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What are You Doing Here?ā€™: The memoirs of a black woman in the heavy metal scene

While my interest in heavy metal music is peripheral at best, Iā€™m incredibly fascinated by one of the great incongruities of music subcultures: how can an outcast group, formed on the margins, manage to marginalize people? Much has been made of Riot Grrl, formed as a response to hyper-macho punk scenes, but Girlschool and Lita […]