Thursday, April 24, 2014

Cat Thursday: Metal Cats by Alexandra Crockett - Book Spotlight

Welcome to the weekly meme that celebrates the wonders and sometime hilarity of cats! Join us by posting a favorite LOL cat pic you may have come across, famous cat art or even share with us pics of your own beloved cat(s). It's all for the love of cats! Enjoy! (share your post in the Mr. Linky below)

I know this may not be of interest to everyone. We all aren't metal fans (though I am). But I saw this featured in Red Bulletin magazine and I thought it was so awesome. And if you read at the bottom of the book blurb, you'll see that a portion of the proceeds benefit a great cause. You can look through some of the book on Amazon (link at bottom of post). These guys are so tough looking. I just adore that they're cat lovers!

Skulls and Siamese. Corpse paint and Persians. Baphomet, pentagrams, blood, and tabbies!

Metal Cats combines two amazing subjects: the extreme personalities of the hardcore metal music scene and their adorable kitties. These incredibly cute and fluffy felines have been photographed with their loving owners in and around the dark abodes of musicians, fans, and promoters of metal including members of the bands Black Goat, Thrones, Isis, Lightning Swords of Death, Book of Black Earth, Skarp, Harassor, Akimbo, Aldebaran, Atriarch, Oak, Ghoul, Ludicra, Holy Grail, Xasthur, Cattle Decapitation, Murder Construct, Exhumed, Morbid Angel, Municipal Waste, Skeletonwitch, Gypsyhawk, Nausea, Phobia, and Napalm Death.

Metal isn't all dark and disturbing, violent and misanthropic. Metal Cats is proof that while the music may be brutal, the people in the scene are softies for their pets just like you and me...

A portion of the proceeds from this book and a series of benefit shows held along the West Coast will go towards one no-kill shelter in each of the four main cities visited.

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  1. My boyfriend and I love metal - and cats ;) I can't see the link but it can be found easily. Thanks for sharing !

  2. LOL I had the metal cats in a post yesterday! Not my Cat Thursday but a post about the things people tag me in. I love it :)

  3. Gina, a book dragonApril 24, 2014 at 1:32 PM

    I love that the cat looks more badass then the owner!

  4. That adorable! And what a great cause!

  5. Bea @ Bea's Book NookApril 24, 2014 at 9:27 PM

    I saw this on facebook; some of the pics are really sweet.

  6. Oh that's awesome and he's a serious cutie. The guy, I mean. ;)

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