Daily Archives: May 26, 2011
In release this May…
Two autobiographies release this month from a couple of true legends in Rock music today. These men have lead their iconic rock groups for more than two decades and are still relevant in the music industry today. Scot Weiland, front man for the alternative rock group Velvet Revolver and prior to that, lead singer of the Grammy Award winning Stone Temple Pilots, and Brian Johnson, lead singer for the world famous, award winning classic rock group AC/DC. These men have helped influence rock/pop music today with their signature style, unforgettable performances, and talent.
Rockers and Rollers: A Full Throttle Memoir by Brian Johnson
Retails at $24.99
Published Date: May 2011
After taking over lead singer duties of the classic rock group AC/DC behind the death of former singer Bon Scott in 1980. Just a few months later, the band would release their biggest rock album "Back In Black" and continue to record with Johnson at the helm ever since. In this memoir, Johnson talks about his times with the group, joining under such a tragic condition, and some of the escapades the Hard Rock band has been through over the years. He also talks about his love of automobiles and his vast knowledge and experience of auto racing and engines. Sure to be a great read with many stories of the road in a band thats been on top for more than a quarter of a century.
Not Dead & Not For Sale by Scott Weiland David Ritz (with)
Retails at $24.00
Publish Date: May 2011
Scott Weiland has been at the forefront of rock for the last two decades. He not only led one rock group, the alternative band Stone Temple Pilots, but two; as he also was the lead singer of the STP/Guns & Roses hybrid band Velvet Revolver. Weiland has been a major influence on today's rock and music in general. This book tells his story with his early life, the loss of his brother, his years on the road with STP and Velvet Revolver. Finally his relationship with his wife, and solo projects. Weiland's story is an interesting one with much to hear and tell.
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