Dworkin’s nightmare: Porngrind as the sound of feminist fears
Lee Barron [+]
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.
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.