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LOUDER THAN HELL: The Definitive Oral History of Metal Public Book Signing Event and Party

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 @ 9:19 AM


Featuring Appearances by the Authors, New York Native Jon Wiederhorn and Southern California Native Katherine Turman

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The public is invited to a LOUDER THAN HELL: The Definitive Oral History of Metal book signing event and party to be held Monday, May 13, 2013 @ Powerhouse Arena, 37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY, from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Authors Jon Wiederhorn and Katherine Turman will be doing press at the event, moderated by comedian Don Jamieson of VH1 Classic’s THAT METAL SHOW! It will also feature an appearance by rock photographer STEPHANIE CABRAL.

LOUDER THAN HELL is already being used as an official source even before the book release. This book is being recognized as a credible, definitive guide to the history of heavy metal. As published in the New York Times on May 3, the paper of Record referred to the new book “Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal” to gain further insight into their story.

Compiled from over 400 interviews conducted by music journalists Jon Wiederhorn and Katherine Turman, LOUDER THAN HELL: The Definitive Oral History of Metal is a chronological history of heavy metal, told through the words of the men and women who created it, played it, re-invented it, and continue to rock it.

LOUDER THAN HELL explores the transformation of metal culture, with stories and anecdotes straight from the mouths of the most infamous and successful bands. Filled with hundreds of revealing interviews representing every type and era of heavy metal—from metal progenitors such as BLUE CHEER, LED ZEPPELIN, and the MC5 to current day innovators including SLIPKNOT, MASTADON, and LAMB OF GODLOUDER THAN HELL is a great look behind the curtain at one of our most dynamic, controversial and enduring musical genres.

Revolver senior editor Wiederhorn and Nights with Alice Cooper producer Turman dug deep into their extensive list of contacts to uncover never-before-heard stories, eye-opening admissions and the truth behind metal’s most explosive legends. Candid and confessional commentary comes straight from icons of the genre, including: Ronnie James Dio, Ozzy Osbourne, Bruce Dickinson, Eddie Van Halen, Vince Neil, Tommy Lee, Lita Ford, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Axl Rose, Slash, Corey Taylor, Dave Mustaine, Chuck Schuldiner, Lemmy Kilmister, King Diamond, Dave Grohl, Trent Reznor, SLAYER’s Kerry King, Phil Anselmo, Rob Zombie and more. With an introduction by Scott Ian of ANTHRAX and an afterword by Rob Halford of JUDAS PRIEST, and with two 16-page photo inserts, with some never-before seen candid shots by celebrated rock photographers Stephanie Cabral and Robert Matheu, this is the book metal fans have been waiting for.

To learn more about LOUDER THAN HELL, please visit these official locations:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LouderThanHellTheBook
Tumblr: http://www.tumblr.com/blog/louderthanhellbook
Twitter: https://twitter.com/louderthanhell


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