Other than lines such as “All I wanted was to be warm and noticed”, The Rogue To Nowhere contains little about Jason’s music; this is all about the drugs, girls and addiction. A stand-out memoir from a musician who has spent much of his career in the background.
This is absolutely more than a book about a rock band. It’s a tale of discovery and about carving one’s own way while not exactly knowing what you’re carving into.
Francesca Lia Block’s The Thorn Necklace is a good read with useful information for using your past experiences and the power of the pen to exorcise your demons and, hopefully, affect the lives of your readers as well.
Check out our review of Mia Michaels’ A Unicorn in a World of Donkeys and find out whether you’re a magical fairy tale creature or a steadfast beast of burden.
Take a very short, sort-of-spiritual journey by reading our review for Stalking God: My Unorthodox Search for Something to Believe In, Anjali Kumar’s down-to-earth, funny, and honest quest to find a faith or principle that she can believe in and pass on to her daughter.
If you are a fan of behind-the-scenes info and/or you are a sick and twisted voyeur of sorts, than this book is for you.
Tero Ikäheimonen weaves together a timeline that reads almost like a blackened family tree.
So, long story short, buy this book for the smart, humor-having metalhead in your life.
Unlikely most Bowie biographies you will find, Bowie: The Illustrated Story captures Bowie's career through the end, including the aforementioned Blackstar album.
Just in time for the 'xXxMas' season comes this seminal punk tome that is a true delight to read.
With Willie Nelson: American Icon, you have yourself an inspiring, good-looking, historically-accurate piece of literature that may be hard to put down.
If you are a hoarder of all things Frankenstein, this book via Reel Art Press is an essential addition to your collection.
If you want to learn more about AC/DC, this is an essential purchase. It is interesting, easy to read and will look great on your coffee table.
Michael Aronovitz's debut novel features some serious chills, delicious trope navigation in an insightful and imaginative perspective of the adolescent protagonist, and a brilliant ending that pulls together a valiant first effort from a new writer who we are proud to say has also joined the writing team at PureGrainAudio.
Overall, I think fans of classic rock and/or those in the industry would enjoy reading this biographical story of Keith Olsen’s life and legacy.
Are you a guitarist? If not a guitar player yourself, are you a fan of the guitar craft? If not a follower of that craft, what about a fan of classic rock? If the answer to any of those questions is "yes," this would be a worthwhile purchase.
Are you a big fan of Jimi Hendrix? If the answer is yes, no need to read further than this paragraph -- just buy this book.
Led Zeppelin: All The Albums, All The Songs is yet another fine literary work from Martin Popoff, and I look forward to seeing which artist he profiles next in long-form.
If you enjoy reading about the history of popular music, this is an undeniable 10 out of 10.
America 51 is rude, crude and definitely not politically correct, (which I actually applaud) but no matter where you stand on the issues, most will find this a pretty good read.