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Heavy metal thunder : album covers that rocked the world

Author: Neil Aldis; James Sherry
Publisher: London : Mitchell Beazley, 2006.
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An overview of the best-loved heavy metal album covers of all time based on interviews with key designers and performing artists. This book explores the story of heavy metal covers from the early  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Aldis; James Sherry
ISBN: 9781845331955 1845331958
OCLC Number: 62761463
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 251 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: Introduction; Chapter One: Heavy Metal Thunder:; Witchfynde, Saxon, Tigers of Pentang, Iron Maiden; Chapter Two: Lipstick and Leather:; Britny Fox, David Lee Roth, Faster Pussycat, Motley Crue, Cinderella, Europe, Hanoi Rocks, Poison; Chapter Three: Metal Thrashing Mad:; Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax, Kreator, MOD, Megadeth, Nuclear Assault; Chapter Four: Requiem For Metal:; Death, Obituary, Morbid Angel, Sodom, Cannibal Corpse, Candlemass, Deicide, Sepultura; Chapter Five: F*ck You, I Won't Do What You Tell Me:; Alice in Chains, Rage Against the Machine, Soundgarden, Rollins Band, Biohazard, Bodycount; Chapter Six: Blackened is the End, Winter it will Send:; Ulver, Darkthrone, Burzum, Immortal, Graveland, Cradle of Filth; Chapter Seven: Fairies Wear Boots:; Black Sabbath, Fu Manchu, Monster Magnet, Kyuss,; Chapter Eight: Planet Rock:; Slipknot, Marylin Manson, Korn, Funeral for a Friend, Nile, Arch Enemy, Mastodon, Limp Bizkit, Mortiis; Chapter Nine: All Men Play on Ten:; Manowar; Potential candidates for interview:; Lars Ulrich: Metallica drummer; Kerry King: guitarist with Slayer and outspoken metal fanatic, a favourite with young and old die hard metal fans; Pushead and Derek Riggs: two names instantly recognizable by metal fans, most famous for their artwork for Metallica and Iron Maiden respectively.; Marilyn Manson: Cover star and probably the hippest name in metal today.
Responsibility: Neil Aldis and James Sherry.


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