The legendary frontman of Judas Priest, one of the most successful heavy metal bands of all time, celebrates five decades of heavy metal in this tell-all memoir.
Most priests hear confessions.
Now in paperback: the definitive biography of one of the most lauded musical geniuses in history, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, by the acclaimed composer and biographer Jan Swafford
At the earliest ages it was apparent that Wolfgang Mozart’s singular imagination was at work in every direction.
The New York Times-bestselling, definitive biography of legendary artist Leonard Cohen, now with new afterword by the author
“There is a crack in everything.
That’s how the light gets in.”
— Leonard Cohen
Perfect for fans of The United States vs. Billie Holiday, this is the fiercely honest, no-holds-barred memoir of the legendary jazz, swing, and standards singing sensation—a fiftieth-anniversary edition updated with stunning new photos, a revised discography, and an insightful foreword by music writer David Ritz
The untold story of life on the road with the Grateful Dead, written by an insider who lived it from the early days to today.
“Splendid...this is rock history with substance!” —Susan Brownmiller, Newsday
“What a tale she has to tell!” — Liz Smith, New York Daily News
In 2009, the legendary Les Paul passed away at the age of 94. In celebration of his life, this book, capturing Paul's own reflections on his remarkable inventions and guitar playing, was published as a high-end collector's edition.
NOW AN ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY, Winter Journey
Set amid the growing tyranny of Germany's Third Reich, here is the riveting and emotional tale of G nther Goldschmidt and Rosemarie Gumpert, two courageous Jewish musicians who struggled to perform under unimaginable circumstances--and found themselves falling in love in a country bent on destroying them.
From the guitarist of the pioneering band Sleater-Kinney, the book Kim Gordon says "everyone has been waiting for" and a New York Times Notable Book of 2015-- a candid, funny, and deeply personal look at making a life--and finding yourself--in music.
The definitive biography of the musical giant who became a titan in the blues pantheon
Now in paperback - revised and expanded, with a new afterword by the author - this is the definitive biography of Duane Allman, one of the most revered guitarists of his generation.
The proximity of the East L.A. barrio to Hollywood is as close as a short drive on the 101 freeway, but the cultural divide is enormous. Born to Mexican-born and American-naturalized parents, Alicia Armendariz migrated a few miles west to participate in the free-range birth of the 1970s punk movement.