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2010

Aberback, Brian. (2010)
Book Title: Black Sabbath: Pioneers of Heavy Metal (Rebels of Rock).
City & Publisher: Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, Enslow Publishers.
ISBN: 9780766033795.
[Note:Cover suggests “Reading Level: Ages 10 and Up.”]

Akoto, Philip. (2010)
Book Title: Menschenverachtende Untergrundmusik?: Todesfaszination zwischen Entertainment und Rebellion am Beispiel von Gothic-, Meta l - und Industrialmusik [Misanthropic Underground Music?: Fascination with Death between Entertainment and Rebellion on the Example of Gothic, Metal and Industrial Music].
City & Publisher: Münster, Telos.
Language: German
ISBN: 9783933060211.

Brewster, David. (2010)
Book Title: The Stylistic History of Heavy Metal Guitar.
City & Publisher: New York, Cherry Lane Music Company.
ISBN: 9781575609089.

Burgwächter, Till. (2010)
Book Title: Juhr Gait tu Hewi Metäll & Schmerztöter [Gait Juhr tu Hewi Metäll & Pain Killers]
Publication: Berlin, IP-Verl. Jeske, Mader
Edition: Uberarb. und erg. Aufl.
Language: German
[Note: This item contains two previously separate books ("JGTHM" and "Pain Killers") published together with added content; humorous works on Heavy Metal]

Cerati, Stefano. (2010)
Book Title: I 100 Migliori Dischi della NWOBHM: New Wave of British Heavy Metal [The 100 Best Albums of the NWOBHM...].
City & Publisher: Milan, Tsunami.
Language: Italian
ISBN: 9788896131251.

Costantini, Nicola. (2010)
Book Title: “The Return...”
Publisher: Self-published (?)
Note: This is the Encyclopedia of Svensk Döds Metall, 2nd edition [Encyclopedia of Swedish Death Metal].

Cope, A. L. (2010)
Book Title: Black Sabbath and the Rise of Heavy Metal Music.
City & Publisher: Farnham, England, Ashgate.

Dome, Malcolm1 and Wall, Mick2. (2010)
Book Title: Metallica: the Music and the Mayhem.
City & Publisher: London, Omnibus Press.
ISBN: 1849386625.
[Note: This is a revised edition of The Complete Guide to the Music of Metallica (1995).]

Findeiß, Frank. (2011)
Book Title: Das Ende einer Hoffnung. Was Wurde aus Grunge?: Rezeption einer Jugendszene im Gesellschaftspolitischen Kontext unter Berücksichtigung der Darin Verwendeten Kommunikationsmittel [The End of Hope: What Happened to Grunge? Reception of a Youth Culture in the Socio-political Context, Taking into Account the Means of Communication].
Publisher: Verlag: Grin Verlag.
Language: German
ISBN: 978-3640930081.

Giroux, Annick "Morbid Chef." (2010)
Book Title: Hellbent for Cooking: the Heavy Metal Cookbook.
City & Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Bazillion Points.
ISBN: 9780979616372.

Haenfler, Ross. (2010)
Book Title: Goths, Gamers and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures.
City & Publisher: NYC, Oxford University Press.

LeVine, Mark. (2010)
eBook Title: Headbanging Against Oppressive Regimes: Censorship of Heavy Metal in the Middle East, North Africa, Southeast Asia, and China.
[Note: Freely available online].

“Mad Doc Matt.” (2010)
Book Title: Luftgitarre und Bier: Ein kleines ABC zum Besseren Verständnis von Heavy Metal Festivals und deren Besuchern [Air GuitarandBeer: a Small Primer to a Better Understanding of Heavy Metal Festivals and their Visitors].
City & Publisher: Frankfurt, M. Ed. Fischer.
Language: German
ISBN-10: 9783899505092.

Mankel, Anja. (2010)
eBook Title: Wikinger, Satanisten, Helden: Subkulturen im Heavy Metal [Vikings, Satanists, Heroes. Subcultures in Heavy Metal].
City & Publisher: Munich, GRIN Verlag GmbH.
ISBN: 9783640647583.
[Note: eBook is available from the publisher via print on demand].

Marcus, Sara. (2010)
Book Title: Girls to the Front: the True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution.
City & Publisher: NYC, Harper Perennial.
ISBN: 9780061806360.

