Heavy Metal is a phemen deeply ingrained in the hearts and souls of millions. Its fans are the most dedicated, most devoted and most loyal of any other music genre in existence. This book of the 100 greatest Heavy Metal albums hors those bands and albums that have made the genre what it is today. From Metallica to Motorhead, this collection pays tribute to the gods of Metal and their musical offerings to the Heavy Metal movement. In all their head banging, hell-raising glory, these 100 albums will leave you without a doubt that Heavy Metal isn't just music, it's a way of life.
Jaclyn Bond is a writer hell-bent on bringing Metal to the masses. Raised in Australia on a diet of spikes and nails, she has swum in the metal backwaters for years as a roadie, writer and die-hard fan. For her first book on the subject, she has tapped the minds and hearts of devoted Metalheads across the globe. Passionate about music in all its forms, genres and sub-cultures, Jaclyn has sorted the men from the boys in this tribute to the phenomenon that is Heavy Metal.