Heavy Metal - Controversies and Countercultures - Titus Hjelm

Heavy Metal - Controversies and Countercultures - Titus Hjelm

Dworkin’s nightmare: Porngrind as the sound of feminist fears

Heavy Metal - Controversies and Countercultures - Titus Hjelm

Lee Barron [+-]
Northumbria University
Lee Barron is a senior lecturer in Media and Communication at Northumbria University. His main research and teaching interests are in the areas of cultural theory, media and popular culture. His writings have appeared in journals such as Fashion Theory, The Journal of Popular Culture and International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music.

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This chapter explores the relationship between extreme metal and gender, and specifically the sexual representation of women in a relatively obscure ‘underground’ metal subgenre that developed in the 1990s—porngrind.

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Barron, Lee. Dworkin’s nightmare: Porngrind as the sound of feminist fears. Heavy Metal - Controversies and Countercultures. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 66 - 82 Apr 2013. ISBN 9781845539412. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=20772. Date accessed: 27 May 2017 doi: 10.1558/equinox.20772. Apr 2013

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