Featuring absolutely no cut and paste' compilation of the work of others, this is arguably the finest reference book on Metallica yet to emerge. Presented as an A-Z listing of all the subjects - major or trivial - close to the hearts of the Metallica fans (a grouping that most definitely counts both the writers within its higher echelons), including songs, albums, gigs, personnel, places and much more, this vollume is certain to become a staple of every devotee's bookshelf.'
Malcolm Dome was instrumental in founding the Total Rock Radio station in London, where he still works. He is the coauthor of "Eddie Van Halen: Know the Man, Play the Music" and "Metallica: The Complete Guide to Their Music." Jerry Ewing is a former editor for "Metal Hammer" magazine and a current member of the Total Rock Radio team.