“The Encyclopedia Of Heavy Metal”

From the book of the same name.
By Daniel Buhszpan
Foreword By Ronnie James Dio

Copyright 2003 Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
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(“Genres”)
1.Black Metal
2.Grindcore
3.Doom Metal
4.Industrial Metal
5.Death Metal
6.New Wave Of (British) Heavy Metal
7.Progressive Metal
8.Power Metal
9.“Shred” Metal
10.Speed Metal/Thrash Metal

(“Band Rivalries”)
1.Van Halen vs. David Lee Roth
2,Dave Mustaine vs. Metallica
3.Ozzy Osbourne vs. Black Sabbath

(“Heavy Metal Fashion”)
1.Color Schemes
2.Fabrics
3.Footwear
4.Hair
5.Makeup
6.”Homo-erotic” Clothing
7.T-Shirts

(“Magazines”)
1.“Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles”
2.“Kerrang”
3.“Metal Edge”
4.“Metal Maniacs”

(“Radio”)

(“Drugs”)

(“Intraband Conflict”)
1.Eddie Van Halen vs. Sammy Hagar
2.George Lynch vs. Don Dokken
3.Ozzy Osbourne vs Bob Daisley and Lee Kerslake
4.Ritchie Blackmore vs. Ian Gillan
5.Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler vs. Ronnie James Dio and Vinnie Appice (“The Case Of The Tape-Tampering”)

(“Venues”) (Not on Discogs)
1.“The Rainbow” (Los Angeles)
2.“Gazzari’s” (Los Angeles)

(“Top 10 Best-Selling Metal Artists Ever”)
1.Led Zeppelin
2.Aerosmith
3.AC/DC
4.Van Halen
5.Metallica
6.Guns ‘n’ Roses
7.Bon Jovi
8.Def Leppard
9.Ozzy Osbourne
10.Queen

“Top 10 Most Underrated Bands”
1.King’s X
2.Voivod
3.Kyuss
4.Candlemass
5. The Tea Party
6.Dust
7.Carnivore
8.Atomic Rooster
9.Granicus
10.Sir Lord Baltimore

“Top 10 Bands With The Most Rabid Fan Bases”
1.Manowar
2.Rush
3.Slayer
4.Iron Maiden
5.Dio
6.Emperor
7.King Diamond
8.Carnivore
9.King’s X
10.Iced Earth

“Top 10 Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists”
1.Jimi Hendrix

“Top 10 Greatest Heavy Metal Bassists”
4.Glenn Hughes (TRAPEZE, DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION)

“Top 10 Goofiest/Most Awesome Songs”
1.Rush- “Cygnus X-1” (1977)
2.Slayer- “Altar Of Sacrifice” (1986)
3.Queen- “Flash’s Theme” (1981)
4.Rainbow- “Kill The King” (1978)
5.Iron Maiden- “Rime Of The Ancient Mariner” (1984)
6.Led Zeppelin- “Immigrant Song” (1970)
7.Judas Priest- “Jawbreaker” (1984)
8.Carnivore- “Male Supremacy” (1986)
9.Metallica- “Metal Militia” (1983)
10.Motley Crue- “Shout At The Devil” (1983)

“Top 10 Songs About Depression”
1.Black Sabbath- “Over And Over” (1981)
2.Candlemass- “Solitude” (1986)
3.Alice In Chains- “Nutshell” (1994)
4.Black Sabbath- “Paranoid” (1971)
5.Slow Horse- “No One Wants You When You’re Down” (1999)
6.Metallica- “Fade To Black” (1984)
7.Atomic Rooster- “Banstead” (1970)
8.Black Sabbath- “Falling Off The Edge Of The World” (1981)
9.Dust- “Suicide” (1972)
10.Black Sabbath- “Solitude” (1971)

“Top 10 Most Boring Songs”
1.Iron Butterfly- “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” (1968)
2.Metallica- “The Frayed Ends Of Sanity” (1988)
3.Led Zeppelin- “Moby Dick” (Live version) (1976)
4.Deep Purple- “The Mule” (Live version) (1972)
5.Black Sabbath- “Warning” (1970)
6.Monster Magnet- “ Brainstorm” (1993)
7.Queen- “The Prophet’s Song” (1975)
8.Guns ‘n’ Roses- “ November Rain” (1991)
9.Metallica- “The Thing That Should Not Be” (1986)
10.Led Zeppelin- “Whole Lotta Love” (1969)
  1. 1
    Abdullah
    1998
    Cleveland,OH
  2. 2
    Accept
    1976
    Solingen,Germany
  3. 3
    AC/DC
    1973
    Australia
  4. 4
    Acid King
    1993
    San Francisco,CA
  5. 5
    Aerosmith
    1970
    Boston,MA
  6. 6
    Alice In Chains
    1987
    Seattle,WA
  7. 7
    Anthrax
    1981
    NYC
  8. 8
    Anvil
    1978
    Toronto,Ontario, Canada
  9. 9
    Armored Saint
    1982
    Los Angeles,CA
  10. 10
    The Atomic Bitchwax
    1993
    Long Branch,NJ
  11. 11
    Atomic Rooster
  12. 12
    Bad Company (3)
  13. 13
    Biohazard
    1987
    NYC (Brooklyn)
  14. 14
    Black Sabbath
    1968
    Birmingham,UK
  15. 15
    Blue Cheer
    1966
    San Francisco,CA
  16. 16
    Blue Öyster Cult
    1971
    Long Island,NY
  17. 17
    Body Count (2)
    1990
    Los Angeles,CA
  18. 18
    Bon Jovi
    1983
    Sayreville,NJ
  19. 19
    Budgie
    1967
    Cardiff,Wales,UK/San Antonio,TX
  20. 20
    Candlemass
    1984
    Stockholm,Sweden
  21. 21
    Cannibal Corpse
    1988
    Buffalo,NY
  22. 22
    Carcass
    1985
    Liverpool,UK
  23. 23
    Carnivore
    1982
    NYC (Brooklyn)
  24. 24
    Cathedral
    1989
    Coventry,UK
  25. 25
    Celtic Frost
    1984
    Zurich,Switzerland
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