Following up on recent Boing Boing posts about cultural politics surrounding metal music in Malaysia, reader Joon says:
Musician and writer Azmyl Yunor recently presented a paper on the subculture at Cambridge university here: Link to "Black Metal Subculture Among Malaysian Youth: Its Effects and the Role of Media."
That link via Ricecooker blog run by Malaysia's grandpappy of punk, Joe Kidd. An interview with Azmyl is here at the excellent Malaise blog and forum.
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Just what we needed, said exactly no one.
* whether they deserve one or not
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