Song of love at last true heavy metal music

Song of love at last true heavy metal music

The benefits of metalheads
Fans under the microscope of researchers, academics and statisticians Victims of a terror campaign, heavy metal fans in the eighties suffered demonization in their own flesh. Not only their idols were viewed with bad eyes by the general press, but they were also associated with crime and malvivir.Song of love   Attacks without a foothold, notes “Three Decades Later: The Life Experiences and Mid-Life Functioning of the 1980s Heavy Metal Groupies, Musicians, and Fans,” a study by psychologists at Humboldt State University, California. Song of love

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About 400 adults were consulted. Among them, 154 metalheads, who turned out to be the ones who felt less remorse about the experiences of their youth and those who better adapted to society once adulthood arrived. Song of love The filmmakers of the experiment warn that the sense of belonging and social support, essential for all adolescents, that gave them a place in the metal community, allowed them to overcome difficulties of growth and facilitated their transition to maturity. Song of love

They are open to new experiences

Researchers from the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, concluded that the psychological profile of heavy metal and classical music listeners was very similar. According to a study that analyzed 36,000 people from 60 countries, both sides have a similar disposition to enjoy less conventional artistic expressions, given their tendency to be creative and introverted individuals who seek the unique. Song of love

The regulars to each genre would belong, the academics explain, to the group of people who are comfortable with themselves and enjoy the time they spend in solitude, and at the same time remain open to new experiences. Song of love That is, the always discriminated metalheads are closer than anyone of the widely accepted lovers of Bach or Beethoven. It should not be so surprising that they resemble each other: any self-respecting metalworker knows the close relationship between his preferences and classical music. Song of love

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They have more emotional intelligence

The theory that extreme music causes rage is wrong, says a study by the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. It would be the opposite: extreme music helps to process anger. Song of love  That is, heavy metal listeners (and genres such as punk rock, hardcore or screamo) find in their favorite music a way to channel the negativity they feel, experience it completely and feel better after that exercise. Song of love

After squeezing every ounce of their anger, the followers of extreme currents would begin to see things from another perspective, with greater relaxation, feeling more active and inspired. Song of love  His levels of hostility, irritability and stress dropped after listening to music. The researchers even discovered that, finally, the metal relaxed the analyzed participants as much as the silence. Song of love

Their tastes are firm and universal Song of love

With its huge database, which consists of more than 75 million users, Spotify statistics are a good reference to get an idea of ​​how you live music around the world. In a report presented in April, the streaming service measured how faithful their customers are to the genres of their choice.Song of love  That is, how much do they leave the usual script, pecking at other styles. And the metalheads triumphed in loyalty. Song of love

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Second, pop; third, folk; just the fourth, rock. As for universality, they also devastated: in all the analyzed territories, the metal appeared in the top ten (Germany, France, Italy, Spain), and in most cases within the first five places (Australia, Brazil, Great Britain, Greece, Mexico, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, United States). It is a language that connects the planet. Song of love

Your presence indicates well-being Song of love

Although it is a musical genre of eminently proletarian origin, the heavy metal has grown to get out of any margin or estimate that tries to limit it. CityLab, a virtual magazine owned by  Song of love The Atlantic magazine, in association with the Martin Prosperity Institute, says in an analysis that the number of metal groups in a country sheds clues about how their citizens live: it would be an index of national well-being . Song of love

After quantifying, country by country, how many bands there are for every one hundred thousand inhabitants, it is obvious that the genre has lost ground in its places of birth, such as England and the United States,Song of love   but despite this, it maintains an enormous popularity in the territory European, especially Scandinavia, where the standard of living exceeds the planetary average in terms of income per capita, university education, human development, creativity and satisfaction. Song of love

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The metalhead who became a legislator TAIPÉI, Taiwan – In a nation famous for its pop songs and bubble tea, Freddy Lim has always been a kind of black sheep. Song of love

