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Rock Music Studies
Rock Music Studies
Journal Title: Rock Music Studies
ISSN: 1940-1159
ISSN Online: 1940-1167
Publication Frequency: 3 issues per year
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Aim & Scope: Published three times a year, Rock Music Studies publishes articles, book and audio reviews, and opinion pieces on rock music and its numerous subgenres.

To best focus this international journal, the editors of Rock Music Studies, which evolved from Popular Music and Society, limit the usually all-inclusive definition of rock to exclude other genres such as doo-wop, country, jazz, soul, and hip hop, but include roll and roll, rockabilly, blues rock, country rock, jazz rock, folk rock, hard rock, psychedelic rock, prog rock, metal, punk, alternative, and other subgenres of rock.

The editors welcome articles on rock's interaction with other styles and are receptive to all disciplinary, methodological, and theoretical approaches.

All research articles will undergo a rigorous peer review process by at least two anonymous referees, based on an initial screening by the editors. The journal is also open to special issues focusing on an artist, a subgenre, or a topic. For more information please see the Authors and Submissions tab. Queries are encouraged via email.


Subjects Covered & Scope: Arts; Contemporary Popular Music; Cultural Studies; Cultural Study of Popular Music; History of Popular Music; Humanities; Media & Film Studies; Music; Popular Culture; Popular Music; Popular Music; Subcultures
Editor Board:
Editors:

Thomas M. Kitts, St. John's University, USA
Gary Burns, Northern Illinois University, USA 
 
Review Editor:
 
Steven L. Hamelman, Coastal Carolina University, USA
 
Editorial Assistants:
 
Nicole Autry
Emma Ohanyan
 
Editorial Board:
Ulrich Adelt, University of Wyoming, USA
Michael Appel, Songwriter, Producer & Manager, USA
Nick Baxter-Moore, Brock University, Canada
Hank Bordowitz, Ridgewood, NJ, USA
Patrick Burkart, Texas A&M University, USA
Martin Butler, University of Oldenburg, Germany
Joseph Byrd, musician; Emeritus, College of the Redwoods, USA
Theo Cateforis, Syracuse University, USA
Ronald D. Cohen, Emeritus, History, Indiana University Northwest, USA
Marshall Crenshaw, musician, USA
Robert S. Drew, Saginaw Valley State University, USA
Mark Duffett, University of Chester, UK
Jacqueline Edmondson, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
Walter Everett, University of Michigan, USA
Steven L. Hamelman, Coastal Carolina University, USA
Stan Hawkins, University of Oslo, Norway
Ryan Hibbett, Northern Illinois University, USA
Marco Katz Montiel, MacEwan University, Canada
Stephen A. King, Eastern Illinois University, USA
Bethany Klein, University of Leeds, UK
Marion Leonard, University of Liverpool, UK
Melanie Lowe, Vanderbilt University, USA
Michael Lydon, writer and musician, USA
Tom McCourt, Fordham University, USA
Don McLeese, University of Iowa, USA
Kembrew McLeod, University of Iowa, USA
Keith Negus, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
Neil Nehring, University of Texas, USA 
Mark Pedelty, University of Minnesota, USA
Devon Powers, Drexel University, USA
Wayne Robins, St. John's University, USA
Justin Sane, musician, Anti-Flag, USA
Michael Serazio,  Fairfield University, USA
Jim Sernoe, Midwestern State University, USA
Theodore L. Trost, the University of Alabama, USA
Mark Volman, Belmont University, USA; musician, the Turtles, Flo and Eddie
Kenneth Womack, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, USA
Albin Zak, University at Albany, USA
 

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