Raising Hell: Backstage Tales from the Lives of Metal Legends (MP3 CD)

Raising Hell: Backstage Tales from the Lives of Metal Legends By Jon Wiederhorn, Gary Holt (Foreword by), Gary Holt (Contribution by) Cover Image

Raising Hell: Backstage Tales from the Lives of Metal Legends (MP3 CD)

By Jon Wiederhorn, Gary Holt (Foreword by), Gary Holt (Contribution by)

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From the author of Louder Than Hell comes an oral history of the badass Heavy Metal lifestyle--featuring metalhead musicians from Black Sabbath and Judas Priest to Twisted Sister and Quiet Riot to Disturbed, Megadeth, Throwdown, and more. In his song You Can't Stop Rock and Roll Ozzy Osbourne sings, Rock and roll is my religion and my law. And that's why Raising Hell is a must-have for anyone who wants to hear about the iconoclastic culture of headbangers and the wild lives they lead. The book contains the crazy, funny, and sometimes horrifying anecdotes musicians have told about a lifestyle both invigorating and at times self-destructive. The metal genre has always been populated by colorful individuals who have thwarted convention and lived by their own rules. For many, vice has been virtue, and the opportunity to record albums and tour has been an invitation to push boundaries. Even before they joined bands, the urge for metalheads to rebel and a seemingly contradictory need to belong was ingrained in their DNA. Whether they were oddballs who didn't fit in or angry kids from troubled backgrounds, metal gave them a sense of identity and became more than a form of music. Contains mature themes.

Product Details ISBN: 9798200268788
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Publication Date: February 18th, 2020
Language: English