Week 5: Heavy metal

Philip Auslander (2006) Performing Glam Rock: Gender and Theatricality in Popular Music, University of Michigan Press

Andy Bennett (2000) Cultures of Popular Music, Open University Press, Chapter 3.

Tara Brabazon (2012) Popular Music: Topics, Trends & Trajectories, London: Sage (Chapter IV; Metal)

Marcus Breen (1991) ‘A Stairway To Heaven Or A Highway To Hell?: Heavy Metal Rock Music In The 1990s’, Cultural Studies, Vol 5, No 2, pp.191–203. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09502389100490161

Roy Shuker (2001) Understanding Popular Music – 2nd Edition, London: Routledge (Chapters  8 and 12)

Lisa J. Sloat (1998) ‘Incubus: Male Songwriters’ Portrayal of Women’s Sexuality in Pop Metal Music’ in Jonathan Epstein (ed) Youth Culture: Identity in a Postmodern World, Malden, MA, Blackwell Publishers

Robert Walser (1993) Running with the Devil: Power, Gender, and Madness in Heavy Metal Music, Hanover: Wesleyan/University Press of New England.

Deena Weinstein (2014) ‘Just So Stories: How Heavy Metal Got Its Name – A Cautionary Tale’, Rock Music Studies, Volume 1, Issue 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19401159.2013.846655

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