Subgenre: music, heavy metal, trivia
Source: Berea branch of the Madison County Public Library
The book has a foreword, an introduction, 21 chapters of lists, and an afterword. Some chapter topics are:
- Albums: The Good, The Bad, and the Really Ugly.
- Axes Bold as Fuck (about guitar and bass players).
- Random Information. Thoughts and Speculation.
- And Your Mother Dresses You Funny.
- Reading is Fun-Da-Metal (includes a list of best metal blogs and a heavy metal reading list).
3 out of 5 stars.
Additional reading notes:
From the book's reading list, some books for my TBR pile. Links to WorldCat record where available:
- Moynihan, et.al., Lords of Chaos: the Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground.
- Ian Christie, Sound of the Beast: the Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal.
- Nikki Sixx, The Heroin Diaries: a Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star. By the way, I had no idea there was also a graphic novel adaptation of the book until I checked WorldCat. Go figure.
- Brian Lew, et.al., Murder in the Front Row: Shots from the Bay Area Thrash Metal Epicenter.
- Ross Halfin, Iron Maiden: a Photo History.