Precious Metal: Decibel Presents the Stories Behind 25 Extreme Metal Masterpieces

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Albert Mudrian
Da Capo Press, Jul 13, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 384 pages
11 Reviews

Decibel magazine is regarded as the best extreme music magazine around.

Precious Metal gathers pieces from Decibel's most popular feature, the monthly "Hall of Fame" which documents the making of landmark metal albums via candid, hilarious, and fascinating interviews with every participating band member.

Decibel's editor-in-chief Albert Mudrian, has selected and expanded the best of these features, creating a definitive collection of stories behind the greatest extreme metal albums of all time.

Black Sabbath's Heaven and Hell * Diamond Head's Lightning to the Nations * Slayer's Reign in Blood * Napalm Death's Scum * Repulsion's Horrifed * Morbid Angel's Altars of Madness * Obituary's Cause of Death * Entombed's Left Hand Path * Paradise Lost's Gothic * Carcass' Necroticism- Descanting the Insalubrious * Cannibal Corpse's Tomb of the Mutilated * Eyehategod's Take as Needed for Pain * Darkthrone's Transilvanian Hunger * Kyuss's Welcome to Sky Valley * Meshuggah's Destroy Erase Improve * Monster Magnet's Dopes to Infinity * At the Gates' Slaughter of the Soul * Opeth's Orchid * Down's NOLA * Emperor's In the Nightside Eclipse * Sleep's Jerusalem * The Dillinger Escape Plan's Calculating Infinity * Botch's We Are the Romans * Converge's Jane Doe
 

  

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Review: Precious Metal: Decibel Presents the Stories Behind 25 Extreme Metal Masterpieces

User Review  - Ron - Goodreads

Really cool and insightful look at the stories behind the recordings of some legendary albums. Read full review

Review: Precious Metal: Decibel Presents the Stories Behind 25 Extreme Metal Masterpieces

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

True story: I read this book backwards. Not starting on the last page and ending on the first page; I read the Jane Doe chapter first and made my way to Heaven and Hell. I wanted to read the most ... Read full review

Contents

III
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IV
15
V
31
VI
48
VII
56
VIII
73
IX
85
X
96
XVI
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XVII
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XVIII
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XIX
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XX
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XXI
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XXII
267
XXIII
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XV
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XXVI
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XXVII
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About the author (2009)

Albert Mudrain is the editor-in-chief of Decibel and the author of the cult classic Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal and Grindcore. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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