Metallica: The Frayed Ends of Metal

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Macmillan, 1993 - Music - 225 pages
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Metallica, the frayed ends of sanity.
Heavy Metal's most influential voice.

With their cross-bred cacophony of punk's jagged anger and rock and roll's monolithic muscle, they've blown apart the temple doors of the once-sacred Top Ten. Their hurricane mosaic of guitar riffs and feverish lyrics has left America gasping for more from these titans of thrash.

They've done it all on their own terms, crowning themselves true monsters of rock without compromise. Lars, James, Kirk, and Jason gave imploded any existing ideas about metal and replaced the entire genre with a raw, new staple of rock and roll.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1
xix
CHAPTER 2
5
CHAPTER 3
33
CHAPTER 4
39
CHAPTER 5
49
CHAPTER 6
55
CHAPTER 7
61
CHAPTER 8
67
CHAPTER 14
121
CHAPTER 15
133
CHAPTER 16
139
CHAPTER 17
149
CHAPTER 18
157
CHAPTER 19
169
CHAPTER 20
177
CHAPTER 21
189

CHAPTER 9
75
CHAPTER 10
87
CHAPTER 11
101
CHAPTER 12
109
CHAPTER 13
115
CHAPTER 22
193
CHAPTER 23
207
DISCOGRAPHY
221
VIDEOGRAPHY
225
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