Entries for the ‘Book News’ Category

The Story Changes share video for “Statelines”

The Story Changes have shared their video for “Statelines” via New Noise Magazine.  See it here: http://newnoisemagazine.com/video-premiere-story-changes-statelines/ The band recently hit their 10 year anniversary as an artist, and released With Just One Song, I Give This All To You, a 130+ page book documenting the band’s lyrical content mixed with photos from the road [...]

The Story Changes celebrate 10-year anniversary with book, shows (2014)

Midwest veterans The Story Changes, celebrate 10 years of being a band with the release of With Just One Song, I Give This All To You. The 130+ page book documents the band’s lyrical content and discography alongside photos from the road and in-studio over the past decade. Hand numbered and limited to 100. The book is currently [...]

Get Busy Living release EP, video, book, tour (2014)

Kansas City pop-punks Get Busy Living have released their new EP, All Good Memories Fade and will be promoting the album with a series of dates (see below). The music video for the band’s single “Unfamiliar” premiered earlier this week on Absolutepunk.net and can be seen here. The song’s title is taken from a book [...]

Dinosaur Jr. book released via Rocket 88 Books

The signature edition of the Dinosaur Jr. book is now available from Rocket 88 Books! Fans can purchase the book directly from them at the website. Dinosaur Jr. by Dinosaur Jr. is the first official book to tell the story of the band, by the band. It is big and filled with hundreds of rare and unseen images, including pics from [...]

Book Review: My Way: An Autobiography

My Way: An Autobiography Paul Anka and David Dalton St. Martin’s Press By the age of 13, this Cannuck was rubbing shoulders on tour with the biggest and brightest stars of the 1950s pop and rock and roll universe.  Amidst, monumental musicians like Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly, James Brown, the young Anka [...]

Ryan Russell releases travel photography book via No Sleep

Celebrated rock photographer Ryan Russell has announced plans to release his first travel photography book, “Continental Obscura: From Birmingham to Bellingham,” on April 8 via No Sleep Records.  Fans are invited to pre-order the limited edition book now from No Sleep at http://bit.ly/1arfNRb. In anticipation of the upcoming release, NylonMag.com has revealed a selection of [...]

Andrew W.K. to release The Party Bible via Simon & Schuster

Andrew W.K. announced today that his first book about partying, The Party Bible, will be published by Simon & Schuster. The announcement, first broken on The A.V. Club, is accompanied by a video of the “Party Hard” rock icon’s physical and mental preparation for this literary task. VIDEO LINK HERE: http://www.avclub.com/articles/andrew-wk-is-writing-his-party-bible,103358/ “The Party Bible will [...]

Kim Gordon to release memoir

Kim Gordon is planning to release a memoir detailing her early life, up to the point when Sonic Youth were founded. An interview with the New York Times notes that the autobiography, tentatively titled Girl in a Band, is being penned for HarperCollins. A due date has not yet been delivered, but Publishers Weekly had previously [...]

Local 638 Records to release audiobook of In Case We Die

Local 638 Records announce the September 2013 release of the audiobook of In Case We Die, the first novel by Danny Bland. Bland, a 25-year veteran of Seattle’s music scene (The Dwarves, Cat Butt, Best Kissers In the World) brings his own experience to the depiction of a harrowing tour through Seattle’s darkest underground in [...]

Zoë Howe to release authorized biography of The Jesus and Mary Chain

Authorized biography. Barbed Wire Kisses: The Jesus and Mary Chain Story is due out on October 3 through Polygon (a subsidiary of Birlinn Ltd.).  The 272-page hardcover edition was penned by journalist Zoë Howe, who has previously written books about subjects like the Slits, Florence and the Machine, Dr. Feelgood’s Wilko Johnson and British beat [...]