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"Swords of Steel" is a paperback anthology of fantasy and horror adventure stories written by heavy metal musicians.Authors include members of such bands as Manilla Road, Bal-Sagoth, Cauldron Born, Twisted Tower Dire, Solstice, Borrowed Time, Eternal Champion, and Gatekeeper. 254 pages.
In the tradition of writers such as Robert E. Howard, Michael Moorcock, George R.R. Martin and H.P. Lovecraft.
Table of Contents:
"Introduction" by David C. Smith
"Into the Dawn of Storms" by Byron A. Roberts
"The Riddle Master" by E.C. Hellwell
"The Mirror Beguiling" by James Ashbey
"Dream Death" (poem) by Sean Weingartner
"All Will Be Righted on Samhain" by Howie K. Bentley and David C. Smith
"Headbanging Warriors" (non-fiction essay) by M Harold Page
"Journey in Somnamblia" by Jean-Pierre Abboud
"Eve's Grave" by Scott Waldrop
"Stygian Dusk and Black Lotus Slumber" (prose poem) by Howie K. Bentley
"Blue Mistress" by Jeffrey Black
"Vengeance of the Insane God" by Jason Tarpey