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Sixteen-year-old Josh hopes to be a metalhead someday. Maybe then he would finally be considered as cool as his dad was. Right now, he's just a wannabe. He's never been kissed, he keeps getting weird mail, and a big chunk of his Facebook friends are, well, ferrets. Josh documents his teenage woes with a hilariously honest voice. From arguments with his nagging mother to awkward encounters with girls, from figuring out his future band name to learning the truth about his late father, follow Josh as he navigates his embarrassments and his triumphs.
Sixteen-year-old Josh fantasizes about becoming a death metal guitarist complete with tattoos, piercings, and hoards of adoring fans (girls, mostly). But it's not easy when his super strict mom wont let him grow out his hair Luckily, Josh has a way of coping with life's setbacks; it's only a diary, but it contains all Josh's hopes, dreams, and frustrations (not to mention some great ideas for band names and lyrics ). There's a lot he wants to get done before his 17th birthday, but things never turn out quite like he plans. What Josh doesn't know is that his mother also kept a diary around the time he was born, and a secret in there holds the key to Josh's life becoming a whole lot more metal.