne in 2012. Her thesis, Brutal: Affect Belonging In, and Between, Australia and Japan’s Grindcore Scenes, explored how fans of grindcore metal music feel ‘at home’ in scenic spaces. Rosemary’s research included two years of ethnographic fieldwork in Osaka, Japan, as well as in Melbourne, Australia. In 2014, Continue reading Voicing the Real in Extreme Metal: Horror, Gender and the Growl, 24 November 2016

Extremely Negative, Extremely Threatening? Western Youth Cultures in The German Democratic Republic (DDR) in the 1980’s, 17 November 2016

http://soundmusicresearch.org/Poster_WGZ_171116.pdf

Wolf-Georg Zaddach is a scholarship-holder at the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) as well as research assistant and lecturer at the department of Musicology, University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar/Germany. Recent publications and talks have dealt with heavy metal as culture and music, jazz history and theory, as well as the music industry. Continue reading Extremely Negative, Extremely Threatening? Western Youth Cultures in The German Democratic Republic (DDR) in the 1980’s, 17 November 2016

Subversive Medievalism in Subway to Sally’s Anti-War, Anti-Christian Repertoire, 3 November 2016

http://soundmusicresearch.org/Poster_RP_031116.pdf

Ruth Barratt-Peacock is a researcher at the graduate collage Modell Romantik: Variation – Reichweiter – Aktualität at the Friedrich-Schiller University Jena. She is currently writing her PhD Concrete Horizons: Romantic Irony in the Poetry of David Malouf and Samuel Continue reading Subversive Medievalism in Subway to Sally’s Anti-War, Anti-Christian Repertoire, 3 November 2016

Streets of Gold: Powerviolence and Existentialism, 10 November 2016

http://soundmusicresearch.org/Poster_DTJ_101116.pdf

Duncan Therkildsen Jones graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (University of Sydney) in 2014 with a Bachelor of Music Studies (Honours) in Flute Performance. He is currently undertaking ethnomusicological research of the Sydney Trad. Metal scene with his Speed Metal band, Fenrir with whom he has published the album Loki’s Slaughter and is investigating the manner in which individual metalheads interpret Heavy Metal Continue reading Streets of Gold: Powerviolence and Existentialism, 10 November 2016

‘A Sea to Suffer In’: Death/Doom Fans and Emotions, 13 October 2016

http://soundmusicresearch.org/Poster_SY_131016.pdf

M. Selim Yavuz is a PhD student and part-time lecturer at Leeds Beckett University. Coming from a musicological background, his current research focuses on the genealogy of death doom metal music networks in northern England and on situating these fringe musical spaces in related larger cultural groups such as doom metal and extreme metal, having previously written dissertations about John Dowland and Elizabethan social structures, and death and Continue reading ‘A Sea to Suffer In’: Death/Doom Fans and Emotions, 13 October 2016

‘Grey Members of a Congregation of Nightmare’: The Howls of Wolves in Horror and Heavy Metal Music, 26 September 2016

http://soundmusicresearch.org/Poster_AdG_290916.pdf

Amanda DiGioia received a M.A. in Women’s Studies from Southern Connecticut State University in 2016. Amanda is continuing her graduate education at the UCL School of Eastern European and Slavonic Studies. Amanda’s Ph.D. thesis focuses on the construction of the female gender within the Finnish heavy metal music scene. Amanda has been published previously in the Metal Music Studies journal Continue reading ‘Grey Members of a Congregation of Nightmare’: The Howls of Wolves in Horror and Heavy Metal Music, 26 September 2016