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Everett True (ed): ‘101 albums to die before you hear’ – book review"
Everett True (ed) 101 albums to die before you hear Book Out Now 26th May 2016 saw the official launch of a new book masterminded, compiled and edited by the infamous rock critic Everett True. The one time Melody Maker writer, and more recently, Plan B magazine and Collapse Board blog creator/contributor has this year […]
Young Soul Rebels: Stuart Cosgrove – Book Review"
Young Soul Rebels, A Personal History of Northern Soul Stuart Cosgrove Published by Polygon Available Now A superb account of the history of Northern Soul. Louder Than War’s Dave Jennings reviews Stuart Cosgrove has already made one substantial contribution to the history of the Soul scene with his epic Detroit 67, a month by month […]
Carmine Appice: Stick It! My Life Of Sex, Drums, And Rock ‘N’ Roll – book review"
Carmine Appice: Stick It! My Life Of Sex, Drums, And Rock ‘N’ Roll Available Now (Omnibus Press) Jamie Havlin takes a look at the biography of hedonistic rock legend Carmine Appice, whose CV includes drumming with Vanilla Fudge and stints playing with Rod Stewart and Ozzy Osbourne. On page one of this biography, Carmine Appice […]
Ian Abrahams and Bridget Wishart: Festivalized – book review"
Festivalized Ian Abrahams and Bridget Wishart Out now via Gonzo Media Group Louder than War have a read of this fascinating insight into the counter culture movement of the free festivals during the 70s, 80s and 90s. Subtitled ‘Music, Politics and Alternative Culture’, Festivalized is a fantastic introduction to the British Free Festival movement of […]
Barney Hoskyns: Small Town Talk – book review"
Barney Hoskyns: Small Town Talk Faber Social Out Now A fine chronicle of Woodstock’s ascension from a quiet country town to a counter-culture and music mecca. Louder Than War’s Craig Chaligne reviews. Barney Hoskyns is probably the British rock writer that has investigated the American rock scene of the late sixties and the early seventies in […]