"Get your kicks on Route 666", or Why the Devil Has All the Best Tunes: Trekking Through the Darker Side of Heavy Metal Music

Faulkner, Frank
March 2009
At the Interface / Probing the Boundaries;2009, Vol. 57, p183
Academic Journal
This chapter will discuss the defamatory accusations levelled at heavy metal music, in that it glorifies the notion of spreading of evil through the dissemination of a popular communication form. The text will look at the veracity of these charges, to determine whether they are baseless or substantial. In so doing, it will offer analysis of what Heavy Metal is in the absence of any provable Satanic influences.


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