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The Bible and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...The music of John Lennon exemplifies many of the attitudes commonly associated with the 1960s, including a deep suspicion of authority and resistance to conformity. For him, religion is part of the establishment and its abuses, and he...

Heavy Metal in Europe

Ross Hagen

Ross Hagen is Assistant Professor of Music Studies at Utah Valley University Orem, USA. His research interests include black metal, music fan cultures, avant-garde music, and musical medievalism. He is also a bassist and composer in several black metal bands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Although heavy metal music (often known simply as metal) has been a global and transnational entity almost since its inception in the late 1960s and early 1970s, many of its defining characteristics were solidified by bands and musicians...