Hmm, this may be worth a look, actually - although I heed your warnings, and realise it's probably not an essential purchase. I've got Martin Popoff's 'Collectors Guide to Heavy Metal' from several years ago, which consists of a big number of short reviews by him - so I'm familiar with his writing style, which can be entertaining, can be informative, but as you say, can also be annoying! Written by Richard on I also need to check this one out. I own his Top Albums and the collector's guid, but the one in three volumes, one on the 70s, one on the 80s and one on th 90s.mammasoap.com/wp-content/166.php
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And true his writing style is quite annoying at times. Like I've said before, I'm not fond of "best of" lists or compilations, specially when they're as wide as this one. And also, considering your warning of his "strange" and not-all-that-good-writing, I wouldn't really go through the trouble of trying to get my hands on the book. In fact, it doesn't really call my attention that much.
What interests me about this book is the supposedly "extensive polling" that went into creating it. So at least it's not just all about Martin Popoff's own opinions and ego..! He can be an entertaining writer, even when he's insulting an album that the reader really likes I mean, even if the reviewer hates that kind of music, I think they should at least try and review it properly and fairly, and acknowledge its certain significance, rather than utterly ridicule it and condemn it as worthless. But then again, his honesty makes him kind of interesting to read.
And he really likes some of Paradise Lost's stuff, which wins him back some credibility!
Honestly, I think that such a thing would only work if the list was in no particular order. With this in place, instead of the most popular band getting the 1 spot, each band will have equal footing.
Sure, some people will complain about how their favorite band wasn't added, but at least there won't be scores of people objecting to a band getting a 1 spot. Aug 14, Mark Desrosiers rated it really liked it Shelves: The readers voted, and a frequently perplexed-by-the-results Martin Popoff comments. Also with lots of interviews and lists from the artists in question. Benjamin Kahn rated it liked it Mar 25, Jason rated it liked it Nov 19, Edo rated it really liked it Feb 04, Scott Floman rated it it was amazing Aug 04, Rob Thompson rated it really liked it Jun 25, Michael Abbattista rated it liked it Sep 19, Michael rated it it was amazing Apr 28, Lucas M rated it really liked it Feb 26, Jesse Bradstreet rated it really liked it Jan 01, Enrique rated it it was ok Dec 08, Michael rated it it was amazing Mar 10, Augusto Alves do nascimento rated it it was amazing Sep 20, Jeff rated it it was amazing Jan 29, Mark Meiss rated it really liked it Jun 26, Michael Belpedio rated it it was amazing Aug 06, Detroit rated it it was amazing Oct 28, Stephen rated it it was amazing Mar 11, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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Books by Martin Popoff. Trivia About The Top Heavy No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A little of every Genre is represented as I mentioned above but across the Metal style it is more prevalent.
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I was personally impressed with the level of detail Popoff gave us and think you will like this as a quick fan through a few pages or a sit back and study each page with other Metal Heads. The book begins with the Top 10 list so I will list them here for you to absorb. It will not ruin the core of the piece since it is right in the front of the book. This list itself made me wonder who actually got to vote as while I am in agreement with some listed I think the number would have been different.
The Top Ten List: Master Of Puppets — Metallica 2.
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Reign In Blood — Slayer 4. Ride The Lightning — Metallica 5.