Slipknot
Score: 4
From 12 Ratings

Slipknot


  • Author: Jason Arnopp
  • Release Date : 2011-05-31
  • Genre: Music
  • File Size: 4748927 Bytes


"The only plan right now is to kill everybody" Joey Jordison, drummerIgnoring every rule in the book and more besides, Slipknot are a notoriously controversial band who combine a talent for outrage with their music. Reminiscent of the outlandishness of punk, 'nu metal' has become the fastest growing area in rock, with Slipknot selling over 2 million copies of their debut album. And yet Slipknot spit, swear and risk injury night after night in their extraordinary live performances. Incredibly, their apparel of masks and boiler suits, which they refuse to remove, means that their fans still do not know what they look like. Jason Arnopp, the first British journalist to interview Slipknot face to mask, describes the transformation of the Des Moines cr...

Metallica

Metallica


  • Author : Matt Taylor
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1608877469


Metallica Book Description :

Metallica: Back to the Front tells the amazing, fully authorized story of the band's seminal Master of Puppets album and tour. Released on March 3, 1986, Metallica's Master of Puppets album became an instant classic and announced the band as the most electrifying new voice in rock. Thirty years later, this six-time platinum album is considered to be the high-water mark of Metallica's incredible career, with songs like "Battery," "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)," and the title track, "Master of Puppets," still a staple of their sell-out live shows. Sadly, this hugely successful period for Metallica was marred by a tragedy that shook the band to its foundation: the death of bassist Cliff Burton in a tour bus accident on September 27, 1986. For the first tim...

Reclaimed Rust

Reclaimed Rust


  • Author : James Hetfield
  • Publisher : Insight Editions
  • Release Date : 2020-05-05
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 168383805X


Reclaimed Rust Book Description :

James Hetfield, Metallica’s front man, opens up his garage for an exclusive tour of the highlights of his incredible collection of restored and customized classic cars. Millions know James Hetfield as the front man of Metallica, but the acclaimed singer-songwriter has enjoyed another lifelong passion: restoring and customizing classic cars into magnificent pieces of automotive art. From cars such as the Skyscraper to the Aquarius and the Black Pearl, James Hetfield’s collection of beautifully reimagined classic automobiles is truly stunning. For the first time, Hetfield is opening up his garage and inviting readers to dive under the hood of some of these internationally lauded classics. Featuring dynamic, specially commissioned photography of the...

To Live is to Die
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

To Live is to Die


  • Author : Joel McIver
  • Publisher : Jawbone Press
  • Release Date : 2009-06-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781906002244


To Live is to Die Book Description :

A portrait of Metallica's late bassist traces his San Francisco upbringing, influence on the group's development and song-writing practices, and tragic death in the wake of a tour bus accident. Original....

The ABCs of Metallica

The ABCs of Metallica


  • Author : Metallica
  • Publisher : Permuted Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-26
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1682618994


The ABCs of Metallica Book Description :

An alphabetical history of one of rock’s heaviest bands…Metallica! Featuring hard-rocking rhymes and bold illustrations, The ABCs of Metallica looks back at the remarkable history of one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most celebrated groups. Each letter of the alphabet highlights a significant moment along the band’s journey, from their humble Garage Days, to their numerous classic albums such as ...And Justice for All and Master of Puppets, to biographical information on the band members themselves. The book is sure to entertain young readers as well as diehard fans of all ages. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation, which is dedicated to creating sustainable communities by supporting workforce education...

Metallica  Justice for All  New Revised Edition

Metallica Justice for All New Revised Edition


  • Author : Joel McIver
  • Publisher : Omnibus Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-16
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781783231232


Metallica Justice for All New Revised Edition Book Description :

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 own Orion festival Embarking on side projects aplenty (Lars Ulrich as an actor, Kirk Hammett as a horror buff) and recorded what is possibly the most despised record in heavy metal history, a collaboration with Lou Reed titled Lulu. Here McIver reveals a refreshing new spin on the Lulu album, re-evaluating its contents in the light of Reed's death in 2013....

Metallica Unbound

Metallica Unbound


  • Author : K.J. Doughton
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008-12-14
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0446554588


Metallica Unbound Book Description :

Written by a noted hard rock journalist who has covered the band since its inception 10 years ago, this one-of-a-kind, full-color collectors' volume provides the most in-depth information on the band available anywhere. Rare and never-before-published photos. Complete discography....

So Let It Be Written

So Let It Be Written


  • Author : Mark Eglinton
  • Publisher : Lesser Gods
  • Release Date : 2017-04-11
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1944713190


So Let It Be Written Book Description :

The first biography of singer and guitarist James Hetfield of Metallica, the biggest rock band of the modern era!...

Metallica  This Monster Lives

Metallica This Monster Lives


  • Author : Joe Berlinger
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-25
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466866966


Metallica This Monster Lives Book Description :

Metallica is one of the most successful hard-rock bands of all time, having sold more than ninety million albums worldwide. Receiving unique, unfettered access, acclaimed filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky followed Metallica over two and a half years as they faced monumental personal and professional challenges that threatened to destroy the bands just as they returned to the studio to record their first album in four years. While the documentary itself provides an insider's view of Metallica, the two and a half years of production (and more than 1,600 hours of footage) garnered far more than can be expressed in a two-hour film. Berlinger's book about the experience reveals the stories behind the film, capturing the energy, uncertainty, and ...

Enter Night
Score: 3.5
From 6 Ratings

Enter Night


  • Author : Mick Wall
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2011-05-10
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1429987030


Enter Night Book Description :

Their roots lie in the heavy rock of 70s groups like Deep Purple. The music they played—heavy metal mixed with punk attitude—became its own genre: thrash. Their bassist died and they survived to became the biggest-selling band in the world. As grunge threatened to overtake them, they reinvented themselves. Then their singer went into rehab and they almost fell apart. They are Metallica, the most influential heavy metal band of the last thirty years. As Led Zeppelin was for hard rock and the Sex Pistols were for punk, Metallica became the band that defined the look and sound of 1980s heavy metal. Inventors of thrash metal—Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth followed—it was always Metallica who led the way, who pushed to another level, who became the ...