“For The Sake Of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records” book details

In August, Metal Blade Records and BMG released For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records, a book written by label founder Brian Slagel, with Mark Eglinton. The book celebrates 35 years of Metal Blade and details the history of the label.

Book Excerpts

A few excerpts have been published online. One, concerning the Black Dahlia Murder, is up at Alternative Press. Another, having to do with Metallica, is up at Billboard.com.

Ordering Info

IndieMerch has the book bundles available now: the book, a shirt, the compilation, a box set. (The book and bundles were up at Pledge Music originally, although the site says “this project is closed.”)


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