January 22nd, 2011


Metal "tourism"?

More so a very brief comment on the relationship of music (metal) and whatever aids it may have take to express feelings towards one’s own culture and where the individual stands; than an outright complaint of “selling out” as the above heading may indicate.

“Tourism”, with its implications of commercial backing; is used primarily in this instance to suggest an underlying concept of cultural celebration within a respective place of origin that seems present in the marketing and promotion of particular bands around the globe; which we shall look at later on in this post.

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