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Carl Phelan – Flyleaf Spreads Their Wings [book]

Do you like the band Flyleaf? Do you like to read? Here’s something made with you in mind! Flyleaf Spreads Their Wings, a digital edition of which was offered three months ago for review, is about the “Christian but not Christian” band Flyleaf, who is currently apparently on hiatus. The …

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Bible of Butchery: Cannibal Corpse, The Official Biography

What can be said of Cannibal Corpse, Metal Blade Records and Brian Slagel‘s “biggest-selling death metal band of all time”? (pp. 149) This five-piece American extreme metal band has accumulated career highs usually only available to rock bands: full-production music videos, boxed set sales, even a cameo in a blockbuster …

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The Merciless Book Of Metal Lists

The Merciless Book Of Metal Lists

Lists.  Love ’em or hate ’em (personally I’m of the latter school of thought), they seem to be an inescapable fact of life.  Subjective as they are, they are ubiquitous:  “what’s you’re top ten favourite metal albums?”, “who are your top five best guitarists?”, “what’s your favourite list of lists?”.   …

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Black Metal – Beyond The Darkness (Black Dog Publishing)

“Nobody burns churches anymore.” So begins the introduction to this latest literary investigation into the phenomenon from which this well presented tome takes its title. Many attempts have been made to document the rise of black metal and the motives of its proponents. Most of them have tended to be …

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