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  • Barbed Wire Kisses

    The Jesus and Mary Chain Story

    by Zoë Howe ...
    The Mary Chain were the best thing since punk rock' - Bobby Gillespie 'The Jesus and Mary Chain were integral to my musical development' - Trent Reznor, Nine Inch Nails Praise for Zoë Howe: 'A stunning reinvention of the rock memoir format. Zoë Howe bottles Wilko's lightning' - Dave Collins, Vive Le Rock, on Wilko Johnson: Looking Back at Me 'Brit-rock book of the year' - Gavin Martin on Typical ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Rotten

    No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs

    "I have no time for lies and fantasy, and neither should you. Enjoy or die..." --John LydonPunk has been romanticized and embalmed in various media. An English class revolt that became a worldwide fashion statement, punk's idols were the Sex Pistols, and its sneering hero was Johnny Rotten.Seventeen years later, John Lydon looks back at himself, the Sex Pistols, and the "no future" disaffection of ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • The Lyrics

    1956 to the Present

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEARA self-portrait in 154 songs, by our greatest living songwriter'More often than I can count, I've been asked if I would write an autobiography, but the time has never been right. The one thing I've always managed to do, whether at home or on the road, is to write new songs. I know that some people, when they get to a certain age, like to go to a diary to recall day ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

  • The Stones: The Acclaimed Biography

    by Philip Norman ...
    In 2012 the Rolling Stones celebrate their 50th anniversary. Their story – the band's meteoric rise to fame, the Marianne Faithfull, Brian Jones and Altamont scandals, the groundbreaking hits – is the stuff of twentieth century legend, and core to popular culture.But it is Norman's skills as a researcher and biographer which bring a whole new dimension to such a story. Written with the personal ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • My Life in Dire Straits

    The Inside Story of One of the Biggest Bands in Rock History

    by John Illsley ...
    'It was a huge adventure and a hell of a ride, with all its comedy, absurdity, exhaustion, madness and sadness... It was a different world. And John has remembered a pretty big chunk of it.' MARK KNOPFLER__________Dire Straits filled giant stadiums around the world and sold hundreds of millions of records. Throughout the eighties they were one of the biggest bands on the planet. Their classic ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Will

    The Sunday Times Bestselling Autobiography

    The Instant Sunday Times BestsellerThe Instant #1 New York Times BestsellerPRAISE FOR WILL'The best memoir I ever read' Oprah Winfrey'If you read one book this year, make it this one' Jay Shetty'Incredible' Idris Elba'The book is awesome. So candid and considered...fascinating' Chris Evans'A trium... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock 'n' Roll

    by Marc Dolan ...
    A vibrant biography of one of the greatest rock 'n' rollers, the America that made him, and the America he made.Smart and incisive, this unique book takes us through Bruce Springsteen’s life by tracing the cultural, political, and personal forces that shaped his music. Beyond his constant stylistic adaptations, Springsteen developed over the decades from expressing the voice of a guy from working ... Read more

    $33.43 AUD

  • Working Class Boy

    by Jimmy Barnes ...
    A household name, an Australian rock icon, the elder statesman of Ozrock - there isn't an accolade or cliche that doesn't apply to Jimmy Barnes. But long before Cold Chisel and Barnesy, long before the tall tales of success and excess, there was the true story of James Dixon Swan - a working class boy whose family made the journey from Scotland to Australia in search of a better life.Working Class ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Killing Time

    Short stories from the long road home

    by Jimmy Barnes ...
    Tales of adventure, misadventure, love and loss - this collection of non-fiction short stories from the Australian rock legend turned writer is vintage Jimmy.Outrageous, witty, warm and wise, Killing Time shares more than forty yarns reflecting an epic life - from an encounter with a soul legend in Memphis, a night in a haunted studio in upstate New York, and a doomed haircut in Thailand to a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Rod: The Autobiography

    by Rod Stewart ...
    The long-awaited autobiography of one of rock's true megastars.Rod Stewart was born the working-class son of a Scottish plumber in North London. Despite some early close shaves with a number of diverse career paths, ranging from gravedigging to professional football, it was music that trulycaptured his heart - and he never looked back.Rod started out in the early 1960s, playing the clubs on London ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Life

    Once-in-a-generation memoir of a rock legend - the No. 1 SUNDAY TIMES bestseller.'Electrifying' New York Times'A masterpiece' The Word'Funny, poignant, brutally honest' Sunday TelegraphWith the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics and the songs that roused the world, and over four decades he lived the original rock and roll life: taking the chances he wanted, speaking his ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • This Is a Call: The Fully Updated and Revised Bestselling Biography of Dave Grohl

