Thursday, Feb 02, 2017 5:30p -
Room 4-149, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
182 Memorial Dr
Cambridge, MA 02139
Art, Lectures & Conferences, Meetup, Music, Performing Arts, University
MIT's Heavy Metal 101 is pleased to present guest lecturer, Matt Zappa. An accomplished metal drummer, he will be discussing his upbringing in the metal scene and breaking down the evolution of metal drumming with a live demonstration.
Room 4-149 can be found on the first floor of Building 4 on MIT's campus.
All are welcome. Cost is free. Seating is limited.
See whereis.mit.edu/?go=4 for a map and learn more about this series at metal.mit.edu.
Matt Zappa -
Born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, Matt Zappa is an alum of Berklee College of Music. He is the drummer and co-songwriter of the progressive metal band Protean Collective and steampunk rock band Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys. Matt is also a session musician, educator/clinician, and a radio DJ. In 2016, he headlined the NH Drum Festival, performed at the Boston Music Awards, and won an International Portuguese Music award with the Mike Kerr Group. Over the years, Matt has received international acclaim for his projects from publications such as The Boston Globe, Village Voice, Metal Injection, MetalSucks, and Nefarious Realm. Visit his website at www.mattzappa.com
MIT HEAVY METAL 101
Not a Metallurgy course! Returning after a brief hiatus, this veteran crash-course is coming back in full force and will have you head banging, air guitaring, and devil horn raising in no time! Learn everything you ever wanted to know about Heavy Metal, including how Metallica tries too hard to be cool, why Lemmy IS God (RIP), and why you might already be a metalhead and not even know it.
We'll look at metal cultures, explore the fringes of the most extreme forms of metal, and, of course, listen to some SCREAMING HEAVY METAL! This is guaranteed to be the most BRUTAL class ever offered at MIT! WARNING: This series most definitely goes to 11! Earplugs optional.
2017 Schedule of Events
(All events held in 4-149 at 5:30 PM.)
Heavy Metal 101: Music and Culture
Monday January 9, 2017
MIT Heavy Metal 101 Presents Tim Ma
Thursday January 12, 2017
History of Heavy Metal: Part I
Tuesday January 17, 2017
MIT Heavy Metal 101 Presents Paul Buckley and Haydee Irizarry
Thursday January 19, 2017
History of Heavy Metal: Part II
Monday January 23, 2017
MIT Heavy Metal 101 Presents Görebläster Körpse-härvest Lunden
Thursday January 26, 2017
History of Heavy Metal: Part III
Monday January 30, 2017
MIT Heavy Metal 101 Presents Matt Zappa
Thursday February 2, 2017