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Heavy Metal Hijabis I Great Big Story

Discussion in 'Music' started by AndrewvanZyl, Jul 31, 2018.

  1. AndrewvanZyl

    AndrewvanZyl Occasional commenter

    Published on Jul 25, 2018
    The town of Garut in Western Java, Indonesia is a quiet place—that is, until Voice of Baceprot takes the stage. While most people in the town live tranquil, pastoral lives, teenagers Firdda, Widia and Euis thrash out and rock hard. The band has shot to fame for playing heavy metal in the religiously conservative country. After gaining popularity, VoB began to face criticism for performing while wearing hijabs. Still, they continue to shred—an inspiration for everyone with a little bit of music and a little bit of hardcore rebellion in their souls.

     

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