Lords of Chaos by Michael Moynihan
The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground

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“* * * * * *! The most incredible story in the history of music … a heavyweight book.”—Kerrang!

“An unusual combination of true crime journalism, rock and roll reporting and underground obsessiveness, Lords of Chaos turns into one of the more fascinating reads in a long time.”—Denver Post

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About Michael Moynihan

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Moynihan is a writer on music, the esoteric, and populare culture for a wide range of publications. Soderlind is an associate editor at the Norwegian language edition of Playboy. He covers music for Norway's weekly cultural newspaper, Morgenbladet.
 
Published November 1, 2003 by Feral House. 426 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Gangsta Rap's white-kid counterpart, black metal music enjoys a continued obscurity that is baffling in light of the made-for-tabloid events detailed in Moynihans's and Soderlind's book. Their book is

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Gangsta Rap's white-kid counterpart, black metal music enjoys a continued obscurity that is baffling in light of the made-for-tabloid events detailed in Moynihans's and Soderlind's book.

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As Dayal Patterson writes in his new book Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult, black metal features “high-paced percussion, high-pitched ‘screamed’ vocals, [and] fast tremolo picking on the guitars,” with an emphasis on “atmosphere,” while death metal emphasizes “brutality or technicality” and use...

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Lords of Metal

Ik begreep uit de review dat alleen de cd's en het bijbehorende boekje behandeld zijn, wat mij de kans geeft hier het boek te behandelen.

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