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Yasmine Summan

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About The Author

Yasmine Summan (they/them) is a multimedia journalist and digital media specialist, best known for their extensive research in the world of emo, rock, and metal. After graduating from Coventry University with a BA in journalism, their work has appeared in Metal Hammer, Loudwire, NME, Refinery29, Slate, Alternative Press, and many more. Yasmine is also the cohost of the award-winning podcast, On Wednesdays We Wear Black (now proudly partnered with Knotfest), which is breaking barriers in the alternative podcasting space for queer, BIPOC, and female music fans. Learn more at

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