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Martin Popoff: Kickstart My Heart – A Mötley Crüe Day By Day

August 4, 2016

Backbeat Books 2015 Bad boys’ illustrious saga in its gory glory detail – reeling in the years without weaving their collective hair in a yarn.  Artists tend to undermine this author’s efforts by continuing to build their chronology after Martin Popoff … Continue reading

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Andy Powell with Colin Harper: Eyes Wide Open

April 24, 2016

Jawbone Press 2015 No easy road behind him and blue horizon in front of him, WISHBONE ASH mainstay casts a glance back to tell a story of war and peace, and life itself. It’s easy to see as a one-dimensional … Continue reading

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Hog Fever – An Ear Movie

April 11, 2016

Ear Movies 2015 Post-modern “Easy Rider” gets an aural overhaul, with Kevin Godley and Terence Stamp getting under the listener’s skin. It’s a disease all right, the allure of those shiny beasts called bikes, a high-octane love affair. But if … Continue reading

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Martin Popoff: Sail Away – Whitesnake’s Fantastic Voyage

September 1, 2015

Soundcheck Books 2015 Light shed into the shadow of the blues but the farthest reaches of one band’s story remain deeply dark. It’s somehow ironic that this book was finished shortly before its subject released “The Purple Album” which could … Continue reading

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Merrell Fankhauser: Calling From A Star

July 19, 2015

Gonzo 2014 Riding the crest of a wave, surf rock veteran looks back at his life and the scene that never goes away. Rock ‘n’ roll can’t live without its own mythology, so no one can blame Merrell Fankhauser for … Continue reading

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