Author(s): Albert Mudrian
In 1986, the idea that death metal and grindcore would ever impact popular culture was unimaginable. Initially circulated through a scattered tape-trading network of underground thrill-seekers, bands rose from every corner of the globe and death metal and grindcore spread faster than a pandemic plague of undead flesh-eaters. By 1994, the genre's most prominent labels had sold millions of albums. Choosing Death examines the rise, fall and resurrection through the eyes and ringing ears of the artists and entrepreneurs behind the movement.