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IRON MAIDEN & METALLICA New Updated Editions of the Best Selling Illustrated Histories

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Voyageur Press and Quarto Publishing Group announce the publication of two revised and updated editions in their best-selling illustrated history series. METALLICA: THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY and IRON MAIDEN feature new chapters, updated with the latest tour and album info, and additional photos.  Both books are written by acclaimed rock journalists, both feature an in-depth history of each band, complete discographies, individual album reviews, hundreds of live, backstage and memorabilia photos and much more.

 

 

OUT NOW: METALLICA: THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY – UPDATED EDITION

illustrated_metallicaThis new, thoroughly updated edition is the ultimate tribute to Metallica, complete with coverage of the band’s most recent DVD set and live albums.

Formed in Los Angeles in 1981, Metallica has become the best-selling heavy metal group in music history, with an estimated 100 million worldwide album sales. The band has toured and performed on all seven continents.

In this updated edition of Metallica: The Complete Illustrated History, acclaimed heavy metal journalist Martin Popoff leads a roster of celebrated heavy metal writers in taking on Metallica’s story, analyzing studio albums, and providing a complete discography. 300 images complement the band’s story: their formative years spent woodshedding in the clubs of Los Angeles; tragedies, such as the death of founding bassist Cliff Burton; the triumphs of multiple platinum recordings; personnel changes, such as the departures of Dave Mustaine and Jason Newsted; and tours around the world. Live-performance and candid backstage photographs are accompanied by memorabilia.

This updated edition includes coverage of Metallica’s two Orion Music + More festival gigs in 2012 and 2013; the band’s 2012 departure from Warner Bros. and the formation of Blackened Records; the release of the Quebec Magnetic two DVD live set in 2012; and the release of Through the Never, an innovative 3D, no-dialog horror movie interspersed with Metallica live footage and a live soundtrack album in 2013. The band’s Antarctica performance generated a digital live album, Freeze ‘Em All, and Metallica toured the world in 2013, 2014, and 2015, with shows from England to Norway to Peru. All of this history and more is packed in the updated edition of Metallica.

Consider this updated edition a loud tribute to one of heavy metal’s hardest-rocking bands. Order here

$24.99 | Paperback, 208 pages with 250 color and 50 b/w photos | ISBN: 9780760351710

 

illustrated_ironmaidenOUT NEXT MONTH: IRON MAIDEN: THE ULTIMATE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE BEAST – UPDATED EDITION

Few bands have as widespread global appeal as Iron Maiden. This up-to-date book showcases the band in all its beastly glory.

Formed in 1975 by a young, East London bass player named Steve Harris, Iron Maiden went on to become one of the most successful heavy metal acts in history. With an estimated 85 million albums sold worldwide, the band remains hugely popular.

Iron Maiden is the updated edition of the first-ever complete, illustrated retrospective of the band. Music journalist Neil Daniels relates the band’s entire history and provides a complete, up-to-date discography, while respected heavy metal journalists and Iron Maiden experts, including Ian Christie, Martin Popoff, and Mick Wall, analyze the recordings. The stories behind the band’s formation, roster changes, recordings through 2015’s The Book of Souls, and tours through 2016 are complemented with nearly 500 images, including live performance and candid off-stage photographs, and memorabilia, including handbills, gig posters, backstage passes, buttons, ticket stubs, and, of course, Eddie, Iron Maiden’s iconic Derek Riggs-created mascot.

This new edition of Iron Maiden is required reading for any heavy metal fan. The book covers the compilation From Here to Eternity (2011); the CD/LP/DVD/Blu-ray release of En Vivo! (2012); the Maiden World Tour (2012-2014) to North America, Europe, and South America; The Book of Souls album (2015); and the 2016 tour. There’s also an additional 30 vivid photos added. Order here

$25.00 | Hardcover, 240 pages with 435 color and 40 b/w photos | ISBN: 9780760351673

 

 

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