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Can extreme metal break the mainstream?

We asked Arch Enemy’s Alissa White-Gluz and Venom Prison’s Larissa Stupar where the extreme metal glass ceiling is

Just how far can extreme music go? Arch Enemy put some sheen on the formula to become one of death metal’s most successful bands, while Venom Prison are getting widespread attention and festival main stage slots playing a more guttural, vicious strain of noise. But is there a glass ceiling on bands that have come from the underground? Alissa White-Gluz and Larissa Stupar team up to dissect extreme metal’s chances of smashing into the mainsteam – and how the face of the scene is changing...



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