Musiquer en ligne? Une analyse de la formation de communautés queer et féministes autour des musiques metal
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Barrière, L. (2022). Musiquer en ligne? Une analyse de la formation de communautés queer et féministes autour des musiques metal. MUSICultures, 48, 84–111. Retrieved from https://journals.lib.unb.ca/index.php/MC/article/view/32766

Abstract

In 2018, in the wake of the #MeToo movement, metal scenes saw a similar dynamic emerge with the hashtags #MetalToo and #KillTheKing, proving that these spaces were not exempt from sexism nor homophobia. This prompted my interest in online communities founded by queer and feminist “metalheads.” Drawing on a questionnaire, observations of an online community, and the analysis of publications associated with these hashtags, in this article I demonstrate how these online spaces allow for the creation of virtual spaces where a musical activity develops at a distance and supports the development of a community based on codes of identity, culture, and aesthetics.

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