Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Various Artists: Heart of Metal 2

Devon Powers, PopMatters, January 2001

THAT HEAVY METAL and its hair – in all seriousness – had such tremendous clout during the 1980s is one of the greatest, and most ironic, American pop cultural mysteries.

Total word count of piece: 540


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.