Lim, 41, is a leading figure in underground music circles in Taiwan; until recently he was known as the leader of the heavy metal group Chthonic, sometimes called the “Black Sabbath of Asia”. Song of love

But Lim has put on hold his musical career of more than two decades to redirect his energy to a more reserved activity: serve as a member of the Legislative Yuan of Taiwan. Song of love

“My fans keep asking me when I’m going to give a metal scream in parliament,” Lim said, with a playful smile, during an interview offered recently in his office. Song of love

This is a sanctuary of someone creative located in an otherwise monotonous government building in downtown Taipei.Song of love   The echoes of her musical alter ego, with black leather clothes and a painted face, can be seen in Lim’s office, although she now wears a more bureaucratic outfit. Song of love

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The electronic battery. A black and white poster of David Bowie. Song of love  A photo taken during a crowded Chthonic concert that was also an election campaign event in the Plaza de la Libertad, in Taipei, in 2015. Exhibited behind Lim’s desk is a portrait of the dalai lama with a height from floor to ceiling: ” One of my mentors in my life, “he says. Song of love

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Another relic of his life as a rocker is his long hair, which he has proposed to keep since a rival Nationalist politician urged voters during the election campaign not to vote for Lim as his hair, said the opponent, “is more long than that of a woman. ” Song of love

That ponytail is now the hallmark of a man who has emerged as one of the leaders of a youth-driven movement that fights for Taiwan’s progressive change and independence. Song of love

Freddy is a rock star and he’s very charismatic,” said Huang Kuo-chang, a fellow legislator and chairman of the New Power Party, the left-wing political body that Lim helped launch in 2015. “He has helped us bring people which previously was not interested in politics at all, “he added. Song of love

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Lim during a Chthonic concert in Taipei in 2015 Credit Pichi Chuang / Reuters Song of love
Lim’s shift to politics began in the spring of 2014, when hundreds of students occupied Taiwan’s parliament to protest a trade agreement with China that they feared would make Taiwan more vulnerable to Beijing’s influence. For almost a month, thousands of supporters joined the students on the streets in a show of remarkable resistance that came to be known as the Sunflower Movement. Song of love

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At that time Chthonic’s main vocalist and president of Amnesty International Taiwan, Lim was one of the most recognized personalities in the demonstrations.

At the heart of the protests was an issue that has long formed the axis on which Taiwanese policies revolve: relations with mainland China. Links with the other side of the strait have been tense since the nationalist government, led by Chiang Kai-shek, fled to Taiwan after the Communist Revolution of 1949. Both sides claim to be the legitimate government of China and it continues to say that Taiwan It is part of its territory. Song of love

Although over time, Taiwan – encouraged by its peaceful transition to democracy in the late 1980s – has forged a separate political and national identity. While many in Taiwan still await reunification with China, there are surveys showing that a growing number of Taiwanese feel little or no connection to the mainland. Song of love

The trend is especially evident among young Taiwanese. Song of love

“The younger generation is totally different from their parents,” Lim said. “We call them the tianran du or ‘natural supporters of Taiwanese independence’. They were born in a country of democracy and freedom. For them, it is not even a question: Taiwan is independent, “he said. Song of love

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Despite his jovial attitude and youthful appearance, Lim does not fall into the category of tianran du. Born in 1976, this native of Taipei lived through the years of martial law, a dark period of history during which Taiwan was subjected to a repressive government led by the Nationalist Party. Song of love

He sought to create a unified Chinese identity, often by force. In classrooms, teachers taught history of mainland China instead of Taiwan. The children were punished for speaking Taiwanese hokkien (then the native language of more than half the population of Taiwan) instead of Mandarin. Song of love

When Lim grew up, however, he broke away from those teachings. Being Taiwanese, Lim understood, meant much more than being Chinese. That belief in a separate Taiwanese identity later became part of their music. Song of love

“As a Taiwanese, I felt weird singing the typical metal themes of vampires and satan,” Lim said. “Instead, we use Taiwanese mythology and popular stories as a source for our material. It became a way to form my identity and deepen Taiwanese history, “he said. Song of love

