The Encyclopedia of Heavy Metal: Completely Revised and Updated

The Encyclopedia of Heavy Metal: Completely Revised and Updated

by Daniel Bukszpan
     
 

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Special 10-Year Anniversary Edition--with lots of new and updated material!

Since its roots in 60s-era rock, heavy metal has smashed eardrums and shattered musical boundaries, inspiring millions around the world to grab an electric guitar and crank their amplifiers up to eleven. In this essential, irreverent, and illustrated guide to all things

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Special 10-Year Anniversary Edition--with lots of new and updated material!

Since its roots in 60s-era rock, heavy metal has smashed eardrums and shattered musical boundaries, inspiring millions around the world to grab an electric guitar and crank their amplifiers up to eleven. In this essential, irreverent, and illustrated guide to all things metal, veteran headbanger Daniel Bukszpan narrates the history of the music, from trailblazing acts like Black Sabbath, Metallica, and AC/DC to modern standouts like Killswitch Engage, Mastodon, and Girlschool.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402792304
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
12/04/2012
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
507,598
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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Meet the Author

Daniel Bukszpan is a freelance journalist and music critic who has written countless music reviews and feature articles for newspapers, magazines, and online publications. Bukszpan is also the author of The Encyclopedia of New Wave, with a foreword by DEVO's co-founder, Gerald Casale. In his spare time, Bukszpan performs heavy metal and occasionally produces records under his own label, Smoking in Bed Records. Bukszpan lives, writes, and wields his axe in New York.

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