Runnin’ with the Devil: A Backstage Pass to the Wild Times, Loud Rock, and the Down and Dirty Truth Behind the Making of Van Halen

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Dey Street Books #ad - Now, for the first time, he shares the most outrageous escapades—from their coming of age to their most shocking behavior on the road; from Eddie’s courtship and high profile wedding to Valerie Bertinelli to the incredible drug use which would ultimately lead to everyone’s demise. The manager who shepherded van halen from obscurity to rock stardom goes behind the scenes to tell the complete, unadulterated story of David Lee Roth, Eddie Van Halen, and the legendary band that changed rock music.

Van halen’s rise in the 1980s was one of the most thrilling the music world had ever seen—their mythos an epic party, sexy, a sweaty, never-ending rock extravaganza. During this unparalleled run of success, and drama, debauchery, no one was closer to the band than Noel Monk. Sharing never-before-told stories, hardship, monk paints a compelling portrait of Eddie Van Halen, bringing into focus the unique combination of talent, vision, 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.

Runnin' with the Devil: A Backstage Pass to the Wild Times, Loud Rock, and the Down and Dirty Truth Behind the Making of Van Halen #ad - A man who’d worked with some of rock’s biggest and most notorious names, serving first as their tour manger then as their personal manager until 1985, when both he and David Lee Roth exited as controversy, backstabbing, Monk spent seven years with Van Halen, and disappointment consumed the band. Throughout van halen’s meteoric rise and abrupt halt, fixer, this confidant, friend, and promoter saw it all and lived to tell.

Illustrated with dozens of rare photographs from Monk’s vaults, Runnin’ with the Devil is manna from rock heaven no Van Halen fan can miss.

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Van Halen Rising

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ECW Press #ad - By the year’s end, van Halen had established themselves as superstars and reinvigorated heavy metal in the process. Based on more than 230 original interviews — including with former van halen bassist michael Anthony and power players like Pete Angelus, California, Marshall Berle, Donn Landee, Ted Templeman, and Neil Zlozower — Van Halen Rising is the first book to tell the untold story of how these rock legends made the unlikely journey from Pasadena, to the worldwide stage.

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. 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.

Van Halen Rising #ad - After years of gigging everywhere from suburban backyards to dive bars, the swagger, Van Halen — led by frontman extraordinaire David Lee Roth and guitar virtuoso Edward Van Halen — had the songs, and the talent to turn the rock world on its ear.

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Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - Sammy hagar—legendary lead singer of van halen, founder of the Cabo Wabo Tequila brand, and one of rock music’s most notoriously successful performers—tells his unforgettable story in this one-of-a-kind autobiography of a life at the top of the charts. From his decade-long journey alongside eddie van halen to his raucous solo career with Chickenfoot and everything in between—the drugs, the outrageous stadium tours, groupies, and excesses of fame, and the thrill of musical innovation—Hagar reveals all in this treasure trove of rock-and-roll war stories.

Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock #ad - . Red is a life-changing look at one of music’s biggest talents—an essential read for music fans and anyone dreaming of becoming rock’s next number one star.

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A Fast Ride Out of Here: Confessions of Rock's Most Dangerous Man

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Constable #ad - They call me a madman but compared to Pete Way, I'm out of my league. Ozzy osbourneThere are rock memoirs and then there is this one. The human cost of this runs to six marriages, four divorces, a pair of estranged daughters and two dead ex-wives. Not for nothing did nikki sixx, bassist with la shock-rockers Motley Crue and who 'died' for eight minutes following a heroin overdose in 1988, consider that he was a disciple of and apprenticed to Way.

During a forty-year career as founding member and bassist of the venerated British hard rock band UFO, and which has also included a stint in his hell-raising buddy Ozzy's band, Pete Way has both scaled giddy heights and plunged to unfathomable lows. Put simply, in terms of jaw-dropping incident, self-destruction and all-round craziness, Pete Way's rock'n'roll life makes even Keith Richards's appear routine and Ozzy Osbourne seem positively mild-mannered in comparison.

A Fast Ride Out of Here: Confessions of Rock's Most Dangerous Man #ad - By turns hilarious, scabrous, mordant, heart-rending, self-lacerating, A Fast Ride Out of Here will be a monument to rock'n'roll debauchery on an epic, brutally honest and entirely compulsive, unparalleled scale and also to one man's sheer indestructability. A heroin addict for more than ten years, he blew millions on drugs and booze and left behind him a trail of chaos and carnage.

