…two new books on heavy metal:
McSweeney’s All Known Heavy Metal Bands is a complete listing of – um – all known heavy metal bands. 50,000+. It looks like it might be a fun read to check out the most abusive use of umlauts and other unintentional hilarity.
Photographer Peter Beste’s collection True Norwegian Black Metal, however, is keeping me up nights:
Warning: Do not taunt True Norwegian Death Black Metal.