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"Fortress Europe" First Chapter Available For Download Online

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Underground journalist Ryan Bartek has just released chapter one of his forthcoming book “Fortress Europe (The Big Shiny Prison Vol. II)” as a free PDF download. "Fortress Europe: London" features interviews with members of Killing Joke, Pantheist, Hello Bastards, Armed Response Unit, Fen, Flowers of Flesh and Blood, as well as a barrage of industry insiders and renowned metal/punk journalists.

Also included in this PDF download is the prologue to “Fortress Europe,” which was released earlier this year and features face-to-face interviews with Polish death metal legion Hate, Grecian black metal kingpins Rotting Christ, and the USA’s own blackened extreme metal machine Lecherous Nocturne.

"Fortress Europe: London" details the first week of Bartek’s travels throughout the European underground during Summer 2011. “Fortress Europe (The Big Shiny Prison Vol. II)” is the follow up to 2009’s “The Big Shiny Prison” -- a book in which the author traveled the USA covering all forms of counterculture fringe through a genre-bending combination of nonfiction journalism and the classic autobiographical road novel.

"Fortress Europe: London" can be downloaded here or can viewed via Google Docs at this location.

Despite offers for publication, Ryan Bartek will be releasing the book as a free PDF in early 2012. The full manuscript will feature a number of face-to-face interviews with members of Laibach, Rotting Christ, Wolfbrigade, Killing Joke, Moonsorrow, First Blood, Enochian Crescent, Funeral Winds, Hello Bastards, Fondlecorpse, Defeated Sanity, Armed Response Unit, Pantheist, Deranged, Beherit, Abortion, General Surgery, Dickless Tracy, Fides Inversa, Arkangel, Excavated, Hate, Vanguard, Pyramido, Black Breath, Spacemen 3, El Schlong, Ingurgitating Oblivion, and many more.

“Fortress Europe” is the third book by Ryan Bartek. To download any of his other material (books/music), links can be found at this location.

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