WICKED GARDEN Releases Official Music Video for “Home, Too Far”

Las Vegas, NV based rock band WICKED GARDEN has released the official music video for their new single, "Home, Too Far." Written and directed by Dominick Muzio and Shawn Trojahn, the video for "Home, Too Far" was filmed by Stephy Hayward of Livewire Photography and edited by Nicholas Muzio at Die-Hearts Productions. "This is a song about loss, and how you can never get back the time … Continue reading WICKED GARDEN Releases Official Music Video for “Home, Too Far”

Esteemed Photographer Jeremy Saffer and Rare Bird Books Announce Halloween Release for “Daughters of Darkness” Coffee Table Photo Book

Noted celebrity and music photographer Jeremy Saffer has joined forces with Rare Bird Books for the release of the coffee table book Daughters of Darkness, a photographic love letter to the iconography of Black Metal and Doom.“‘Daughters of Darkness’ has been a project that’s been in the works for a third of my lifetime,” Saffer says. “I knew that … Continue reading Esteemed Photographer Jeremy Saffer and Rare Bird Books Announce Halloween Release for “Daughters of Darkness” Coffee Table Photo Book

Legendary Alt-Rock Front-Man Remembered in ‘Reintroducing Chuck Mosley: Life On and Off the Road, by Douglas Esper

On December 3rd 2019, ScoutMedia released Reintroducing Chuck Mosley: Life On and Off the Road, by Douglas Esper. “For twenty years I was Chuck’s fan, band mate, cheerleader, unknowing drug mule, AA plus one, friend, and I tried to help him write his autobiography,” said Douglas Esper. “After he passed away November 9th 2017, I continued working on … Continue reading Legendary Alt-Rock Front-Man Remembered in ‘Reintroducing Chuck Mosley: Life On and Off the Road, by Douglas Esper

“Finding Joseph I: An Oral History of H.R. from Bad Brains” Set for Paperback Release on July 23, 2019

Including New Chapter and Foreword by Lamb of God's D. Randall BlythePaperback Edition Available for Pre-Order Now via Barnes & Noble and AmazonBook Signing Taking Place at Generation Records in NYC on July 23"A thoroughly uncensored rollercoaster ride through the riotous, tumultuous and utterly singular life and career of one of rock's most enigmatic singers." - D. Randall Blythe … Continue reading “Finding Joseph I: An Oral History of H.R. from Bad Brains” Set for Paperback Release on July 23, 2019

Author JEREMY WAGNER’s Latest Novel, “Rabid Heart”, Named Finalist in Two Next Generation Indie Books Awards Categories

RABID HEART cover design by CLAUDIO BERGAMIN "Rabid Heart maintains a sharp, persistently moving narrative of the protagonist's personal quandary and eventual flight. It's immensely fun, and Rhonda Driscoll dishes out one-liners with panache...an endlessly entertaining zombie tale that checks off genre conventions with style."- Kirkus Reviews"Rabid Heart evokes a mix of Misfits lyrics and grainy VHS … Continue reading Author JEREMY WAGNER’s Latest Novel, “Rabid Heart”, Named Finalist in Two Next Generation Indie Books Awards Categories

Legendary Mountain Drummer Corky Laing to Release New Book, “Letters to Sarah,” on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12

CORKY LAING -- THE LEGENDARY DRUMMER FOR MOUNTAINAND WEST, BRUCE AND LAING – SET TO RELEASE NEW BOOK,TITLED “LETTERS TO SARAH” ON MOTHER’S DAY, SUNDAY, MAY 12 “LETTERS TO SARAH” – CHRONICLING THE UPS AND DOWNS OF LAING’S LIFE –FEATURES EXCERPTS OF TOUCHING, MEMORABLE, HUMOROUS, INTIMATE AND HEARTFELTLETTERS WRITTEN TO HIS MOTHER OVER 34 YEAR PERIODCorky … Continue reading Legendary Mountain Drummer Corky Laing to Release New Book, “Letters to Sarah,” on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12

Author & Musician Jeremy Wagner Releases New Edition of Acclaimed Novel, “The Armageddon Chord”

"Wagner debuts with a highly entertaining blend...of heavy metal and hardcore horror...electrified by breakneck pacing, a cast of over-the-top characters and memorable lines..." - Publishers Weekly Jeremy Wagner, founder of internationally acclaimed death metal band Broken Hope, wrote his first novel about the power of heavy metal and its horrific possibilities in the wrong hands. Almost a decade … Continue reading Author & Musician Jeremy Wagner Releases New Edition of Acclaimed Novel, “The Armageddon Chord”

