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Lol Tolhurst: Cured – book review"
Lol Tolhurst: Cured (Quercus) Hardback Available from 22nd September 8.5/10 Multi-instrumentalist and founder member of The Cure, Lol Tolhurst’s personal memoir. Taking us through his youth, the meteoric rise of the band, his descent in alcoholism and his eventual redemption. Simon Tucker reviews: It’s safe to say The Cure are one of our most revered […]
77 Sulphate Strip/ 57 Varieties of Talk Soup: Barry Cain – Book Review"
77 Sulphate Strip and 57 Varieties of Talk Soup Barry Cain Red Planet Publishing Available Now The classic account of Punk’s definitive year by Barry Cain has been updated and reissued and also features recent interviews with some of the main protagonists such as Rat Scabies and Hugh Cornwell. It also contains a new 30-page […]
Tim Burgess: Vinyl Adventures from Istanbul to San Francisco – book and album review"
The second book and accompanying complication record from Tim Burgess sees The Charlatans frontman go on a quest to find records recommended to him by everyone from Iggy Pop to Johnny Marr.
Hitting the Black Wall: Paul Scott-Bates – Book Review"
Hitting the Black Wall – Paul Scott-Bates Out Now Print debut for Hiapop blog author. Louder Than War’s Dave Jennings reviews. Louder Than War contributor and Hiapop Blog writer Paul Scott-Bates makes his written print debut with a striking collection of poetry. Paul hails from Burnley Lancashire and was an early devotee of Glam and […]
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 […]