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Questionnaire for Black fans into Metal, Hardcore and Punk

Started Oct 31, 2011 0 Replies

 Hi everyone, I posted this questionnaire a few years ago for research purposes for my book, and the the book, "What Are You Doing Here? Black Women in Metal, Hardcore and Punk will be out in May…Continue

Tags: publishing, feminism, concerts, Punk, Hardcore

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FULL STORY: Black Metal

African-American singer MilitiA Voxx is loud, chaotic, and out of place in the heavy metal world. For more info, please go to www.global16x9.com.
Jan 19
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Nov 12, 2013
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Nov 12, 2013
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5 Days Left on the What Are You Doing Here Book Event Indiegogo Campaign. Still need your help!

The WAYDH Book Event Campaign needs you.This Campaign is to raise funds to put on a book / concert tour to showcase African-American metal, hardcore and punk bands and give them a platform to create a more culturally diverse underground music scene in their cities. For more information on the WAYDH Book Event Tour, please visit our Indiegogo Campaign Page. If you can't contribute, please spread the word! …See More
Oct 17, 2013
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Support the What Are You Doing Here? Event Tour!!!

You can visit the WAYDH Indiegogo Campaign and video here.After four years of hard labor, in December 2012 I birthed my first child – What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman’s Life and Liberation in Heavy…See More
Sep 10, 2013
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UPDATE: What Are You Doing Here? Book Launch, April 15th at Saint Vitus (BK, NYC)

Official NYC Book launch and party, featuring musical guests Tamar-kali (www.tamar-kali.com) and MilitiA Vox (…See More
Apr 2, 2013
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Mar 21, 2013
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Book Party for What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal at Saint Vitus Bar

April 15, 2013 at 8pm to April 16, 2013 at 1am
 Laina Dawes will be hosting the New York book launch for her book at Saint Vitus Bar on Monday, April 15th at 8 pm.A quick introduction to the book, a fine selection of craft beer, and an evening of live performances, the launch is also as an opportunity to highlight some of the music artists interviewed in the book. No…See More
Mar 10, 2013
Laina Dawes and Brie H are now friends
Dec 21, 2012
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What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman's Life and Liberation Book Giveaway on Twitter!

Wanna win a copy of the book? Skulltoaster is running a trivia quiz on WAYDH? From now until Monday December 24th, Seth from Skulltoaster will be posting…See More
Dec 21, 2012
Laina Dawes commented on Eye Candy's blog post Book Alert: "What Are You Doing Here?"- Black Women In The Metal & Punk Scenes
"Hey everyone! the printer is sending the book to stores next week, so if you pre-ordered it you will be getting it soon! Sorry for the delay folks, but thank you so much for the support. You can also "like" the Facebook page for more…"
Dec 7, 2012
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"Hey I I've started a new Zine, The Interloper and you can download a copy for $2.00! http://ning.it/TtqIyX"
Nov 28, 2012
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Nov 20, 2012
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Aug 25, 2012
Christine liked Laina Dawes's blog post Book on Black Women in the Metal, Hardcore and Punk Scenes Out in October!
Aug 19, 2012
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Book on Black Women in the Metal, Hardcore and Punk Scenes Out in October!

“In her debut book, music journalist and hardcore metal devotee Laina Dawes uncovers black women’s voices and stories of participation in punk and metal.”—ViceWhat Are You Doing Here? investigates how black women musicians and fans navigate the metal, hardcore, and punk music genres that are regularly thought of as…See More
Aug 19, 2012

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Lainad
About Me
Music Journalist, Photographer, Author of "What Are You Doing Here?" non-fiction book on Black women in the metal, hardcore and punks scenes.....
Website :
http://www.writingisfighting.com
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Music Journalist, Photographer, Author of "What Are You Doing Here?" non-fiction book on Black women in the metal, hardcore and punks scenes.....
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Straight
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5 Days Left on the What Are You Doing Here Book Event Indiegogo Campaign. Still need your help!

Posted on October 17, 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments

The WAYDH Book Event Campaign needs you.

This Campaign is to raise funds to put on a book / concert tour to showcase African-American metal, hardcore and punk bands and give them a platform to create a more culturally diverse underground music scene in their cities. For more information on the WAYDH Book…

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Support the What Are You Doing Here? Event Tour!!!

Posted on September 10, 2013 at 12:57pm 0 Comments

You can visit the WAYDH Indiegogo Campaign and video here.

After four years of hard labor, in December 2012 I birthed my first child – What Are You…

Continue

UPDATE: What Are You Doing Here? Book Launch, April 15th at Saint Vitus (BK, NYC)

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 8:12am 0 Comments

Official NYC Book launch and party, featuring musical guests Tamar-kali (www.tamar-kali.com) and MilitiA Vox (…

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What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman's Life and Liberation Book Giveaway on Twitter!

Posted on December 21, 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Wanna win a copy of the book?

 Skulltoaster is running a trivia quiz on…

Continue

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