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Collection of Heavy Metal Music Material, 1964-2016 LSC.2269
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Description
Collection of published works, archival material, and ephemera related to heavy metal music and fan culture.
Background
Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that began to emerge in the late 1960s. Many subgenres fall within metal music, including glam metal, thrash metal, and death metal. In Los Angeles, the Sunset Strip area of West Hollywood was home to a vibrant heavy metal scene, particularly in the 1980s.
Extent
15.9 linear feet (8 boxes, 5 half boxes, 3 cartons, 1 shoebox, 2 media boxes, 4 flat boxes, 3 oversize flat boxes, and 1 map folder)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Portions of the collection stored off-site at SRLF. Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.