Shane’s Take — A History of Heavy Metal
This is a fantastic, comprehensive overview of the history of heavy metal music. I’m not necessarily the heavy metal superfan that might be the prime target for this book, but I still found it to be extremely funny and interesting. O’Neill does a great job of telling the tale in an engaging way. I was born in 1973, so I kind of grew up in the sweet spot of a lot of this, but there were still a ton of bands and stories that I hadn’t heard before. I think this is good for the heavy metal enthusiast as well as just the general music fan. Good stuff!