An Indonesian heavy metal performer from one of the more than 1,500 heavy metal bands in the country. Photo: Gede Adhiputra An Indonesian heavy metal performer from one of the more than 1,500 heavy metal bands in the country. Photo: Gede Adhiputra
An Indonesian heavy metal performer from one of the more than 1,500 heavy metal bands in the country. Photo: Gede Adhiputra

Indonesia

Headbangers in hijabs: inside Indonesia’s heavy metal scene

From hijab-wearing female metal band Voice of Baceprot to the Hammersonic music festival that includes prayer breaks, Indonesia’s metalheads show that ‘the devil’s music’ doesn’t have to clash with their Islamic identity

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An Indonesian heavy metal performer from one of the more than 1,500 heavy metal bands in the country. Photo: Gede Adhiputra An Indonesian heavy metal performer from one of the more than 1,500 heavy metal bands in the country. Photo: Gede Adhiputra
An Indonesian heavy metal performer from one of the more than 1,500 heavy metal bands in the country. Photo: Gede Adhiputra
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