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‘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

Extreme Music, University of Southern Denmark – 1-2 December 2016

http://www.sdu.dk/en/om_sdu/institutter_centre/ikv/konferencer+og+seminar/2016+-+extreme+music

The research group The Performances of Everyday Living at SDU Odense is pleased to announce the conference EXTREME MUSIC – HEARING AND NOTHINGNESS. The research presented will suggest, explore and examine the respects in which music may be transgressive, provocative or alien; are there respects in which some music challenges us to the point that it may even prompt Continue reading Extreme Music, University of Southern Denmark – 1-2 December 2016

Metal Music Journal issue 3.2 deadline!

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 (nwrscott@uclan.ac.uk). Any other inquiries to Karl or Niall could be done via the same email addresses.