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With his group, Lim toured the world for years, introducing heavy metal fans to what the group called “metal from the east” (something like metal screams juxtaposed with traditional Asian instruments). Song of love  In 2007, Chthonic landed a rookie space on Ozzfest, Ozzy Osbourne’s annual tour of heavy rock and metal music groups, and became one of the first Taiwanese metal bands to tour the United States. Song of love

Randy Blythe, vocalist of the band Lamb of God, was one of the artists who participated in that tour along with Lim Song of love

“In our world, a lot of people can shout and make angry music and say things like ‘The system sucks,'” Blythe said. “But Freddy did something. He took a concrete step to try to change things for the better “. Song of love

After just over a year in office, Lim and the New Power Party are still in the process of making the transition from activists to politicians. Song of love  With just five legislators in a 113-seat parliament, the party is still far from its declared goal of displacing the Nationalist Party and becoming one of the two main political parties in Taiwan, along with the Democratic Progressive Party. Song of love

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In addition to recruiting people, Lim says that for now it is focused on the party’s national priorities, which include changing the referendum and impeachment process in Taiwan. Song of love

Summary:
There are different ways of being young in the context of the intense heterogeneity observed in the economic, social and cultural. Do not
there is only one youth: in the modern city the youths are mixed, their characteristics change according to social class, song of love
the place where they live and the generation to which they belong and, in addition, the diversity, pluralism and cultural explosion of recent years

That is to say, that youth in that sense can not remain motionless, can not be the same at all times and is transformed permanently. Youth can not be integrated into society as a whole; this occurs outside and against the very structure of society,  song of love
It has a specific historical existence.

Music makes sense for young people as a form of group identity, as an emblem that characterizes them and that allows them to Make a Difference. It is the appropriation of styles, of genres, of ways of dressing, of musical icons, of singularities. Elrock, a Unlike other previous musical cultures, it is integrated into the imaginary of youth culture, singers and musicians are young,  song of love

They have the same age, they share and they belong to the same social class, they have the same interests. Heavy Metal is, mainly, pure Rock. Heir of the Blues. It’s talking about young people who found in the Metal a refuge where  song of love
channel their rebellion.

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To talk about the cultural movement that has become rock

of what has been understood by youth. The cate gory of pedagogy, from the Social Sciences, from the studies cultural, and from the consumer society, among others. raises several questions in the background: Is it possible to speak of the young from a unitary category? Being young Is it determined from chronological age?  song of love

It’s possible establish a number of characteristics (rebellious, daring, misunderstood, etc.), to begin to consider what is young? There are different ways of being young in the context of intense heterogeneity that is observed in the economic plane, social and cultural  song of love  There is no single youth: in the modern city the youths are mixed, varying in relationship with class characteristics, the place where they live and the generation to which they belong and, in addition, diversity, pluralism and the cultural outbreak of recent years are

an extremely varied and mobile panorama that encompasses its behaviors, identity references, as well as the languages ​​and forms of sociability. Let’s see some of the categories of analysis to enter in the theme of youth and look where you can enter to consider what characterizes the young metalhead, from its different cultural, artistic and on a personal level  song of love

Each one of these approaches lets you see how the category has evolved of youth, and how this can not be looked at in a homogeneous Youth changes, it becomes dynamic and can not be the same in the different contexts where it moves.  song of love

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Some categories of analysis of youth The discourse from biology: must go through different stages of socialization to from birth to death. I mean, life is
biologically determined, there is no escape. Without However, being young from this perspective does not have account the changes in the different manifestations of the young people at a cultural, social, political and economic level. song of love   Do not it is taken into account that young people are carriers of a knowledge and understanding of life and of ones particular knowledge of the place where they operate. From same way does not take into account that the ages of what the probabilities of life in some countries as is the
Europe case.   song of love

