Swedish Death Metal (Paperback)
Bazillion Points LLC, 9780979616310, 447pp.
Publication Date: July 29, 2008
This ultimate blow-by-blow account of Sweden's legendary death metal underground is based on exclusive interviews with members of Nihilist/ Entombed, In Flames, At the Gates, Dismember, Grave, Hypocrisy, Opeth, Unleashed, Marduk, Morbid, Mob 47, Deranged, Edge of Sanity, Merciless, Therion, Liers in Wait, Carnage, Carcass, Tiamat/Treblinka, Afflicted, Repugnant, and the Haunted.
Praise For Swedish Death Metal…
Book of the Year 2008, Decibel Magazine
"Vastly entertaining"Time Out New York
”Finally, the true story of Swedish death metal! This book brought me back to the good old days”Tomas Lindberg, At the Gates/ Grotesque/Disfear
Death metal ruled my adolescent years. The problem is I don’t remember half of it! This tome of dark recollections is the chance to set things straight.”Nicke Andersson, Nihilist/Entombed/The Hellacopters
Read this book if you are willing to be subjected to the story behind the extreme face-melting, flesh-ripping, ear-slaying, gut-blasting phenomenon known as Swedish death metal!”Chris Reifert, Death/Autopsy
Ekeroth knows of what he writes5 of 5 stars”Revolver
A sprawling epic of a bookbasically the perfect read for extreme metal fans.”Bravewords & Bloody Knuckles, 9.5 of 10
Death Metal musician and author Ekeroth shows a true fan’s dedication”Publishers Weekly, Starred Review/Pick of the Week
Daniel Ekeroth has impressively balanced a high level of raw data with a loving, subjective tone. Aspiring authors of such future volumes are advised to approach their subjects with the same care and passion.”Metal Maniacs