MF Ruckus Launch Their Rock Comic: The Front Lines of Good Times

America’s favorite power rock party machine MF Ruckus have launched a new comic book and motion comic that is just as wild and reckless as the band entitled The Front Lines of Good Times. The Front Lines of Good Times is scripted by the band including some insane touring experiences set in a pre-post-apocalyptic setting that has to … Continue reading MF Ruckus Launch Their Rock Comic: The Front Lines of Good Times

BELZEBUBS (THE BOOK) Out March 19th via Top Shelf Productions

As editor in chief of Pittsburgh Music Magazine, a lot of emails, IG and Facebook messages, and personal requests come across my radar. As hard as it is to sort through and give attention to everything it is amazing at how much stuff there is out there to keep a music nerd entertained these days. … Continue reading BELZEBUBS (THE BOOK) Out March 19th via Top Shelf Productions

NEW GWAR GRAPHIC NOVEL TO SPLIT HELL WIDE OPEN – PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE NOW

GWAR: The Enormogantic Fail - Graphic novel 96 pages, softcover, $19.99 US, ISBN: 9781988903477 You know their name, you know their music but do you know their story? Everyone's favorite blood spewing alien band return to comics in an all-new 96-page graphic novel. The Master is at it again in a fierce battle against Cardinal … Continue reading NEW GWAR GRAPHIC NOVEL TO SPLIT HELL WIDE OPEN – PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE NOW

First-Ever Biography of The Cars’ Benjamin Orr to Be Released 11/11

Vermont Writer Milliken Has Book Deal to Publish Biography of The Cars’ Benjamin Orr  BELLOWS FALLS, VERMONT – Veteran music journalist Joe Milliken recently announced a publishing deal with the Lanham, Maryland-based publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers to produce his first book, a biography about the late Benjamin Orr. Orr was the co-founder, co-lead singer, … Continue reading First-Ever Biography of The Cars’ Benjamin Orr to Be Released 11/11

Third Man Books to publish Benjamin Myers’ “The Gallows Pole” in the US

"The Gallows Pole may well turn out to be 2017's His Bloody Project. It's a windswept, brutal tale of eighteenth-century Yorkshire told in starkly beautiful prose." "Atmospheric alt-crime at its best." "From the half-forgotten history of northern working men on the brink of the Industrial Revolution, Myers has unearthed a powerful story which he tells with great vigour." Third Man Books is thrilled … Continue reading Third Man Books to publish Benjamin Myers’ “The Gallows Pole” in the US

PLAY IT LOUD: An Epic History of the Style, Sound, and Revolution of the Electric Guitar by Brad Tolinski & Alan di Perna

Brad Tolinski & Alan di Perna Foreword by Carlos Santana       "Play it Loud is a dynamic history of the electric guitar, but more importantly, it's about the artists who painted universal tones, colors, textures and movements on the world canvas... Brad and Alan get inside the note of the political and cultural … Continue reading PLAY IT LOUD: An Epic History of the Style, Sound, and Revolution of the Electric Guitar by Brad Tolinski & Alan di Perna

Maynard James Keenan Adds NY & DC Dates to Book Tour

July 18, 2016, Jerome, Ariz. -- Maynard James Keenan, front man of A Perfect Circle, Puscifer and TOOL, has added two new dates to his previously announced book tour: Nov. 11 at The New York Society for Ethical Culture andNov. 12 at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. Keenan, who is known … Continue reading Maynard James Keenan Adds NY & DC Dates to Book Tour

Book Review: “One For The Road: How To Be A Music Tour Manager”

Let me start by saying that if I had this book in my possession twenty-five years ago I would definitely be in a different place right now in my life and I certainly could have been a much better asset for the bands I managed.  Not that I have any regrets, but instead of watching … Continue reading Book Review: “One For The Road: How To Be A Music Tour Manager”

LOUDER THAN HELL THE DEFINITIVE ORAL HISTORY OF METAL IS KILLER

Got mycopy of Louder Than Hell in the mail yesterday...wow.  Really, no B.S. No filler, all killer.  I read a ton of rock bios and rock related books every month; actually I read a ridiculous amount.  Half of those books are decent, a quarter complete garbage, the other quarter is split between excellent and "how … Continue reading LOUDER THAN HELL THE DEFINITIVE ORAL HISTORY OF METAL IS KILLER

