Listening to black metal is like 'watching a horror movie'

Mr Alan Teo (far left), a vice-president of a foreign bank, and teacher Foo Say Keong (left) are fans of black metal band Watain.
Mr Alan Teo (left), a vice-president of a foreign bank, and teacher Foo Say Keong (right) are fans of black metal band Watain.PHOTOS: COURTESY OF ALAN TEO AND FOO SAY KEONG

After cancellation of Watain concert, fans say they are unfairly stereotyped

Mr Alan Teo, 44, is a vice-president of a foreign bank, as well as father of a seven-year-old girl.

He is also a big fan of Watain, the Swedish black metal band who generated controversy when their concert here last Thursday was cancelled.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 13, 2019, with the headline 'Listening to black metal is like 'watching a horror movie''. Print Edition | Subscribe