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Sound of the Beast The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal

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ISBN-10: 006052362X

ISBN-13: 9780060523626

Edition: 2002

Authors: Ian Christe

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Featuring interviews with members of the biggest bands in the genre, this text gives an overview of the past 35-plus years of heavy metal, delving into the personal backgrounds of those who created it.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/1/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

A Brief Headbanging History of Time
Prologue: Friday, February 13, 1970
The 1970s: Prelude to Heaviness
The New Wave of British Heavy Metal
1980: The American Wasteland Awaits
Heavy Metal America: Highways & Video Waves
Fevered Fans: Metallica & Power Metal
Slayer: Kings of Black Metal Devils
The PMRC's Antimetal Panic
Rattleheads: The Mental Metal Reaction
Full Speed Ahead: Thrash Metal Attacks!
The Hollywood Glambangers
United Forces: Metal and Hardcore Punk
And Platinum for "One"... Metal Matures
Transforming the 1990s: The Black Album & Beyond
Death Metal Deliverance
World Metal: The Globalization of Heavy
The Teen Terrorists of Norwegian Black Metal
Satan Goes to Court: The People v. Heavy Metal
The Antimetal Era: Haircuts & New Roots
Virtual Ozzy & Metal's Digital Rebound
Reenthroned Emperors: It's a Headbanging World
Epilogue: 2001: Iron Man Lives Again
The Best 25 Heavy Metal Albums of All Time
Index of Genre Boxes
The Fine Print--Metal Lists
All Hail to Thee
Editor's Note