The Invocation at Tilburg: Mysticism, Implicit Religion and Gravetemple’s Drone Metal

  title={The Invocation at Tilburg: Mysticism, Implicit Religion and Gravetemple’s Drone Metal},
  author={Owen Coggins},
  journal={Implicit Religion},
  • O. Coggins
  • Published 14 May 2015
  • Sociology
  • Implicit Religion
This paper investigates implicitly religious practices and explicitly (though ambiguously) religious descriptions of the extreme heavy metal music subgenre of drone metal, in a case study focussing on a concert tour of the band Gravetemple. Responding to a conception of “experience” found in scholarship on mysticism and in Bailey’s theoretical framework of Implicit Religion, I suggest a contribution via the work of Michel de Certeau. In The Possession at Loudon (1966), Certeau investigates a… 

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  • F. Stewart
  • Sociology
    Journal of Beliefs & Values
  • 2021
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