Articles about Music Genres

Record Store Recon: Lefty's Records
Goldmine (2016) Vol. 42, No. 11, pp. 13

 

Five djentlemen and a girl walk into a metal bar: Thoughts on a 'metal after metal' metal studies
Metal Music Studies (2016) Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 325-340

As a nascent academic field of study, it is an optimal time for metal music scholars to fashion a metal (music) studies focused on (heavy) metal's status and development as genre, as tradition, as culture--in other words, as subject/object of ...

Life Expectancy and Cause of Death in Popular Musicians: Is the Popular Musician Lifestyle the Road to Ruin?
Medical Problems of Performing Artists (2016) Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 37-44

Does a combination of lifestyle pressures and personality, as reflected in genre, lead to the early death of popular musicians? We explored overall mortality, cause of death, and changes in patterns of death over time and by music genre membership ...