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Crate Digger: An Obsession With Punk Records: Bob Suren – book review"
Crate Digger: An Obsession With Punk Records – Bob Suren (Microcosm Publishing) Out Now Louder Than War’s Steve John reviews Bob Suren’s excellent punk memoir. A insider look at the DIY punk scene No one could question the member of numerous bands, proprietor of Sound Idea record store and eventually bootleg merchandiser Bob Suren’s commitment to […]
For Ourselves, For Each Other: The Say It Right Writers Circle Anthology – Book Review"
For Ourselves, For Each Other – The Say It Right Writers Circle Anthology (B/W Read Press) Louder Than War’s Nathan Brown delves into a volume of writings from a DIY punk writing circle. A self selecting rabble of folk from the DIY punk scene assembled themselves around the rallying call of evil genius Phil Chokeword […]
Great British Music Festivals: Edith Bowman – book review"
Great British Music Festivals – Edith Bowman (Blink Publishing) Out Now Edith Bowman chronicles some of the best experiences on offer across the British festival calendar. Louder Than War’s Steve John reviews. If the lid hadn’t been secured and the box lowered into the ground years ago then Edith Bowman’s “Great British Music Festivals” (£16.99) […]
Allen Maslen: Bandcraft – How To Build A Professional Band – book review"
Allen Maslen – Bandcraft, How To Build A Professional Band Book (Steve Brookes Publishing) Out Now 9/10 Allen Maslen has been a professional musician for 35 years – he has written a roadmap for every aspiring artist and band to follow. Nigel Carr reviews the book below. Every now and again a book comes along which […]
Jim McCarthy & Marc Olivent: Reckless Life: Guns N’ Roses – book review"
Reckless Life: Guns N’ Roses (Omnibus Press) Paperback Out Now Jamie Havlin reviews a graphic novel that traces the history of a band synonymous with rock and roll excess and controversy, Guns N’ Roses. In his introduction to the book, Joel McIver writes: ‘You probably know Appetite [For Destruction] pretty well if you’re reading this.’ […]