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SWEDISH DEATH METAL GOES ALL LEGIT AND SH*T

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Holy crap! Daniel Ekeroth‘s ode to Swedish Death Metal called — Swedish Death Metal — received a starred review and was cited as the “Web Exclusive Pick of the Week” in the publishing industry trade’s Bible, Publisher’s Weekly.

PW says Ekeroth “shows a true fan’s dedication in this oral history/band index of the thunderous music scene that emerged from frozen, sparsely-populated Sweden in the ’80s and early ’90s.” Ekeroth’s book also describes how the SDM scene “would echo the ’70s punk revolution in New York and explode with the same powder-keg intensity.”

As a best-selling author who still has never appeared in the pages of Publisher’s Weekly, believe me when I tell you Ekeroth’s inclusion in the rag is a big fuckin’ deal. Not only for him as an author, but also for heavy metal music and literature.

Horns up to Daniel Ekeroth from me and the denizens of MetalSucks!

Check out Swedish Death Metal at Amazon and on MySpace. At least you can tell everyone you read one book this year.

-CM

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