They did not bring about the end of the world as my Dad prophesied. Nor did Elvis – Presley or Costello. And neither did Blue Oyster Cult or Nine Inch Nails or Metallica.
And neither will hip-hop or that thump-thump electronic dance music or Christian industrial that screams a lot about Jesus – I think.
So, the world is pretty safe from music bringing about the apocalypse even though every generation is sure their generation’s parents were square/jive/totes OMG-y because they said it would.