- 520 Pages
- Includes 15-track audio CD
- Released: August 28, 2007
- Originally Released: 2007
- Publisher: Collector's Guide Publishing
Description by OLDIES.com:
Volume 1: The Seventies gave us 1162 reviews from that classic rock decade. Volume 2: The Eighties tacked on another 2528 reviews from the golden age of heavy metal at the top of the charts. And now, the long-awaited final install of the Collector's Guide To Heavy Metal Triology has arrived!
Weighing in at a mammoth 3073 reveiws, encompassing all of metal's many flavors as the genre exploded into death metal, grunge, alternative metal, power metal, progressive, stoner rock and doom, black metal and metalcore, with hair metal and thrash persisting into this strange, strange era for hard music.
Popoff has indeed arrived full circle, finishing his massive task, creating the final peiece of what has become a three-volume guide to an astounding 6761 full-length albums from metal's inception to the dawn of the new millennium. he stuffs the pages full of reviews and recollections of hundreds upon hundreds of rarities and monster catalogs from 90s vabnds, as well as the continuing catalogs of bands discussed in the earlier books. Martin reevaluates the classics and adds trivia tidbits that make these records come to life. Come join his (often controversial!) look at metal's transitional decade and check out his often fast'n'loose opinions of hundreds of albums you won't see covered in any other rock compendium.
A tribute to heavy metal, this volume highlights the albums and bands of the 1990s that stood on the shoulders of giants and gave metal this generation?s greatest hits. Full of reviews and recollections of hundreds of rarities and mainstream metal albums from the 1990s, this book also includes little-known trivia that brings the albums back to life. Sure to attract any fan of metal, this user-friendly guide documents dozens of bands and hundreds of albums.