Stefano Barone is a Sociology lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire (UK). His research focuses on youth cultures and popular music: in particular, he has been working on the heavy metal, electronic, and rap music scenes in post-revolutionary Tunisia. He has published several papers on this topic, both in English and French. His book “Metal, Rap, and Electro in post-revolutionary Tunisia. A Fragile Underground” was published by Routledge in 2019.