The discourse from the pedagogy:  song of love
A person who spends a certain amount of time is considered young of his life to the school space. It is what has also been called subjects in the age of moratorium. The moratorium is understood here as the time that elapses between physical maturity and social maturity. Which means, dependent subjects,
in training stage, unproductive, and with a strong family dependence.     song of love

The notion of childhood extends to moment of maturation and development. The time they last in the moratorium, it serves to convert them later in productive subjects. The world of young people would be separated from the public sphere. This concept is closely linked to the development processes of the  song of love

The discourse from the social sciences: For the Chicago Group, youth is considered as a social deviation. Idle young people, without any kind of responsibility, they do not feel part of of the society. From this perspective, youth is a socially constructed category.  song of love  These young people end being stigmatized when considering that they do not want to work, they are not interested in having a family, which means they are Devious young people. On the other hand, the Chicago School talks about young people workers as idlers, pre-delinquents, dangerous, who mostly live in the suburbs with a strong tendency towards a hedonistic life  song of love

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The discourse of the consumer society:
The young man here is assumed as a fun subject, crazy, son of the means, they are children of the enjoyment, the cool life. These young people are going to become in this way the motor of the consumer economy.  song of love  They are young people who compare pleasures, they collect music, they are young people from fast foods, of vertigo, are the children of the Internet, with other styles of life and other communication models. The public is it vanishes along with the new technologies of communication, that is, the public and the private are blurred. They are young people of the consumer society.  song of love

One of the most important elements that we will return to in this article is that of Youth Cultures as a point of entrance to the construction of the young metalhead.  song of love  Thethey end up being the common elements of the way young people assume music, fashion, their expressions artistic, the way they inhabit and build their world. In that same sense they are important for our analysis the devices that appear raised on the category Cultural Studies and the Consumer Society allow us understand what today has been called youth culture Youth cultures:    song of love

Youth culture is understood as stylistic forms of existence, not organized, nor elaborated. The youth cultures are described as the way in which group through the construction of lifestyles individuals in spaces outside the institutionsThe metalheads: what do they have inside?  song of love  In Andres’ room, the marijuana is stuck in every corner: “It’s easy on the lining of the pillows,” he says. The posters of Ironmaiden and Megadeth faded -the tape is already 10 years old-, the walls are black and a gum stuck on the bedside table for several days.  song of love

It seems that her mother has not noticed that the tufts of Andres Montilla’s long, frizzy hair are stuck behind the door. “… Mijo, you look like a true seller of incense,” his dad says when he sees him leave every morning to the university.  song of love  The jean black and tubed, the black shirt and the toes, an acoustic guitar that seems to hinder him when he climbs to the TrasMilenio … It is Andrés ‘the metalhead’, as he is known by his Christology teacher.  song of love

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Before arriving at the university, he takes out the transparent bag, sits behind an old building on the seventh floor and begins to put together the joint. “What a sweetie,” he told me: “Empty the fucking Kool cigarette to put the marijuana, but … it feels like a chimba,  song of love  I go for five in chemistry”. Seconds later, as he takes out the discman, he shouts:

“Listen to this!”, “It’s a death metal band and it’s called in Spanish: The hollow of the ass, live sex”, he laughs as he arms the joint. At that moment his friends Chuky, Neko and Charlie arrive at the site; Together, mechudos and in black, they seem about to touch, but in reality they go to class of seven. song of love

They are popularly called ‘metalleros’, due to their great fondness for metal, their particular way of dressing and the ideology they share. They are often branded as satanic and degenerate, “especially by the buckets of the neighborhood that they spend in the church,” says Charlie.  song of love  “But surely these buckets have not heard groups like Stryper, a heavy metal Christian who worships Jesus and the gospel with his songs, since 1984.”  song of love

When Álex Gonzales, the owner of Rockavilla, one of the busiest hard rock and heavy metal bars on May Day, decided to open the bar, he was afraid to open a place for metalheads.  song of love  Álex says that the metalhead does not consume liquor, sits down with a beer and warms it up. Today he sells all kinds of drinks, the place is open from Tuesday to Sunday and as he says, “weekends do not fit a soul”.  song of love

