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Jeremy Spencer Death Punch’d And More

Posted by on Sep.03, 2014, under News No Comments

We’re back and ready for all the Fall and Winter titles we can handle. But, let’s start with some of the books you may have missed while we were away.

death punch'd book cover

Jeremy Spencer co-founder and drummer of Five Finger Death Punch just released his incredible memoir Death Punch’D: Surviving Five Finger Death Punch’s Metal Mayhem. Alice Cooper called it “the best rock n roll addiction and redemption story since Nikki Sixx’s Heroin Diaries.”

big book of hair metal

The prolific Martin Popoff has done it again with The Big Book Of Hair Metal. The cover alone is amazing, but you’ll be handsomely rewarded if you dare to journey inside.

steve boone

Steve Boone of The Lovin’ Spoonful put out Hotter Than A Matchhead and the reviews have been glowing. Check out what uber-crumudgeon Bob Lefsetz had to say here.

turn up the radio

Turn Up The Radio!: Rock, Pop, and Roll in Los Angeles 1956-1972 is an incredible all-inclusive look at the dj’s, music, musicians, songwriters, producers and engineers that created that unforgettable time in history.

rush faq

Can you ever know enough about Rush? Didn’t think so.


Rock Book Show News!

Posted by on Jun.12, 2013, under Current Shows, News No Comments

It’s our first episode with new releases, book news and Father’s Day ideas.


News Round Up: Legs McNeil, Beastie Boys, Rush, Metal And More

Posted by on May.01, 2013, under News, Upcoming Releases No Comments

please-kill-me book cover

Have you checked out Legs McNeil’s epic new(ish) blog? It continues to be chock full of good stuff all the time.

- In support of their upcoming book, the original MTV VJ’s now have a website with their book signing dates and other stuff.

- The Merciless Book of Metal Lists is out now.

- Pre-order is now up for Rush: The Illustrated History by former guest of the show Martin Popoff.

- If you missed it, the surviving members Beastie Boys signed up for a memoir due out 2015


Rock Book Show Interview: Martin Popoff “Black Sabbath FAQ— All That’s Left To Know On The First Name In Metal”

Posted by on Jul.12, 2011, under Current Shows No Comments

If you’re a fan of metal, chances are you’re a fan of Black Sabbath.  Martin Popoff, who previously wrote what is widely considered the definitive biography of the band, “Doom Let Loose“, brings fans this new FAQ book, required reading for metal fans.

Martin is often called “the world’s most famous heavy metal journalist.”  He is also a contributor to the upcoming series for VH1 Classic, “Metal Evolution”.

A few more facts about Popoff:

-He has unofficially written more record reviews than anybody in history (7,900).

-Written thirty-three books including biographies of Judas Priest, Dio, Rush, Rainbow and UFO.

-Contributor to Guitar World, Goldmine and Record Collector.

Check out our chat where we talk about topics like Sabbath’s influence on metal culture, the Van Halen feud,  turning this book in to a drinking game, and more.

Buy the book.