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Joel McIver

My Bloody Roots
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My Bloody Roots is the brutally honest story of life in two of the world's best-known heavy metal bands, Sepultura and Soulfly, by one of the global metal scene's most respected musicians. Much, much more than just another tale of rock'n'roll debauchery, it's a story of heartbreak and loss-and, ult...

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Unleashed: The Story of Tool
by Joel McIver ~ Paperback / softback
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The very first book about the Anglo-American metal band Tool explores not only their uncompromising music but also their unsettling, self-made image based on mythological symbols and arcane theories. Now available in paperback. The quartet of master musicians - Maynard James Keenan, Danny Carey, J...

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Machine Head: Inside The Machine
by Joel McIver ~ Paperback / softback

Over 17 years and eight albums, heavy metal band Machine Head have sold millions of units, earned a Grammy nomination and won personal awards from Metal Hammer and other magazines. The story is a classic rise, fall and rise again scenario -- they exploded onto the metal scene in 1994, enjoyed a succ...

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Know Your Enemy: The Story of Rage Against the Machine
by Joel McIver ~ Paperback / softback
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An unauthorised biography of the most pro-actively political rock band on the planet. Founder member and guitarist Tom Morello has given author Joel McIver his blessing to write this biography. Joel McIver has given a clear and unbiased analysis of the group's stance on a wide range of issues as we...

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To Live is to Die
by Joel McIver ~ Paperback / softback

Metallica-the seventh-biggest recording act in American history-are consummate musicians, but it wasn't always that way. Their early career is marked by a gradual evolution from garage-level thrash to sophisticated, progressive heights-an evolution driven by their bass player, Cliff Burton. Burton ...

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My Life with Deth
by David Ellefson ~ Paperback / softback

One of the hardest headbangers of heavy metal shares his uplifting and empowering memoir about overcoming addiction and discovering a life of faith. In My Life with Deth, cofounder and bassist of Mega-deth David Ellefson reveals the behind-the-scenes details of life in one of the world's most popula...

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Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
by Joel McIver ~ Paperback / softback

Joel McIver's acclaimed Black Sabbath biography, Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, concluded in 2011 that its subjects were at a crossroads. Could Ozzy, Tony, Geezer and Bill manage after over 40 years in business to get back together one more time? After all, the veteran heavy metal musicians were grieving f...

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The Complete History of Black Sabbath
by Joel McIver ~ Hardback

The complete illustrated history of the band that made metal. Originally started as a blues rock band in 1968, Black Sabbath formed in Birmingham, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, singer Ozzy Osbourne, and drummer Bill Ward. The group soon adopte...

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Overkill: The Untold Story of Motorhead
by Joel McIver ~ Paperback / softback

The seminal British band Motorhead have been rocking since 1975 and, led by the legendary Lemmy, show no signs of letting up. From early classics "Ace Of Spades", "Overkill" and "No Sleep 'til Hammersmith", the band have racked up an incredible 24 albums, with the 25th due before the end of 2010. "O...

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Queens of the Stone Age: No One Knows
by Joel McIver ~ Paperback / softback

This updated edition of the first ever book about Queens Of The Stone Age takes in nine years of chaos. Since the first edition appeared in 2005, Josh Homme's band has undergone multiple line-up changes, toured the world and released two acclaimed albums. They have taken on a new version of Homme's...

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Holy Rock 'n' Rollers: The Story of the Kings of Leon
by Joel McIver ~ Paperback / softback

The Kings of Leon came from America's Deep South in 2003 and made an impact on the British music scene that was more immediate and long-lasting than any other new band in years. They embarked on a sex, drug and booze-fuelled rampage through the London music and fashion scene, never afraid to reveal ...

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Nu Metal
by Joel McIver ~ Paperback

This comprehensive A-Z listing has over 100 rap-rock, rap-metal and funk-metal bands, plus a host of other hard-hitting acts from the hip-hop and hardcore punk branches of metal. All of nu-metal life is here, from leaders of the scene such as Limp Bizkit, Korn, Slipnot, Deftones, Papa Roach, Linkin ...

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Metallica: Justice for All
by Joel McIver ~ Paperback / softback

The updated version of McIver's bestselling biography explores the aftermath of Metallica's comeback in the wake of 2008's Death Magnetic. The band entering the Rock And Hall Of Fame, toured as the leading member of the Big Four Of Thrash alongside Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax Establishing their o...

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Ultimate Rock Riffs
by Joel McIver ~ Paperback / softback

Featuring QR code connections to video links for every entry, Ultimate Rock Riffs offers quick access to 100 carefully selcted Youtube videos. The ultimate rock riffs are the ones that you recognize from the first chord or bar - they have immediate impact and always bring a smile to the face, they a...

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Glen Matlock's Sex Pistols Filthy Lucre Photofile
by Glen Matlock ~ Paperback / softback

Glen Matlock is a founder member of the Sex Pistols. He was a major contributor to their songwriting from 1975 to 1977, and has played bass guitar on all their reformation tours since 1996. This is Matlock's personal memoir of the 'Filthy Lucre' world tour of 1996, including rare memorabilia and pre...

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Ice Cube
by Joel McIver ~ Paperback / softback

Few pioneers are philosophical, liberal, intelligent and violent all at the same time - but then there is only one Ice Cube. Rapper, actor, industry mogul and entrepreneur, the LA-born gangsta-rap founder has risen from the ranks of NWA - the 'most dangerous band in the world', as those who feared t...

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Thunder: Giving the Game Away
by Joel McIver ~ Paperback / softback

The legend of Thunder spans 27 years and is studded with 18 Top 40 UK singles, as well as a haul of gold and platinum albums. Theyve had their share of breakups and re-formations, and their story, told in their own words and illustrated with rare photos and memorabilia, reflects both the price and t...

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Bible of Butchery
by Joel McIver ~ Paperback

Coming this fall, the first-ever official authorized biography of Cannibal Corpse. Written by Joel McIver, author of Justice For All: The Truth About Metallica and biographies on Black Sabbath, Slayer, Slipknot, and Queens Of The Stone Age, Bible Of Butchery - Cannibal Corpse: The Official Biography...

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