“Who Invented Heavy Metal?”- Book
By Martin Popoff
A chronological tour of the origins of heavy metal. Divided into four parts: 1250 BC – 1966, (beginning with the Battle Of Jericho, concerts in ancient Greece, Vikings, the blues, the invention of the electric guitar and Little Richard, Elvis, Eddie Cochran, Jerry Lee Lewis); 1967 – 1969, (discussing extreme vocals, distortion, feedback, psychedelics, amplification, the first power chords); 1970 (Black Sabbath!! but also Uriah Heep’s debut and Deep Purple’s In Rock etc.); 1971 (the wildest, heaviest albums of 1971).
Paperback 260 pages, 16cm x 24cm (RRP £14.99)