Heavy metal and high-thrill cinema have been joined together like mutant twins since before the band Black Sabbath adopted the name of a chilling Italian horror film. The unadulterated journey of "Heavy Metal Movies" spans concert movies and trippy midnight flicks, inspirational depictions of ancient times and future apocalypses, and raw handheld digital video obsessions. As brash, irreverent, and visceral as both the music and the movies themselves, "Heavy Metal Movies" is the ultimate guidebook to the complete molten musical cinema experience. Exploding with way over 666 true headbanger classicsraging with disturbing documentaries, bulging barbarians, Satanic shockers, spluttery slashers, post-nuke dystopias, carnivorous chunk-blowers, undead gut-munchers, midnight mind-benders, concert films, killer cameosplus witches, werewolves, bikers, aliens, lesbian vampires, and vengeful vikings galore...the heaviest sin-ematic sensations of all time
About the Author
Brooklyn-born powerhouse Mike McBeardo McPadden has written prolifically about high art and low culture for the likes of "Esquire," "Black Book," and "New York Press." He worked for more than a decade as head writer for the online phenomenon Mr. Skin, and has also done time as a B-movie screenwriter. McPadden lives in Chicago with his wife, xoJane.com editor Rachel McPadden.