The human cost of this runs to six marriages, four divorces, a pair of estranged daughters and two dead ex-wives. Constable Robinson. A heroin addict for more than ten years, he blew millions on drugs and booze and left behind him a trail of chaos and carnage. By turns hilarious, brutally honest and entirely compulsive, mordant, A Fast Ride Out of Here will be a monument to rock'n'roll debauchery on an epic, self-lacerating, heart-rending, scabrous, unparalleled scale and also to one man's sheer indestructability.
. Latterly, way has fought cancer, but has survived it all and is now ready to tell his extraordinary tale. Not for nothing did nikki sixx, bassist with la shock-rockers Motley Crue and who 'died' for eight minutes following a heroin overdose in 1988, consider that he was a disciple of and apprenticed to Way.
During a forty-year career as founding member and bassist of the venerated British hard rock band UFO, and which has also included a stint in his hell-raising buddy Ozzy's band, Pete Way has both scaled giddy heights and plunged to unfathomable lows. An entertaining romp that is also informative. A fast ride out of here tells a story that is so shocking, so outrageous, so packed with excess and leading to such uproar and tragic consequences as to be almost beyond compare.
A thoroughly absorbing autobiography, worthy of the subject' Classic Rock 'They call me a madman but compared to Pete Way, I'm out of my league. Ozzy osbourneThere are rock memoirs and then there is this one.
Heavy Duty: Days and Nights in Judas Priest
Memoir by the cofounder and former lead guitarist of heavy metal giants Judas PriestJudas Priest formed in the industrial city of Birmingham, England, in 1969. Downing discusses the complex personality conflicts, the acrimonious relationship with fellow heavy metal band Iron Maiden, the business screw-ups, as well as how Judas Priest found itself at the epicenter of a storm of parental outrage that targeted heavy metal in the '80s.
He also describes his role in cementing the band's trademark black leather and studs image that would not only become synonymous with the entire genre, but would also give singer Rob Halford a viable outlet by which to express his sexuality. In heavy Duty, guitarist K. K. Lastly, he recounts the life-changing moment when he looked at his bandmates on stage during a 2009 concert and thought, "This is the last show.
Whatever the topic, whoever's involved, K. K. With its distinctive twin-guitar sound, and international sales of over 50 million records, studs-and-leather image, Judas Priest became the archetypal heavy metal band in the 1980s. Iconic tracks like "breaking the law, " and "you've got another Thing Comin'" helped the band achieve extraordinary success, " "Living after Midnight, but no one from the band has stepped out to tell their or the band's story until now.
As the band approaches its golden anniversary, hilarious, fans will at last be able to delve backstage into the decades of shocking, and haunting stories that surround the heavy metal institution.
Lights Out: Surviving the '70s with UFO
Runnin' with the Devil: A Backstage Pass to the Wild Times, Loud Rock, and the Down and Dirty Truth Behind the Making of Van Halen
During this unparalleled run of success, and drama, debauchery, no one was closer to the band than Noel Monk. Sharing never-before-told stories, monk paints a compelling portrait of Eddie Van Halen, hardship, bringing into focus the unique combination of talent, vision, and naiveté that shaped one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time—and made him and his brother vulnerable to the trappings and failings of fame.
A man who’d worked with some of rock’s biggest and most notorious names, when both he and David Lee Roth exited as controversy, serving first as their tour manger then as their personal manager until 1985, Monk spent seven years with Van Halen, backstabbing, and disappointment consumed the band. Throughout van halen’s meteoric rise and abrupt halt, this confidant, friend, fixer, and promoter saw it all and lived to tell.
Dey street. Illustrated with dozens of rare photographs from Monk’s vaults, Runnin’ with the Devil is manna from rock heaven no Van Halen fan can miss. Now, for the first time, he shares the most outrageous escapades—from their coming of age to their most shocking behavior on the road; from Eddie’s courtship and high profile wedding to Valerie Bertinelli to the incredible drug use which would ultimately lead to everyone’s demise.
The manager who shepherded van halen from obscurity to rock stardom goes behind the scenes to tell the complete, Eddie Van Halen, unadulterated story of David Lee Roth, and the legendary band that changed rock music. Van halen’s rise in the 1980s was one of the most thrilling the music world had ever seen—their mythos an epic party, a sweaty, sexy, never-ending rock extravaganza.
The Gospel According to Luke
That album was shaped in large part by the founding members of Toto, who were emerging as the most in-demand elite session crew in LA, and further developed on the band’s self-titled multi-platinum debut. Lukather’s extraordinary tale also encompasses the dark side of stardom and the American Dream.
The dominant sound of the late ‘70s and ‘80s was not punk, but a slick, polished amalgam of rock and R&B first staked out on Boz Scaggs’ Silk Degrees. He also lifts the lid on what went on behind the closed studio doors, paul mccartney, and elton John to Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Don Henley, Stevie Nicks, shedding light on the unique creative processes of some of the most legendary names in music: from Quincy Jones, Roger Waters, and Aretha Franklin.
