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Heavy Metal music books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Heavy Metal music category. Presented with a red border are the Heavy Metal music books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Heavy Metal music books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal The Seventies by Martin Popoff The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal The Seventies


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal Volume 4: The '00s by Martin Popoff, David Perri Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal Volume 4: The '00s
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Format: Mixed media product - Released: 09/02/2018

The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal The Eighties by Martin Popoff The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal The Eighties


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Black Diamond 2 The Illustrated Collector's Guide to KISS by Dale Sherman Black Diamond 2 The Illustrated Collector's Guide to KISS


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Progressive Rock by Jerry Lucky Progressive Rock


Format: Hardback - Released: 09/02/2018

The Making of Metallica's Metallica by Mick Wall, Malcolm Dome The Making of Metallica's Metallica
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Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

The Making of Pretty Hate Machine and The Downward Spiral by Alan Cross The Making of Pretty Hate Machine and The Downward Spiral


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Black Sabbath Song by Song by S. Pilkington Black Sabbath Song by Song

An in-depth look at the recording career of rock legends Black Sabbath, focusing on each song individually, album by album, with facts and critical assessment together with a look at the album art, chart positions etc. The book will cover...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/12/2017

Coming Soon

Rockdetector: A To Z Of Doom, Goth & Stoner Metal by Garry Sharpe-Young Rockdetector: A To Z Of Doom, Goth & Stoner Metal


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

The Top 500 Heavy Metal Albums of All Times by Martin Popoff The Top 500 Heavy Metal Albums of All Times


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

The Top 500 Heavy Metal Songs of All Time by Martin Popoff The Top 500 Heavy Metal Songs of All Time


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

A History of Heavy Metal by Andrew O'Neill A History of Heavy Metal

A hilariously kick-arse tour through heavy metal by the UK's foremost metalhead stand-up comedian, Andrew O'Neill
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2018

The Road To Knebworth The Return of Deep Purple by Jerry Bloom The Road To Knebworth The Return of Deep Purple

The Road To Knebworth documents Deep Purple's reunion in 1984 centred around the only UK concert. Drawing on interviews and memories from the band and crew it also includes personal recollections from the photographers, the fans and much more with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/03/2018

Other books in this genre

Orbit Ozzy Osbourne: The Metal Madman by Michael Frizell Orbit Ozzy Osbourne: The Metal Madman


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

The Devil's Jukebox by Neil Nixon The Devil's Jukebox


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Hellraisers A Complete Visual History of Heavy Metal Mayhem by Axl Rosenberg, Christopher Krovatin, Matt Heafy Hellraisers A Complete Visual History of Heavy Metal Mayhem
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Take a tour of the evil history of metal music with this massive, jam-packed, era-by-era chronology.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

America 51 A Probe into the Realities That Are Hiding Inside 'The Greatest Country in the World' by Corey Taylor America 51 A Probe into the Realities That Are Hiding Inside 'The Greatest Country in the World'

A skewering of the American underbelly by the New York Times bestselling author of Seven Deadly Sins and You're Making Me Hate You
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

A History of Heavy Metal by Andrew O'Neill A History of Heavy Metal

A hilariously kick-arse tour through heavy metal by the UK's foremost metalhead stand-up comedian, Andrew O'Neill
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/07/2017

Christianity and Heavy Metal as Impure Sacred Within the Secular West Transgressing the Sacred by Jason Lief Christianity and Heavy Metal as Impure Sacred Within the Secular West Transgressing the Sacred

This book explores the symbolic relationship between Christianity and heavy metal music as forms of cultural critique. By focusing on death, sacrifice, and the mystical side of human life, both Christianity and heavy metal challenge oppressive forms of ideology within...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/06/2017

Rock in a Hard Place Music and Mayhem in the Middle East by Orlando Crowcroft Rock in a Hard Place Music and Mayhem in the Middle East

From Tehran to Riyadh, Cairo to Nazareth, this is the story of how a new generation of rockers and rappers are trying to change the Middle East.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Rock in a Hard Place Music and Mayhem in the Middle East by Orlando Crowcroft Rock in a Hard Place Music and Mayhem in the Middle East

From Tehran to Riyadh, Cairo to Nazareth, this is the story of how a new generation of rockers and rappers are trying to change the Middle East.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Damn the Machine The Story of Noise Records by David E. Gehlke, Hansi Kursch Damn the Machine The Story of Noise Records
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Format: Paperback - Released: 24/03/2017

Connecting Metal to Culture Unity in Disparity by Mika Elovaara Connecting Metal to Culture Unity in Disparity

Though it's given little attention and even less serious attention by the mainstream press, metal music has for decades been a major creative and cultural force around the world. This book brings together a group of contributors from Europe, North...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/03/2017

Misery Obscura The Photography of Eerie Von 1981-2009 by Mike D'Antonio, Lyle Preslar Misery Obscura The Photography of Eerie Von 1981-2009
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Format: Hardback - Released: 29/11/2016

Choosing Death The Improbable History of Death Metal & Grindcore by Scott Carlson, John Peel Choosing Death The Improbable History of Death Metal & Grindcore
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Format: Paperback - Released: 29/11/2016

Into the Black The Inside Story of Metallica, 1991-2014 by Ian Winwood, Paul Brannigan Into the Black The Inside Story of Metallica, 1991-2014
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From the record-breaking success of 1991's 'Black Album' to the band's reinvention with the Load/Reload albums; from the Lulu album with Lou Reed to their hugely expensive feature film Through the Never, the second half of the Metallica story has...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2016

The Complete History of Black Sabbath What Evil Lurks by Joel McIver, Robb Flynn The Complete History of Black Sabbath What Evil Lurks
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Be amazed by the complete illustrated history of the band that invented metal, from their inception in 1968 to their final tour in 2016.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2016

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