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On Saturday at 10 o’clock at night, Andres arrives with his friends at Rockavilla, located between Luna Verde, which is a salsa bar, and a vallenato store. A line of 30 people awaits you. “It’s worth it, for a space for true and meaningful music”. song of love  In the row, while staring at a young blonde with nails and lips painted dark brown, Andrés combs his long and tangled hair because they reserve the right of  admission and if you are a pig you do not enter.  song of love

After half past ten at night, Andres manages to enter; He sits in front of the giant screen, the chairs are located like in a cinema. On the screen, the video of Sad but true, a song by Metallica, a trash metal band. The success of this group is reflected in the 72,000 people who attended the concert they presented in Bogotá five years ago.  song of love

For Sebastian, a fringe of camouflaged clothing, “Metallica has become very commercial, and when a group of these becomes MTV, the shit loses its rebellious essence.” The volume of the music prevents dialogue between the clients, but they are only interested in watching the video and listening to the songs. Simultaneously they shake their heads up and down. You can guess something of their faces just between their locks, when they raise their heads.  song of love

In one corner, five young bald men, all in camouflaged clothes. “To be a metalworker, you do not have to be smart or dressed in black, the music is inside,” said Julián, one of them. “I listen to metal because I have an open mind, not like you,  song of love  I want to overcome the animal, be a person and not just be human”. Metalheads wear more than their outfits, it is a way of thinking, a position in front of life. The metal, considered the final evolution of rock’n’roll, whose origins go from Elvis Presley to the Rolling Stones, has followers all over the world; its particular features are not limited to tight denim, long hair and wristbands with metal rivets, but by the vision they have of the world.  song of love

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“Before war and hatred, let me die in hell,” that’s the lyrics of the songs; they always talk about death, hell, the suffering of love, etc. The movement has the idea that life is finite; faith, a danger because it suspends reason, critical analysis and common sense.  song of love  Their conceptions follow Nietzsche, then, religion and society are cults that deny death through ‘revenge’. They also sing about Western society and moral principles based on the division of good and evil as identification with the enemy.  song of love

Some prefer heavy metal; others, the black or doom metal; they are styles that obey to different historical moments and their divergences lie in the groups that have influenced them, they can also be the product of mergers. Luis Silva, an expert in music and occult sciences, likes death and gore metal:  song of love  “The lyrics evoke evil, they are anti-Christian and sometimes some groups pay homage to the hidden forces of Satan, carry the cross upside down, 666, the pentacle, etc.

But it can be understood as a horror movie, I enjoy watching it and it allows me to know the evil that we all have inside, but seeing and enjoying it does not translate into satanic rites and witchcraft practices. of the satanic, but some metalheads can become it, like any salsa student of his university “.  song of love

But one fact scandalized the Chileans, “Rodrigo Orias had arrived at the temple dressed in black, mingled among the faithful and hoped that Father Gazziero would tell the faithful that they could go in peace, then attacked him. the Chilean Metropolitan Cathedral for this young death metal aficionado “, published the magazine What happens in its edition of July 30 of this year.  song of love

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The boy calls himself ‘servant of Satan’. In his room they found two inverted crucifixes, a horn and a letter with the lyrics of one of the songs of the death metal band ‘Deicide’: “You, who baptize hatred, malice and lust to our progenitors, Satanism is pure ( …) I reject what is called Christianity, which believes itself owner of the truth “.  song of love

The book Satanic Music, made in Bogotá by Ediciones Paulinas and published in the 90s, shows the close relationship that for many years has been established between metalheads and Satanism.  song of love “To be able to blood your partner, thanks to razor blades sewn into jeans and shirts, to hit the already wounded participants by means of bracelets bristling with nails and punches. Here is where the rock has come in the year of grace of 1982 … 1987! ” (…) Everything is inspired and oriented to the glorification of hidden powers and to the adoration of his majesty: Satan (…)  song of love