    ‘Someone called and said Kurt died. I just f*****g lost it.’He has sold over 40 million albums. He’s been in bands that have changed popular music forever. He saw his best friend commit suicide. He starts supergroups. He’s the nicest guy in rock.From Nirvana to Foo Fighters, from brotherhood to bitter rivalry, from breathless highs to lifeless lows, Paul Brannigan gives an unparalleled, intimate ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Face It: A Memoir

    by Debbie Harry ...
    ‘I was saying things in songs that female singers didn’t really say back then. I wasn’t submissive or begging him to come back, I was kicking his ass, kicking him out, kicking my own ass too. My Blondie character was an inflatable doll but with a dark, provocative, aggressive side. I was playing it up, yet I was very serious.’BRAVE, BEAUTIFUL AND BORN TO BE PUNKDEBBIE HARRY is a musician, actor, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Slash: The Autobiography

    by Slash ...
    It seems excessive…but that doesn’t mean it didn’t happen.The mass of black curls. The top hat. The cigarette dangling from pouty lips. These are the trademarks of one of the world’s greatest and most revered guitarists, a celebrity musician known by one name: Slash.Saul “Slash” Hudson was born in Hampstead to a Jewish father and a black American mother who created David Bowie’s look in The Man ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Dirt

    Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band

    NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL MOVIE STARRING MACHINE GUN KELLY, DANIEL WEBBER, DOUGLAS BOOTH, AND IWAN RHEON, DIRECTED BY JEFF TREMAINE.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. Fans have gotten glimpses into the band's crazy world of backstage scandals, celebrity ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Pete Townshend: Who I Am

    He is one of the greatest musical talents Britain has ever produced. But even as the principle songwriter and lead guitarist for The Who, it would be unjust to define Pete Townshend’s life simply through his achievements with bandmates Daltrey, Moon and Entwistle.Noting that he has sold over 100 million records over a fifty-year period goes some way to quantifying his accomplishments, but numbers ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Detours

    by Tim Rogers ...
    A charming, honest, funny, sad, tender and beautiful literary memoir, from Tim Rogers of You Am I. Think Patti Smith meet Dylan Thomas, by way of Banjo Paterson.'Rogers is a beautiful writer, both literate and lyrical ... Detours makes most rock memoirs look like How to Hypnotise Chooks. A heartbreaking work of staggering honesty.' West Australian'Of all the utterances delivered to me by strangers ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Acid For The Children - The autobiography of Flea, the Red Hot Chili Peppers legend

    by Flea ...
    Flea, the iconic bassist and co-founder**, alongside Anthony Kiedis,** of the immortal Red Hot Chili Peppers finally tells his fascinating origin story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you'd expect from an LA street rat turned world-famous rock star.Michael Peter Balzary was born in Melbourne, Australia, on October 16, 1962. His more famous stage name, Flea, and his wild ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Pleasure and Pain

    Chrissy Amphlett is a true legend of Australian rock’n’roll. Here, the spellbinding performer who inspired and outraged as lead singer of the Divinyls tells her own amazing story.In this raw, gripping and searingly honest account, Chrissy spares no one – least of all herself. She reveals how she formed the Divinyls and, with a unique voice, steely ambition and an outrageous stage act powered them ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Waging Heavy Peace

    A Hippie Dream

    by Neil Young ...
    Waging Heavy Peace is the remarkable memoir of rock icon Neil YoungNeil Young is a singular figure in the history of rock and pop culture in the last four decades, inducted not once but twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.Reflective, insightful and disarmingly honest, Waging Heavy Peace is his long-awaited memoir. From his youth in Canada to his crazy journey out to California, through ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Roadies

    The Secret History of Australian Rock'n'Roll

    by Stuart Coupe ...
    This is your backstage pass to the hidden side of the music industry - the tantrums, the fights, the tensions, the indulgence, the sex, the alcohol, the drugs. The roadies see it all, and now they are sharing their secrets.Roadies are the unsung heroes of the Australian music industry. They unload the PAs and equipment, they set it all up, they make sure everything is running smoothly before, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Hard Rock Arrangement (The Lonely Kings, #1)

    by Ava Lore ...
    series The Lonely Kings #1
    Contains mature content. 17+ only! PLEASE NOTE! Portions of this book have previously appeared in the serial novel Rock Arrangement. Chronic loser Rebecca Alton is penniless, homeless, and sleeping on her sister’s couch. She needs a job, fast, but in this economy finding one is easier said than done. When she accidentally walks into the wrong office and finds herself auditioning for the role of ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Utopia Avenue

    The Number One Sunday Times Bestseller

    'A stand-out triumph' - The Sunday TimesThe Number One bestselling novel by the author of CLOUD ATLAS, 'one of the most brilliantly inventive writers of this, or any country' (Independent).Utopia Avenue might be the most curious British band you've never heard of.Emerging from London's psychedelic scene in 1967, folksinger Elf Holloway, blues bassist Dean Moss, gui... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Dare to Dream: Life as One Direction (100% official)

    by One Direction ...
    Join the UK’s hottest new boyband on their rollercoaster ride to superstardom, with the follow-up to the Number 1 bestselling book One Direction: Forever Young: Our Official X Factor StoryIn 2010 they were just five normal boys, who didn’t even know each other, dreaming of being up on stage, with fans screaming their names… so much has happened for One Direction since then!Following their huge ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD