When: Fri., March 14, 9 p.m. 2014
In 2014, the media hysteria of fearful parents and opportunistic pastors opposed to heavy metal is a long-distance memory. The fact of the matter: Musicians and audiences comprising the metal community do play well with others, they just like to do it with Marshall full stacks. Providence, R.I.-based doom metal duo the Body is particularly emblematic of this argument. Guitarist Chip King and drummer Lee Buford exemplify metal’s impetus toward the social, rather than the anti-.