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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Calls For Metallers

In an effort to reclaim what is rightfully theirs, Home Of Metal reaches out from Birmingham and The Black Country...

Home Of Metal, a project devoted to consolidating Birmingham and The Black Country as the rightful birthplace of Heavy Metal, has teamed up with the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery to facilitate an open day where fans of Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Judas Priest, Napalm Death and Godflesh can help by bringing in related memorabilia, photographs and stories to be archived. The resulting collection will be digitised and weblogged for posterity at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Saturday February 7, 11AM to 4PM, Free