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  • 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

  • Somebody to Love

    The Life, Death and Legacy of Freddie Mercury

    When Freddie Mercury died in 1991, aged just 45, the world was rocked by the vibrant and flamboyant star's tragic secret that he had been battling AIDS. The announcement of his diagnosis reached them less than 24-hours before his death, shocking his millions of fans, and fully opening the eyes of the world to the destructive and fatal disease.In Somebody to Love, biographers Mark Langthorne and ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Reckless

    By the time she was 14, Chrissie Hynde knew she had to get out of Akron, Ohio. Her perfect ’50s American childhood upturned by a newly acquired taste for rock ’n’ roll, motorbikes and the ‘get down boys’ seen at gigs in and around Cleveland – Mitch Ryder, the Jeff Beck Group, the Velvet Underground and David Bowie among the many.Wrapped up in the Kent State University riots and getting dangerously ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • From Cradle to Stage

    Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars

    From Cradle to Stage shares stories and exclusive photos featuring mothers of rock icons, the icons themselves, and their Behind the Music-style relationshipsWhile the Grohl family had always been musical-the family sang together on long car trips, harmonizing to Motown and David Bowie, Virginia Grohl never expected her son to become a musician, let alone a rock star. But when she saw him perform ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Rock 'n' Roll Sweepstakes

    Rock'n'Roll Sweepstakes: The Authorised Biography of Ian Hunter Volume 1

    Rock ‘n' Roll Sweepstakes is a frank and comprehensive biography of a remarkable man, an amazing life and an incredible musical legacy. It covers Ian Hunter's youth and formative rock 'n' roll years in the Sixties, Mott the Hoople's formation, David Bowie's intervention as 'a fan' of the band and Mott's rise to international stardom. Sitting alongside Ian Hunter's Diary of a Rock 'n' Roll Star, ... Read more

    $31.34 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Elvis by the Presleys

    by The Presleys ...
    The Number One Sunday Times BestsellerForty years after his death, Elvis Presley remains one of the world's most beloved and iconic figures.There has been an impressive array of bestselling Elvis books over the years, but there has never been a book like this. Now, for the first time, Elvis, the man, husband father and artist, is remembered intimately and honestly by his ex wife Priscilla, ... Read more

    $14.99 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

  • Primus, Over the Electric Grapevine

    Insight into Primus and the World of Les Claypool

    by Primus, Greg Prato ...
    10,000-copy first printing (and we expect to sell many more)Akashic is in its 8th printing (over 20,000 copies) of "South of the Pumphouse" by Les Claypool, the lead singer of Primus. This book should sell even better, as it is much more what the average fan would be interested in.The book has a star-studded cast of interviewees: Tim Alexander, Trey Anastasio (Phish), Matthew Bellamy (Muse), Les ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Elvis Presley: The Life, Loves and Tragedy of the King of Rock ‘n Roll

    by Jessica Jayne ...
    There is only one King of Rock ‘n Roll, and this Elvis Presley. The story of how a poor kid from a poor area become one of the biggest stars in history is a fascinating and extraordinary one - and you can get all the details in this revealing book. From his earliest attempts at singing in public, to his sad decline and early death, everything you need to know about Elvis is in this book. You will ... Read more

    $6.27 AUD

  • Shine Like it Does: The Life of Michael Hutchence

    by Toby Creswell ...
    Ultra-shy INXS front man, Jim Morrison poseur wannabe, chameleon, promiscuous sex god?Who was Michael Hutchence?To mark the twentieth anniversary of his death, music journalist and Rolling Stone Australia’s founding publisher Toby Creswell casts aside the hype and stereotypes to get close to the real Michael Hutchence, talking to others who knew him personally, and who loved and respected the ... Read more

    $12.75 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio Sessions

    1983 and 1984

    by Duane Tudahl ...
    series Prince Studio Sessions
    Featuring groundbreaking, never-before-heard stories, Duane Tudahl pulls back the paisley curtain to reveal the untold story of Prince’s rise from cult favorite to the biggest rock star on the planet.His journey is meticulously documented through detailed accounts of his time secluded behind the doors of the recording studio as well as his days on tour.With unprecedented access to the musicians, ... Read more

    $59.39 AUD

  • Bet My Soul on Rock 'n' Roll

    Diary of a Black Punk Icon

    The life and career of Haitian American musician Jean Beauvoir, a member of the legendary New York City punk band the PlasmaticsJean Beauvoir joined the Plasmatics in 1979, playing bass and keyboards for the most notorious band to emerge out of the New York City punk scene. By 1982, he was a member of Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, a retro-rock revival act headed by Steven Van Zandt. The ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...
    Book 1 - The Lonely Kings
    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