Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure
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

More about this publication?
Volume 6, Number 2, 1 June 2020


Content loaded within last 14 days Editorial
pp. 141-144(4)
Authors: Scott, Niall; Varas-Díaz, Nelson; Hassan, Nedim; Barnett, Amanda


Section One: Articles

Content loaded within last 14 days Subject of the drone
pp. 145-159(15)
Author: Purves, Robin


Content loaded within last 14 days Blackened audiotopia: Privatized listening and urban experience
pp. 161-174(14)
Author: Stevens, Francesca


Content loaded within last 14 days ‘No satisfaction, no fun, no future’: Futures thinking in black metal
pp. 175-191(17)
Authors: Wallin, Jason; Venkatesh, Vivek


Content loaded within last 14 days The experiences of metal fans with mental and developmental disorders in the metal music community
pp. 193-214(22)
Authors: Messick, Kyle J.; Aranda, Blanca; Day, Chris


Content loaded within last 14 days The characteristics of a Finnish metal fan: Comparative study on music festival attendees
pp. 215-236(22)
Authors: Kinnunen, Maarit; Honkanen, Antti; Karjalainen, Toni-Matti


Section Two: Book Reviews

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more