What has been able to cause this decisive shift in the evolution of rock ‘n’ roll ?. … “On the other hand, Roberto Amaro, high hierarch of the Chilean church, thinks that the fact should not be overestimated:”  song of love  This of rock groups is very superficial. It’s just to sell records, not to promote evil. That’s why you can not confuse these metal groups or goths, these who look like vampires, with Satanism. Possibly of those groups, one or two may be interested in satanic rites, but it is a very small number of cases. ”  song of love

The metal comes from the meaning and hard lament of the primitive blues, the sound and structure of the classics and the emerging culture opposed to heavy rock. Bands such as King Crimson,  song of love  The Stooges and Jimmy Hendrix contributed to the emergence of a need for a more abstract sound in hard rock. Black Sabbath moved away from the classic rock road to compose what could be the first tangible metal show, with a novel style. By then, the use of guitars and harmony would start a genre that has been in development for more than three decades.  song of love

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Blood drains over the breasts of a naked woman, her body is pierced by a sword, the man who holds her is dressed in black and her face, covered by makeup, Marily Manson style.  song of love  The thick forest is terrifying, the guts of sacrificed cats are everywhere. It was the video of Mother North, a song by the Satyricon group, representing black metal. The metalheads who watch the show are petrified during the scene, they never spoke to each other.  song of love

Finally, why would anyone want to watch that video and listen to the guttural sounds of the song? The gentle voice and open smile of Magdalena responded: “The song is a chimba, an approach to nature, it is not the devil, nature is the protagonist, the Nordic forests, ‘the mother north’, as is the name of the group”.  song of love

This video also likes Andrés, who always asks for it when he goes to Killer, a metal bar located in the center of Bogotá. There met the metalheads of the surrounding universities.  song of love  The space is reduced, on the walls rest the posters of ‘Canibal Corpse’, ‘Deicide’, ‘Satyrcon’, among others. The clock is a pentacle with the point downwards (a five-pointed star inside a circle that, with the tip upwards, can represent the supremacy of the spirit on the body and downward, carnal and purely physical desire above the spirituality).  song of love

Juan, the owner of the bar, wears a camouflaged shirt, a black overcoat, long hair, goatee and a look that is scary. The closer he got, the more afraid, until he turned around and said, “Mom, organize those tables over there.” Then, a small lady with a nice face who cleaned the place looks at him sweetly and says: “Well, millet.” It was his mother, and every weekend he helps  song of love

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Juan, cleans the tables and helps him by keeping accounts. -The music ?, “It does not bother me” -said-, “I got used to it, besides, we have to support the boy”. In the bar, all kinds of drinks from moskato wine to whiskey, the Nazi symbol crossed out and in a corner, another watch, this time, of millionaires, because Juan is a faithful fan of this team.  song of love

Andrés Montilla buys the music in Rollingdisc, a place that remains in the Vía Libre shopping center, on Avenue 19 in Bogotá, music for metalheads of all styles, a few black t-shirts with the names of groups like ‘Helloween’, which belongs speed metal style, caps, also all black, cassettes, LP and some dolls the size of Barbie that are the living image of the members of the group Kiss, dressed in black, painted faces and a tongue that has meters long .  song of love

Gonzalo Valencia, the administrator, with a serious appearance and with the air of a family man, knows perfectly the most popular metal groups, also those who are not; the Europeans, the gringos and of course, the Colombians who, as he says, have a great reception, to the point that the best-selling CD in the last two months belongs to the Colombian group Masacre, death metal.  song of love

He also sells a lot of cassette demos, underground groups admired by metalheads. The tickets for the concerts are desired. Juana brought 45,000 pesos for the Behemoth group concert ticket, which will be held in a bar in the seventh race.  song of love

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Fifty metalheads a day visit the record store. Gonzalo must be aware of the latest productions and new groups, because this depends on sales. In the corner of the place lies a compilation of old sauce. -Cast? “Salsita, for ordinary people, but I have also managed to awaken the curiosity of some metalheads,” he replied in a mocking tone. Then Victor enters, a client who has a ponytail to the waist.  song of love

