Accepted accounts of events are challenged while sensational new details emerge to cast a whole new light on the band's history--especially their early years with Atlantic Records in the United States. Less a biography, more a critical appreciation, it tells the story of the trio through 11 classic rock songs and reveals some of the personal and creative secrets that went into their making.
Scholarly fans will appreciate the bibliography. Essential for an AC/DC fan to read. Carter alan, 1007 wzlx, massachusetts"The latest, greatest 'rock read'. This one's a must-read for fans. Library journal "A great narrative. Fans of the band will want to get their hands on this. An awesome book. Buck mcwilliams, Gater 98.
7 fm, florida"an astounding - astounding - book. Bill meyer, kmed, Oregon"An excellent read.
Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back in Black
A fascinating read. Theory two about how Bon died could not be any closer to the truth. With unprecedented access to bon's lovers, newly unearthed documents, and a trove of never-before-seen photos, Fink divulges startling new information about Bon's last hours to solve the mystery of how he died. Music fans around the world have been waiting for the original, and masterful biography Bon Scott so richly deserves ― and now, unflinching, finally, forensic, it's here.
. But how much of it is myth?at the heart of bon: The Last Highway is a special ― and unlikely ― friendship between an Australian rock star and an alcoholic Texan rebel. Fink's book deserves 10 out of 10 for effort in gathering all the information possible. Jesse fink, author of the critically acclaimed international bestseller The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC, reveals its importance for the first time.
Leaving no stone unturned in a three-year journey that begins in Austin and ends in London, Fink takes the reader back to a legendary era for music that saw the relentless AC/DC machine achieve its commercial breakthrough but also threaten to come apart. You won't be able to put it down once you get started.
Chris jericho, talk is jericho westwood One"Fink's monumental work is by far the best thing that has ever been produced about AC/DC's history. Uol brazil"after being made aware of the previous poor attempts to tell Bon's story, I decided to read Bon: The Last Highway.
AC/DC: Maximum Rock & Roll: The Ultimate Story of the World’s Greatest Rock-and-Roll Band
For millions of fans spanning several generations across the world, they are an ear-bleedingly loud, sweat-soaked religion. Now, in a book of astonishing breadth and scope, comes the complete story of AC/DC. Everything you ever wanted to know and plenty more you never dreamt of is all here, the ultimate balls-out adventure, drunken escapades, laced with sex, and brawls—topped off with rare intimate photos to create the ultimate portrait of the ultimate rock band.
Harper Paperbacks. After more than three decades and 150 million albums, AC/DC has established itself as much more than just a great rock band.
Dirty Deeds: My Life Inside/Outside of AC/DC
Rock and roll icons like George Harrison, Gene Simmons, and members of Metallica feature as well. Ac/dc remains one of the top-grossing bands of all time, sex, painting a portrait of five extremely hardworking, and mischievous musicians who were yet culpable to the demons that drive many bands apart: sudden fame, talented, drugs, and Mark’s memoir is the first to reveal the band dynamic from behind the scenes, and rock and roll.
In the next few years ac/dc recorded four bestselling albums, and Mark found himself headlining world tours and living the life of a bonafide rock star. Harper Paperbacks. His memoir, is the first book written by an ac/dc insider, dirty deeds: My Life Inside and Outside of AC/DC, but also singer Bon Scott, giving fans insight into the life of not only Evans, who died tragically in 1980.
Used book in Good Condition. Mark evans joined ac/dc in 1975, at only nineteen years old, when they were one of the hardest working and loudest rock bands in Australia.
AC/DC: Album by Album
Formed in 1973, ac/dc became one of the most popular and bestselling bands in rock history with their no-frills approach to loud, heavy, and sweat-drenched blues-based rock music. This new book from prolific rock journalist martin popoff pays tribute to the band’s discography by moderating in-depth and entertaining conversations about all 16 of AC/DC’s studio albums, every page illustrated with thoughtfully curated performance and offstage photography and rare memorabilia.
