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METAL BLADE RECORDS Founder Brian Slagel To Release Memoirs This Year

Brian Slagel is pretty important.

Brian Slagel is pretty important.

According to Billboard, BMG has made its initial descent into book publishing, and all the way at the bottom of that announcement came a very metal nugget. The publishing company will be releasing For The Sake Of Heaviness sooner or later, which is a memoir of Metal Blade Records founder and CEO Brian Slagel with a foreword from Metallica's Lars Ulrich.

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Considering Slagel is one of the dudes who ultimately helped metal become a worldwide phenomena, this is going to be one hell of a read! Some of Metal Blade's initial released include titles from Slayer, Celtic Frost, Fates Warning, Voivod, Cryptic Slaughter, Sodom, and the dude even helped discover some little-known band called Metallica.

So Slagel is kinda important.

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