Assist. Prof. Kevyne K. Baar
Research Tecniques 108
26 May 2014
American Gothic Metal Music vs. Finnish Gothic Metal Music
and Their Differences Culturally, Sociologically and Politically
Like all the students admiring music, especially Metal music, studying music, researching
music, I have my own tecniques about asking questions and searching some answers. Because of
the fact that, I'm dedicating my research to all Metal music lovers. As it is seen in my thesis' title, I
believe that the differences between two specific countries have a huge influence on music genre's,
too. You'll see in this thesis how much these influences affect countries and their musical way of
thinking and of Gothic Metal. Also, my interviews with some talented people will guide you.
Let's begin with USA. USA is a federal government based country located in North
America. It's one of the Super Powers in the world and has such diverse ethnic roots because of
However this diversity and crowdedness have caused some problems quite often.
America devoted itself to building and developing a new land with the "Declaration
of Independence". After years of England's exploitation, also with the influence of French
Revolution, USA took important steps in democracy. Despite the fact that USA was the one laying
foundation of democracy, its perspective about Black people was totally different. After years of
slavery, the Civil War ( 1861 - 1865) broke out and the "Abolishment of Slavery" was explained.
After this era, "Reconstruction Era" began in order to solve the issues between the North and the
I have to admit that, one of my motives to talk about slavery so much is its influence on
Black people. They could only explain their sufferings through songs and dances. Experts have
been thinking that...