Rough Guide to Heavy Metal reference Textbooks; Textbook - General. Rough Guide. Heavy Metal. Reference book. 410 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.74-1843534150).
ISBN 1843534150. Heavy Metal. 9x12 inches.
The Rough Guide to Heavy Metal is the definitive guide to every dark star and bright supernova of the heavy metal universe, from death metal to classic rock. Features include: Career biographies of more than 300 bands and artists, from Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin to The Darkness, Linkin Park and Kyuss, highlighting their highs and lows, their triumphs and disasters, the hair and the horrors. Coverage of every breed of leather-clad sub-genre, from thrash to southern rock and from Christian metal to hair metal and glam. Feature boxes on the best guitar solos, drum performances, metal movies, album artwork, ballads, bizarre cover versions, and much more. Critical discographies for every entry, reviewing the best of what's available on CD, with additional recommendations and reviews of the best of the rest.Copius illustrations including pictures from the finest metal photographers, concert shots and album covers.