Ac/dc album by album is an in-depth discussion of each of the band’s 16 studio albums by prolific rock journalist Martin Popoff and illustrated with phenomenal photography. Popoff gathers 17 rock journalists and authors who offer insights, opinions, and anecdotes about every release. Together, the conversations comprise a unique history of the band, back in black; the band’s fallow 1980s and 1990s resurgence; and later difficulties, George; the songwriting and legendary antics of original vocalist Bon Scott; the mega tours undertaken in support of the LPs; the debut of singer Brian Johnson on the band’s mega breakthrough, covering everything from early lineups; the role played by the Youngs’ older brother, such as Malcolm’s onset of dementia and the legal problems of drummer Phil Rudd.
Harper Paperbacks. Used book in Good Condition.
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
Used book in Good Condition. 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. A man who’d worked with some of rock’s biggest and most notorious names, backstabbing, serving first as their tour manger then as their personal manager until 1985, when both he and David Lee Roth exited as controversy, Monk spent seven years with Van Halen, and disappointment consumed the band.
Throughout van halen’s meteoric rise and abrupt halt, fixer, friend, this confidant, and promoter saw it all and lived to tell. Harper Paperbacks. 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. During this unparalleled run of success, debauchery, and drama, no one was closer to the band than Noel Monk. Sharing never-before-told stories, vision, hardship, bringing into focus the unique combination of talent, Monk paints a compelling portrait of Eddie Van Halen, 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.
Dey street. 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.
Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back in Black
Dey street. Used book in Good Condition. Harper Paperbacks.
Used book in Good Condition. Dey street. Powerage deluxe edition, remastered ac/dc label: sony release date: 4/29/2003 1 rock 'n' roll damnation - 3:37 2 down payment blues - 6:03 3 gimme a bullet - 3:21 4 riff raff - 5:12 5 sin city - 4:45 6 What's Next to the Moon - 3:31 7 Gone Shootin' - 5:05 8 Up to My Neck in You - 4:13 9 Kicked in the Teeth - 3:53 Harper Paperbacks.
High Voltage: The Life of Angus Young, AC/DC's Last Man Standing
Dey street. In his trademark schoolboy outfit, guitar in hand, ” and “back in black, angus has applied his signature style to songs such as “A Long Way to the Top, ” “Highway to Hell, ” helping AC/DC become the biggest rock group on the planet. High voltage tells of his remarkable rise from working-class Glasgow and Sydney to the biggest stages in the world.
Used book in Good Condition. Angus young, sound, has for more than forty years been the face, the founder and the last original member of AC/DC still in the band, and sometimes the exposed backside of the trailblazing rock band. Features exclusive photographs by Philip Morris Harper Paperbacks. Yet the little guitar maestro’s unique flair for performance and unstoppable drive to succeed has kept AC/DC not just on the rails, but at the top of the rock pile.
. Shrink-wrapped. Over the years, angus has endured the devastating deaths of iconic vocalist Bon Scott and his brother in arms Malcolm Young as well as the band’s loss of singer Brian Johnson and drummer Phil Rudd. The youngest of eight kids, angus always seemed destined for a life in music, and it was his passion and determination that saw AC/DC become hard rock’s greatest act.
AC/DC: Let There Be Rock
Used book in Good Condition. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Harper Paperbacks. Interview segments and humorous backstage footage show another side to the thuggish musicians, especially AC/DC's flamboyant lead singer Bon Scott, who died two months after this filmed concert. The only movie powered by AC/DC. Dey street.
This legendary concert film, covering a 1979 paris concert during the Australian heavy metal band's "Highway To Hell" tour showcases the power and precision that the quintet bring to vicious rockers like "Whole Lotta Rosie" and "Let There Be Rock. Pixieish lead guitarist angus young, takes center stage with his energetic antics and frenetic solos, attired in his trademark school-boy's uniform, while the rest of the band crank out their minimalist boogie with quiet determination.
Heavy Duty: Days and Nights in Judas Priest
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. Harper Paperbacks. Doesn't hold back. Downing discusses the complex personality conflicts, the business screw-ups, the acrimonious relationship with fellow heavy metal band Iron Maiden, as well as how Judas Priest found itself at the epicenter of a storm of parental outrage that targeted heavy metal in the '80s.
Iconic tracks like "breaking the law, " "living after midnight, " and "You've Got Another Thing Comin'" helped the band achieve extraordinary success, 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.
Dey street. 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. Shrink-wrapped. 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.