Articles about Fans (Aficionados)

Billboard (2016) Vol. 128, No. 1, pp. 28


Billboard (2016) Vol. 128, No. 5, pp. 55-62, 64, 66, 68-70, 72, 74, 76-78, 80, 82, 84, 88, 90-92, 94, 96


"The Ties That Bind": Springsteen Fans Reflect on the Live Concert Experience
Rock Music Studies (2016) Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 80-104

As the traditional driving forces of the music business, sales of recorded music and music publishing, have experienced serious economic downturns over the last decade, principally as a result of changes in technology and consumer behavior, one of the few ...

Are we evil? Yes we are--but at least not crazy! How to test implicit associations of fans and non-fans with metal music
Metal Music Studies (2016) Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 69-86

Studies from social and media psychology on the impact of heavy metal music are mostly concerned with negative effects while the main reason to listen to any kind of music has not been taken into account: positive expectations. Besides, many ...