Heavy Metal And You

Author: Christopher Krovatin
Publisher: Push
ISBN: 9780439743990
Size: 64.56 MB
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Heavy Metal And You from the Author: Christopher Krovatin. High schooler Sam begins losing himself when he falls for a preppy girl who wants him to give up getting wasted with his best friends and even his passion for heavy metal music in order to become a better person. Reprint.


Author: Axl Rosenberg
ISBN: 1631064304
Size: 21.92 MB
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Hellraisers from the Author: Axl Rosenberg. Take a journey through the history of metal music from its earliest roots with Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath to its popular modern incarnations like experimental black metal, stoner doom, and djent. From AC/DC and Anthrax to Meshuggah and Mastodon, this is a superfan's-eye-view exploration of metal’s most innovative and hardcore sounds that can be heard around the world. Co-authored by Axl Rosenberg and Chris Krovatin of the hugely popular blog metalsucks.com, this is a visually dynamic history, complete with exclusive band interviews, over 200 photos, genre-by-genre playlists, and plenty more to keep you throwing horns all night long.

Bang Your Head

Author: David Konow
Publisher: Crown Archetype
ISBN: 0307565602
Size: 46.94 MB
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Bang Your Head from the Author: David Konow. “Bang your head! Metal Health’ll drive you mad!” — Quiet Riot Like an episode of VH1’s Behind the Music on steroids, Bang Your Head is an epic history of every band and every performer that has proudly worn the Heavy Metal badge. Whether headbanging is your guilty pleasure or you firmly believe that this much-maligned genre has never received the respect it deserves, Bang Your Head is a must-read that pays homage to a music that’s impossible to ignore, especially when being blasted through a sixteen-inch woofer. Charting the genesis of early metal with bands like Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden; the rise of metal to the top of the Billboard charts and heavy MTV rotation featuring the likes of Def Leppard and Metallica; hitting its critical peak with bands like Guns N’ Roses; disgrace during the “hair metal” ’80s; and a demise fueled by the explosion of the Seattle grunge scene and the “alternative” revolution, Bang Your Head is as funny as it is informative and proves once and for all that there is more to metal than sin, sex, and spandex. To write this exhaustive history, David Konow spent three years interviewing the bands, wives, girlfriends, ex-wives, groupies, managers, record company execs, and anyone who was or is a part of the metal scene, including many of the band guys often better known for their escapades and bad behavior than for their musicianship. Nothing is left unsaid in this jaw-dropping, funny, and entertaining chronicle of power ballads, outrageous outfits, big hair, bigger egos, and testosterone-drenched debauchery. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Heavy Metal Thunder

Author: James Sherry
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811853538
Size: 24.20 MB
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Heavy Metal Thunder from the Author: James Sherry. Full-color reproductions showcase the finest heavy metal album art from the late 1970s through the MTV era and beyond, capturing outstanding examples of album graphics representing a variety of musical genres. Original. 12,500 first printing.

The Rough Guide To Heavy Metal

Author: Essi Berelian
Publisher: Rough Guides Limited
Size: 54.86 MB
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The Rough Guide To Heavy Metal from the Author: Essi Berelian. A comprehensive guide to heavy metal music that profiles three hundred bands and artists, describes all the sub-genres, highlights memorable performances, and offers a detailed discography.

Cemetery Gates

Author: Mick O'Shea
Publisher: Plexus Publishing
ISBN: 0859658902
Size: 19.18 MB
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Cemetery Gates from the Author: Mick O'Shea. Cemetery Gates takes you inside the minds of the most twisted icons of heavy metal - including Ozzy Osbourne, Axl Rose, Nikki Sixx, Trent Reznor, Peter Steele, Dimebag Darrell, Cliff Burton, Layne Stayley and John Bonham. Whatever their deadly sin, these prodigiously talented musicians haveall come dangerously close to the edge. Cemetery Gates is the ultimate tribute to the stoical survivors who dragged themselves back from the abyss - as well as the sainted icons who weren't so lucky. The likes of Dio and Dimebag may be gone, but this riotous epitaph - to men who've lived every day as if it was their last - ensures they'll never be forgotten.