A fast ride out of here tells a story that is so shocking, so outrageous, so packed with excess and leading to such uproar and tragic consequences as to be almost beyond compare. Latterly, way has fought cancer, but has survived it all and is now ready to tell his extraordinary tale.

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

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It Books #ad - Joe levy at rolling stone calls The Dirt "without a doubt. Fans have gotten glimpses into the band's crazy world of backstage scandals, celebrity love affairs, but now the full spectrum of sin and success by Tommy Lee, rollercoaster drug addictions, Nikki Sixx, and immortal music in Mötley Crüe books like Tommyland and The Heroin Diaries, Vince Neil, and Mick Mars is an open book in The Dirt.

Even fans already familiar with earlier editions of the bestselling exposé will treasure this gorgeous deluxe edition. Soon to be a netflix original movie celebrate thirty years of the world's most notorious rock band with the deluxe collectors' edition of The Dirt—the outrageous, legendary, no-holds-barred autobiography of Mötley Crüe.

The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band #ad - The most detailed account of the awesome pleasures and perils of rock & roll stardom I have ever read. It is completely compelling and utterly revolting. ".

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18 and Life on Skid Row

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Dey Street Books #ad - He is particularly known for the hit singles i remember you, and the albums skid row and slave To The Grind,  Youth Gone Wild,  & 18 & Life, which became the first ever hard rock album to debut at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 and landed him on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. He also appeared for seven seasons on the hit television show The Gilmore Girls.

In his memoir, pantera, motley crue, soundgarden, bach recounts lurid tales of excess and debauchery as he toured the world with Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Nine Inch Nails and Guns N’ Roses. Filled with backstage photos from his own personal collection, 18 And Life on Skid Row is the story of hitting it big at a young age, and of a band that broke up in its prime.

18 and Life on Skid Row #ad - 18 and life on skid row tells the story of a boy who spent his childhood moving from Freeport, Bahamas to California and finally to Canada and who at the age of eight discovered the gift that would change his life. Throughout his career, sebastian Bach has sold over twenty million records both as the lead singer of Skid Row and as a solo artist.

It is a story of perseverance, of wine, women and song and a man who has made his life on the road and always will. Bach then went on to become the first rock star to grace the Broadway stage, with starring roles in Jekyll & Hyde, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. It is the story of a man who achieved his wildest dreams, only to lose his family, and then his home.

18 and life on skid row is not your ordinary rock memoir, because Sebastian Bach is not your ordinary rock star.

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Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC’s Back In Black

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ECW Press #ad - This one-man investigation, born of respect for the truth and for Bon Scott as a human being, blazes a new trail. Joe bonomo, author of ac/dc's highway to hell 33 1/3 series"Bon: The Last Highway is probably one of the best books I've ever read - on anything! A magnificent book. Paul chapman, guitarist, ufo"the most in-depth investigation into what happened to Bon Scott on the night of his death you'll ever read.

Rich davenport, rich davenport's Rock Show"The most extensively researched book on AC/DC ever. Jesse fink, author of the critically acclaimed international bestseller The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC, reveals its importance in Bon's story for the first time. Leaving no stone unturned in a journey that begins in austin, 1980, fink takes the reader back to the end of the '70s, 1977, and ends in London, a legendary era for music that saw the relentless AC/DC machine achieve its commercial breakthrough but also threaten to come apart.

Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC’s Back In Black #ad - With unprecedented access to bon's lovers, and a trove of never-before-seen photos, newly unearthed documents, Fink divulges startling new information about Bon's last hours to solve the mystery of how he died. Music fans around the world have been waiting for the original, unflinching, forensic, finally, and masterful biography Bon Scott so richly deserves -- and now, it's here.

This is as close as anyone is ever gonna get to the complete truth behind the legend, warts and all. B. J.

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Dirty Rocker Boys

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Gallery Books #ad - Step two: get even. No man was off limits as the fun-loving bombshell spiraled into excess, anger, and addiction. An uncensored hollywood tell-all filled with explicit tales of love, sex, and revenge from the video vixen made famous by Warrant’s rock anthem “Cherry Pie. Who could forget the sexy “cherry pie” girl from hair metal band Warrant’s infamous music video? Bobbie Brown became a bona fide vixen for her playful role as the object of lead singer Jani Lane’s desires.

