The Making of the album New American Gospel by Lamb of God. Written by the bands drummer, Chris Adler, this book is a first hand look into the formation and the history of this world renowned metal band through the recording process of their landmark first album. The book also includes drum tablature, transcribed by Chris, himself, to ensure accuracy for students and teachers alike. The drum tabs are intended for all levels of drum players. A tab key and methodology is included for new players and non-music reading students. The author reflects not only on the many difficult hurdles involved in writing and recording the album, but also breaks the album down song by song and gives his perspective on how each came to be. The stories included share a candid and unexpected insight into the creation of this historic album. Chris details the artistic difficulties and disappointments, the successes and the critical decisions made along the way that helped build the bands prolific career.