Most metalheads of a certain age are very familiar with Metal Blade Records. They’re the label from the early 80’s that launched the careers of such bands as Metallica, Slayer, Armored Saint, and so many others that are too numerous to mention. Founder and CEO Brian Slagel wrote a book with Mark Eglinton, FOR THE SAKE OF HEAVINESS: THE HISTORY OF METAL BLADE RECORDS, and now it’s available on audio book. Get all the details right here!
From The Press Release
Metal Blade Records and BMG have released the
Throughout the story, Brian steps aside to present first-person insights and extended guest interviews featuring friends, colleagues, Metal Blade staffers, and a long list of artists, including Metallica‘s James Hetfield, Slayer‘s Kerry King, King Diamond, and many more. Each of these segments is performed in the audio edition by John Bush of Armored Saint.
To purchase the audio edition of For the Sake of Heaviness, please visit: https://www.amazon.com/Sake-Heaviness-History-Metal-Records/dp/B07NZWM5L9/ref=sr_1_1_twi_audd_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1550964869&sr=1-1&keywords=for+the+sake+of+heaviness+metal+blade
Physical copies can also be purchased at: https://www.amazon.com/Sake-Heaviness-History-Metal-Records/dp/1947026003/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1550964869&sr=1-1
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