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Sharing never-before-told stories, vision, monk paints a compelling portrait of Eddie Van Halen, bringing into focus the unique combination of talent, hardship, 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.

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Van Halen Rising: How a Southern California Backyard Party Band Saved Heavy Metal

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ECW Press #ad - The quartet’s classic 1978 debut, van Halen, sold more than a million copies within months of release and rocketed the band to the stratosphere of rock success. Ecw press. A vivid and energetic history of van halen’s legendary early yearsafter years of playing gigs everywhere from suburban backyards to dive bars, Van Halen — led by frontman extraordinaire David Lee Roth and guitar virtuoso Edward Van Halen — had the songs, the swagger, and the talent to turn the rock world on its ear.

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On tour, van halen’s high-energy show wowed audiences and prompted headlining acts like Black Sabbath to concede that they’d been blown off the stage.

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Heavy Duty: Days and Nights in Judas Priest

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Da Capo Press #ad - Ecw press. Downing discusses the complex personality conflicts, the acrimonious relationship with fellow heavy metal band Iron Maiden, the business screw-ups, as well as how Judas Priest found itself at the epicenter of a storm of parental outrage that targeted heavy metal in the '80s. Doesn't hold back.

With its distinctive twin-guitar sound, and international sales of over 50 million records, studs-and-leather image, Judas Priest became the archetypal heavy metal band in the 1980s. 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.

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. 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.

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Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock

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It Books #ad - It Books. From his decade-long journey alongside eddie van halen to his raucous solo career with Chickenfoot and everything in between—the drugs, groupies, the outrageous stadium tours, and excesses of fame, and the thrill of musical innovation—Hagar reveals all in this treasure trove of rock-and-roll war stories.

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The Gospel According to Luke

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Post Hill Press #ad - ". One of the most entertaining rock memoirs of recent years. Houston pressno one explodes one of the longest-held misconceptions of music history better than Steve Lukather and his band Toto. The outrageous and often hilarious autobiography of legendary session musician and lead guitarist and singer of Toto.

The dominant sound of the late ‘70s and ‘80s was not punk, but a slick, polished amalgam of rock and R&B first staked out on Boz Scaggs’ Silk Degrees. It Books. Frank, engaging, and often hilarious,  The Gospel According to Luke is no ordinary rock memoir. In this incisive memoir, Lukather tells the complete Toto story.

It is the real thing. Lukather’s extraordinary tale also encompasses the dark side of stardom and the American Dream. A string of massive hits followed for toto while lukather and bandmates David Paich, Jeff Porcaro, and Steve Porcaro also served as creative linchpins on some of the most successful and influential records of the era, including Michael Jackson’s Thriller.

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Ecw press. That album was shaped in large part by the founding members of Toto, who were emerging as the most in-demand elite session crew in LA, and further developed on the band’s self-titled multi-platinum debut.

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Crazy from the Heat

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What Does This Button Do?: An Autobiography

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Dey Street Books #ad - Ebury Press. Often credited as a genuine polymath Bruce, in his own words and handwritten script in the first instance!, sets forth many personal observations guaranteed to inspire curious souls and hard-core fans alike. Ecw press. New york times bestsellera long-awaited memoir from the larger-than-life, one of the most successful, multifaceted lead vocalist of Iron Maiden, influential and enduring rock bands ever.

Pioneers of britain’s nascent rock & metal scene back in the late 1970s, and stage presence of its second, lead singer, but twice-longest-serving, thanks in no small part to the high-octane performances, operatic singing style, Iron Maiden smashed its way to the top, Bruce Dickinson. He has also competed as a world-class level fencer.

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Off the Rails: Aboard the Crazy Train in the Blizzard of Ozz

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Sex, Drugs, Ratt & Roll: My Life in Rock

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Spandex. Hair spray. Cranking out metal just as metal got hot, Ratt was the perfect band at the perfect time, and their hit single “Round and Round” became a top-selling anthem.

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The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band

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