What Are You Doing Here?: A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal

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Laina Dawes is not always the only black woman at metal shows, and she's not always the only headbanger among her black female friends.

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In her first book, the Canadian critic and music fan questions herself, her headbanging heroes, and dozens of black punk, metal, and hard rock fans to answer the knee-jerk question she's heard a hundred times in the small clubs where her favorite bands play: "What are you doing here?"

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Author Laina Dawes
Publisher Bazillion Points Books
Page Count 224pp
Publication Size 6 x 9 x 1
Publication Notes softcover, b/w
Publication Date January 8, 2013
ISBN 978-1935950059

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