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Alvin Gibbs – Some weird sin: On tour with Iggy Pop

UK Subs bassist Alvin Gibbs spent the best part of a year as part of Iggy Pop’s band on the Instinct tour following the release of the album of that name. This book is about that time, from when he first got the call to meet Iggy Pop through to …

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Carl Phelan – Flyleaf Spreads Their Wings [book]

Do you like the band Flyleaf? Do you like to read? Here’s something made with you in mind! Flyleaf Spreads Their Wings, a digital edition of which was offered three months ago for review, is about the “Christian but not Christian” band Flyleaf, who is currently apparently on hiatus. The …

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Bible of Butchery: Cannibal Corpse, The Official Biography

What can be said of Cannibal Corpse, Metal Blade Records and Brian Slagel‘s “biggest-selling death metal band of all time”? (pp. 149) This five-piece American extreme metal band has accumulated career highs usually only available to rock bands: full-production music videos, boxed set sales, even a cameo in a blockbuster …

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Let It Rock: The Making of Bon Jovi’s Slippery When Wet by Neil Daniels

It is unusual to focus on just one moment in a bands career, but Neil Daniels does just that with his latest book release, Let It Rock: The Making of Bon Jovi’s Slippery When Wet. This book is an unashamed celebration of the landmark album Slippery When Wet; Bon Jovi’s …

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Killers – The Origins Of Iron Maiden: 1975-1983 By Neil Daniels.

Before people say it, this latest book by Neil Daniels’ is not a re-worked version of his Iron Maiden: The Ultimate Unauthorized History Of The Beast (Voyageur Press 2012) book with a new cover. This is a completely new piece of work which takes a closer look at those all-important …

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ZZTop Biography, Beer Drinkers And Hell Raisers.

@Planetmosh  @FormanDave @ZZTop @NeilDanielsBks   As author Neil Daniels say’s in the book “Beer drinkers and Hell raisers , is not a biography per-se, rather as the subtitle suggests, a fans’ handbook; a guide to their history and music“. I found it to be very historically ( musically ) informative, telling of the early …

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