Arch Enemy's Alissa White-Gluz on Challenges Facing Women in Metal

From the Agonist to Arch Enemy, Alissa White-Gluz has established herself as one of the best frontwomen in metal. As such, she's eminently qualified to speak about the challenges that face women in heavy music, from being treated as gimmicks to being hypersexualized to having their bands lumped together in the mostly meaningless category of "female-fronted metal." Things are getting better, she says, but the metal community, as well as society at large, still have a lot of room to improve.

September 6, 2017