The Big Book of Hair Metal: The Illustrated Oral History of Heavy Metal’s Debauched Decade by Martin Popoff

If you’re in your late 30s to mid-40s, reading this review and don’t cop to listening to a little Ratt or Bon Jovi in your teens; Slamming a Poison or Motley Crue cassette into your car’s tape deck, then you were either raised Amish or you’re very likely, completely full of shit. There is almost no way you could have been a teenager in the ‘80s and not spent a little quality time with the hair metal genre (even if you want to now refer to it as Glam Rock, that doesn’t make it any less of a guilty pleasure). Continue reading “The Big Book of Hair Metal: The Illustrated Oral History of Heavy Metal’s Debauched Decade by Martin Popoff”