What’s behind ‘Malay power’ music – ethnic-Malay neo-Nazis playing heavy metal with a dark message

//What’s behind ‘Malay power’ music – ethnic-Malay neo-Nazis playing heavy metal with a dark message

What’s behind ‘Malay power’ music – ethnic-Malay neo-Nazis playing heavy metal with a dark message

The cancellation in March of a concert in Ipoh, Malaysia, featuring right-wing “Malay power” bands drew renewed attention to this thorn in the side of the country’s music scene.If few people know that multi-ethnic but Muslim-majority Malaysia was among the first Southeast Asian countries to develop a home-grown heavy metal movement, even fewer will know that the largely ethnic Malay underground music scene harbours “national socialist” bands holding neo-Nazi views.This is no fake news: Malay…

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