Malcolm Dome nous a quittés RIP

Malcolm Dome


Malcolm Dome was an English music journalist. He has written about rock and heavy metal since 1979. In addition to writing books, he has been a journalist for Record MirrorKerrang!Metal Hammer and Classic Rock among others. Dome co-founded the UK’s first rock radio station, TotalRock, along with Friday Rock Show DJ Tommy Vance and producer Tony Wilson. After 17 years with the station, Dome left in March 2014 to join Team Rock full-time.

Dome is credited with the term “thrash metal“. It was first referred to by the music press in Kerrang! by Dome while making a reference to the Anthrax song “Metal Thrashing Mad” in issue number 62, page 8, published on 23 February 1984.[1] Prior to this, Metallica‘s frontman James Hetfield referred to their sound as “power metal“.

Dome was a contributor to the DVDs Queen Under Review 1973-1980Queen Under Review 1980-1991 and Music Milestones: Genesis‘s Duke. He also provided sleeve notes for the Nuclear Burn 4CD remaster set of jazz fusion band Brand X‘s work between 1976 and 1980.[2]

It was announced on 1st November, 2021, that Malcolm Dome had passed away.[3]

Selected books[edit]


  1. ^ Dome, Malcolm (February 23, 1984). “Anthrax ‘Fistful Of Metal“. Kerrang!62. London, UK: Spotlight Publications Ltd. p. 8.
  2. ^ “Brand X – Nuclear Burn (4CD-2014 Remaster/All Virgin Albums)”. Compact Disc Services. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  3. ^ “Goodbye Dear Friend…” TotalRock. Retrieved 1 November 2021.

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