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Back To Amy – Amy Winehouse book review

Back To Amy - Amy Winehouse book review. Louder Than War's Matt Mead reviews this fascinating look back at the early career of the London soul diva with wonderful pictures by Charles Moriarty.

This Day In Music’s Guide To The Clash – book review

This Day In Music's Guide To The Clash Author: Malcom Wyatt Available now Publisher: This Day In Music Freelance writer Malcolm Wyatt has more than 20 years behind...

Tezz Roberts: But After the Gig – Book Review

Riotous account of Discharge, UK Subs, Bad Bones and Ministry legend in association with Steve Pottinger.

Evenings With Led Zeppelin: Dave Lewis & Mike Tremaglio  – Book Review

A comprehensive and hard to fault look at the live career of Led Zeppelin.

My Book Of Genesis: Richard Macphail with Chris Charlesworth  – Book Review

The early days of quintessential English band Genesis are explored by long term colleague Richard Macphail.

Barry Cain – The Tapes Of Wrath – Book Review

Book Review The Tapes Of Wrath -  Barry Cain  (Hornet Books) Paperback/ Kindle  Out now '77 Sulphate Strip author and bona fide legend around these parts with first work...

Tom Kirkham: Pop Life (The Story of a Minor Musical Expedition) – Book review

Tom Kirkham Pop Life: A Minor Musical Expedition)(novum pro) Out Now Paperback/Kindle 9/10 If you are a lover of any sort of music and are a regular gig goer,...

The Vinyl Revival and the Shops That Made It Happen – Graham Jones – Interview

Vinyl Revival is a jaunt through the world of the UK’s best record shops with often hilarious anecdotes from the shop’s owners. Louder Than War’s Nigel Carr shared a coffee with the writer

Friends Of Mine – Punk In Manchester 1976-78 – Martin Ryan – Book Launch

Tomorrow evening sees the long-awaited launch of Martin Ryan's book on punk - Friends Of Mine - Punk In Manchester 1976-78

AC/DC 1973-1980, The Bon Scott Years: Jeff Apter – Book Review

Jeff Apter look over the Bon Scott years of the AC/DC rise to world domination.

The Death Archives, Mayhem 1984-94 – Jørn ‘Necrobutcher’ Stubberud – Book Review

Fascinating first hand account of the story of Norwegian Black Metal icons, Mayhem.

Tony Fletcher: Perfect Circle, The Story Of R.E.M. – Book Review

An in depth bio of one of rock music's most vital bands of the last thirty years. Tony Fletcher on the story of R.E.M.





Les Amazones D’Afrique ‘AMAZONES POWER’ : album review ‘5 star release from Mali of modern African women empowering pop’

This is no retro world music exercise though but thoroughly modern 21st-century pop record and so it should be. Music should never be made for musicologists and Les Amazones D'Afrique combination of homespun melody and modern urban pop is stunningly effective.

X Ray Cat Trio ‘Love, Blood & Monsters’ – album review

X Ray Cat Trio 'Love, Blood & Monsters' (Buzzards Claw Records / Trash Wax...

Raining in the Mountain – film review

Raining in the Mountain (1979) Director: King Hu Cast: Feng Hsu, Sun Yueh, Shih Chun Run time:...

Scandal – film review

Scandal (1989) Director: Michael Caton-Jones Cast: Joanne Whalley, John Hurt, Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen Run time: 115...

Forever Cramped:The 40 Year Ultra Adventures of a Committed Gorehound – book review

Forever Cramped  - The 40 Year Ultra Adventures of a Committed Gorehound. Martin St John Self-Published Following...