Shot From Inside...

Flying under my radar was a fantastic documentary, Rock ‘n’ Roll Exposed: The Photography of Bob Gruen playing on Showtime. Gruen, as Alice Cooper explains, “was part of the entire rock scene…as much as any band.” Certainly that shows; his body of work is basically a history of rock ‘n’ roll. He photographed (and hung out with) Zeppelin, the Stones, Ike and Tina, Aerosmith among many others, as well as becoming the photographer-in-residence for John and Yoko.

Neat Neat Neat. Mostly...

Punk rock leveled the playing field in many cities across the US. Gone were the days of being a wunderkind on guitar, replaced, simply, by passion and desire. Anyone could, and did, start a band. The wall between the band and its fans had come down. And Boston was one of the cities whose music scene fully embraced this new dynamic. The Rat, Jonathan Swift’s, The Channel and The Paradise would become legendary, as would Mission of Burma, Human Sexual Response, and The Cars ...

Don't Ask Her

There’s a reason why nobody ever asked Lisa Robinson about the girls. If you read this book, it won’t take you long to see it. I really wanted to like Nobody Ever Asked Me About The Girls: Women, Music, and Fame. Intriguing title, penned by longtime music journalist Lisa Robinson, who clearly experienced many of the same issues as her gender mates. But several chapters in, I realized I’d been had by someone attempting to capitalize on the #MeToo movement...

AMB Holiday Picks 2018

Here is our list of books we think should make your Holiday list, either for you or for a loved one's wish list. Naughty or nice, we hope this has it all covered. Where possible we've included a quote from one of our readers reviews, which links to the review in its entirety.

Happy shopping, happy reading, and happy holidays from AllMusicBooks!

Adrian Harte, author of "Small Victories: The True Story of Faith No More"...

We recently spoke to Adrian Harte, author of Small Victories: The True Story of Faith No More. Harte is also the founder and editor of the Faith No More 2.0 website  — www.newfaithnomore.com. Here's what Adrian had to say. about his new book, the band and, perhaps, some guesses as to the future of FNM.

 

 

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