79 the Metal Revival When Britain Rocked: Essays from the Frontline (Paperback)
The third in Garry Bushell's series based around the year 1979. This is the amazing story of his eye witnessing the birth of the new wave of British heavy metal. Featuring his writings 'as it happened' (mainly for the weekly Sounds). This is a unique insight into the birth of a genre Unlike the other two volumes which were published previously this is the first time these amazing writings have been collected together in book form. Bands featured Include Iron Maiden, Saxon, Def Leopard, UFO, Blackmayne, Tank, Oral, Venom, Rainbow and Motorhead. Also included is Garry's Top 10 New Wave of British Heavy Metal Albums.
Garry Bushell was born and raised in South East London. He started his career on Sounds, interviewing everyone from The Clash and Steel Pulse to Blondie, U2, The Specials and Iron Maiden. He is best known for his award winning Bushell On The Box TV column. Garry managed the Cockney Rejects, The Blood and Maninblack; his own group the Gonads have been going for 42 years without any notable success