Miehling, Klaus (2010)
BookTtitle: Gewaltmusik: Populäre Musik und Werteverfall [Violence Music: Popular Music and Declining Values​​.].
Publisher: Verlag: epubli GmbH.
Language: German
ISBN: 9783869316055.

Moore, Ryan. (2010)
Book Title: Sells Like Teen Spirit: Music, Youth Culture, and Social Crisis.
City & Publisher: NYC, New York University Press.
ISBN: 9780814757475.

Schäfer, Frank (2010)
Book Title: 111 Gründe, Heavy Metal zu lieben - Ein Kniefall vor der härtesten Musik der Welt [111 Reasons to Love Heavy Metal - a Genuflection Before the Hardest Music of the World.]
Publisher: Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf.
Language: German.
ISBN-10: 3896025805

Seabury, Steve. (2010)
Book Title: Mosh Potatoes: Recipes, Anecdotes, and Mayhem from the Heavyweights of Heavy Metal.
City & Publisher: New York, Atria Books.
ISBN: 978143918132.

Szpajdel, Christophe. (author, editor) (2010)
Book Title: Lord of the Logos: Designing the Metal Underground.
City & Publisher: Berlin, Die Gestalten Verlag.
Language: English
ISBN: 3899552822.

Thompson, Dave. (2010)
Book Title: The Wit and Wisdom of Ozzy Osbourne.
City & Publisher: Iola, Wisconsin, Krause Publications.
ISBN: 144021400X.

Triggs, Teal. (2010)
Book Title: Fanzines: the DIY Revolution.
City & Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books.
ISBN: 9780811876926.

Wall, Mick. (2010)
Book Title: Enter Night: Metallica, the Biography.
City & Publisher: London, Orion.
ISBN: 9781409112952.

2011

Barre, Jorge de La / Bezerra, Amílcar Almeida / Ferreira, Daniela Maria / and Gadêlha, Wilfrid. (2011)
Book Title: Transformaçöes: a Cena Metal no Recife “Pós-mangue” [Transformations: the Metal Scene in Recife Post-“mangue”].
Publisher: Relatório Final do Projeto de Pesquisa Cultural no 124/09 - Fundaçäo do Património Histórico e Aríístico de Pernambuco (FUNDARPE) Fundo Pernambucano de Incentivo à Cultura (Funcultura).
[Note: This is the final report of Cultural research no 124/09 - Artistic and Historical Heritage Foundation. “Mangue” is manguebeat, a mix of rock and local music created in the city of Recife in the 1990’s. This report was accomplished by three PhDs of the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) and a music critic. There is a documentary resulting from the project.]

Bartosch, Roman. (editor) (2011)
Book Title: Heavy Metal Studies. Band 1: Lyrics und Intertextualität [Heavy Metal Studies. Volume 1: Lyrics and Intertextuality].
City & Publisher: Oberhausen, Germany, Verlag Nicole Schmenk.
Language: German.
ISBN: 9783943022056.

Brannigan, Paul. (2011)
Book Title: This is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl.
City & Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Da Capo Press.
[Note: Topics include Nirvana, Queens of the Stone Age]

Burgwächter, Till (Author) / and Schmitz, Patrick (Illustrator). (2011)
Book Title: Die Wahrheit über Wacken: Wacken von A-Z [The Truth about Wacken: Wacken from A-Z].
Publisher: Meine Reiffer / Reiff, Andreas.
Language: German
ISBN: 9783934896352.

Campos, Cristian. (2011)
Book Title: Metal and Hardcore Graphics: Extreme Artworks from the Underworld.
City & Publisher: Barcelona, Loft.
Language: English
ISBN: 9788499367736.

Christian, Elizabeth Barfoot. (editor) (2011)
Book Title: Rock Brands: Selling Sound in a Media Saturated Culture.
City & Publisher: Lanham, Maryland, Lexington Books.
ISBN: 9780739146354.

Cyris, Michael. (2011)
Book Title: Die Popularisierung des Revolutionären am Beispiel der schwedischen Hardcore-Punkband REFUSED [The Popularization of Revolutionaries on the Example of Swedish Hardcore Punk Band REFUSED].
City & Publisher: Munich, Grin Verlag.
Language: German
ISBN: 978-3640958481.

Dobschat, Carsten2 and Jaeckel-Dobschat, Andrea1. (2011)
Book Title: J.B.O.: Biographie des Blödsinns [J.B.O.: Biography of Idiocy].
Publisher: Verlag Nicole Schmenk.
Language: German
ISBN: 9783943022070.
[Note: J.B.O. (James Blast Orchester) is a heavy metal band from Erlangen, Germany (founded in 1989). Their career started with parodies of rock and pop songs.]

