MURDER IN THE FRONT ROW: SHOTS FROM THE BAY AREA THRASH METAL EPICENTER by Harald Oimoen & Brian Lew
During the early 1980s, San Francisco’s small community of dedicated headbangers risked life and limb in search of the ultimate in musical thrills. Photographers Harald Oimoen and Brian Lew were dodging bodies from the very start, in front of the stage, backstage, and on the stage itself. This stunning volume collects over 400 amazing color and black-and-white photos, plus passionate personal accounts by Bay Area metal veterans. 272 pages.