While I have been critical of some recent hard rock and heavy metal books, it should be obvious that I am a huge fan of this genre of music. The more opportunities that I have to learn about the musicians I admire, the better. My forthcoming book covers this genre so when I criticize this title or that title, it’s only because I so desperately want the books to be good.
And while the trend seems to be moving more towards quickly produced, slick and unoffensive books, that doesn’t mean there aren’t good rockin’ texts out there for the head banging book lover. Tomorrow, I’ll have a round-up of some lesser-known titles that you might have missed but are well-worth reading.