A tribute to metal's golden age, this volume highlights the albums and bands of the 1980s that built the foundation for today's heavy metal sound. It also includes little-known trivia that brings the albums back to life.
Martin Popoff is the author of "The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal," "The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal Volume 1: The Seventies," and "The Top 500 Heavy Metal Albums of All Time." He is the editor in chief of Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles and regularly contributes to "Chart," "Classic Rock," "Goldmine," "Guitar World," "Lollipop," and "Record Collector." He lives in Toronto, Ontario.