Editor Justin St. Vincent has released a new book entitled "The Spiritual Significance of Music: Metal Edition" which "provides an exciting exploration of how music powerfully impacts spirituality, and why spirituality influences music," according to a press release. "Readers will discover sincere expressions of spiritual beliefs from the world of metal music." This portfolio includes an eclectic mix of musicians playing many forms of metal music:
* Avant-Garde Death
It also includes musicians from alternative-rock, avant-rock, and hardcore-punk bands.
"Metal Edition" provides readers with an important introduction to metal music's affinity with demonology, divination, magic, mysticism, Satanism, spiritualism, the occult, and witchcraft.
The bands referenced in the book include:
DAWN OF AZAZEL
FAITH NO MORE
MY DYING BRIDE
For more information, visit www.xtrememusic.org.