THE MERCILESS BOOK OF METAL LISTS: New Testimonial Video Featuring MAX CAVALERA of SOULFLY

Guys- I've got to tell you that this is a very awesome book.  It's definitely one any metal fan needs or would cherish as a gift.  This is not a read as much as a list of all things metal that make you think back, discover, argue, and maybe even move ahead.  Pittsburgh Music Magazine … Continue reading THE MERCILESS BOOK OF METAL LISTS: New Testimonial Video Featuring MAX CAVALERA of SOULFLY

LOUDER THAN HELL THE DEFINITIVE ORAL HISTORY OF METAL

Based on Hundreds of Original Interviews with Metal Elite -- Including Lemmy/Motorhead, Members Of Black Sabbath, Megadeth, Korn, Pantera, Limp Bizkit, Metallica, Marilyn Manson, Van Halen, and Many More! Buy Your Copy NOW at Amazon.com “Essential.” —REVOLVER (4/4 stars review!) “An indispensable oral history of an often misunderstood musical genre.” —KIRKUS REVIEWS (a starred review!) “I’m not saying this just … Continue reading LOUDER THAN HELL THE DEFINITIVE ORAL HISTORY OF METAL

THE MERCILESS BOOK OF METAL LISTS: New Testimonial Video

Featuring Richard Christy of CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED/The Howard Stern Show   Howie Abrams Appearing on the Black N Blue Takeover Radio Show on April 2nd at 8pm ET   Hitting Stores April 9, 2013 -- Written by NYC Music Scene Veterans Howie Abrams and Sacha Jenkins - Featuring Exclusive Photography by Iconic East Coast … Continue reading THE MERCILESS BOOK OF METAL LISTS: New Testimonial Video

THE MERCILESS BOOK OF METAL LISTS: New Quote Snippets from Kerry King and Philip Anselmo

“The Merciless Book Of Metal Lists, compiled by Howie Abrams and Sacha Jenkins, is the ultimate look at the world of heavy metal via the ease and convenience of a list. No stone is left unturned here, and I mean no stone. If you think you have a list about metal that isn’t in this … Continue reading THE MERCILESS BOOK OF METAL LISTS: New Quote Snippets from Kerry King and Philip Anselmo

“Till Death: A Guide to Love and Loss” A Twisted and Torrid Hardcover Photo Book by JEREMY SAFFER

“Till Death: A Guide to Love and Loss” is a brand new, 70-page, full color hardcover photo book that combines the creative and twisted minds of world renowned rock photographer JEREMY SAFFER and the to-die-for front woman of New Years Day, Ash Costello, in a goth culture romantic horror-comedy with an axe-sharp sense of humor. … Continue reading “Till Death: A Guide to Love and Loss” A Twisted and Torrid Hardcover Photo Book by JEREMY SAFFER

THE MERCILESS BOOK OF METAL LISTS: The Most Opinionated Compendium Ever Written about Heavy Metal

“You want to know about album covers that feature goats on them? What MOTORHEAD icon Lemmy's warts might tell you if they could speak? The achievements IRON MAIDEN would never have reached had their original vocalist Paul Dianno remained in the band? Well then, this book is for you.” THE MERCILESS BOOK OF METAL LISTS, … Continue reading THE MERCILESS BOOK OF METAL LISTS: The Most Opinionated Compendium Ever Written about Heavy Metal

DAMIEN ECHOLS “LIFE AFTER DEATH”

In his new book, "Life After Death" Damien Echols details 18 years of wrongful imprisonment; sharing stories of abuse, mistreatment, his incredible perseverance and spirituality. Released today, "Life After Death" is available at booksellers everywhere and on Amazon. Damien Echols is currently living in New York with his wife Lorri. Follow Damien's journey on Facebook,Twitter … Continue reading DAMIEN ECHOLS “LIFE AFTER DEATH”

New Jersey Writer/Author BRIAN ABERBACK Pens New Educational Unauthorized Rockography, “BLACK SABBATH: Pioneers of Heavy Metal”

Esteemed New Jersey writer and author BRIAN ABERBACK has penned a new, educational Black Sabbath book, being released with Enslow Publishers, Inc. The book, titled Black Sabbath: Pioneers of Heavy Metal, is an unauthorized “rockography” that transforms the extensive knowledge about Black Sabbath that Aberback has amassed over the years to the page for future … Continue reading New Jersey Writer/Author BRIAN ABERBACK Pens New Educational Unauthorized Rockography, “BLACK SABBATH: Pioneers of Heavy Metal”