Metal: The Definitive Guide

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(Book). This is a comprehensive, illustrated book about one of the most enduringly popular forms of music. Combining biography, critical analysis, and detailed reference sections, it profiles all the major heavy metal artists as well as a huge selection of other niche acts from around the world. Metal: The Definitive Guide includes new firsthand interviews with many major metal musicians and detailed discographies. The definitive metal encyclopedia, with 300+ illustrations including artist photos and memorabilia such as posters, ticket stubs, and ...

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Overview

(Book). This is a comprehensive, illustrated book about one of the most enduringly popular forms of music. Combining biography, critical analysis, and detailed reference sections, it profiles all the major heavy metal artists as well as a huge selection of other niche acts from around the world. Metal: The Definitive Guide includes new firsthand interviews with many major metal musicians and detailed discographies. The definitive metal encyclopedia, with 300+ illustrations including artist photos and memorabilia such as posters, ticket stubs, and much more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781906002015
  • Publisher: Outline Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 2/13/2007
  • Pages: 496
  • Product dimensions: 10.60 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword   Rob Halford of Judas Priest     7
Introduction     8
When you use this book     10
Heavy Metal     11
Intro
Black Sabbath
Budgie
Judas Priest
Motorhead
Ozzy Osbourne
Scorpions
Nwobhm     65
Intro
Angel Witch
Blitzkrieg
Diamond Head
Grim Reaper
Holocaust
Iron Maiden
Raven
Savage
Saxon
Tank
Witchfinder General
Witchfynde
American Thrash Metal     89
Intro
Agent Steel
Annihilator
Anthrax
Anvil
Dark Angel
Death Angel
Exciter
Exodus
Flotsam & Jetsam
Infernal Majesty
Megadeth
Metal Church
Metallica
Nuclear Assault
Obliveon
Overkill
Possessed
Razor
Sacred Reich
Sacrifice
Slaughter
Slayer
Suicidal Tendencies
Testament
Whiplash
UK Thrash Metal     149
Intro
Atomkraft
Onslaught
Pariah Satan
Reanimator
Sabbat
Sacrilege
Slammer
Toranaga
Xentrix
American Death Metal and Grindcore     161
Intro
Atheist
Autopsy
Brujeria
Brutal Truth
Cannibal Corpse
Cattle Decapitation
Cryptopsy
Death
Deicide
Dying Fetus
Hate Eternal
Immolation
Incantation
Kataklysm
Macabre
Malevolent Creation
Massacre
Misery Index
Monstrosity
Morbid Angel
Mortification
Necrophagia
Nile
Obituary
Six Feet Under
Suffocation
Terrorizer
Vital Remains
Norwegian Black Metal     197
Intro
Ancient
Arcturus
Borknagar
Burzum
Carpathian Forest
Darkthrone
Dimmu Borgir
Emperor
Enslaved
Gorgoroth
Immortal
Mayhem
Satyricon
Worldwide Black Metal     221
Intro
Abigor
Abruptum
Absu
Bathory
Behemoth
Cradle Of Filth
Dark Funeral
Enthroned
Marduk
Mercyful Fate
Mystic Circle
Rotting Christ
Venom
Doom Metal     245
Intro
Anathema
Candlemass
Cathedral
Electric Wizard
My Dying Bride
Pentagram
Reverend Bizarre
Samael
Sleep
Solitude Aeternus
St. Vitus
The Obsessed
Trouble
Power Metal     261
Intro
Dragonforce
Edguy
Halford
Helstar
Iced Earth
King Diamond
Masterplan
Nevermore
Nocturnal Rites
Progressive, Gothic and Symphonic Metal     275
Intro
After Forever
Dream Theater
Epica
Evergrey
Fates Warning
Kamelot
Labyrinth
Lacuna Coil
Moonspell
Nightwish
Paradise Lost
Rhapsody
Symphony X
Theatre Of Tragedy
Threshold
Tristania
Type O Negative
Within Temptation
US Metal     295
Intro
Armored Saint
Cirith Ungol
Crimson Glory
Dio
Jag Panzer
Leatherwolf
Lizzy Borden
Malice
Manilla Road
Manowar
Queensryche
Riot
Savatage
Vicious Rumors
Virgin Steele
Warlord
W.A.S.P.
German Metal     331
Intro
Accept
Blind Guardian
Destruction
Gamma Ray
Grave Digger
Helloween
Kreator
Metalium
Primal Fear
Rage
Running Wild
Sodom
U.D.O.
Warlock/Doro
Swedish Metal     355
Intro
220 Volt
Amon Amarth
Arch Enemy
At The Gates
Dark Tranquillity
Dismember
Dissection
Entombed
Grave
Hammerfall
The Haunted
Heavy Load
Hypocrisy
In Flames
Katatonia
Opeth
Soilwork
Tiamat
Unleashed
Witchery
Finnish Metal     389
Intro
Amorphis
Barathrum
Children Of Bodom
Finntroll
Impaled Nazarene
Lordi
Sentenced
Sinergy
Sonata Arctica
Stratovarius
Tarot
To/Die/For
Japanese Metal     407
Intro
Anthem
Casbah
Ezo
Loudness
Vow Wow
South and Central American Metal     415
Intro
Angra
Dr Sin
Krisiun
Rata Blanca
Sepultura
Transmetal
Viper
European Metal     425
Intro
Asphyx
Atrocity
Baron Rojo
Benediction
Bolt Thrower
Cancer
Carcass
Coroner
Napalm Death
Pestilence
Pungent Stench
Sinister
Trust
Vader
Neo-Metal     445
Intro
Biohazard
Clawfinger
Damageplan
Fear Factory
Fight
GWAR
Machine Head
Pantera
Soulfly
Strapping Young Lad
Stuck Mojo
Nwoahm     461
Intro
3 Inches Of Blood
Avenged Sevenfold
The Black Dahlia Murder
Black Label Society
Byzantine
Chimaira
God Forbid
Hatebreed
Killswitch Engage
Kittie
Lamb Of God
Mastodon
Shadows Fall
Trivium
Unearth
Innovators     477
Intro
Bal Sagoth
Celtic Frost
Faith No More
Kyuss
Meshuggah
Skyclad
Therion
Ulver
Voivod
Watchtower
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