I could see the hair that was once black among his gray hair; cased trousers and black leather jacket. It’s about those metalheads who have been in the midst of years and who still have the eighties look and feel, said to be a heavy metal aficionado, and he detests those groups of agro-metal, neo-metal or new-metal that for him degenerate the style, like Korn, Antrax, Limp Bizkit: “They are crap, they put rap and electronic sounds to a style that essentially moves away from that, what chanda”.  song of love

Meanwhile, my cousin Carlos, tenth grade at age 16, is considered metalhead and his favorite groups are Korn, Deftone, Limp Bizkit, Soulfly, Staind, Papa Roach, among others. All are considered neo-metal groups, a style that has been projected since 1993 with the Korn group. The most interesting thing for Carlos and his school friends are the voices.   song of love They think that “rap is great and the lyrics, bacanas”. Thus, millionaire sales, worldwide success, rotation in musical chains accompany these groups. Carlos has grown up with the influence of these bands, he admires their outfits, the lifestyle they wear and the lyrics of the songs that go against society.  song of love

“That’s a video, the motto of metalheads is sex, drugs and rock and roll, this is accompanied by liberty or libertinism, I do not know, but in this environment it’s very normal for me to patch up a girl, then my friends also It’s easy when the girls are born, they always want to, “thinks Sergio, a metalhead from La Tadeo who is about to graduate from industrial design at the age of 22; his friend Henry, also a metalworker, works in Transit and Transportation of Bogotá.  song of love

Now she must wear her hair short: “I do not care about the hair, I carry the music inside,” she says, “it is a way of thinking that I will always have, I would like to continue dressing like that but we have to live, we are in a world, and we like it or you do not have to get used to it. ” Sergio says that there are things tesas, for example, there are people who like to kidnap, torture and kill people in front of the camera, make staff, but it is crazy metalheads or not metalheads.  song of love

Some black metal suck old because they believe vampires. I know guys who have gone to the central cemetery to get skulls, some who like gore metal. ”  song of love

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Andres arrives tired at home, it’s 11 o’clock at night, “what a fuck to fuck all day,” he says. Andrés studies bacteriology, hopes to graduate soon from university and specialize in Spain. “Leave the lunchbox quiet,” he yells at Laura, his little sister, who plays with laboratory instruments. The metalhead wants to help her so that she can enter the university. Before bed  song of love

Juan, the owner of the bar, wears a camouflaged shirt, a black overcoat, long hair, goatee and a look that is scary. The closer he got, the more afraid, until he turned around and said, “Mom, organize those tables over there.” Then, a small lady with a nice face who cleaned the place looks at him sweetly and says: “Well, millet.”  song of love

It was his mother, and every weekend he helps Juan, cleans the tables and helps him by keeping accounts. -The music ?, song of love  “It does not bother me” -said-, “I got used to it, besides, we have to support the boy”. In the bar, all kinds of drinks from moskato wine to whiskey, the Nazi symbol crossed out and in a corner, another watch, this time, of millionaires, because Juan is a faithful fan of this team.  song of love

Andrés Montilla buys the music in Rollingdisc, a place that remains in the Vía Libre shopping center, on Avenue 19 in Bogotá, music for metalheads of all styles, a few black t-shirts with the names of groups like ‘Helloween’, which belongs speed metal style, caps, also all black, cassettes, LP and some dolls the size of Barbie that are the living image of the members of the group Kiss, dressed in black, painted faces and a tongue that has meters long .  song of love

 song of love

song of love

Gonzalo Valencia, the administrator, with a serious appearance and with the air of a family man, knows perfectly the most popular metal groups, also those who are not; the Europeans, the gringos and of course, the Colombians who, as he says, have a great reception, to the point that the best-selling CD in the last two months belongs to the Colombian group Masacre,  song of love  death metal. He also sells a lot of cassette demos, underground groups admired by metalheads. The tickets for the concerts are desired. Juana brought 45,000 pesos for the Behemoth group concert ticket, which will be held in a bar in the seventh race.  song of love

