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Shrill Demented Choirs

  • Peter Grant
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of Subcultures and Popular Music book series (PSHSPM)

Abstract

This chapter is concerned with music from more ‘extreme’ genres. The nature of martial industrial, neofolk and extreme metal music is introduced including the extent to which it is ‘political’. Martial industrial and neofolk artists such as Blood Axis and Pale Roses are covered before considering the work of Slovenia’s Laibach and Germany’s Einstürzende Neubauten. The way in which metal music has employed the themes of war and violence precedes an in-depth discussion of the work of, notably, Saxon, Bolt Thrower, Sabaton, God Dethroned, Iron Maiden, Metallica and System of a Down.

Keywords

Extreme Metal Metal Band National Front Turkish Government National Anthem 
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  • Peter Grant
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  1. 1.Cass Business SchoolCity University of LondonLondonUK

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