A History of Heavy Metal

A History of Heavy Metal

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In A HISTORY OF HEAVY METAL, acclaimed comedian and life-long metalhead Andrew O'Neill tells the fascinating story of the larger-than-life characters who have influenced this most perennial of music genres; from the household names of Ozzy Osbourne and Lemmy to the brutal notoriety of the underground Norwegian black metal scene; from Satanists and murderers to stadium-touring billionaires and toilet-circuit journeymen. Along the way you will learn that: *Any Old Iron by Harry Champion was the first heavy metal record *When Judas Priest singer Rob Halford, writer of the song 'Hell Bent For Leather', came out as gay in the mid-90s the metal community was shocked.
Publisher: London, UK. : 2017. Headline,
ISBN: 9781472241443
Branch Call Number: ANF 781.66 O'NEI
Characteristics: xxiv, 296 pages ; 24 cm


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