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Influence of Rock/Metal on youth

Upadhya K, Shreyas (2012) Influence of Rock/Metal on youth. Masters thesis, Christ University.

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Abstract

‘Influence of Rock and Metal on youth’ is a research paper which deals with various kinds of influence that this genre can have over its fan followers. It tries to elaborate on the change that an individual will go through, whilst he/she consumes or listens to rock/heavy metal music. Influence of music on its listeners is an obvious factor. Serious impact on huge fans may vary from different genres and the way the individual perceives it. Music can be a pastime, hobby and a career as well. Rock and heavy metal music have their own characteristics. Known to be highly influential in terms of substance and drug abuse, this genre of music is worshipped throughout the world, with a spectacular growth in its fans and followers. This study, which is based on a focus group discussion emphasizes widely as to how rock and heavy metal music has influenced its fans, but has no serious impact. The research conducted has proved that youngsters and fans who listen to this genre of music are influenced only as far as change in lifestyles, attitudes and behavior is concerned. Exposure to substance abuse, psychological changes, evil thoughts, suicide, etc. cannot be shown as the result of listening to rock and heavy metal music.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Subjects:Thesis > Masters > MS Communication
ID Code:5850
Deposited By:Knowledge Center Christ University
Deposited On:13 Jan 2014 17:07
Last Modified:13 Jan 2014 17:07

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