Category Archives: Book Reviews

Please Don’t Put Your Life In the Hands Of a Rock ‘n Roll Band

BOOK REVIEW FOR: Oasis: The Truth: My Life As Oasis’s Drummer

Author: Tony McCarroll

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What’s the Story, Morning Glory: from the mean streets of Manchester to the heights of Supersonic success

Who Are You: original drummer setting the record straight

Let’s Give Them Something to Talk About: sibling rivalry, the agony & the ecstasy, the real Noel

Do Ya Think I’m Sexy: LG, I think I love you

Paperback Writer: a genuinely funny author with a knack for spinning a tale

Add It Up: a Spartan of a book

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Hurts So Good

BOOK REVIEW FOR: This Is Gonna Hurt

Author: Nikki Sixx

this is gonna hurt
What’s the Story, Morning Glory: the continuing saga of a rock ‘n roll icon

Who Are You: a modern-day Renaissance man

Do Ya Think I’m Sexy: both in print and in person, a resounding yes

Le’ts Give Them Something To Talk About: the state of the Crüe

Paperback Writer: no holds barred

Add It Up: truly a delightful surprise


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My Head Was Feeling Scared But My Heart Was Feeling Free

 

BOOK REVIEW FOR: Fool The World: The Oral History Of A Band Called Pixies

Authors: Josh Frank & Caryn Ganz

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What’s the Story, Morning Glory: the history of late ’80s/early ’90s weird-rock outfit PIXIES

Who Are You: just a group of polite, hard-working kids from Boston

Do Ya Think I’m Sexy: I don’t really wanna make out with any of you, but I am in love with your music

Let’s Give Them Something To Talk About: inter-band tension, UFO’s

Paperback Writer: spoken word

add it up: the book’s an enjoyable read, the music is out of this world

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Things the Grandchildren Should Know

things the grandchildren should know

Author: Mark Oliver Everett

What’s The Story, Morning Glory: The life & times of an indie rocker

Who Are You: Awesomely weird

Do Ya Think I’m Sexy: Most definitely

Let’s Give Them Something To Talk About: Mental illness, suicide, quantum theory

Paperback Writer: Like talking to a new old friend

Add It Up: An absolute pleasure, sir

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Hammer of the Gods: The Led Zeppelin Saga

hammer of the gods

Author: Stephen Davis

What’s the Story, Morning Glory: Setting the bar for rock star excess

Who Are You: Four very talented musicians who weren’t afraid to sell their souls to the devil

Do Ya Think I’m Sexy: I actually just wanna be Jimmy Page

Let’s Give Them Something To Talk About: The “red snapper” incident, underage groupies, the occult

Paperback Writer: Spellbinder

Add It Up: One of my all-time faves



Heavier Than Heaven

Heavier Than Heaven

Author: Charles R. Cross

What’s the Story, Morning Glory: The very sad story of a brilliant, troubled, fragile soul

Who Are You: The reluctant voice of a generation

Do Ya Think I’m Sexy: Surprisingly…no

Let’s Give Them Something To Talk About: Two words — Courtney & heroin

Paperback Writer: The big leagues

Add It Up: Put it on your reading list

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