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Author Wiederhorn, Jon.

Title Louder than hell : the definitive oral history of metal / Jon Wiederhorn & Katherine Turman.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York, NY : It Books, [2013]
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  781.6609 WIE    AVAILABLE
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Description xiii, 718 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, photographs (chiefly color), frontispiece ; 24 cm
Note "Introduction by Scott Ian of Anthrax ; afterword by Rob Halford of Judas Priest"--Cover.
Contents Kick out the jams : Proto metal, 1964-1970 -- Masters of reality : Sabbath, Priest, and beyond, 1970-1979 -- British steel : New wave of British heavy metal shapes the future, 1980-Present -- Youth gone wild : Metal goes mainstream, 1978-1992 -- Caught in a mosh : Thrash metal, 1981-1991 -- Age of quarrel : Crossover/hardcore, 1977-1992 -- Far beyond driven : Thrash revisited and revised, 1987-2004 -- High-tech hate : Industrial, 1980-1997 -- All for the nookie : nu metal, 1989-2002 -- Hammer smashed face : Death metal, 1983-1993 -- In the nightside eclipse : Black metal, 1982-Present -- When darkness falls : Metalcore, 1992-2006 -- New American gospel : Millennial metal, 1992-Present.
Summary Featuring more than 250 interviews with members of Black Sabbath, Megadeth, Pantera, Korn and many others over the past 25 years, this examination of the cultural phenomenon provides an expert analysis of the heavy metal scene from the '60s to the present.
Subject Heavy metal (Music) -- History and criticism.
Death metal (Music) -- History and criticism.
Black metal (Music) -- History and criticism.
Added Author Turman, Katherine.
Ian, Scott.
Halford, Rob.
Added Title Definitive oral history of metal
ISBN 9780061958281
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