Evans, Mark. (2011)
Book Title: Dirty Deeds: My Life Inside/Outside of AC/DC.
City & Publisher: Brooklyn, Bazillion Points.
ISBN: 1935950045.

Frehley, Ace1 / Layden, Joe2 and Ostrosky, John3 (authors). (2011)
Book Title: No Regrets: a Rock ‘n’ Roll Memoir.
City & Publisher: New York, Gallery Books.
ISBN: 9781451613940.

Gibson, Blair (author) and Rosamilia, Armand (editor). (2011)
Book Title: From the Minds of Madness: the Origins of Heavy Metal Band Names.
Publisher: CreateSpace.
ISBN: 9781468147315.

Hughes, Glenn and McIver, Joel. (2011)
Book Title: Glenn Hughes: the Autobiography.
City & Publisher: London, Jawbone.
ISBN: 1906002924.

Iommi, Tony (2011)
Book Title: Iron Man: My Journey through Heaven and Hell with Black Sabbath.
City & Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Da Capo Press.
ISBN: 0306819554.

Johannesson, Ika1 / Jefferson Klingberg, Jon2 and Gustafsson, Vejde3 (illustrator). (2011)
Book Title: Blod Eld Dö: en Svensk Metalhistoria [Blood Fire Death: a Swedish Metal History].
City &  Publisher: Stockholm, Alfabeta.
Language: Swedish
ISBN: 9789150113341.

Lücker, Christoph. (2011)
Book Title: Das Phänomen Heavy Metal: Ein Szene-Porträt [The Phenomenon of Heavy Metal: a Scene-Portrait].
City & Publisher: Oberhausen, Germany, Verlag Nicole Schmenk.
Language: German
ISBN: 9783943022032.

Mader, Matthias (author) and Neckenig, David (illustrator). (2011)
Book Title: New York City Hardcore, Vol. 2: the Sound of the Big Apple.
City & Publisher: Berlin, I. P. Verlag Jeske, Mader.
Language: German
ISBN: 9783931624101.
Series Title: Skin-up-Magazin Rockers.

McIver, Joel. (2011)
Book Title: Overkill: the Untold Story of Motorhead.
City & Publisher: London, Omnibus Press.
ISBN: 1849386196.

McIver, Joel. (2011)
Book Title: Crazy Train: the High Life and Tragic Death of Randy Rhoads.
City & Publisher: London, Jawbone Press.
ISBN: 1906002371.

Mustaine, Dave and Layden, Joe. (2011)
Book Title: Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir.
City & Publisher: New York, It Books.

Nohr, Rolf F. and Schwaab, Herbert.  (2011)
Book Title: Metal Matters: Heavy Metal als Kultur und Welt [Metal Matters: Heavy Metal as a Culture and World].
City & Publisher: Münster, Lit Verlag.
Language: German
ISBN: 9783643110862.
Series Title: Medien'Welte; Band 16.
[Note: Conference proceedings].

Osbourne, Ozzy (author) and Ayres, Chris (contributor). (2011)
Book Title: Trust Me, I'm Dr. Ozzy: Advice from Rock's Ultimate Survivor.
City & Publisher: New York, Grand Central Publishing.
ISBN: 1455503339.

Paterson, Lawrence (author) and Di Laurenzio, Anna (editor). (2011)
eBook Title: At the End of the Day: the Story of the Blaze Bayley Band.
Publisher: Metalbox Recordings; 2 edition.
[Note: Sold by Amazon Digital Services for the Kindle eReader.]

Popoff, Martin. (2011)
Book Title: Black Sabbath FAQ: All That's Left to Know on the First Name in Metal.
Publisher: Milwaukee, Backbeat Books.
ISBN: 0879309571.
Series Title: FAQ Series.

Popoff, Martin (author) / Mader, Matthias (?)/ and Thiem, Tobias (illustrator). (2011)
Book Title: Dio
City & Publisher: Berlin, IP-Verl. Jeske, Mader.
Language: German
ISBN: 9783931624699.

Popoff, Martin. (2011)
Book Title: The Deep Purple Royal Family: Chain of Events '80 - '11.
City & Publisher: Toronto, Power Chord Press.
ISBN: 9780981105741.

