My collection ‘Rock & Metal Chronicles’ – as with ‘AOR Chronicles’ – represents my love of rock and heavy metal. The book features reviews of Motorhead, Dio, AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Alice Cooper as well as younger bands such as Breed 77, The Answer, Violent Storm and 45 Degree Woman and not forgetting such iconic rock and metal names as Destruction, Exciter, Bruce Dickinson, Diamond Head, Girlschool, Guns N’ Roses, Hanoi Rocks, Kreator, Krokus, Rob Zombie, Glenn Tipton, Fight and Halford.
The book is available to buy at the following links and is sold as a paperback and eBook:
MY US publisher/editor at Backbeat books informs me that we’ve already sold half the first print run of Reinventing Metal, which is pretty good for a book that’s only been on sale for about 2 months in the US and 5-6 weeks here in the UK.
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‘AOR Chronicles’ covers my love of the famous, the obscure and the new. It features such varied artists as Meat Loaf, Journey, Europe, Foreigner, Robert Plant, Boulevard, Enuff Znuff, Extreme, Bryan Adams, Aerosmith, Angel and Kiss, amongst dozens of others.
It is available to buy at these links:
Thanks to revered music and pop culture author Dave Thompson for including my Pantera book ‘Reinventing Metal’ in his list of ‘Best New Music Books Of 2013′ in Goldmine Magazine. I’m honored.