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 Mike "McBeardo" McPadden -  Heavy Metal Movies album cover

Mike "McBeardo" McPadden

Heavy Metal Movies, 2014

8.8 / 10
Book Review

According to Mike "McBeardo" McPadden's Heavy Metal Movies, Stanley Kubrick's 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey"profoundly influenced" a yet-to-be-named Black Sabbath. Fifty pages later on in the book, and the reader learns about ...

Cosey Fanni Tutti - Art Sex Music album cover

Cosey Fanni Tutti

Art Sex Music, 2017

7.5 / 10
Book Review

Art Sex Music is more than a memoir. It is Cosey’s way of setting the record straight and clear up misconceptions about her and her roles in the creative projects ...

Daniel Miller and Terry Burrows - Mute: A visual document from 1978 – tomorrow album cover

Daniel Miller and Terry Burrows

Mute: A visual document from 1978 – tomorrow, 2017

9.0 / 10
Book Review

For the uninitiated, and if you are, you might want to look at changing that immediately – shame on you: Mute Records (commonly known, referred to and stylized as “mute”) ...

GG Allin  - My Prison Walls album cover

GG Allin

My Prison Walls, 2016

6.9 / 10
Book Review

There's been many words used to describe GG Allin.PunkFelonSado-MasochistShit TerroristOk, in all fairness, that last one was used to describe Mike Patton, but believe me when I say, folks - ...

Greg Prato - Too High To Die: Meet The Meat Puppets album cover

Greg Prato

Too High To Die: Meet The Meat Puppets, 2012

7.0 / 10
Book Review

Do you know who the Meat Puppets are, or have you ever wondered who the two long-haired guys that appeared on Nirvana’s Unplugged performance were? Like many people my age, ...

Harley Flanagan - Hard-Core: Life Of My Own album cover

Harley Flanagan

Hard-Core: Life Of My Own, 2016

8.0 / 10
Book Review

This book brings together quite a few things:For a start, it is being published by Feral House, which is owned and operated by Adam Parfrey. Founded in 1989, Feral House ...

J-Zone - Root for the Villain: Rap, Bullshit, and a Celebration of Failure album cover

J-Zone

Root for the Villain: Rap, Bullshit, and a Celebration of Failure, 2011

7.0 / 10
Book Review

In his memoir Root for the Villain: Rap, Bullshit, and a Celebration of Failure, J-Zone, born Jay Mumford, chronicles a lifetime spent playing the lead role in an endless comedy ...

J. Hunter Bennett - The Prodigal Rogerson: The Tragic, Hilarious, and Possibly Apocryphal Story of Circle Jerks Bassist Roger Rogerson in the Golden Age of LA Punk, 1979-1996 album cover

J. Hunter Bennett

The Prodigal Rogerson: The Tragic, Hilarious, and Possibly Apocryphal Story of Circle Jerks Bassist Roger Rogerson in the Golden Age of LA Punk, 1979-1996, 2017

7.2 / 10
Book Review

After pilfering the band’s vehicle in 1983, the man in charge of the 4-strings, a reprobate by the name of Roger Rogerson, disappeared into the ether. Almost fifteen years after ...

Jesse Fink - Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back in Black album cover

Jesse Fink

Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back in Black, 2017

7.5 / 10
Book Review

Ronald Belford “Bon” Scott.Lyrics, the personality and presence – it is not merely because of his vocal range and the band he headed that he is considered to be one ...

Keith Morris - My Damage: The Story of a Punk Rock Survivor album cover

Keith Morris

My Damage: The Story of a Punk Rock Survivor, 2017

7.0 / 10
Book Review

Keith Morris is one of the remaining original punk rock figures that is still going and has never really ceased to have an impact on what is widely perceived to ...

Mark Lanegan - I Am the Wolf album cover

Mark Lanegan

I Am the Wolf, 2017

8.0 / 10
Book Review

I came late to the party when it comes to Mark Lanegan and his career. It was him opening for Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds in 2013 and I ...

NOFX - NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories album cover

NOFX

NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories, 2017

8.0 / 10
Book Review

NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories is a comprehensive autobiography from one of the world’s most prominent punk bands that worked its way up. New aficionados as well as die-hard ...

Raymond Pettibon - A Pen of all Work album cover

Raymond Pettibon

A Pen of all Work, 2017

8.5 / 10
Book Review

Chances are that if you are remotely into underground culture, you will have quite a few records, shirts or other things adorned with artwork by Raymond Pettibon.For nigh to thirty ...

Tex Perkins  - Tex album cover

Tex Perkins

Tex, 2017

9.0 / 10
Book Review

Pizzazz. Omph. Attitude.Sensibility.A sardonic sense of humour.Charisma.Swagger. If your music depends entirely on that, the dependency is too great. So much for the basics.See, you could claim that Tex Perkins and his ...

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