The Rough Guide to Heavy Metal (Rough Guide Reference) (Paperback)

By Essi Berelian

Rough Guides, 9781843534150, 416pp.

Publication Date: August 15, 2005

List Price: 24.99*
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With more than 300 artist biographies and band stories, this is the essential heavy metal companion. Additional features include dozens of boxouts and sidebars on topics as diverse and disturbing as Weird Hobbies, Christian Metal, the Japanese Scene, Weird Day Jobs, the Eastern European Scene, Hardcore Crossover and Drummer Jokes. From Alien Ant Farm to Biohazard – and yes, all the way to ZZ Top – the Rough Guide to Heavy Metal is the ultimate brain-warping A to Z. If you love metal, this is the book for you.