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.
17.1 Linear Feet
(10 boxes, 5 half boxes, 3 cartons, 1 shoebox, 2 media boxes, 5
flat boxes, 3 oversize flat boxes, and 1 map folder)
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copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not
hold the copyright.
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