Eddie Trunk S Essential Hard Rock And Heavy Metal

Author: Eddie Trunk
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613125534
Size: 55.20 MB
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Eddie Trunk S Essential Hard Rock And Heavy Metal from the Author: Eddie Trunk. “Eddie Trunk is one of the greatest true rock-and-roll fans I’ve ever met. He hears it, sees it from all angles, with an unusually unbiased point of view.” —Slash “Eddie’s a true flag-waving defender of all things rock.” —Bret Michaels “Eddie’s name should be spelled M-E-T-A-L. All of us should be thanking him because he has kept this scene alive for everyone.” —Ronnie James Dio In the much-anticipated sequel to the bestselling Eddie Trunk’s Essential Hard Rock and Heavy Metal, Trunk picks up where he left off by featuring 35 new bands, both legendary and forgotten, and sharing his passion for all things metal. Complete with his favorite playlists, band discographies, memorabilia, trivia, and more than 200 color photographs, this new book combines brief band histories with Trunk’s unique personal experiences and anecdotes in a must-read for all fans of rock and roll. Featuring a diverse lineup, from Marilyn Manson and Ace Frehley to Lita Ford and Whitesnake, Volume 2 salutes all those who are ready to rock!

Heavy Metal Jam

Author: Cinder Slash
Publisher: little bee books
ISBN: 9781499804478
Size: 13.77 MB
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Heavy Metal Jam from the Author: Cinder Slash. Get ready to jam with the band in this heavy metal-themed board book! Here's my band, and we're ready to jam! Check out my electric guitar. Do you know what sounds it can make? Zing! Ping! Ting! Not a heavy metal fan? You will be once you read this unique board book! Awesome animals illustrated in Captain Kris's fabulous graffiti-style art introduce kids to various heavy metal instruments and their sounds. A fierce lion takes care of the vocals while a dog bashes cymbals, a hyena shreds on the guitar, a bull slaps the bass, a gorilla pounds the drums, a zebra tickles the keyboard, a mouse plays the violin, and a chick blows on the tin whistle! The animals are decked out in classic heavy metal gear, making this an amusing visual treat!

Genetic Heavy Metal Toxicity

Author: Tara Lang Chapman
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595601545
Size: 30.46 MB
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Genetic Heavy Metal Toxicity from the Author: Tara Lang Chapman. Something is dreadfully wrong. Of those who survive life in the womb, one out of two go on to have a serious defect, disease, or neurological disorder. Half the population! About 1 out of 500 babies dies of "SIDS," while about 1 out of 150 develops autism. Many more have varying degrees of Tourette's syndrome, OCD, ADHD, or behavioral disorders. Alzheimer's is an epidemic among the elderly. Depression, violence, and sleep disorders plague our society. Neurotoxicity reigns. Heavy metals are likely the largest cause of the epidemic of neurological disorders. Yet, many claim our problems are only due to genetics. The truth is that these problems are the result of environmental factors, such as faulty lifestyle, yet environmental toxicity can be passed on from one generation to another. What we're seeing is an epidemic of Genetic Heavy Metal Toxicity. There are many names given for many different neurological "disorders," yet they all share the same root causes, primarily of which is metal toxicity. Can this be stopped?

Heavy Metal In Baghdad

Author: Vice Media
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439126844
Size: 49.70 MB
Format: PDF
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Heavy Metal In Baghdad from the Author: Vice Media. documentary Heavy Metal in Baghdad featuring the members of Iraq’s only heavy metal band—Acrassicauda—and their daily struggle to survive and rock on even as their country fell into a bloody insurgency. Acrassicauda (Latin for a deadly black scorpion) is Iraq’s only heavy metal band. Inspired by groups like Metallica, Slayer, and Slipknot, the band began writing and playing metal in 2001, performing a handful of shows before the war started in 2003. With increased security precautions throughout Iraq, it became difficult to practice or even get through a show without serious problems. When they began receiving death threats from insurgent groups and religious fundamentalists accused them of Satan-worship, they became a band on the run. As recently seen in the feature film documentary of the same name, Iraq disintegrated around them while Acrassicauda struggled to stay together and stay alive, always refusing to let their heavy metal dreams die. Their story echoes the unspoken hopes of an entire generation of young Iraqis, and it became a race-against-time humanitarian effort, irrevocably transforming everyone’s lives in the process. Going beyond the documentary to explore all the players’ unique perspectives, Heavy Metal in Baghdad features new information about one of the most dramatic and unique stories in modern music.