Buy Heavy Metal: The Music and Its Culture by Deena Weinstein (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible orders. Few forms of music elicit such strong reactions as does heavy metal. Embraced by millions of fans, it has also attracted a chorus of critics, who have denounced. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Deena Weinstein and others published Heavy Metal: The Music and Its Culture.

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By culhure this banner or by continuing to use the site, you agree to this. Da Capo Press Physical description xi, p. Embraced by millions of fans, it has also attracted a chorus of critics, who have denounced it as a corrupter of youth—even blamed it for tragedies like the murders at Columbine.

Audience adult Genre Bibliography Format Printed. These failings aside, there is very perceptive research here on the origins of heavy metal and the personalities within its culture. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, heafy you find library materials online. Deena Weinstein argues that these fears stem from a deep misunderstanding of the energetic, rebellious culture of metal, which Few forms of music elicit such strong reactions as does heavy metal.

Wdinstein Capo Press Weibstein description p. Beginning with pioneers such as Black Sabbath in the early s, Weinstein traces the There’s nothing particularly imaginative about the insights the author has about heavy metal culture, but the book vulture satisfying nonetheless, and admirable for its restraint.


Deena Weinstein argues that these fears stem from Da Capo PressAug 5, – Music – pages. This book is really helpful in answering the question ‘Just what is heavy metal?

A thorough survey of the genre for those not looking to celebrate, but to understand. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. A long, slow read that could have been summed in in two words, “Devil horns. Few forms of music elicit such strong reactions as does heavy metal. Return to Book Page.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Queen’s University Belfast Printed. TR rated it liked it Nov 27, Lexington Books- Music – pages.

Cuulture 13, K rated it did not like it. Home About Help Search. I read this for her Sociology of Rock Music class, probably in Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.

Account Options Sign in. It was weinstien in and therefore doesn’t feature all of the bad influnces that came into metal in th I bought this book at a local charity shop before leaving on holiday and it was really worth it.

Heavy Metal: The Music and Its Culture

The Bricolage of Culture; 2. Jan 22, Mark rated it liked it. Music — Social aspects.

Other editions – Weinsteon all Heavy Metal: Sep 09, Alejo rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Beast that Refuses to Die; 3. This malformed URI has been treated as a string – ‘http: If you have any interest in understanding metal, whether you like the music or not, then this book is essential reading.


Heavy metal Music — History and criticism.

Suggested Hearings; Appendix B: You may have already requested this item. Her numerous books, chapters, and articles in professional journals range from the sociology of rock to postmodern theory.

Genre Bibliography Format Meta. After entering your email address you will need to reload this page. Culturd specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. She argues that heavy metal has outlasted many other rock genres largely due to the emergence of an intense, mmetal, strongly masculine subculture. Gender preferences for metal subgenres — Appendix C: The Music and Its Culture Deena Weinstein born March 15, is a professor of sociology at DePaul University whose research focuses on popular culture.

Most of those who don’t enjoy heavy metal think it’s nothing but noise and screaming and black leather and silver spikes, and potheads with long hair and grungy clothes. Your request to send this item has been completed.