Sound of the beast: the complete headbanging history of heavy metal

Front Cover
Allison & Busby, Oct 1, 2004 - Music - 399 pages
24 Reviews

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
8
4 stars
6
3 stars
4
2 stars
4
1 star
2

I loved the illustrations and photographs in the book. - Goodreads
Not doing so is just shoddy unprofessional writing. - Goodreads
... it's timeline and details and pictures are amazing. - Goodreads

Review: Sound of the Beast: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal

User Review  - Serge Pierro - Goodreads

An interesting look at the history of Heavy Metal. It covers all of the sub-genres, and the important bands contained within. The author uses Black Sabbath as the historic starting point, but doesn't ... Read full review

Review: Sound of the Beast: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal

User Review  - Death Metal - Goodreads

I enjoyed this work of populist heavy metal scholarship. Christe approaches metal as a genre separate from rock but having grown out of it, and is able to give some explanation the genre splitting ... Read full review

Contents

A Brief Headbanging History of Time viii
Prelude to Heaviness 7
The New Wave of British Heavy Metal 27
Copyright

5 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information