Author Jeff Wagner recently released his book Mean Deviation: Four Decades of Progressive Heavy Metal through Bazillion Points. I reviewed it late last month on the site – I enjoyed it, but found it so in-depth that it was a little difficult to absorb. Wagner was kind enough to speak with me by phone earlier this week. We discussed the book and its reception, as well as the process of putting all those bands in perspective.
You can find more information about the book at its Facebook page or contact Jeff Wagner directly via e-mail: wagner at mean dash deviation dot com. Bazillion Points also made the book’s fifth chapter, “Passing the Threshold,” available as a PDF yesterday, which you can read and preview here.
Download the interview with Mean Deviation author Jeff Wagner.