|Book of the Year 2008, Decibel Magazine - English Writen.
_Ekeroth knows of what he writes_5 of 5 stars? É Revolver
_A sprawling epic of a book_basically the perfect read for extreme metal fans.? É Bravewords & Bloody Knuckles, 9.5 of 10
_Death Metal musician and author Ekeroth shows a true fan_s dedication? É Publishers Weekly, Starred Review/Pick of the Week
_Daniel Ekeroth has impressively balanced a high level of raw data with a loving, subjective tone. Aspiring authors of such future volumes are advised to approach their subjects with the same care and passion." É Metal Maniacs
The ultimate blow-by-blow account of Sweden_s legendary death metal underground, based on exclusive interviews with members of Nihilist/ Entombed, In Flames, At the Gates, Dismember, Grave, Hypocrisy, Opeth, Unleashed, Marduk, Morbid, Mob 47, Deranged, Edge of Sanity, Merciless, Therion, Liers in Wait, Carnage, Carcass, Tiamat/Treblinka, Afflicted, Repugnant, and the Haunted.
450 densely-illustrated pages
Heavy-duty 130gsm paper
Revised and Expanded 300-page history, PLUS 150 pages including highly opinionated band encyclopedia, gallery, and fanzine bibliography
Written by Daniel Ekeroth (of Insision, Tyrant, Dellamorte, Diskonto; and author ofViolent Italy)
Ships with exclusive free metal button
"Finally, the true story of Swedish death metal! This book brought me back to the good old days"ÉTomas Lindberg, At the Gates/ Grotesque/Disfear
"Death metal ruled my adolescent years. The problem is I don_t remember half of it! This tome of dark recollections is the chance to set things straight."ÉNicke Andersson, Nihilist/Entombed/The Hellacopters
"Read this book if you are willing to be subjected to the story behind the extreme face-melting, flesh-ripping, ear-slaying, gut-blasting phenomenon known as Swedish death metal!"ÉChris Reifert, Death/Autopsy