Hellraisers: A Complete Visual History Of Heavy Metal Mayhem by Axl RosenbergHellraisers: A Complete Visual History Of Heavy Metal Mayhem by Axl Rosenberg

Hellraisers: A Complete Visual History Of Heavy Metal Mayhem

byAxl Rosenberg, Christopher Krovatin

Hardcover | October 24, 2017

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A pair of metalheads well versed in everything from Anthrax to Zeppelin take you through the metal halls of history in Hellraisers. Time to crank the volume and throw the horns!

Take a journey through the history of metal music from its earliest roots with Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath to its popular modern incarnations like experimental black metal, stoner doom, and djent. Get incredible looks at modern prog metal musicians tearing up the fret board, or remember some of your favorite, old 38s from years gone by. Everything from AC/DC and Anthrax to Meshuggah and Mastodon is on display in this superfan's-eye-view exploration of metal’s most innovative and hardcore sounds that can be heard around the world.

Co-authored by Axl Rosenberg and Chris Krovatin of the hugely popular blog metalsucks.com, this is a visually dynamic history, complete with exclusive band interviews, over 200 full color photos, genre-by-genre playlists, and plenty more to keep you throwing horns all night long.
Axl Rosenberg is the pseudonym of Matthew Goldenberg, co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of the popular heavy metal blog metalsucks.net. He is also a novelist and screenwriter. He lives in New York City with his dog, Sacha, and his neuroses.  Christopher Krovatin is a YA and middle grade author best known for his novel Heavy Metal & You...
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Title:Hellraisers: A Complete Visual History Of Heavy Metal MayhemFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.88 × 9 × 1.12 inPublished:October 24, 2017Publisher:Race Point PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1631064304

ISBN - 13:9781631064302

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"HELLRAISERS cuts to the core of Heavy Metal’s history with a healthy dose of humor, the sincerity of a committed Jedi, and the familiarity of your closest metal brothers and sisters. Think of this book as the literary version of stealing your older brother/sister’s records when you were a kid, only there is so much to learn contained herein that even the most well studied metal scholars will find truth in these pages. For myself, reading about the genre of music I helped pioneer in context of this vast history is overwhelming. Most music is created upon the foundation of a love for music that came before it and this book does an amazing job of illuminating this relationship. In a time of fake news, fake music, fake pop stars, the fake reality that is the Internet, HELLRAISERS proves to be a much needed and much welcomed addition to the written history of heavy metal.”        - Mike Schleibaum, guitarist for Darkest Hour