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A massive full-colour book recounting the coming of age of heavy metal and hardcore in West Flanders through never before published stories, photos and memorabilia. The organisers, eyewitnesses and band members tell how the slumbering provicne of West Flanders experienced its rude awakening - first hand, warts n all.


Over 400 pages with 300+ photos in full colour bring the story to life in this great book, featuring all your heavy faves including Slayer, Metallica, AC/DC, Motorhead, Rush, Van Halen, Kreator, VoiVod, Manowar, Venom, Scorpions, The Runaways, Kiss, Ted Nugent, Tokyo Blade, UFO, Crossfire, Mercyful Fate and many more.


These special limited-edition full colour coffee table quality heavy metal and crossover HC books are being launched for the Metallica week in June and you can pre-order your copy now.

Heavy Sounds in the West by Hans Verbeke and Onno Hesselink

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