Visionaries Praise Author Jeff Wagner’s Debut
Due for release on Dec. 1, former Metal Maniacs editor Jeff Wagner’s highly anticipated ‘MEAN DEVIATION: Four Decades of Progressive Heavy Metal’ (Bazillion Points Books) has already garnered staggering advance praise from some of the most respected figures in the progressive metal sphere.
Among the first responders:
Steven Wilson (PORCUPINE TREE): “We now have a definitive book on the relationship between metal and progressive music.”
Jim Matheos (FATES WARNING): “Looks cool! I’m looking forward to digging in.”
Ron Jarzombek (WATCHTOWER): “The book is awesome! Damn, talk about work!”
Paul Masvidal (CYNIC): “The book looks and feels fabulous. I can’t wait to dig into this thing. Thank you, Jeff Wagner, for this massive information highway for all things progressive metal”
Kurt Bachman (BELIEVER): “Wow! I can’t wait to read it.”
Glenn Harveston (ProgPower USA Festival): “The book is awesome. I read it in 2 days.”
Albert Mudrian (Decibel Magazine): “I’ve only read through chapter one, and I’m already hooked.”
Weighing in at 400 pages, the heavily-illustrated ‘Mean Deviation’ offers original artwork throughout by Michel “Away” Langevin of VOIVOD, and a foreword by Steven Wilson of PORCUPINE TREE. The package includes a 16-page color photo insert, a constellation of appendixes, and an exhaustive index mapping the story of heady metal with exacting precision.
For more information, and to order immediately, visit: www.mean-deviation.com
America’s “smallest but heaviest publisher,” Bazillion Points presents authors of a submerged reputation to a rabid and otherwise overlooked readership over a bazillion points of interest.