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ROCK ON! Whether they're new initiates to the cult of heavy metal or lifelong headbangers, this little book has something for metalheads everywhere.
Learn to identify the many tribes of the international heavy metal community, from Thrash to Black Metal. Master the codes, from the sign of the horns to the Diabolus In Musica. Understand how satanic Metal coexists with Christian Metal. Discover genres that have spread outside the Western world, like Japanese and Iranian Metal. With so much more to uncover, your journey into Heavy Metal has just begun.
The Little Book of Knowledge series has everything you could want to know about your favorite subjects, all wrapped in a convenient and attractive hardcover graphic novel. Written by experts in the field and drawn by fans who know the material, each Little Book is perfect for the established enthusiast and burgeoning amateur alike.
About the Author
Jacques de Pierpont, known as "Pompon" to fans of his radio show, is a former radio host and journalist. He's best known for his metal rock show, "Hell's Bells," which ended in 2015 with Jacques' retirement, which concluded his forty year career working for RTBF, the public broadcasting organization of the French-speaking Community of Belgium.
Hervé Bourhis is a French comic book writer and artist. His first book, the 2002 Thomas, or the Return of the Taboo, earned him the Goscinny Prize for best young comics writer. His work often references music and pop culture, which is the case with his series from the 2000s and early 2010s, which include The Stereo Club, with Rudy Spiessert; Comic Remix; and the Star Wars parody Naguère les Étoiles. He is perhaps most well known for his contributions to Dargaud's Little Book series, where he has written or drawn on subjects including rock music, The Beatles, comics, and the French Fifth Republic. In 2016 he released the superhero parody C.R.A.S.H.
He received the Prix Jacques Lob for his body of work in 2010.