Michael Hann: Denim and Leather — The Rise and Fall of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (Constable)
Barney Hoskyns, Financial Times, 15 February 2022
AS INELEGANT acronyms go, NWOBHM was at least onomatopoeic: an approximation of metal's thudding, bludgeoning bass registers. Certainly the "New Wave Of British Heavy Metal", for which the acronym stood, was thudding and bludgeoning — and many other things described well in Michael Hann's entertaining and poignant oral history of the sub-genre.
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