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18 and Life on Skid Row
by Sebastian Bach

December 23rd, 2016  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

18 and Life on Skid Row by Sebastian Bach Sebastian Bach is, first and foremost, an entertainer. Whether singing with Skid Row, playing Gil on Gilmore Girls, starring in reality TV shows like VH1’s

I Am Brian Wilson
by Brian Wilson with Ben Greenman

December 14th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

I Am Brian Wilson by Brian Wilson with Ben Greenman Thanks in large part to the long-running touring version of the band led by Mike Love, the Beach Boys’ reputation as the musical

Cured
by Lol Tolhurst

November 28th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | 1 Comment »

Cured by Lol Tolhurst Growing up in the ’80s, being a fan of The Cure meant marking yourself as an outsider. Even though by the time the band put out the stellar Head on the

On Bowie
by Rob Sheffield

September 6th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

On Bowie by Rob Sheffield When 2016 finally comes to an end, it will forever be remembered as a year marred by the deaths of some of our greatest artists. Alan Vega, Bernie Worrell

The Smiths
by Nalinee Darmrong

August 8th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

The Smiths by Nalinee Darmrong Though they existed as a band for only five short years, The Smiths created a body of work that continues to endure some 30 years later. In the span of just

Ramones at 40
by Martin Popoff

July 11th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

Ramones at 40 by Martin Popoff Perhaps you’ve heard that this year is the 40th anniversary of punk and about the events being staged to mark the occasion. With history never moving

Under the Big Black Sun
by John Doe with Tom DeSavia

May 5th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

Under the Big Black Sun by John Doe with Tom DeSavia Eclipsed in popular consciousness by their distant cousins in New York and London, LA’s punk progenitors forged an eclectic scene where

Trouble Boys
by Bob Mehr

April 28th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

Trouble Boys by Bob Mehr There are countless tales of rock & roll dreams busted by excessive indulgences, personal ghosts, and/or muddied relationships. But while there are tragedies

Popkiss
by Michael White

March 9th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

Popkiss by Michael White Although these days the term has been rendered virtually meaningless, there once was a time when “indie” held a good deal of cultural currency in

Chapter and Verse
by Bernard Sumner

January 26th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

Chapter and Verse by Bernard Sumner Between movies (the biopic Control and Grant Gee’s 2007 Joy Division documentary), tours by Peter Hook & The Light, a new New Order album