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Metal Music Studies is the journal of the International Society for Metal Music Studies.

The aims of the journal are:
• To provide an intellectual hub for the International Society of Metal Music Studies and a vehicle to promote the development of metal music studies;
• To be the focus for research and theory in metal music studies – a multidisciplinary (and interdisciplinary) subject field that engages with a range of parent disciplines, including (but not limited to) sociology, musicology, humanities, cultural studies, geography, philosophy, psychology, history, natural sciences;
• To publish high-quality, world-class research, theory and shorter articles that cross over from the industry and the scene;
• To be a world leader in interdisciplinary studies and be a unique resource for metal music studies.

Publisher: Intellect on behalf of International Society for Metal Music Studies

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Volume 6, Number 1, 1 March 2020


Free Content Editorial
pp. 3-4(2)
Authors: Scott, Niall; Varas-Díaz, Nelson; Hassan, Nedim; Barnett, Amanda


Section One: Articles

Considering genre in metal music
pp. 5-26(22)
Author: Hillier, Benjamin


Lemmy Kilmister and milk from Finland: On remembering, online spaces and corporate branding
pp. 49-69(21)
Authors: Karjalainen, Toni-Matti; Tienari, Janne


Slayer and psychoanalysis
pp. 109-121(13)
Author: Copila, Emanuel


Section Two: Book Reviews

Book Reviews
pp. 123-135(13)
Authors: Hazle, Dawn; Herbst, Jan-Peter; Samoylova, Pavla


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