FACTOID # 6: Michigan is ranked 22nd in land area, but since 41.27% of the state is composed of water, it jumps to 11th place in total area.
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 


FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:



(* = Graphable)



Encyclopedia > Joel McIver

[Joel McIver] is a British author specialising in music and film. He has been writing books and contributing to various magazines since 1996; his best-known work to date is titled Justice For All: The Truth About Metallica, a hardback biography published in 2004. McIver's work is sold worldwide but is especially popular in the USA, Australia and Scandinavia: his books are available at Amazon. There is also an American novelist of the same name. Metallica is an extremely successful American heavy metal band that has been active since the early 1980s. ... The name Amazon may refer to several concepts: The legendary Amazons, women renowned in antiquity for their prowess in battle. ...

  Results from FactBites:
Justice for All: The Truth about Metallica by Joel McIver, Search Cheap Books, Discount Books, ISBN 0711996008 (1649 words)
McIver presents a thorough, well-organized history of Metallica, but he fails to deliver a coherent evaluation of the band's various strengths and weaknesses, successes and failures.
Another reason that McIver fails to uncover the personality of Metallica is that he relies too heavily on two interviews with the band: one from Thrasher magazine in 1986, and the other from Playboy in 2001.
McIver seems to think that the members of Metallica owe it to him to play "thrash metal" and that they should never have deviated from that style which made them legends.
Justice For All: The Truth About Metallica -- book review (599 words)
Author Joel McIver is a veteran music journalist and the perfect candidate for writing this chronicle.
And what makes this sentiment, and more importantly, the entire book, such a heart-tugging read is Joe McIver's willingness to lay these types of negative thoughts, and thus himself, on the firing line.
And so, he takes this group of musicians, a band he's probably seen dozens of times and whose records he's certainly listened to hundreds of times, and unearths their faults and why they aren't the band they were twenty years ago.
  More results at FactBites »



Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m