Rock To Death
Someone is bumping off rock's wrinkled royalty. After the death of the third aging rock star-fifty-eight-year-old Freddie Finger, lead singer for multiplatinum band Rocket Fire-astrologer-detective David Lowell is brought into the case. Freddie wasn't well liked, and Lowell has his hands full with plenty of suspects: There are Freddie's ex-wives, who seem willing enough to kill each other; his disgruntled band members, angry because Freddie's solo career was threatening their future; his greedy manager, now busily promoting the death of the rock star; and the musician whose career Freddie sabotaged many years ago.
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One of Rolling Stone Magazine's 25 Greatest Rock Memoirs of All TimeOne of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of 2012As one of the greatest rock icons of all time, Gregg Allman has lived it all and then some. Now he tells the unflinching story of his life, offering the definitive account of the legendary Allman Brothers Band. From run-ins with the law to meeting girls on the road to experimenting with drugs, Gregg holds nothing back, while also speaking, for the first time, about the painful deaths of his brother, Duane, and bassist Berry Oakley.
For centuries, Californians and the Japanese have known that they were at risk of catastrophic earthquakes, and prepared accordingly. But when a violent 7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti in 2010, hardly anyone knew the island nation was even at risk for disaster, and, tragically, no one was prepared. Over 300,000 people died as buildings that had never been designed to withstand such intense shaking toppled over and crushed their inhabitants.
In the middle of nowhere there is nowhere to run. Fed up with their mundane, ordinary lives, four wannabe thrill-seekers get more than they bargained for when they attend a wild rave in the California desert. Josh (Eric Christian Olsen) and his pals (Rider Strong, Bumper Robinson, Wayne Young) are up for some sex, drugs and rock & roll - not necessarily in that order.
When George Klein was an eighth grader at Humes High, he couldn't have known how important the new kid with the guitar-the boy named Elvis-would later become in his life. But from the first time GK (as he was nicknamed by Elvis) heard this kid sing, he knew that Elvis Presley was someone extraordinary. During Elvis's rise to fame and throughout the wild swirl of his remarkable life, Klein was a steady presence and one of Elvis's closest and most loyal friends until his untimely death in 1977.
Since the sixties, musicians have been outspoken and powerful proponents for social change, making them a threat to those eager to maintain the status quo. Typically fond of drugs, they also make easy targets for investigation and exploitation. In this co
On a bitterly cold morning in January 1963, Daisy Zick was brutally murdered in her Battle Creek home. No fewer than three witnesses caught a glimpse of the killer, yet today, it remains one of Michigan's most sensational unsolved crimes. The act of pure savagery rocked not only the community but also the Kellogg Company, where she worked. Here, Blaine Pardoe artfully takes the reader into this true crime thriller.
Craig DeMartino never thought this would happen to him. He was 100 feet up a cliff in Rocky Mountain National Park when-with one step-his 13 years of rock climbing experience and 15 pounds of gear plummeted with him to the ground. Expert climbers say that if you fall 10 feet you have a 10% chance of dying, a 20% chance at 20 feet, 30% at 30, and so on.
In 2001, after years of playing in various bands, living together, and bonding over a mutual desire to continue playing music while peers abandoned rock n' roll to follow more traditional career paths, Jesse Keeler (bass) and Sebastien Grainger (drums), started a band out of boredom and necessity. They hammered out their sound in an unfinished basement in the east end of Toronto, and the result is what many have described as "an elephant in your living room.
Bay Area thrash-rockers Death Angel launch an aural assault on German audiences in this collection of live performances from the Vaterland. Recorded at 2007's Rock Hard Festival, as well as a 2008 concert at Adelsheim's Live Factory, this set included scorching versions of "Throw to the Wolves," "Lord of Hate," and "Buried Alive.
FBI agent Manny Tanno thought he had left his tribe and the Pine Ridge Reservation behind him years ago. But now with a cold case unearthed in the hot plains sun, he knows that the past never really goes away. In Badlands National Park, there is a desolate area the Lakota refer to as the Stronghold. General Custer called it hell on earth. During World War II, the Army Air Corps used it as a bombing range.
Led Zeppelin remain one of the most influential and popular bands in the history of rock and roll decades after their career came to an end with the death of John Bonham. This program analyzes each and every one of the group's albums with the assistance of a number of critics and musicians. These insights are presented alongside archival footage of the band.
Visions in Death: On one of the city's hottest nights, New York Police Lieutenant Eve Dallas is sent to Central Park? and into a hellish new investigation. The victim is found on the rocks, just above the still, dark water of The Lake in Central Park. Around her neck is a single red ribbon. Her hands are posed, as if in prayer. But it is the eyes? removed with such precision, as if done by the careful hand of a surgeon? that have Dallas most alarmed.
On one of the city's hottest nights, New York Police Lieutenant Eve Dallas is sent to Central Park-and into a hellish new investigation. The victim is found on the rocks, just above the still, dark water of The Lake in Central Park. Around her neck is a single red ribbon. Her hands are posed, as if in prayer. But it is the eyes-removed with such precision, as if done by the careful hand of a surgeon-that have Dallas most alarmed.
