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Rough Guide to Heavy Metal

Every String-Shredding Style, from Death Metal to Classic Rock



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The Rough Guide to Heavy Metal: Every String-Shredding Style, from Death Metal to Classic Rock by Essi Berelian
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With more than 300 artist biographies and band stories, this is the essential heavy metal companion. Additional features include dozens of boxouts and sidebars on topics as diverse and disturbing as Weird Hobbies, Christian Metal, the Japanese Scene, Weird Day Jobs, the Eastern European Scene, Hardcore Crossover and Drummer Jokes. From Alien Ant Farm to Biohazard and yes, all the way to ZZ Top the Rough Guide to Heavy Metal is the ultimate brain-warping A to Z. If you love metal, this is the book for you.

Author Biography

Essi Berelian has been a freelance music writer for ten years, and was a contributor to the first edition of the Rough Guide to Rock. He has contributed countless reviews and features to magazines, books and websites, including Kerrang!, Metal Hammer, Classic Rock, Careless Talk Costs Lives, Plan B, Front, Total Film, metal-is.com, playlouder.com, and bol.com.
Release date NZ
August 25th, 2005
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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