What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today? Plastered: The Poster Art Of Australian Popular Music with Nick Vukovic

Plastered is more than a labour of love - this publication is in many ways an archival piece that opens a window to Australia's cultural and rock 'n' roll past. There are certain people/organisations in Australia who recognise the significance of antipodean rock 'n' roll history and undertake activities/projects that unearth and re-present these works … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today? Plastered: The Poster Art Of Australian Popular Music with Nick Vukovic

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What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? MICHAEL SWEET – HONESTLY: MY LIFE AND STRYPER REVEALED (2014)

Michael Sweet, known prominently as the front man for the most feted of all Christian rock bands, Stryper tells the story of his life with a candid honesty that makes this a compelling read, and not just for rock fans. Rock fans will no doubt relish the tell-all account of Stryper’s rise and fall and … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? MICHAEL SWEET – HONESTLY: MY LIFE AND STRYPER REVEALED (2014)

What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? DEE SNIDER – SHUT UP AND GIVE ME THE MIC

Yes I know this book has been out for about 18 months or so – but I only recently had the chance to read it. I’ve read many rock bios over the years – but none better than this. In fact, it’s much more than a rock bio. It’s a story of one man’s lifelong … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? DEE SNIDER – SHUT UP AND GIVE ME THE MIC

What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? DIRTY ROCKER BOYS – Bobbie Brown (2013)

Just recently I re-read Cherie Currie’s bio, ‘Neon Angel’ and thoroughly enjoyed it. I was about to start reading Dee Snider’s ebook, when the cover of Bobbie Brown’s new kiss ‘n’ tell book caught my eye, as it would most red blooded males. Who says you can’t judge a book by its cover? Not in … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? DIRTY ROCKER BOYS – Bobbie Brown (2013)

What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today: ACE FREHLEY – NO REGRETS (2011)

Honesty is a quality not normally associated with KI$$ in recent years. That quality that, certainly extends to Paul ‘Ace’ Frehley. This is indeed, an honest account of Frehley’s life, in KI$$, and out of it. It was a very engaging read, and I read it in about 6 days from front to back. Frehley … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today: ACE FREHLEY – NO REGRETS (2011)

What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? Mad For It – The Wit And Wisdom Of The Brothers Gallagher

Part of the charm of the Gallaghers is their no nonsense approach. Neither suffer fools lightly, be they journalists or not, so at last, late last year this little book was released that compiles all the wit and wisdom of the Gallaghers in one book. I read through it the other day and reading some of Noel's … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? Mad For It – The Wit And Wisdom Of The Brothers Gallagher

What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? Kevin K – How To Become A Successful Loser

So who is Kevin K, and why would you buy this book? Kevin K is a Florida based rock 'n' roller who for 30 + years has been playing street punk, NYC style rock 'n' roll. He counted Johnny Thunders, Jerry Nolan and Syl Sylvain from the New York Dolls as his peers and friends, … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? Kevin K – How To Become A Successful Loser

What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? ‘Loving John’ by May Pang

'Loving John' by May Pang (1983) Published in 1983, this book is one I will keep forever. The most interesting Beatles books are the ones penned by people with genuine relationships to one of the Beatles (ie Pete Shotton's 'In My Life' - also released back in 83) and this one by John and Yoko's … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? ‘Loving John’ by May Pang

What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? ‘Fleetwood’ by Mick Fleetwood

I got asked the other day to recommend a rock book for someone to read. Without hesitation I offered up Mick Fleetwood's book from a few years back.Over the years I keep on plucking this from my bookshelf and re-reading it. The Fleetwood Mac story is fascinating. Highs and Lows, drugs, infighting, great rock music … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Reading Today ? ‘Fleetwood’ by Mick Fleetwood