Faculty of Information & Media Studies

PhD student turns the page on music legacy

By Adela Talbot
Western News
April 24, 2014

When Jason Netherton pressed rewind on his career, the 41-year-old Media Studies PhD student helped preserve a near-forgotten part of music history.

For more than a decade, Netherton has been a member of Misery Index, a successful American death metal band. The vocalist and bassist started the band while completing a master’s degree at American University in Washington, D.C., and has since lived a two-pronged life of an academic and a musician. (Continue reading)