Rainbow in the Dark – Gays in Metal

Decibel magazine has a feature looking at gays in the metal scene, a genre not really known for accepting homosexuality despite being rife with homoerotic clothing and imagery: Despite no less a genre pioneer than Rob Halford of Judas Priest coming out in 1998, and aside from the occasional song like Brutal Truth’s “Anti-Homophobe,” you’d think metal was some homo-free zone where no one needs to watch their language.

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