Trivium: The Mark of Perseverance
'The Mark of Perseverance' is a fast moving book that tells the story of Trivium's rise from a local school talent show to their upcoming tour with Iron Maiden in autumn 2006. Although the band have only been around for a fairly short time, the 163 page book is packed full of facts and quotes, and only goes off the subject once or twice.
The author, Joe Shooman, tells you of the good times when Matt Heafy was awarded 'Best Lead Guitarist' at the Orlando Metal Awards in 2002, and when Trivium signed up with the legendary Roadrunner Records, and the bad times such as when bassist Brent Young left the band shortly after their God Forbid tour, just as things had started to improve for the band. The name of the book says it all. The author emphasises how the band persevered through good and bad and never gave up, and their hard work and dedication led them to where they are now.
This is the first book to be published about Trivium, and comes just before the release of their third album 'The Crusade' in October 2006, which is likely to cause a fresh wave of interest among metal fans. Joe Shooman tells the story of the band's rise to success convincingly. He has researched thoroughly to put all the information together to show why Trivium is one of the most influential metal bands of this century, and why they bear 'the mark of perseverance'.
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