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Encyclopedia Of Heavy Metal Music

Author : William Phillips
ISBN : 9780313348013
Genre : Music
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It has been reviled, dismissed, attacked, and occasionally been the subject of Congressional hearings, but still, the genre of music known as heavy metal maintains not only its market share in the recording and downloading industry, but also as a cultural force that has united millions of young and old fans across the globe. Characterized by blaring distorted guitars, drum solos, and dramatic vibrato, the heavy metal movement headbanged its way to the popular culture landscape with bands like Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath the 1970s. Motley Crue and Metallica made metal a music phenomenon in the 1980s. Heavy metal continues to evolve today with bands like Mastodon and Lamb of God. Providing an extensive overview of the music, fashion, films, and philosophies behind the movement, this inclusive encyclopedia chronicles the history and development of heavy metal, including sub-movements such as death metal, speed metal, grindcore, and hair metal. Essential and highly entertaining reading for high school and undergraduate courses in popular music studies, communications, media studies, and cultural studies, the Encyclopedia of Heavy Metal Music and Culture offers a guide to the ultimate underground music, exploring its rich cultural diversity, resilience, and adaptability. Entries for musicians include a discography for those wanting to start or develop their music collections.

The Encyclopedia Of Heavy Metal

Author : Daniel Bukszpan
ISBN : 9780760742181
Genre : Music
File Size : 27. 97 MB
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Presents a guide to heavy metal music, recounting the careers of more than two hundred artists, past and present, with over six hundred color photographs, a timeline of important events, and twenty top-ten lists.

The International Encyclopedia Of Hard Rock Heavy Metal

Author : Tony Jasper
ISBN : UOM:39015009637342
Genre : Music
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Offers a brief history for British, American, Canadian, European, and Japanese hard rock bands, and lists band members and recordings

Encyclopedia Of Swedish Hard Rock And Heavy Metal

Author : Janne Stark
ISBN : 9189136136
Genre : Heavy metal (Music)
File Size : 29. 67 MB
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Following in the footsteps of its successful 1996 predecessor, THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SWEDISH HARD ROCK & HEAVY METAL deals with bands from the far side of fluffiness to the heavy edge of death/black metal stretching out towards prog, blues and hardcore. Including bands formed after the publication of the first book, updates on all new releases, and a summary of all of the discographies found in the first book, this new encyclopaedia features tons of rare photos plus a free bonus CD with 14 previously unavailable tracks from Europe.

Eddie Trunk S Essential Hard Rock And Heavy Metal

Author : Eddie Trunk
ISBN : 9781613125533
Genre : Music
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“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!

The Official Heavy Metal Book Of Lists

Author : Eric Danville
ISBN : 0879309830
Genre : Music
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The heaviest book of all time!The Spinal Tapof books! A gorgeous, time-wasting, absolutely essential toilet reader! Part rock trivia contest, part encyclopedia of excess,The Official Heavy Metal Book of Listsfeatures over 150 lists that chronicle rock and roll's most enduring genre. Ever wanted to know the names of Alice Cooper's snakes? The names ofSpinal Tap'sdead drummers? Which metal stars have made celebrity sex tapes?? Get ready to be thrown headfirst into a mosh pit of wacky, wild, and weird lists from metal's hardest-hitting stars members of Motörhead, Sepultura, Guns N' Roses, Vixen, Biohazard, Whitechapel, Deathklok, and GWAR are among the heavyweights who cast their ballots herein (not to mention porn stars, Air Guitar champs, and the director of Heavy Metal Parking Lot).

Encyclopedia Metallica

Author : Brian Harrigan
ISBN : OCLC:12356502
Genre : Rock music
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Author : Axl Rosenberg
ISBN : 9781631064302
Genre : Music
File Size : 37. 89 MB
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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.

All Known Metal Bands

Author : Dan Nelson
ISBN : 1932416927
Genre : Music
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Alphabetical listing of band names with no biographical information.

The Nwobhm Encyclopedia

Author : Malc Macmillan
ISBN : 3931624161
Genre : Heavy metal (Music)
File Size : 25. 20 MB
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At last... The first comprehensive, English-language guide to the revered New Wave of Heavy Metal phenomenon, revealing the true extent and significance of a musical force which shook a small nation two decades ago, paving the way for a global heavy metal revolution in later years. Discover how, where, and why it all started, and why so few of those aspiring hopefuls became household names while countless small-town wannabes simply disappeared into oblivion. Marvel at over 500 eventful stories which unfold in lurid detail. The individual entries range from the genre-busting successes (Iron Maiden and Def Leppard) to such esoteric acts as Stormqueen and Masterstroke. In each case, informative discographies provide an invaluable, easy-to-use guide for collectors. Fully illustrated throughout, with unpublished photographs, sleeve reproductions and concert material of the period, and featuring contributions from many of the key musician themselves. This is a fascinating and absorbing read for enlightened aficionados and curious newcomers alike.

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