Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult (Extreme Metal)

Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult (Extreme Metal) by Dayal Patterson 1936239752 9781936239757
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Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult features over one hundred exclusive new and archival interviews with the genres most central figures. It is the most comprehensive guide yet to this fascinating and controversial form of extreme metal. It is encyclopaedic in length and breadth.

From the early 1980s pioneers to its fiery rebirth in Scandinavia through to todays increasingly diverse groups, this epic tome captures the movements development in unparalleled detail and images through such bands and personalities as Dimmu Borgir, Mayhem, Behemoth, Tormentor, Emperor, Darkthrone, Samael, Gorgoroth, and many dozens of others.

Increasingly influential, black metal continues to grow and expand as a musical form as well as the subject of serious and satirical, animated, documentary, and narrative feature films.

Publisher Feral House has already published the most famous and award-winning book about this subculture, Lords of Chaos, soon to become a narrative feature film directed by Jonas Ackerlund, an ex-black metal musician who has directed feature films and award-wining videos for the likes of Madonna and Lady Gaga.

Author: Dayal Patterson

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 600

Publisher: Feral House

Publication Date: 2014-02-13

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