Into the Black: The Inside Story of Metallica 1991 – 2014

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more definitive scholarship of Metallica, one of metal’s most polarizing bands, than the massive two-volume set by music journalists Paul Brannigan and Ian Winwood. The first book, Birth School Metallica Death, covering the band from its founding up to 1990, came out in 2013. The follow-up, Into the Black, picks up from 1991 and carries on through the release of some of their more experimental, but ultimately tepid albums. Continue reading “Into the Black: The Inside Story of Metallica 1991 – 2014”