ISMMS 2021 – Mexico City, June 15th – 18th!

Save the date! From June 15 to 18, 2021, the 5th International Society for Metal Music Studies Biennial Research Conference will be held in Mexico City – Heavy Metal in the Global South: Multi-Regional Perspectives. Call for proposals coming soon! Colegio de San Ildefonso, National Autonomous University of Mexico.

“From Plato to Dodecahedron” – from Camille Béra

The latest publication from musicologist Camille Béra: “From Plato to Dodecahedron: The contribution of Ligétian textures and electronic music to the compositions of an extreme metal band” In this study, we will develop the idea that Extreme Metal, in search of generic renewal due to stagnantion in its musical language since the end of the … Read more

New Book – Heavy Metal in Argentina

A new book is up for pre-orders. “Heavy Metal in Argentina: In Black We are Seen” is a collaboration between the Grupo de investigación Interdisciplinario Heavy Metal Argentino and Heavy Metal Studies – Latin America. More info and pre-order here: