Review of Orlando Crowcroft, Rock in a Hard Place: Music and Mayhem in the Middle East
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This book by experienced journalist and metal fan Orlando Crowcroft is a must read for anyone curious about counter-culture in the Middle East. It contains six country studies (Lebanon, Egypt, Israel/Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Syria) in which Crowcroft’s interviews with musicians are the key elements.With the knowledge of a music connoisseur, he guides the reader in the subcultural music scenes and movements in these countries, using the life stories of musicians as the red thread.
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Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY
|Early online date||2017 Sep 9|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
Reviewed Work(s): Rock in a Hard Place: Music and Mayhem in the Middle East (by Orlando Crowroft)