The Chronicles of Justin: Adventures on the Montreal Metal Scene

Despite the overwhelming stereotypes and stigmas associated with the genre, the Montreal Metal Army is surprisingly well behaved.

When you hear the term “metal” as a genre of music, an image or two immediately spring to mind: perhaps its the skinny, nerdy looking male in a baggy band t-shirt. Or maybe it’s a fringy, off-kilter fellow wearing too much black clothing covered in too many studs. While these most certainly do exist, the face remains that there is no shortage of soccer moms, yuppies, bros, and even children under legal German drinking ages at any given metal concert in Montreal.

But yes, some stereotypes are absolutely true.
But yes, some stereotypes are absolutely true.

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