In a captivating, completely uncensored confessional, sebastian bach, bobbie explicitly recounts a life among some of the most famous men in Hollywood: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark McGrath, Ashley Hamilton, Rob Pilatus of Milli Vanilli, Kevin Costner, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, Dave Navarro, Orgy’s Jay Gordon, and many more.

Dirty Rocker Boys #ad - But the wide-eyed louisiana beauty queen’s own dreams of making it big in Los Angeles were about to be derailed by her rock-and-roll lifestyle. After her tumultuous marriage to jani imploded, and her engagement to fast-living Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee ended in a drug haze—followed by his marriage later to Pamela Anderson—Bobbie decided it was time Hollywood’s hottest bachelors got a taste of their own medicine.

Step one: get high. Bobbie survived the party—barely—and her riveting, drugs, cautionary comeback tale is filled with the wildest stories of sex, and rock and roll ever told.

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

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Gallery Books #ad - His infamous partner-in-crime, a blond Viking with an unsurpassed appetite for drugs and women, Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosby, cuts a towering and tragic figure throughout. As ratt scrambled up a wall of fame and wealth, planes, after too many hours in buses, so they experienced the gut-wrenching free fall, and limos; too many women; too many drugs; and all the personality clashes and ego trips that marked the beginning of the end.

A jaw-dropping tell-all from the lead singer of the 1980s supergroup Ratt: the groupies, the trashed hotel rooms, the drugs—and just how much you can get away with when you’re one of the biggest hair metal stars of all time. Women. Stephen pearcy and supergroup Ratt hit the bull’s-eye. His rock ’n’ roll confessional, by turns incredible, hilarious, and lyrical, is a story of survival—and a search for the things that matter most.

Sex, Drugs, Ratt & Roll: My Life in Rock #ad - 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. What they did with their fame and fortune is a riotous tale of. Sex, ratt & rollpearcy was a scrawny, horny, drugs, thrill-seeking teenager with an electric guitar who had graduated from backyard parties in San Diego to half-empty dives in Los Angeles before he and his band broke through at Whiskey a Go Go.

The bigger ratt got, the more excessive Pearcy and his “pussy pirates” became.

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The Heroin Diaries: Ten Year Anniversary Edition: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star

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MTV Books #ad - He spent days—sometimes alone, friends, sometimes with other addicts, and lovers—in a coke- and heroin-fueled daze. But the lows were lower, often ending with Nikki in his closet, surrounded by drug paraphernalia and wrapped in paranoid delusions. Brutally honest, and surprisingly moving, utterly riveting, The Heroin Diaries follows Nikki during the year he plunged to rock bottom—and his courageous decision to pick himself up and start living again.

The highs were high, and Nikki’s journal entries reveal some euphoria and joy. Now more than ever, with opioid addiction ravaging our country and rising by twenty percent in the past year alone, Nikki’s story of both his descent into drug-addled decay and subsequent recovery and transition into a rehabilitation advocate are now more relevant than ever.

The Heroin Diaries: Ten Year Anniversary Edition: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star #ad - When mötley crüe was at the height of its fame, there wasn’t any drug Nikki Sixx wouldn’t do. This shocking, gripping, and at times darkly hilarious memoir explores Nikki’s yearlong war with a vicious heroin addiction. Here, some scatterbrained, Nikki shares the diary entries—some poetic, some bizarre—of those dark times.

Joining him are tommy lee, rick nielsen, mick Mars, Bob Rock, Vince Neil, Slash, and a host of ex-managers, ex-lovers, and more. In honor of the ten-year anniversary of The Heroin Diaries, Nikki Sixx’s definitive and bestselling memoir on drug addiction is reissued with exclusive new content.

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

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#ad - Off the Rails: Aboard the Crazy Train in the Blizzard of Ozz #ad - This exciting biography also clears a lot of misinformation and bogus theories circulating around the late, great, guitar virtuoso Randy Rhoads' life and death. A fellow musician's interesting insight into the beginning of Ozzy Osbourne s solo career and his relationship with Sharon Osbourne. Written by journeyman rock bassist Rudy Sarzo, this is a first hand account of Rudy s experience on the road with Ozzy and his Blizzard of Ozz band.

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