A 1988 horror novel by John Skipp
and Craig Spector
. The novel features examples of:
- Gorn : Many Squicktastic scenes. An early example of the splatterpunk genre.
- Loads And Loadsof Characters : The protagonist and antagonist bands, their fans, the parents, and so on.
- Moral Guardians : A group trying to take down the evil band (with good reason).
- The Eighties : The novel takes place (and was released) at the height of metal's popularity.