The latest issue of Metal Music Studies is now available issue 3.1! You can access it in the usual ways. The BEST way to get it is to join the International Society for Metal Music Studies from the above menu, which gives you one FREE copy through the door at your house or office or cave.
Here is what is in issue 3.1! Continue reading MMS Journal 3.1 is out!
Emerald Studies in Metal Music and Culture Series editors – Rosemary Hill and Keith Kahn-Harris
We are delighted to announce the first scholarly book series on heavy metal: Emerald Studies in Metal Music and Culture publishes monographs, edited collections and research books about metal and its associated subgenres within the humanities and social sciences. Continue reading New book series in Metal Music and Culture
The deadline for MMS Journal volume 3 issue 2 is 10th December 2016. Please email manuscripts of no more than 8,000 words to the Principal Editor Karl Spracklen at K.Spracklen@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
For your shorter articles (1000-3000 words) for the second section of the journal, please e-mail them to Niall W. R. Scott at email@example.com. Continue reading MMS Journal 3.2 deadline this week!
CfP deadline is in less than two weeks for ISMMS 2017: Boundaries and Ties: The Place of Metal Music in Communities. See the call below:
Boundaries and Ties: The Place of Metal Music in Communities
The Biennial International Society for Metal Music Studies Conference at the University of Victoria
(Previously held at Bowling Green in 2013, and Helsinki in 2015)
June 9-11, 2017
Metal Studies at the University of Victoria and ISMMS are pleased to announce the following Call for Papers: Continue reading CfP deadline in less than two weeks for ISMMS 2017: Boundaries and Ties: The Place of Metal Music in Communities
We are delighted to announce that ISMMS official membership is now open! Memberships are yearly and you will get online access to the whole catalogue of Metal Music Studies Journal as well as the hard copy of the journal for the year.
We have two membership options:
– Waged membership for £35/year
– Unwaged/Student membership for £15/year
In order to become a member, please follow the ‘Become a Member’ link on the menu and follow the instructions. The membership fees can be paid via PayPal or bank transfer.
Niall W. R. Scott, ISMMS Chair
M Selim Yavuz, ISMMS Communications Officer
All back issue editorials are available for free download from Intellect’s Ingenta Connect platform; and better yet, all forthcoming editorials will be made freely available from this platform as and when they are published. See the catalogue and editorials here:
Legion of Steel Metalfest and Conference happened last year in October in Berkeley, CA. Find below or here the lectures and concerts from the event!
For further information: https://www.facebook.com/LegionofSteelMetalFest/ Continue reading Legion of Steel Metalfest & Conference videos
The deadline for submissions for the next issue of Metal Music Studies (3.2) is 10 December 2016. We accept submissions any time but you need to hit that deadline to be in with a chance of getting your paper in 3.2. Full-sized papers (5-8k) can be emailed to Karl Spracklen (K.Spracklen@leedsbeckett.ac.uk), short 1-3k pieces to Niall Scott (firstname.lastname@example.org). Any other inquiries to Karl or Niall could be done via the same email addresses.