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Metal music researchers from over 30 countries at Aalto

The presenters represent a wide variety of research fields. The discussion continues lively also in social media.
The conference is the world's largest academic gathering focusing on metal music research.

Aalto University School of Business is hosting an international metal music research conference on 8–12 June.The conference, titled Modern Heavy Metal: Markets, Practices and Cultures, is built around over 50 research presentations that all examine heavy metal and heavy rock music. The presenters cover multitude of science fields and nearly 30 countries.

Follow the discussion on Twitter and other social media channels with the #mhmconf2015.

Metal music getting the academic treatment in Helsinki this week #mhmconf2015 pic.twitter.com/BQG21GzvH6

— Jason Netherton (@JasonIndex) June 9, 2015

Excited to be giving the keynote address/welcome tonight at #mhmconf2015 in Helsinki. #dayoffcanwait pic.twitter.com/izP5KoaQ5g

— Alex Skolnick (@AlexSkolnick) June 8, 2015

@tmkarjalainen opening the Modern Heavy Metal Conference in Helsinki #mhmconf2015 #HeavyMetal pic.twitter.com/8TuKkZ6AGU

— Ron (@DesmoRacer) June 9, 2015

@AlexSkolnick interview with MTV News for the Modern Heavy Metal Conference #mhmconf2015 @LCMediaLLC @tmkarjalainen pic.twitter.com/Lop9sbNd9U

— Ron (@DesmoRacer) June 9, 2015

About to present my paper @ #mhmconf2015. Should be a laugh - it's been a while since I've enjoyed this profession this much! Stay heavy!

— Hiski Haukkala (@HiskiHaukkala) June 9, 2015

My suspicions that Deena Weinstein is my hero have been resoundingly confirmed after meeting her today #mhmconf2015

— Garrett Schumann (@garrt) June 9, 2015

Finland is so metal we even do academic conferences on it. Today's keynote by Anthrax's @Scott_Ian. https://t.co/vCeAm47E7H #mhmconf2015

— Mikko Hypponen (@mikko) June 9, 2015

Scott Ian from #Anthrax tells how New York influenced the band's sound and style. #mhmconf2015 #keynote @AaltoBIZ pic.twitter.com/STzXZrkKLn

— Aalto University (@AaltoUniversity) June 9, 2015

Photos of MHM DAY1&2 uploaded on the FB site. #mhmconf2015 https://t.co/1xToh5xsR3

— Toni-M Karjalainen (@tmkarjalainen) June 10, 2015

Akateemiset hevarit koolla Helsingissä! @MTVUutiset raportoi konferenssistamme http://t.co/3HzN52racE #mhmconf2015 @AaltoUniversity

— Aalto BIZ (@AaltoBIZ) June 10, 2015

Gender session on it's way at #mhmconf2015 Academic steps in breaking metal's masculinity pic.twitter.com/9DkiJVanqB

— Elvishasfinallyleft (@elvishasfinally) June 10, 2015

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