Birth School Metallica Death (Paperback)

Paul Brannigan

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100 million albums sold. Seven Grammys won. Sell-out shows across the world and a loyal fan base that will bellow out every word to their iconic songs at the top of their voices. Is it any wonder Metallica are one of the world's bestselling bands?

Their debut appearance at Glastonbury festival - in a headline slot no less - is one of the most talked-about musical events of 2014, so when better to learn about the beginnings of the Californian band. Metallica's career is one of the great rock & roll sagas, and this book is written by former Kerrang editors Paul Brannigan and Ian Winwood - two people who have had unheralded access to Metallica's rocky history through various interviews and stories.

Covering the band forming through to the release of their seminal self-titled album in 1991, this book (Volume I) takes an in-depth look at the band's talent, ambition and success. It does not hold back when it comes to tales of bed-hopping, drug taking, car crashes and fist fights. An essential addition to any Metallica fan's collection.

This book has been hand-picked for the Book People's FaberShop, in partnership with Faber & Faber.


Product Details

  • Product code: AKAUR
  • ISBN: 9780571294152
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.8cm x 13.0cm
  • Pages: 384
  • Publish date: Thu Jun 05 00:00:00 BST 2014
  • Book points: 8

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