Metalion : The Slayer Mag Diaries

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Founded in 1985 in Sarpsborg, Norway, Slayer Magazine quickly rose to prominence by championing countless unsigned death metal pioneers. The pages of the magazine became a written gospel for the fledgling extreme metal underground, combining eye-ripping graphics, brutally honest writing, and a relentless and sick sense of humor. As black metal rose to prominence in Norway in the 1990s, Slayer Magazine remained the final word on the moods and motivations of those dark times. This book is densely illustrated with early candid photos of classic heavy metal bands including Kreator, Mayhem, Emperor, Darkthrone, Napalm Death, and Morbid Angel. In addition to rare archival material unseen in decades, the book includes unreleased and exclusive interviews and artwork, including historical photographs, and never-before-seen portrait photography by editor Jon "Metalion" Kristiansen.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 650 pages
  • 215 x 273 x 54.86mm | 2,477g
  • Brooklyn, United States
  • English
  • 1 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0979616344
  • 9780979616341
  • 57,245

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The best metal book of 2011, possibly ever. -- Adrian Begrand ""
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