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Do Musician’s Earplugs Work for Loud Metal Band Concerts?

If there was a time for social earplugs, it was now. The bass beat rippled from the soles of my feet to the top of my head. Pounding in my chest like an extra heartbeat. My first metal concert. I was using my pre-molded musician’s earplugs (ER 20s; $20), but it was too loud. After …

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Music Protection or Why Wear Earplugs at a Concert?

There was a recent article by the BBC on music-induced hearing loss. They interviewed WHO (World Health Organization). Concerts came up as a definite hazard. Well exceeding 85 dB into higher decibel levels which can cause noise-induced hearing loss. Earplugs were recommended. But the question was asked: What is the point of a concert if …

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