How the “Cop Killer” disappeared: how genre deviation influences uptake in censorship AND Seeing through Panopticon: Lunn’s nature alternative to black metal’s social nihilism

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Brandon Hill (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Risa Applegarth

Abstract: By analyzing the song “Cop Killer” by Ice-T’s heavy metal band Body Count, I explain how genre deviation influences uptake and can leads to less desirable forms of uptake, specifically censorship. AND By exposing panoptic terministic screens, Austin Lunn uses his black metal musical project, Panopticon, to suggest a nature alternative to the control and currency associated with American Christianity and capitalism.

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Language: English
Date: 2018
Body Count, Burke, Cop Killer, Foucault, Panopticon, Uptake
Body Count (Musical group)
Popular music genres
Panopticon (Musical group)
Black metal (Music) $x Political aspects
Black metal (Music) $x Religious aspects $x Christianity

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