Perpetual Conversion: 30 Years & Counting in the Life of Metal Veteran Dan Lilker was published in English by Handshake, Inc in October of 2014, Portuguese by Metal Maximus (2015) and Italian by Tsunami Edizioni (2016).

Currently, the English edition is out of print.


“Danny Lilker is a goddamn legend in the metal scene.”

"[A] crazy, inspiring smorgasbord of gonzo metal history/wisdom."

Perpetual Conversion [is] a must-read for those possessing an affinity for music in extremis."

"Wonderfully valuable and totally enjoyable . . . for anyone interested in the history of punk, metal and hardcore."

"Hofer paints a simple picture of man who loves metal seemingly above everything else."

 [Perpetual Conversion] moves briskly, with incredible anecdotes and revelations from all eras of the man's career."

"[Lilker's] a goddamn legend."

"A smooth read with no spelling mistakes."

"Any fan of extreme music would be fascinated to read Perpetual Conversion."

"Hofer paints his subject with warmth, familiarity, and honesty."

 "Perpetual Conversion perfectly captures Lilker's neverending fascination with all things extreme metal and hardcore."

"The man deserved to have his story told so a larger part of the world could recognize him and his time has finally come in the form of Perpetual Conversion."

"This biography is a decoration that fits a veteran!"