6th in Death on Demand seriesAt Annie Laurance's Death on Demand bookstore on Broward's Rock Island, South Carolina, murder suddenly isn't confined to the well-stocked shelves. Author Elliot Morgan's abrupt demise during a weekly gathering of famous mystery writers called the Sunday Night Regulars is proof positive that a bloody sword is sometimes mightier than a brilliant pen.
On one of the city's hottest nights, New York Police Lieutenant Eve Dallas is sent to Central Park? and into a hellish new investigation. The victim is found on the rocks, just above the still, dark water of The Lake in Central Park. Around her neck is a single red ribbon. Her hands are posed, as if in prayer. But it is the eyes? removed with such precision, as if done by the careful hand of a surgeon? that have Dallas most alarmed.
England in 1963 is a country set to explode. The old guard, shocked by the habits of the war-baby youth-sex, drugs, and rock and roll-sets out to fight back. The battle moves uncomfortably close to Chief Inspector Troy. While Troy is on medical leave for a nasty case of tuberculosis, the Yard brings charges against an acquaintance of his, a hedonistic doctor with a penchant for voyeurism and uninhibited young women.
Annie Darling-owner of the mystery bookstore, Death on Demand-prefers fictional crimes as opposed to the real things. But in one tragic week, two acts of violence shake the island community of Broward's Rock. First, a beloved doctor is found shot dead, seemingly by his own hand. Only days later, a local artist is arrested after his wife is murdered.
This book of poetry features a selection of Emily Dickinson's poems in their original English, accompanied by Spanish-language translations. Dealing in large part with themes of death and mortality-two recurring topics in her correspondence with friends-Dickinson's evocative poems ring true and honest. Illustrated by an up-and-coming young Spanish artist, this beautiful collection has a place in everyone's library.
Little Willie John lived for a fleeting 30 years, but his dynamic and daring sound left an indelible mark on the history of music. His deep blues, rollicking rock 'n' roll and swinging ballads inspired a generation of musicians, forming the basis for what we now know as soul music. Born in Arkansas in 1937, William Edward John found his voice in the church halls, rec centers and nightclubs of Detroit, a fertile proving ground that produced the likes of Levi Stubbs and the Four Tops, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Smokey Robinson and Hank Ballard and the Midnighters.
From an acclaimed cultural critic, a narrative and social history of the Great American Songwriting era. Everybody knows and loves the American Songbook. But itâ s a bit less widely understood that in about 1950, this stream of great songs more or less dried up. All of a sudden, what came over the radio wasnâ t Gershwin, Porter, and Berlin, but â Come on-a My Houseâ and â How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?â Elvis and rock and roll arrived a few years later, and at that point the game was truly up.
A new perspective on the Southern rock band presents the history of their fame on and off the stage and describes their legacy after a fatal airplane crash that brought the band to a tragic end.
Solving puzzles comes naturally to Annie Darling, cheerful owner of the Death on Demand mystery bookstore on the lovely sea island of Broward's Rock. Annie is aided and abetted by her admiring husband, Max, who runs an unusual business that offers help to people in trouble.A recent death appears to be suicide, but Annie suspects murder. To solve the case, she unravels the mystery of a towel hidden at midnight in a gazebo, the lack of fingerprints on a crystal mug, blood on a teenager's blue shirt, and the secret of a lovers' tryst.
In Kate Wilhelm's latest crime novel, a small Oregon town is rocked by a wheels-within-wheels case of art, fraud, and murder. Silver Bay, Oregon, a small coastal resort town of under a thousand residents, is home to three generations of women: Marnie, the long-widowed owner of a small gift shop; Van, her granddaughter who is about to graduate from medical school; and Stef, mercurial and difficult, a brilliant artist who refuses to sell her work.
A wife leaves her abusive husband but soon realizes nothing will keep him away-not even death. Josie Collins is the wife of a world-famous rock star and the envy of nearly every woman in the country. But the horrific truth is her husband wants nothing more than to see her dead. Josie finally summons the courage to leave her famous, abusive husband and returns to her hometown among the winter wheat of Kansas.
In Kate Wilhelm's latest crime novel, a small Oregon town is rocked by a wheels-within-wheels case of art, fraud, and murder. Silver Bay, Oregon, a small coastal resort town with nearly a thousand residents, is home to three generations of women: Mar
Clash - Combat Rock (Vinyl NEW)Label: Music On VinylFormat: LPRelease Date: 09 Sep 2013No. of Discs: 1EAN: 8718469533534Album Tracks1. Know Your Rights2. Car Jamming3. Should I Stay Or Should I Go4. Rock The Casbah5. Red Angel Dragnet6. Straight To Hell7. Overpowered By Funk8. Atom Tan9. Sean Flynn10. Ghetto Defendant11. Inoculated City12. Death Is A Star