A string of massive hits followed for toto while lukather and bandmates David Paich, and Steve Porcaro also served as creative linchpins on some of the most successful and influential records of the era, Jeff Porcaro, including Michael Jackson’s Thriller. In this incisive memoir, Lukather tells the complete Toto story.
. The outrageous and often hilarious autobiography of legendary session musician and lead guitarist and singer of Toto. It is the real thing. Dey street. ".
What Does This Button Do?: An Autobiography
As iron maiden’s front man—first from 1981 to 1993, and remains, and then from 1999 to the present—Dickinson has been, a man of legend. But ott front man is just one of the many hats Bruce wears. He has also competed as a world-class level fencer. In addition to being one of the world’s most storied and well-respected singers and songwriters, aviation entrepreneur, novelist, he is an airline captain, motivational speaker, beer brewer, radio presenter, and film scriptwriter.
New york times bestsellera long-awaited memoir from the larger-than-life, one of the most successful, multifaceted lead vocalist of Iron Maiden, influential and enduring rock bands ever. Pioneers of britain’s nascent rock & metal scene back in the late 1970s, operatic singing style, lead singer, thanks in no small part to the high-octane performances, Iron Maiden smashed its way to the top, but twice-longest-serving, and stage presence of its second, Bruce Dickinson.
Often credited as a genuine polymath Bruce, in his own words and handwritten script in the first instance!, sets forth many personal observations guaranteed to inspire curious souls and hard-core fans alike. Dey street. Dickinson turns his unbridled creativity, his early bands, passion, including his thirty years with Maiden, and anarchic humour to reveal some fascinating stories from his life, fatherhood and family, his childhood within the eccentric British school system, his solo career, and his recent battle with cancer.
Bold, intelligent and very funny, heart, his memoir is an up-close look inside the life, honest, and mind of one of the most unique and interesting men in the world; a true icon of rock.
Flesh & Blood Deluxe Ed.
Cd+dvd whitesnake return with their 13th studio album, "Flesh & Blood". 5 bonus tracks 2 new studio tracks, standard Black Double Vinyl 180g, 3 remixes, and Special Edition Box Set feat. Dey street. Cd+dvd deluxe edition, poster, 2xLP Standard Black, and Numbered Lithograph. Available on regular edition CD, CD + DVD Deluxe Edition feat.
The Devil You Know
Guns is ready to attack again with the new album, "The Devil You Know. Description: hot on the heels of the success of their last record, "The Missing Peace", L. A. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Dey street. Sonically, this album covers a lot of ground and incorporates influences from Black Sabbath to Led Zeppelin to Kyuss to The Hellacaopters, all while distinctly sounding like L.
A. Guns. Tracii guns, phil Lewis and company are rejuvenated and taking no prisoners.
Shrink-wrapped. Paul shows you how you can rock ‘n’ roll all night and party every day—without missing a beat. Dey street. National bestsellerthe new york times bestselling author and front man and rhythm guitarist of KISS grants fans an all-access backstage pass to his personal life and shows them how to pursue a rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle of their own, offering hard-won advice from a music legend.
In this follow-up to his popular bestseller face the music, the starchild takes us behind the scenes, revealing what he’s learned from a lifetime as the driving force of KISS, and how he brings his unique sensibility not only to his music career but to every area of his life—from business to parenting to health and happiness.
Backstage pass takes you beyond the makeup as paul shares fascinating details about his life—his fitness routine, how he maintains his inspiration, passion, and joy after nearly 50 years of mega success including selling out tours, philosophy, business principles, 100 million albums sold and an art career that has amassed over 10 million dollars in sales.
Shrink-wrapped. Divulging more true stories of the rock & roll hall of famer’s relationships, and pivotal moments, hardships, it also contains intimate four-color, never-before-seen photos from Paul’s personal collection, and offers surprising lessons on the discipline and hard work that have made him one of the healthiest and most successful rock ‘n’ roll icons in history.
This is the book for fans who love living large, but also want to take control and move ahead in everyday life.
The End: Machine
Dey street. The end: machine features three members of the classic Dokken lineup, Jeff Pilson bass, George Lynch guitar, and Mick Brown drums, along with former Lynch Mob and current Warrant vocalist Robert Mason. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.
The Best of UFO: Will The Last Man Standing Turn Out The Lights
The compilation has been created in conjunction with members Phil Mogg and Andy Parker who have provided new insights for the notes. Shrink-wrapped. This double album brings together the best of the material they recorded in what is considered their halcyon years for the Chrysalis label. This set has been newly remastered from the original analog production masters by Andy Pearce.
Shrink-wrapped. Dey street. Shrink-wrapped. Ufo are widely regarded as one of the UK’s best hard rock acts and this year they are celebrating their 50th year in existence with their final world tour. Shrink-wrapped. Presented here in an 8-panel digipak with o-card with new sleeve notes by Malcolm Dome.