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Funny, intelligent views of small-town life and pop-culture. Classic rock fans will enjoy it.Published 10 days ago by Corey
Author Chuck Klosterman loves the big hair bands of the 80's, so much in fact that he wrote this book partly as biography and partially to defend the genre that is referred to as... Read morePublished on March 23 2012 by Tommy Skylar
My roommate lent me this book, which I believe he bought on a lark in Union Station (DC), to distract himself during the nine-hour train ride to Boston. Read morePublished on July 5 2004 by "justinchend"
This is one of the best metal-related books I've ever read. It focuses on the 80's hair metal scene and it's affect on pop culture, as well as seeing how that music reflected the... Read morePublished on July 2 2004 by Justin G.
With a title like "Fargo Rock City," and especially with a subtitle promising "A Heavy Metal Odyssey in Rural North Dakota," I was excited about this book. Read morePublished on April 2 2004 by Timothy A. Rundquist
Chuck Klosterman's book of heavy metal criticism is really a book about himself. He reveals, by writing about the music he loved growing up, all the attachments teenagers make to... Read morePublished on Nov. 17 2003 by Clinton Williamson
"Fargo Rock City" is an autobiographical look at how the heavy metal bands of the 80's affected the author, Chuck Klosterman, during his youth in North Dakota. Read morePublished on Sept. 10 2003 by E A Glaser
This book is great because it's so personal. If you don't like 1980s heavy metal, you should read this the same way you'd read about tribal customs in central Africa or Irish pub... Read morePublished on Aug. 22 2003 by SPM