Popoff, Martin. (2011)
Book Title: The Deep Purple Royal Family: Chain of Events through '79.
City  & Publisher: Toronto, Power Chord Press.
ISBN: 9780981105734.

Popoff, Martin 1 and Perri, David 2. (2011)
Book Title: The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal, Volume 4: The '00s.
City  & Publisher: Toronto, Collector's Guide.
ISBN: 9781926592206.

Schäfer, Frank. (2011)
Book Title: 111 Gründe, Heavy Metal zu Lieben - Erweiterte Neuausgabe: ein Kniefall vor der Härtesten Musik der Welt - Mit 33 Brandheißen Bonusgründen [111 Reasons to Love Heavy Metal - Extended Edition: a Genuflection to the Hardest Music in the World - Red Hot with 33 Bonus Reasons].
City & Publisher: Berlin, Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf.
Language: German
ISBN: 3862650766.

Schäfer, Frank. (2011)
Book Title: Talking Metal: Headbanger und Wackengänger- die Szene Packt Aus! [...and Wacken-goers - the Scene Unpacked!]
City & Publisher: Berlin, Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf.
ISBN: 9783862650750.

Strong, Catherine. (2011)
Book Title: Grunge: Music and Memory.
City & Publisher: Farnham, England, Ashgate.
ISBN: 9781409423768.
Series Title: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series.

Veder, Sally. (2011)
Book Title: Metallica Primer: Discography, Tours and Lyrics of Metallica.
Publisher: Amazon Digital Services.
[Note: Sold by Amazon Digital Services for the Kindle eReader.]

Wright, Jeb. (2011)
Book Title: Classic Rock Revisited Presents Vol. 1: Rock Icons & Metal Gods.
City & Publisher: Nashville, Rock 'n' Roll Books.
ISBN: 9780983471608.

Zöllner, Philipp. (2011)
Pagan Metal in Skandinavien und Deutschland: Kampf um ein Genre [Pagan Metal in Scandinavia and Germany Battle for a Genre].
Publisher: Grin Verlag.
Language: German
ISBN: 3640997743.

2012

[No Author listed]. (2012)
Book Title: Myujikku raifu ga mita erue metaru. [L.A. Metal as seen by Music Life].
City & Publisher: Tokyo, Shinkou Myusikku Entateimento [New Music Entertainment].
Language: Japanese
ISBN: 9784401636587; 4401636589.
[Note: “The title says (literal translation) ‘Music Life (sub) saw LA Metal.’ The full description says it is a reprint edition. Is "Music" Life" a title?  It is one of those Japanese words of English origin.  If so I would probably translate the title as  ‘L.A. Metal as seen by Music Life’ (reprint).The book seems be a reprint of articles on major heavy metal groups that were popular in the 1980’s .   I don’t know if it had been published earlier as a book or not.  No date anyway.” Harold Wright]

Artwood, Dave. (2012)
Book Title: Iron Maiden: British Metal.
Publisher: Abstract Sounds Book, Ltd.
ISBN: 0956696090.

Blows, Kirk. (2012)
(U.S.A.) Book Title: Hammered: Heavy Tales from the Hard-Rock Highway.
(U.K. ?) Book Title: Birds, Booze & Bad Language: a Hard Rock Journalist's Adventures.
City & Publisher: London, Plexus Publishing.
ISBN: 0859654850.

Brüggemann, Jörg. (2011)
Book Title: Metalheads.
Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag.
Language: English
ISBN: 3899554205.

Coulman, Laura Coulman. (Editor)
Book Title: See You at the Cemetery Gates: Saints and Survivors of the Heavy Metal Scene.
City & Publisher: London, Plexus Publishing.
ISBN-10: 0859654834.

Crahan, M. Shawn (2012)
Book Title: The Apocalyptic Nightmare Journey.
City & Publisher: New York, PowerHouse & London, Turnaround (distributor). MTV Press.
ISBN: 1576875962, 9781576875964.

Daniels, Neil. (2012)
Book Title: Iron Maiden: the Ultimate Unauthorized History of the Beast.
City & Publisher: St. Paul, Minnesota & London, Voyageur.
ISBN: 9780760342213.
[Note: Also printed with title: Iron Maiden: the Ultimate Illustrated History.]

Daniels, Neil. (2012)
Book Title: Metallica: the Early Years and the Rise of Metal.
City & Publisher: Church Stretton, U.K., Independent Music.
ISBN: 9781906191214.

