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    Gender identity and the electric guitar in heavy metal music

    Kelly, Philip (2009) Gender identity and the electric guitar in heavy metal music. Maynooth Musicology: Postgraduate Journal, 2. pp. 251-280.

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    In this chapter I will attempt to outline the gendered characteristics of heavy metal and the electric guitar and address the question: has society’s impression of heavy metal as a primarily masculine pursuit been so imbedded in Western culture that we will never see a female heavy metal band achieve the same level of success as a male heavy metal band?

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Gender identity; electric guitar; heavy metal music; Maynooth Musuicology;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > Music
    Item ID: 9482
    Depositing User: IR Editor
    Date Deposited: 15 May 2018 11:06
    Journal or Publication Title: Maynooth Musicology: Postgraduate Journal
    Publisher: Maynooth Musicology
    Refereed: Yes
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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