Fifty metalheads a day visit the record store. Gonzalo must be aware of the latest productions and new groups, because this depends on sales. In the corner of the place lies a compilation of old sauce. -Cast? “Salsita, for ordinary people, but I have also managed to awaken the curiosity of some metalheads,” he replied in a mocking tone. Then Victor enters, a client who has a ponytail to the waist.  song of love

I could see the hair that was once black among his gray hair; cased trousers and black leather jacket. It’s about those metalheads who have been in the midst of years and who still have the eighties look and feel, said to be a heavy metal aficionado,   song of love  and he detests those groups of agro-metal, neo-metal or new-metal that for him degenerate the style, like Korn, Antrax, Limp Bizkit: “They are crap, they put rap and electronic sounds to a style that essentially moves away from that, what chanda”.  song of love

 song of love

song of love

Meanwhile, my cousin Carlos, tenth grade at age 16, is considered metalhead and his favorite groups are Korn, Deftone, Limp Bizkit, Soulfly, Staind, Papa Roach, among others. All are considered neo-metal groups, a style that has been projected since 1993 with the Korn group. The most interesting thing for Carlos and his school friends are the voices.  song of love

They think that “rap is great and the lyrics, bacanas”. Thus, millionaire sales, worldwide success, rotation in musical chains accompany these groups. Carlos has grown up with the influence of these bands, he admires their outfits, the lifestyle they wear and the lyrics of the songs that go against society.  song of love

“That’s a video, the motto of metalheads is sex, drugs and rock and roll, this is accompanied by liberty or libertinism, I do not know, but in this environment it’s very normal for me to patch up a girl, then my friends also It’s easy when the girls are born, they always want to, “thinks Sergio, a metalhead from La Tadeo who is about to graduate from industrial design at the age of 22; his friend Henry, also a metalworker, works in Transit and Transportation of Bogotá.  song of love

Now she must wear her hair short: “I do not care about the hair, I carry the music inside,” she says, “it is a way of thinking that I will always have, I would like to continue dressing like that but we have to live, we are in a world, and we like it or you do not have to get used to it. ”  song of love

Sergio says that there are things tesas, for example, there are people who like to kidnap, torture and kill people in front of the camera, make staff, but it is crazy metalheads or not metalheads. Some black metal suck old because they believe vampires. I know guys who have gone to the central cemetery to get skulls, some who like gore metal. ”  song of love

 song of love

song of love

Andres arrives tired at home, it’s 11 o’clock at night, “what a fuck to fuck all day,” he says. Andrés studies bacteriology, hopes to graduate soon from university and specialize in Spain. “Leave the lunchbox quiet,” he yells at Laura, his little sister, who plays with laboratory instruments. The metalhead wants to help her so that she can enter the university. Before bed  song of love

Andres arrives tired at home, it’s 11 o’clock at night, “what a fuck to fuck all day,” he says.  song of love  Andrés studies bacteriology, hopes to graduate soon from university and specialize in Spain. “Leave the lunchbox quiet,” he yells at Laura, his little sister, who plays with laboratory instruments. The metalhead wants to help her so that she can enter the university. Before going to bed he prays the

Our Father and when he gets drunk with his dad he hears Julio Jaramillo, he knows all the songs like the one that says: “If I die first, it’s your promise, on my body to drop.” and the one of “Liquor, pleasant liquor, you are the god in my pain”, songs of spite laugh, for their love frustrated by Sara, of protagonists of novel.  song of love  On weekends, when there are concerts of any group in Bogotá, Andrés, the metalhead, associated by many with evil, violence and death, is a ‘force of peace’, that is, he collaborates to maintain order and security in the shows, always wearing a black shirt that in white letters says: “I want peace for Colombia.”

SONG OF LOVE

song of love

song of love

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