The Periodic Table Of Heavy Rock by Ian GittinsThe Periodic Table Of Heavy Rock by Ian Gittins

The Periodic Table Of Heavy Rock

byIan Gittins

Hardcover | December 31, 2035

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Top trumps meets bluffer's guides in this unique guide to heavy rock!
     'Jimi Hendrix was not so much an element in a Periodic Table of Heavy Rock as an entire elemental spectrum in a parallel universe.'
     Welcome to The Periodic Table of Heavy Rock! Instead of hydrogen to helium, here you'll find Meatloaf to Marilyn Manson -- over 100 artists that have defined this music genre arranged following the logical ordering of The Periodic Table of Elements. And many of these elements are as unstable and reactive as their chemical counterparts. The extremes, the blurred lines and connections through shared band members, influences and styles are all mapped out here in this genius guide.
     Includes: Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, AC/DC, Queen, Iron Maiden, Alice Cooper, Yes, Slipknot, Nirvana, ZZ Top, Sex Pistols, Meat Loaf, Queens of the Stone Age, the Doors, Pixies, Frank Zappa, Slade, Marilyn Manson, The Beatles and Spinal Tap and many, many more.
     Also includes The Periodic Table of Heavy Rock poster.
IAN GITTINS is currently a music critic on the Guardian, and has also written for Q, Melody Maker, Daily Telegraph, MTV and New York Times. He is the author of several other books, including Bjork: The Stories Behind the Songs and Talking Heads: The Stories Behind the Songs, both published by Carlton Books, and he has co-written The He...
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Title:The Periodic Table Of Heavy RockFormat:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.98 inPublished:December 31, 2035Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1785031651

ISBN - 13:9781785031656

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