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Are black-and death-metal music fans misunderstood?

“Why you listen to all this satanic music? So you satanic ah?”
Mr Subash Ramone says that’s a typical comment when people find out he is a metal music fan. The 42-year-old is an IT teacher in a primary school. He is also the lead vocalist of a local death metal band, Truth Be Known.

“Why you listen to all this satanic music? So you satanic ah?” 

Mr Subash Ramone says that’s a typical comment when people find out he is a metal music fan. The 42-year-old is an IT teacher in a primary school. He is also the lead vocalist of a local death metal band, Truth Be Known.

Mr Foo Say Keong, 44, a polytechnic lecturer, says his 2-year-old son is also used to listening to heavy music.

A rarity in the community, Ms Puteri Nur’ainn, 25, says that it was  “intimidating” being a woman who loves death metal music.

Are death-and black-metal fans misunderstood?

TODAY speaks to three of them to find out about why they are passionate about this particular genre of music.

 

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