ALL Book Review

Call Me Chris: A Tale of Healing, Recovery, Selfishness and Resolve is a story of perseverance, endurance, and the indomitable will of the human spirit to push on against all odds.
on Feb 10, 2017
Aside from the drugs and alcohol, this book tells the story of a young boy who goes from working at his father's bait store to creating some of the most influential counter culture music in history.
on Jan 26, 2017
Authored by Sarah Jensen (a longtime friend of Mr. Keenan’s) "with" Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan, this book is a revelation in its existence, yet still exactly the kind of semi-autobiography you would expect from the enigmatic singer.
on Jan 18, 2017
I think the book does an accurate and phenomenal job of capturing the feel and the essence of the times.
on Nov 24, 2016
Play It Loud is a captivating book covering the history of the electric guitar with a foreword by guitar legend, Carlos Santana. If you are a guitar aficionado and like to learn about history, this book is a must-buy. It will keep you entranced, page…
on Nov 07, 2016
Realm of the Damned: Tenebris Deos is a fatal dose of horrifying yet, amusing black metal, horror-filled comic bookery.
on Oct 28, 2016
A Vulgar Display Of Pantera, the new photo book from photographer Joe Giron, is a Pantera fan's wet dream.
on Oct 19, 2016
The Beauty of Horror is ghoulish yet gorgeous, sinister but with a sensual sensation, creepy and cool, sadistic yet stunning; it is certainly morbid but it is no doubt a masterpiece of beautiful brutality.
on Sep 19, 2016
When liner notes/lyrics and music are not enough, and you want to experience a whole new level of rawness, this is the perfect way to do it.
on Nov 13, 2015
"You're Making Me Hate You," the hot new book from enigmatic Slipknot/Stone Sour front man Corey Taylor, is a hilarious, at times offensive, extremely politically incorrect diatribe that I could not put down.
on Jul 30, 2015
If you're looking for a somewhat definitive explanation (like this writer was) of Nergal's intellectual philosophy that acts as the driving force of Behemoth, you're not going to find it in Behemoth: Devil's Conquistadors. What you will find, though…
on Jun 08, 2015
"Mayhem: 2008-2013" is a massive 300-plus page, over-sized book created by famed Los Angeles photographer Strati Hovartos, documenting the first six years, and capturing the essence of The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. The festival has beco…
on Nov 16, 2014
On its surface, "Songs Only You Know" is a memoir that functions as a detailed look inside the Detroit hardcore punk scene during the '80s. It is the story of a young man with a dream and desire to play hardcore punk for the most honest of reasons;…
on Jul 29, 2014
"Sierra Court Blues" is the debut novel from Lawrence Parlier; a former front man for the heavy metal group The Malevolent. Parlier taps into his music background and constructs a detailed drama based around the troubles and exploits of an up-and-co…
on Sep 19, 2013
As a lifelong metal head, and someone that has been involved in the scene in one way or another for more than twenty years, I was excited to dig into this book. Authors Jon Wiederhorn and Katherine Turman have done a terrific, if not exhausting, job…
on Sep 12, 2013
"Entartete Kunts," the title of which is a play on the German phrase "entartete kunst" (degenerate art) is a new book that is being released by the Ajna Offensive on June 21st. The book, written and curated by Dennis Dread is a 340 page read filled…
on Jun 20, 2013
The Merciless Book of Metal Lists is exactly what you might expect; except better, much better! I think any true metalhead will find this book to be entertaining, amusing, and at time even humorous. Of course there are the standard prerequisite top t…
on May 03, 2013
As a rabid Pantera fan I jumped into this book almost immediately upon receiving it. I had been anticipating its arrival for quite a while and was super stoked to dig in. The book is written by bassist Rex Brown and as I expected, there is a fair am…
on Apr 25, 2013
If you're like me and really dig all things Black Sabbath, then this book is a must for you! Author Brian Aberback has created what I would call a "condensed" version of one of the greatest heavy bands of all-time. I say condensed because the book t…
on Oct 18, 2012
British illustrator Derek Riggs is widely known as the creator and main developer of Iron Maiden's Eddie. To this day, that ghoulish character and its many incarnations still is the most beloved and iconic mascot in the history of Rock N' Roll music…
on Sep 07, 2012