Dawes, Laina. (2012)
Book Title: What Are You Doing Here?: A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal.
Publisher: Bazillion Points.
ISBN: 9781935950059.

Force, Chris and Morrow, Scott (editors). (2012)
Book Title: Assault of the Earth: Metal Bands from around the Globe.
Publisher: Alarm Press.
ISBN: 9780982638972.

Falke, Sara R. and Wisotzki, Katharina. (editors)
Book Title: Böse Macht Musik: Zur Ästhetik des Bösen in der Musik [Evil Power Music: the Aesthetics of Evil in Music.]
Publisher: Transcript.
Language: German
ISBN: 3837613585.

Grow, Lory. (2012)
Book Title: Heavy Metal: from Hard Rock to Extreme Metal.
Publisher: White Star Publishers.
ISBN: 885440635X.

Hale, Bill (author) and Dave Mustaine (Foreword). (2012)
Book Title: Megadeth: Another Time, A Different Place.
City & Publisher: MTV Press.
ISBN: 1576875970.

Hardy, Perry and Travis, Tiffini. (2012)
Book Title: Skinheads: A Guide to an American Subculture
Series Title: Guides to Subcultures and Countercultures.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Greenwood.
ISBN: 0313359539.

Hart, Jordan. (2012)
Book Title: Steel Rainbow: the Legendary Underground Guide to Becoming an 80s Rock Star.
Publisher: Lyons Press.
ISBN: 9780762780730.

Hecker, Pierre. (2012)
Book Title: Turkish Metal: Music, Meaning, and Morality in a Muslim Society.
City & Publisher: Burlington, Vermont, Ashgate.
ISBN: 9781409438489.
Series Title: Ashgate popular and folk music series.

Herrick, Andy. (2012)
Book Title: Metal Drumming Concepts.
City & Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation.
ISBN: 1458402738.

Jovanovic, Rob. (2012)
Book Title: Nirvana: the Recording Sessions.
Publisher: Soundcheck Books LLP (New revised expanded edition edition).
ISBN: 0956642063.

Johnson, Brian. (2012)
Book Title: Rockers and Rollers: a Full-Throttle Memoir.
Publisher: It Books.

Krumm, Christian. (2012)
Book Title: Century Media: Geschichte eines Plattenlabels [Century Media: History of a Record Label].
Publisher: Verlag Nicole Schmenk.
Language: German.

Losse, Michael. (2012)
Book Title: Das Motiv der Burg im Heavy Metal [The Subject of the Castle in Heavy Metal].
Publisher: Verlag Nicole Schmenk.
Language: German

Pattison, Louis / Richardson, Nick / Stosuy, Brandon / Birk, Nathan T. and Morgan, Frances (authors). (2012)
Book Title: Black Metal: Beyond the Darkness.
Publisher: Black Dog Publishing.
ISBN: 1907317724.

Phillipov, Michelle. (2012)
Book Title: Death Metal and Music Criticism: Analysis at the Limits.
Publisher: Lexington Books.
ISBN: 0739164597.

Popoff, Martin and Ioannis. (2012)
Book Title: Fade to Black: Hard Rock Cover Art of the Vinyl Age.
Sterling Pub Co Inc ;
ISBN: 9781402778179.

Renee Parrill, Renee. (2012)
eBook Title: True Till Death.
Print Length: 194 pages
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services
Language: English
ASIN: B0073BAF5O
[Note: Memoir of a straight edge tattoo artist.]

Rosen, Steven. (2012)
Book Title: Black Sabbath: Masters of Reality.
Publisher: Abstract Sounds Book.
ISBN: 0956603963.

Scanlan, John. (2012)
Book Title: Van Halen: Exuberant California, Zen Rock 'n' Roll.
Publisher: Reaktion Books.
ISBN: 1861899165.

Snider, Dee. (2012)
Book Title: Shut Up and Give Me the Mike.
Publisher: Gallery Books.
ISBN: 145163739X.

Turman, Katherine and Wiederhorn, Jon (authors). (2012)
Book Title: Louder than Hell: the Uncensored, Unflinching Saga of Forty Years of Metal Mayhem.
Publisher: It Books.

Wylde, Zakk and Eric Hendrikx, Eric. (2012)
Book Title: Bringing Metal to the Children: the Complete Berzerker's Guide to World Tour Domination.
Publisher: William Morrow.
ISBN: 0062002740.