The multi-talented Snowy Shaw has been called a “worldwide underground superstar.” After more than 30 years of touring the world, he has earned himself a rock-solid reputation as one of the most hard-working, multifaceted “art-ist” with loads of groundbreaking creativity and integrity. In 2018, his highly acclaimed solo debut “White Is The New Black” received critical acclaim worldwide, and was named Best Rock/Metal Album Of The Year in five countries.
With a career as diverse as his own persona, it was only a matter of time until Snowy sat down to tell his unique journey from his own perspective. From joining King Diamond to touring with Therion, Dream Evil and eventually establishing himself as a solo artist, his career went through ups and downs, highs and lows, with a generous dose of crazy. In true do-it-yourself style, “The Book Of Heavy Metal” has illustrations by the man himself, and was released independently by its main character. The foreword by his buddy Mikkey Dee is the cherry on the cake of this dramatic, hilarious and bittersweet memoir.
Sonic Perspectives collaborator Rodrigo Altaf caught up with Snowy to discuss the whole writing process, the highs and lows of his career, and a vast myriad of other topics. Find out all they discussed about in the lengthy and informative audio interview below, and remember that for more interviews and other daily content, Sonic Perspectives is on Facebook, Flipboard, Twitter and YouTube, where you can be notified about new content we publish on a daily basis.