Collection of published works, archival material, and ephemera related to heavy metal music and fan culture.
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.
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)
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