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The staff here at Metal-Rules support metal in all it's forms, audio, visual and even literature. Often writers can give additional academic credibility to our genre which at times suffers from a negative reputation and we support their efforts and enjoy reading their books. In recognition of the dramatic increase in metal-related books we have developed this unique section dedicated to reviews and opinions about Heavy Metal literature and interviews with authors and publishers.

On this page you will find a quick summary of various titles and links to further in-depth reviews of these fine publications and more.

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Reviews
Click here to read our review of - Glutton For Punishement (Book Review)
Author: Christopher Doda
Title: Glutton For Punishement
Publisher: Indie
Pages: 95
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: Possibly the world's first book of metal-inspired poetry!
Click here to read our review of - Dark Roots (Book review)
Author: Dostal, Alesh
Title: Dark Roots (Book review)
Publisher: Indie
Pages: 929
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: A massive and comprehensive look at the 30 year history of the Czech band, Root.
Click here to read our review of - Kiss-The Elder (Book Review)
Author: Dynamite Comics (Publisher)
Title: Kiss-The Elder
Publisher: Dynamite
Pages: 160
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: A triumphant return to comics by the band Kiss.
Click here to read our review of - So Let It Be Written (Book Review)
Author: Eglinton, Mark
Title: So Let It Be Written
Publisher: Lesser Gods
Pages: 222
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: The sub-title says it all: The Biography Of James Hetfield
Click here to read our review of - Stay Ugly (Book review)
Author: Fowley, King
Title: Stay Ugly (Book review)
Publisher: Burning Horse
Pages: 321
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: The autobiography of King Fowley of Deceased and Oct 31.
Click here to read our review of - Damn The Machine (Book Review)
Author: Gehlke, David
Title: Damn The Machine
Publisher: Deliberation
Pages: 502
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: An extensive detailing of Germany's iconic, controversial and influential, Noise Records.
Click here to read our review of - Hellraisers (Book Review)
Author: Goldenberg, Matthew, & Krovatin, Christopher
Title: Hellraisers
Publisher: Racepoint
Pages: 289
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: An illustrated history of Heavy Metal. One of many of these types of books on the market.
Click here to read our review of - Orgasmageddon (Book Review)
Author: Gwar
Title: Orgasmageddon
Publisher: Dynamite
Pages: 32
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: The first (?) GWAR comic!
Click here to read our review of - 666 Days Of Metal (Book Review)
Author: McCabe, Chip
Title: 666 Days Of Metal
Publisher: Indie
Pages: almost 700!
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: A crazy (but cool!) Metal fans reviews 666 metal albums, one-per-day for 666 days!
Click here to read our review of - Runnin' With The Devil (Book Review)
Author: Monk, Noel
Title: Runnin' With The Devil
Publisher: Dey St.
Pages: 344
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: A sordid and compelling tell-all tale of the glory years of Van Halen (MK:I) as told by their Manager.
Click here to read our review of - Hit The Lights! (Book Review)
Author: Popoff, Martin
Title: Hit The Lights!
Publisher: PowerChord Press
Pages: 240
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: The first comprehensive look of the history of thrash Metal.
Click here to read our review of - Rush - Album By Album (Book review)
Author: Popoff, Martin
Title: Rush - Album By Album (Book review)
Publisher: Voyageur
Pages: 192
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: Popoff and multiple Rush experts lead us on an immense album by album journey of the Canadian trio.
Click here to read our review of - Metal Collector (Book Review)
Author: Popoff, Martin
Title: Metal Collector
Publisher: Power chord Press
Pages: 240
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: Collected tales of Metal collections and collecting.
Click here to read our review of - Beer Drinkers And Hell Raisers: The Rise Of Motörhead (Book Review)
Author: Popoff, Martin
Title: Beer Drinkers And Hell Raisers: The Rise Of Motörhead
Publisher: ECW Press
Pages: 262
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: Lord of the Wasteland
Preamble/Intro: Comprehensive chronicle of the "classic" Motörhead years from prolific author, Martin Popoff.
Click here to read our review of - Caught In A Mosh (Book Review)
Author: Popoff, Martin
Title: Caught In A Mosh
Publisher: Powerchord Press
Pages: 236
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: Part II of Popoff's epic three-part saga chronicling the history of thrash Metal!
Click here to read our review of - Shredders! (Book Review)
Author: Prato, Greg
Title: Shredders!
Publisher: Jawbone Press
Pages: 383
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: The first book on the history of shred guitar. Superb!
Click here to read our review of - Issue #1  (Book review)
Author: Rock Candy Magazine
Title: Issue #1 (Book review)
Publisher: n/a
Pages: n/a
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: n/a
Click here to read our review of - Metal Gods: A Tribute To Judas Priest (Book review)
Author: Rudolph, Mark (Editor)
Title: Metal Gods: A Tribute To Judas Priest (Book review)
Publisher: Decibel Books
Pages: 168
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: There third in the series of comic/art collaborations paying tribute to various bands.
Click here to read our review of - Repentless (Book review)
Author: Schnepp, Jon (Writer)
Title: Repentless (Book review)
Publisher: Dark Horse
Pages: n/a
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: The hardcover edition of the three Slayer themed comics.
Click here to read our review of - For The Sake Of Heaviness (Book Review)
Author: Slagel, Brian
Title: For The Sake Of Heaviness
Publisher: BMG
Pages: 175
Year: 2017
Reviewed By: JP
Preamble/Intro: The history of the iconic Metal Blade Records in the words of the founder.
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