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Manufactory by Chris Coekin at Wolverhampton Art GalleryWritten by on 14th January 2014

Over a 4-year period artist Chris Coekin has produced beautifully detailed photographs and recorded sounds on the shop floor of a heavy industrial factory. Home of Metal held an exhibition of his work at Wolverhampton Art Gallery.
Taking inspiration from the 19th-century trade union banners, Coekin .
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The New Art Gallery Walsall: Mark TitchnerWritten by on 14th January 2014

An artist hugely inspired by Heavy Metal, Capsule invited former Turner Prize nominee Mark Titchner to talk at the Metal Symposium in 2007 and have maintained a strong relationship with this artist throughout the Home of Metal project. ‘BE TRUE TO .
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Wolverhampton Art Gallery: You Should Be LivingWritten by on 14th January 2014

Capsule explored the impact Heavy Metal has had on visual art with ‘You Should Be Living: The Visual Language of Heavy Metal’. Inviting international artists and commissioning a dynamic new piece of work by Napalm Death founder Nicholas Bullen and French artist Damien Deroubaix, Capsule highlighted .
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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery: Home Of MetalWritten by on 14th January 2014

HOME OF METAL: 40 years of Heavy Metal and it’s unique birthplace
Home of Metal celebrated the bands that put Birmingham and the Black Country on the musical map. Over four years, Home of Metal scoured the UK and beyond for relics, artefacts, memorabilia and interesting .
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Home of Metal open day at The PublicWritten by on 14th January 2014

The Home of Metal Open Days were like an ‘Antiques Roadshow’ for Heavy Metal fans, inviting fans to bring their memorabilia and stories and to contribute to the ever-growing Home of Metal Digital Archive, helping build a new collection.
At least 80 volunteers were engaged in .
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‘In Bed with Chris Needham’ screeningWritten by admin on 5th March 2011

Home of Metal joined forces with 2011’s edition of Flatpack Festival to bring together an evening with Chris Needham who also did a Q&A after the screening of the now cult classic. film in which he stars.
“The plot: Chris Needham, a 17 year-old Thrash Metal .
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Scruffy Murphys birthdayWritten by on 13th February 2011

On Friday, 11th February 2011 Home of Metal joined the celebrations at Scruffy Murphys for the rock pub’s 10th Birthday. This was celebrated in true metal fashion with a night of live doom and stoner metal featuring Birmingham’s very own Sally.
We’ brought along photographer Steve .
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