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By Keith Kahn-Harris

Severe metal--one step past heavy metal--can look weird and wonderful or terrifying to the uninitiated. severe steel musicians have constructed a frequently impenetrable sound that teeters at the fringe of screaming, incomprehensible noise. severe steel circulates at the fringe of mainstream tradition in the confines of an vague 'scene', during which individuals discover harmful topics reminiscent of dying, struggle and the occult, occasionally embracing violence, neo-fascism and Satanism. within the first book-length research of maximum steel, Keith Kahn-Harris attracts on first-hand learn to discover the worldwide severe steel scene. He indicates how the scene is an area during which participants creatively discover harmful subject matters, but additionally an area during which participants adventure the standard pleasures of group and friendship.Including interviews with band participants and fanatics, from international locations starting from the united kingdom and US to Israel and Sweden, severe steel: track and tradition at the part demonstrates the ability and subtlety of a frequently spectacular and misunderstood musical shape.

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