On this episode of Big Blend Radio, Johnny Zazula shares highlights from his memoir, “Heavy Tales: The Metal. The Music. The Madness. As Lived by Jon Zazula.”
Available now in paperback, and as a digital and audio download, “Heavy Tales” is a riveting tumultuous journey from renegade youth to Metal music mogul, with detailed accounts of the struggles and successes along the way. Find out how he created Megaforce Records, CraZed Management out of a flea market in New Jersey with his wife, Marsha to discover Metallica and launch a musical genre that forever changed the scope of music history. The hundreds of artists they worked with would go on to release some of the most prolific and important albums in heavy metal history, giving it it’s Golden Era. Penned by Jonny Zazula and co-written by Harold Claros-Maldonado, “Heavy Tale” details the stories of how Jonny Z worked miracles by managing and releasing albums by Metallica, Anthrax, Testament, Mercyful Fate, Raven, Overkill, Exciter, Stormtroopers of Death, Method of Destruction, Ace Frehley’s Comet, King’s X, Ministry, Mindfunk, Nudeswirl, Warren Haynes, Disco Biscuits, and many more.