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Robert Christgau’s Going Into The City

Posted by on Feb.19, 2015, under News, Upcoming Releases No Comments

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Robert Christgau shares his memories of Going Into The City in his new book out February 24th.  Read an excerpt here.

News Round Up: Allman Movie Planned, Gramm’s New Book, Ratt And Roll And More

Posted by on Apr.15, 2013, under News No Comments


– Here’s what Mike Scott of The Waterboys was reading this weekend.

– Lou Gramm of Foreigner releases his book Juke Box Hero: My Five Decades in Rock ‘n’ Roll on May 1st.  Here’s where he’ll be signing his book

– Stephen Pearcy of Ratt is about to unleash his book Sex, Drugs, Ratt & Roll: My Life in Rock on the world. He’ll also be out signing and what not.

– Burt Bacharach’s memoir Anyone Who Had a Heart: My Life and Music out May 7th . Meet Burt

– Gregg Allman’s memoir My Cross to Bear has been optioned for a movie.  The question is, who’s going to play Cher?


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Best Of Punk Magazine, Ric Ocasek and Tony Iommi’s Iron Man Book Top The News

Posted by on Dec.10, 2012, under News No Comments

-The best of Punk magazine has been put together in the soon to be released (and appropriately titled) The Best Of Punk Magazine out on December 18th.

-Tony Iommi’s memoir Iron Man: My Journey Through Heaven and Hell With Black Sabbath is now out in paperback.

-Ric Ocasek will be doing an in-store for his book Lyrics and Prose at Barnes and Noble in Union Square Thursday December 13th.

Rock Book News and New Releases With Willie Nelson, John Fogerty and more

Posted by on Nov.16, 2012, under News No Comments

-The new Willie Nelson and Kinky Friedman collaboration Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die: Musings from the Road is now available.  Sadly, Willie hasn’t caught up with Snoop Lion’s smokable book technology and the book is only available in regular or e-book form.

-We’re looking forward to reading about one of our old NYC haunts, The Peppermint Lounge, in Peppermint Twist: The Mob, the Music, and the Most Famous Dance Club of the ’60s, which takes a look at the club when it was a gangster hang.

– Miles Davis is the subject of another great coffee table book from Voyaguer Press. Take a look at Miles Davis: The Complete Illustrated History.

-There’s a new Kraftwerk book called Kraftwerk Publikation by David Buckley. It’s only available on Amazon UK and here’s a brief interview with Buckley and more information on the book.

-Earlier this week, John Forgerty announced his plans to put pen to paper and write his memoir.  It’s set for release in 2014.

News Roundup: The Pete Townshend Book Is Out!

Posted by on Oct.08, 2012, under News No Comments

-Today is the official release day for Pete Townshend’s book Who I Am. Pete will be signing his book over the next few weeks at various locations. Here’s a list.

-Just out in paperback is Susan Masino’s fun and fascinating look at the three generations of Hank Williams’s. Check out our interview with Susan.

-Butch Walker, singer/songwriter/producer/artist/author/bon vivant has a new documentary out, kind of. It’s making the rounds of the festival circuit right now and will be available to everyone soon.  Here’s a look at the trailer.

-Coming in November, a little treat in book form from Willie Nelson and Kinky Friedman called Roll Me Up And Smoke Me When I Die: Musings From The Road.

– Don’t miss these recent book releases: Motorhead-Live To Win by their official biographer Alan Burridge and Punk: An Aesthetic from Jon Savage , William Gibson,and  Linder Sterling.

Upcoming Release: Jon Langford “Skull Orchard Revisited”

Posted by on Apr.18, 2011, under Upcoming Releases No Comments

We had the pleasure of meeting Jon Langford at SXSW this year and we can’t wait for his new book/cd “Skull Orchard Revisited” to be released on May 1st.

To learn more about the book/cd and to pre-order, check out the Bloodshot Records site here.