Last Chance to see Home of Metal

By on 19/09/2011 in Culture, News
  • Open until 25 September 2011
  • Gas Hall, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

The popular and critically acclaimed Home of Metal exhibition at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery will close on Sunday 25 September.

The exhibition, which celebrates 40 years of Heavy Metal music and its unique birthplace in Birmingham and the Black Country, has brought together iconic items such as Black Sabbath's Mob Rules stage cross, Judas Priest costumes and handwritten Napalm Death lyrics and places them alongside unseen memorabilia sourced directly from the fans.

The show also explores the ingredients that together made Heavy Metal, offering an insight into the region's industrial history, the early blues-rock sound, the changing music industry, DIY politics as well as Heavy Metal's global impact.

Tickets: Adults £6, Child (5 - 14) £4, senior citizens (60+) £4, income support/unwaged £3 and family (up to 2 adults, 2 children) £12, under 5s free.

For booking and for further information please visit www.bmag.org.uk or call 0121 303 1966.

Media contact
Jason Lewis 0121 303 4266 jason_lewis@birmingham.gov.uk

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