Snowy Shaw announces autobiography, Facebook streaming event

Renowned from bands like King Diamond, Sabaton, Mercyful Fate, Therion, Dream Evil, Dimmu Borgir, Notre Dame, Memento Mori, Denner/Shermann etc., multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw will soon be unleashing his autobiography, ‘The Book of Heavy Metal’ (named after his most popular anthem to date, written for former band Dream Evil). The book’s release date will soon be announced, and will be available for purchase via (USA).

From the camps of all the aforementioned bands, Shaw is the first to spill the beans and tell it all, an openhearted and revealing story of all the ups and downs a crazy rock n´ roller coaster life.

‘The Book of Heavy Metal’ will be available as a limited deluxe edition hardback heavy brick of 464 pages, beautifully designed and decorated with memorabilia and never-before-seen footage from his private collection, autographed, numbered and including a personal dedication to the purchaser.

The book’s foreword is by Shaw’s longtime friend, youth idol and mentor Mikkey Dee (Motörhead, King Diamond, Scorpions).

On Saturday, July 25, Shaw will have an online official book release party from his headquarters in Sweden (he calls the HellHaus). That date is special because it is also his birthday! Shaw will be conducting online signings to people who have pre-ordered the book and also a live performance of a few songs, will read some passages, and tell stories. The event will be live streamed on Facebook from 7-9  p.m. UTC at